Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Success Will Be Relative for Cramptons

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Success Will Be Relative for Cramptons

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CYCLING Brother and sister Matt and Jessica Crampton have their own separate agendas when they race at the National Track Cycling Championships in Manchester later this month.

Former European champion Matt narrowly missed selection to Britain's Olympic squad and is determined to force himself back into contention for next year's World Championships in Minsk.

Jess, who lives round the corner from big brother in Cheadle Heath, has her eyes on the 2014 Commonwealth Games and Rio 2016 as one of Britain's up and coming riders.

Indeed, it's the new young guns who will dominate the action at the National Cycling Centre from September 26-29.

London 2012 team sprint gold medalist Philip Hindes was due to compete but has become a late withdrawal.

So, none of Britain's track heroes will be in action, including Farnworth's Jason Kenny, the newly retired Victoria Pendleton, a former National regular, and six time Olympic gold medalist, Sir Chris Hoy.

Impact In the men's endurance events, UCI World Cup gold medallist Sam Harrison, Owain Doull and George Atkins are likely to be strong contenders for the podium. …

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