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Elinor Barker: Olympic track champion ‘gambling’ at World Road Race Championships

Elinor Barker was crowned the Junior Time Trial world champion in 2012 UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app – full broadcast schedule here Welsh cyclist Elinor Barker is preparing to “gamble” by riding in two events at the Road World Championships in Norway this month. The 23-year-old won gold and two silvers at the World Track Championships in…

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Elinor Barker: Olympic gold medallist fifth after high-speed puncture

Elinor Barker’s younger sister Megan is also a cyclist Olympic gold medallist Elinor Barker finished fifth in the time trial at the National Road Championships after suffering a puncture at high speed. Barker made the switch from the track to the roads for this event but had to complete the last 5km on her road bike. Claire Rose claimed victory in the race on the Isle of Man, ahead of Hannah Barnes and Olympic champion Katie Archibald in third. “It was not a great day for me,” Barker told BBC…

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National Road Championships 2017: Elinor Barker aims for time trial medal

Elinor Barker began racing with Maindy Flyers in Cardiff Olympic champion Elinor Barker has swapped the track for the roads and aiming for a National Road Championships medal on the Isle of Man. Barker has had recent success on the track, including individual victory in the 25km points race at the World Championships in April in Hong Kong and team pursuit Olympic gold at Rio 2016. Barker’s attention will be back to the road on Thursday, 22 June. “I am feeling a bit nervous,” Barker told BBC Sport Wales. Barker,…

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