British Cycling has today announced the 14 riders who will compete across the elite, under-23 and junior categories in the UCI BMX Racing World Championships in Nantes, France, on Saturday 30 th and Sunday 31 st July.
After adding the European title to her growing collection in Dessel, Belgium, this weekend, Beth Shriever, who now holds the Olympic, world, European and national crowns will defend her world title over the two days of competition.
After securing his own elite European title in Dessel, Kye Whyte heads to Nantes in excellent form, having also taken recent victories at the National BMX Championships on his home track in Peckham, and a bronze medal at the UCI BMX Racing World Cup in Glasgow.
Also included in the elite men’s team are Eddie Moore, who came away with an excellent bronze medal at last weekend’s UEC BMX Racing European Championships behind Whyte, along with Ross Cullen, Paddy Sharrock and Quillan Isidore.
The under-23 men’s team will consist of Matthew Hutt, Matthew Gilston and Callum Russell, while in the junior categories Jay Bovill and Alexander Talbott will represent the men, and Emily Hutt, Ava Brown and Morgan Haslam will compete for the women’s crown.
Speaking ahead of the event, Shriever said:
“Taking the world title so soon after winning gold at the Olympic Games was just incredible and it’s been an honour to ride in the rainbow stripes throughout this season. Coming off the back of taking the European title last weekend, I’m excited to head to the world […]