Alex Dowsett extends Movistar deal

England's Alex Dowsett poses with his gold medal during the Men's Cycling Individual Time Trial medal ceremony at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 31, 2014
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Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alex Dowsett signs a new three-year deal with Movistar.

British rider Alex Dowsett has confirmed that he has signed a three-year contract extension with the Spanish Movistar Team.

The 25-year-old, who finished eighth at the Tour of Britain earlier this month, joined Movistar in 2013 after a spell with Team Sky.

"Three more years with Movistar, I will be fluent in Spanish by 2017," Dowsett said on Twitter.

Dowsett, who is three-time British national time trial champion, also won gold in the road time trial event at the Commonwealth Games this summer.

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