Langley cycling duo on Canadian short-list

Svein Tuft and Christian Meier hoping to represent Canada at world championships

Two local cyclists have been short-listed to ride for Canada at the upcoming UCI road world championships.

Both Langley’s Svein Tuft and Christian Meier are in the selection pool released by Cycling Canada last week (Aug. 28).

They  are vying for spots at the world championships which run Sept. 15 to 23 in Limburg, Netherlands.

Tuft, the 2012 Canadian time trial champion, is in consideration for both Canada’s elite men’s road race team and its time trial team. Meier is on the list for the time trial.

Canada has four spots on the in the road race  and two in the time trial.

Tuft and Meier race for pro team Origa-GreenEdge.