The racing takes place between September 19-26, with the elite street races going down on the ultimate weekend.
Among the many 30-strong camp are Olympic mountain bike champion Pidcock, who can be gunning for his first elite males’s street world title. He can be supported by a stellar solid that features the in-form Ethan Hayter and 2011 winner Mark Cavendish. Additionally named within the eight-man males’s squad are Ben Swift, Connor Swift, Jake Stewart, Fred Wright, and Luke Rowe.
Deignan, who received the ladies’s race on the 2015 UCI Highway World Championships in Richmond, will lead a robust continent of six riders that additionally contains Anna Shackley, Alice Barnes, Anna Henderson, Pfeiffer Georgi, and Joss Lowden.
“I’m actually wanting ahead to the Highway World Championships this 12 months, as now we have some severe medal contenders inside the squad in each class,” mentioned British Biking’s efficiency director, Stephen Park.
“The Highway World Championships are a key function for the Nice Britain Biking Staff’s street squad, and for me, personally, will probably be nice to see the likes of Mark and Lizzie deliver their type and expertise right into a crew eager to do the jersey proud and convey again medals.”
Pidcock just lately made his Grand Tour debut on the Vuelta and has loved an unimaginable first season on the WorldTour. He picked up a string of spectacular leads to the spring, together with second in Amstel Gold Race behind Wout van Aert and the win at De Brabantse Pijl, which makes use of an analogous course to the lads’s street race on the World Championships.
Hayter has been one of the profitable riders within the WorldTour this season with a string of wins to his identify. Cavendish had the very best Tour de France of his profession in a number of years, taking 4 stage wins and the inexperienced jersey, and he’ll add helpful expertise to the roster.
“Will probably be fascinating to see how the elite males’s street race performs out,” mentioned Park. “Primarily based on what we all know concerning the course and with so many riders in high type, we’ve made the choice to not go along with one crew chief, giving us plenty of choices because the race performs out. The race actually may belong to anybody.”
Hayter and Daniel Bigham will race the elite males’s time trial however there isn’t a spot for Alex Dowsett, who will race the crew relay as a substitute. Joss Lowden and Pfeiffer Georgi have been given the 2 spots for the ladies’s elite time trial.
Nice Britain may also be properly represented throughout the U23 males’s and junior males’s and girls’s occasions.
“I’m wanting ahead to seeing how our Junior and U23 riders get on, as now we have some improbable expertise rising in these classes,” mentioned Park. “I’m additionally eager to see our combined crew time triallists try one other podium after an excellent bronze medal within the occasion’s debut in 2019. Total, we’re anticipating some sturdy performances throughout the board and it’s nice to get the crew again collectively.”
Nice Britain squad in full for the 2021 UCI Highway World Championships
Elite Girls’s Highway Race
Lizzie Deignan, Anna Shackley, Alice Barnes, Anna Henderson, Pfeiffer Georgi
and Joss Lowden.
Elite Girls’s Time Trial
Joss Lowden and Pfeiffer Georgi
Males’s Elite Highway Race
Tom Pidcock, Luke Rowe, Fred Wright, Jake Stewart, Connor Swift, Ben Swift, Mark Cavendish and Ethan Hayter
Males’s Elite Time Trial
Ethan Hayter and Dan Bigham
U23 Males’s Highway Race
Ethan Vernon, Sam Watson, Oliver Stockwell, Robert Donaldson and Lewis Askey
U23 Males’s Time Trial
Junior Girls’s Highway Race
Maddie Leech, Millie Couzens, Flora Perkins, and Zoe Bäckstedt
Junior Girls’s Time Trial
Zoe Bäckstedt, and Maddie Leech
Junior Males Highway Race
Max Poole and Finlay Pickering, Joshua Tarling and Jack Brough
Junior Males Time Trial
Finlay Pickering, and Joshua Tarling
Blended Staff Time Trial
Dan Bigham, Alex Dowsett, John Archibald, Joss Lowden, Alice Barnes and Anna Henderson.