On Saturday, the 29-year-old finished second in his first track event since reversing a secret retirement decision after winning three golds at Rio 2016.
From 26-28 January, he will race in the team sprint at the event in Manchester. Katie Archibald, Olympic and world champion will defend her points, scratch and individual pursuit titles.
The 23-year-old, Scot will compete in the keirin. In this competition, she won silver last year, and the individual sprint.
At the Rio Olympics, Elinor Barker won team pursuit gold alongside Archibald and is set to ride the scratch and points races.
The 3-time world champion Barker, “I know everybody says it, but that’s because it’s true – there really is so much strength in depth and it’s really tough racing.”
“I’ve actually won more world titles that I have national titles in my career, which I think just shows how tough the competition at national level is.”
Dani Rowe, the London 2012 team pursuit champion is registered to compete in the endurance events, while Rio 2016 individual sprint bronze medallist Katy Marchant will return after missing last year’s championships through injury.
Kenny, the Britain’s joint most-successful Olympian will race alongside double Olympic champion Philip Hindes at the National Cycling Centre. Callum Skinner is set to ride the kilo, as will two-time Olympic team pursuit champion Steven Burke.
Jody Cundy, the four-time Paralympic and 12-time world champion leads the para-cycling line-up and will be joined by Rio 2016 gold medallists Sophie Thornhill, Lora Fachie, Louis Rolfe and Jon-Allan Butterworth.
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