Gee Atherton & Manon Carpenter lead Great Britain at MTB worlds

Gee Atherton (R) and Manon Carpenter celebrate winning the Elite Downhill class of the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
Gee Atherton (right) and Manon Carpenter celebrate winning the Elite Downhill class of the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

World champions Gee Atherton and Manon Carpenter will lead a formidable British team at the mountain bike world championships later this month.

A 29-strong team will travel to Andorra for the UCI MTB World Championships from 31 August to 6 September.

England's Atherton and Carpenter from Wales

Fellow Britons Josh Bryceland, Rachel Atherton and Tahnee Seagrave could provide the strongest opposition.

"We're enjoying a golden age of downhill racing in this country and I hope to see this continue at the worlds," said Shane Sutton, British Cycling technical director.

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