Monday, October 24, 2011
2012 London Olympics, Men's Road Race Qualification
Following the conclusion of the Giro di Lombardia, which took place on the 15th October, the UCI issued its final UCI WorldTour Ranking list for the 2011 season. The top 10 nations, all of which will be allowed the maximum of five riders in the 2012 London Olympics men's road race, were:
1 SPAIN ESP 1,427
2 BELGIUM BEL 1,184
3 ITALY ITA 1,172
4 AUSTRALIA AUS 1,082
5 GREAT BRITAIN GBR 947
6 GERMANY GER 798
7 NETHERLANDS NED 693
8 UNITED STATES USA 551
9 LUXEMBOURG LUX 536
10SWITZERLAND SUI 470
For the women's Olympic road race the UCI's ranking will be made on June 1, 2012. The top five countries will be able to send four riders; from 6th to 13th ranked, three riders; and, from 14th to 28th ranked, two riders.
Rankings by individual, nation, and team can be found here.
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