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Participation Quotas for 2007 Elite/U23 Men\’s Road Worlds

August 17, 2007 – Based on the regulations approved by its Management Committee on January 26, 2007, the International Cycling Union has established the list of the qualified countries and their respective quotas of riders for the Men Elite and Men Under 23 categories, for the 2007 UCI Road World Championships road races.

Through the UCI America Tour, Canada has qualified five Elite men, three of whom may start at the World Championships. For the U23 Men, 10 have qualified, five of whom may start at the Worlds. The Road World Championships will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, September 26 to 30.

Update of the Qualifications as of August 15, 2007
Each nation has a precise number of riders defined by the different UCI rankings at 15 August 2007.

Men Elite Road Race
Countries qualified according to the classification of the nations to the 15.08.2007 of the UCI ProTour and UCI Continental Circuits:

Qualified Nations by the UCI ProTour Max. Participation
1. Italy 14 enrolled of whom 9 starters
2. Spain
3. Australia
4. Luxembourg
5. Germany
6. Russia
7. Belgium
8. United States of America
9. Netherlands
10. France

Qualified Nations by the UCI Africa Tour Max. Participation
1. South Africa 9 enrolled of whom 6 starters
2. Tunisia 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters

Qualified Nations by the UCI America Tour Max. Participation
1. Colombia 9 enrolled of whom 6 starters
2. Argentina
3. Brazil 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters
4. Canada
5. Venezuela

Qualified Nations by the UCI Asia Tour Max. Participation
1. Iran 9 enrolled of whom 6 starters
2. Japan 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters
3. Kazakhstan

Qualified Nations by the UCI Europe Tour Max. Participation
1. Poland 9 enrolled of whom 6 starters
2. Slovenia
3. Portugal
4. Ukraine
5. Slovakia
6. Croatia
7. Denmark 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters
8. Norway
9. Austria
10. Belarus
11. Estonia
12. Czech Republic
13. Switzerland
14. Latvia
15. Serbia
16. Lithuania

Qualified Nations by the UCI Oceania Tour Max. Participation
1. New-Zealand 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters

Qualified Countries by the UCI ProTour individual ranking:

Nations which have one rider in the first 100 at ProTour:
– Great-Britain 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters
– Sweden 5 enrolled of whom 3 starters

Nations which have one rider in ProTour ranking:
– China 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Ireland 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Hungary 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter

Nations qualified by the individual ranking of the continental circuits:
– Libya 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Costa Rica 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Cuba 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Chile 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Bulgaria 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter

Men Under 23 Road Race

Countries qualified according to the classification of the nations to the 15.08.2007 of the UCI Continental Circuits and Nation’s Cup rankings:

Qualified Nations by the UCI Africa Tour Max. Participation
1. Tunisia 10 enrolled of whom 5 starters
2. South Africa 8 enrolled of whom 4 starters
3. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 6 enrolled of whom 3 starters
4. Egypt

Qualified Nations by the UCI America Tour Max. Participation
1. Brazil 10 enrolled of whom 5 starters
2. Canada
3. Ecuador
4. Venezuela
5. United States of America
6. Argentina 8 enrolled of whom 4 starters
7. Bolivia
8. Colombia
9. Cuba 6 enrolled of whom 3 starters
10. Costa Rica
11. Guatemala
12. Mexico

Qualified Nations by the UCI Asia Tour Max. Participation
1. Islamic Republic of Iran 10 enrolled of whom 5 starters
2. Republic of Korea
3. Malaysia 8 enrolled of whom 4 starters
4. Japan
5. Uzbekistan 6 enrolled of whom 3 starters
6. Kazakhstan

Qualified Nations by the UCI Oceania Tour Max. Participation
1. Australia 10 enrolled of whom 5 starters
2. New-Zealand 8 enrolled of whom 4 starters

Qualified Nations by the UCI Europe Tour Max. Participation
1. Russia 10 enrolled of whom 5 starters
2. Netherlands
3. Italy
4. France
5. Slovenia
6. Germany
7. Norway
8. Belgium
9. Poland
10. Portugal
11. Switzerland
12. Slovakia
13. Denmark
14. Latvia
15. Lithuania
16. Belarus 8 enrolled of whom 4 starters
17. Estonia
18. Hungary
19. Republic of Moldova
20. Luxembourg
21. Czech Republic 6 enrolled of whom 3 starters
22. Serbia
23. Ukraine
24. Spain
25. Finland
26. Ireland
Romania
Albania

Nations qualified by the Nation’s Cup ranking:
– China 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Algeria 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Kenya 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter
– Austria 2 enrolled of whom 1 starter

The five first nations at the final ranking of the Nation’s Cup can add one extra rider.







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