Sarah Storey follows Paralympic archer Danielle Brown into the squad.
Olympic champions Victoria Pendleton and Chris Hoy have elected to miss the Games in order to concentrate on November’s European Championships.
The male track team will include riders from British Cycling’s Olympic Academy, such as talented young sprinters and former Junior World Champions David Daniell and Peter Mitchell. Competing in the women’s track team will be three-time Junior World Championship medallist Laura Trott and multiple World and Paralympic Champion Storey.
Head coach Shane Sutton said: “We have selected a young track team for the Commonwealth Games to give England’s rising cycling stars an opportunity to experience a large scale multi-event competition as they’re preparing for their first Olympics. With a number of our top performers competing on the road, we are also in contention for medals in these events.”
The 32-year-old Storey made her name as a swimmer, winning five Paralympic titles before switching to cycling in 2005, added two further gold medals to her haul at the 2008 Games in
“I’m so excited to be selected for Team
England’s cycling team has a strong track record in the Commonwealth Games, having won 11 medals, including four golds, in Melbourne in 2006 in track and mountain biking.
The Commonwealth Games take place in
Men’s track team: George Atkins, David Daniell, Pete Mitchell, Erick Rowsell, Ben Swift, Simon Yates
Women’s track team: Anna Blyth, Katie Colclough, Lucy Martinn, Sarah Storey, Laura Trott
Men’s road team: Russell Downing, Alex Dowsett, Chris Froome, Jeremy Hunt, Ian Stannard, Ben Swift
Women’s road team: Lizzie Armitstead, Katie Colclough, Sharon Laws, Lucy Martin, Emma Pooley, Emma Trott