Tom Pidcock, Josh Tarling and Emma Finucane lead first Olympics squad selection for Team GB

Over half of GB's Paris Olympics squad revealed, with second announcement expected on 4 July

A collage of Tom Pidcock, Josh Tarling and Emma Finucane riding bicycles
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Defending mountain bike champion Tom Pidcock, European time trial champion Josh Tarling, and world track sprint champion Emma Finucane are among the first riders officially selected to represent Team GB at next month's Paris Olympics. 

Team GB made the first of two squad announcements on Monday, listing 21 athletes selected across track, road and mountain bike disciplines. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.