GB name team for Para-Cycling Worlds in Los Angeles

Sarah Storey
Storey had hoped to compete at both the Olympics and Paralympics

Six Paralympic champions have been named among the Great Britain team for next month's Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles.

Anthony Kappes, Darren Kenny, Jody Cundy, Barney Storey, Sarah Storey and Aileen McGlynn are among the 14 riders.

It is the final opportunity to gain 2012 Paralympics qualification points.

"Next time we meet our opponents will be on the boards of the London Velodrome in August," said performance manager Gareth Sheppard.

"LA is also the final opportunity for our track riders to measure their performance against the competition and we are looking forward to some exciting British performances."

Sarah Storey takes her place in the team having seen her hopes of becoming Britain's first Paralympic and Olympic athlete end when she was dropped from the women's team pursuit squad last month.

GB Team for Para-Cycling Track World Championships (Los Angeles, 9-12 February):

Jon-Allan Butterworth (C5) - Kilo, Pursuit

Mark Colbourne (C1) - Kilo, Pursuit

Jody Cundy (C4) - Kilo, Pursuit

Neil Fachie (B/Vi), piloted by Barney Storey - Kilo, Sprint

Anthony Kappes (B/Vi), piloted by Craig McLean - Kilo, Sprint

Darren Kenny (C3) - Kilo, Pursuit

Aileen McGlynn (B/Vi), piloted by Helen Scott - Kilo, Pursuit, Sprint

Shaun McKeown (C3) - Kilo, Pursuit

Sarah Storey (C5) - 500TT, Pursuit

Lora Turnham (B/Vi), piloted by Fiona Duncan - Kilo, Pursuit