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UCI announce rider quotas for Great Britain for the 2012 UCI Road World Championships

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Published: 17 August 2012

Great Britain has qualified the maximum number of riders for both the elite men’s and elite women’s races at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships in Limburg which run from 15-23 September.

Bradley Wiggins

Countries qualified according to the UCI classification by nations drawn up on 15 August with Great Britain allowed 14 riders enrolled in the men’s race, of whom nine can start. In the elite women’s category, 14 riders can be enrolled of whom seven can start.

Great Britain also qualified the maximum number in the men’s junior road race, 12 riders can be enrolled with six permitted to start. In the junior women’s race, each National Federation is entitled to enter eight competitors with four to ride. Current world champion Lucy Garner may be entered in addition to the four places given to Great Britain.

In the men’s under 23 category, Great Britain did not qualify the maximum places with six riders allowed to be enrolled, of whom three may start. For both the men’s and women’s individual time-trial events respectively, all National Federations may enter four riders of whom two may start. However for the elite men’s individual time-trial, Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins may be entered in addition to the quota.

The full list of qualification numbers for each nation can be viewed here.

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