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Brits at Junior Energiewacht Tour

A provisional list of riders competing at the Netherlands’ three-stage Junior Energiewacht Tour has been published, including the two British squads taking part. They are Team GB featuring Abbie Dentus, Megan Barker, Rebecca Reybould and Ffion James, and Giordana-Triton’s junior squad featuring Grace Garner, Eleanor Dickinson, Elizabeth Holden and Abby-Mae Parkinson. The full list can be viewed here.



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