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Interbike releases final round of IB Award nominations

Published August 6, 2015
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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced the final round of nominees for the 2015 Interbike Awards for Athlete designations.

Editors from Velo magazine selected the top athlete nominees in six different categories representing the majority of cycling disciplines.

Velo selected nominees for excellence in the following categories for the race year 2015:

North American Road Cyclist of the Year (male or female), North American Mountain Bike Cyclist of the Year (male or female), International Cyclocross Rider of the Year (male or female), International Cyclist of the Year (male and female), North American Revelation Rider of the Year (male or female) and International Ride of the Year.

Those selected include Rob Britton, Tejay van Garderen, Emily Batty, Jill Kinter, Mathieu van der Poel, Alejandro Valverde, Emma Johansson, Aaron Gwin and Jean-Christophe Péraud.

A complete list of nominees for all award categories can be found at: interbike.com/events/awards-night.htm

The awards gala is 6:30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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