Nations qualification for World's

The UCI has announced the number of riders each country will be able to send to the men's world...

The UCI has announced the number of riders each country will be able to send to the men's world championship road race on September 24. Qualification is done based on ProTour and Continental Tour rankings, as follows:

ProTour

Team size: 14, of which 9 can start:

Australia
Belgium
France
Germany
Italy
Netherlands
Russian Federation
Spain
Switzerland
United States Of America

Team size: 2, of which 1 can start

Canada
Finland
Hungary
Lithuania
Luxembourg

Continental tours

Team size: 9, of which 6 can start:

Argentina
Austria
Brazil
Colombia
Czech Republic
Islamic Republic Of Iran
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Ukraine

Team size: 5, of which 3 can start:

Belarus
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Croatia
Cuba
Denmark
Estonia
Great Britain
Ireland
Japan
Kazakhstan
Latvia
Mexico
New Zealand
Norway
Venezuela

Team size: 2, of which 1 can start

Costa Rica
Sweden

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