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Cycling

Former RAF Serviceman Named In International Para-Cycling Squad

Great Britain have announced their squad for the Para-cycling Track World Championships.

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A former RAF serviceman will race for Great Britain at the Para-cycling Track World Championships next month.

Jon Allan Butterworth won a Paralympic gold medal at Rio 2016 and hopes to add another medal to his haul at the tournament in the Netherlands.

He has been named in a squad of 25 cyclists to represent Britain in Apeldoorn from the 14-17 March.

Butterworth won silver medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in the C4-5 kilo, C5 4km individual pursuit and mixed team sprint.

In the 2017 New Year Honours list, Butterworth was awarded with an MBE for his services to cycling.

Also included in the squad is Britain’s most successful female Paralympian, Dame Sarah Storey.