UCI announces final numbers for World Championships teams

Team time trial squads include Jayco-AIS, Team Type 1, Optum

Seven nations will send nine-man teams to the start of the UCI World Championships road race next month in Valkenberg, Netherlands. The UCI on Friday afternoon announced the number of riders each nation may enter in each road race and time trial in each of the various categories.

They also gave the complete list for the first running of the team time trial at the Worlds. Five teams from the Americas and Asia tours, one each from the Africa and Oceania tours and 20 teams from the Europe tour have earned spots, while all WorldTour teams are obliged to compete.

Ten nations qualified under the UCI WorldTour rankings. Spain, Italy, Great Britain, Belgium, Australia, Netherlands, France and USA will have nine starters each, while Slovakia and Switzerland will have six each.

A further 27 nations qualified under the Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania Tours. An additional nations qualified riders by virute of the riders' individual rankings.

For the Elite Women's road race, Netherlands, Germany, USA, Italy and Great Britain will have seven starters each. Ten further nations will have six starters each, with five nations sending five to the start. Other unspecified nations may send up to three starters.  These numbers do not include the outgoing world, olympic and continental champions.

For the time trials, at all levels, each nation may send four riders, two of whom will start. The current world champions may start in addition to the two selected riders, as can the  Olympic and outgoing continental champions. The UCI also listed the numbers for the men's under 23 and juniors and women's juniors races.

The complete list as issued by the UCI can be found here.

Team Time Trial participants for men

UCI Africa Tour
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1MTN Qhubeka  
UCI America Tour
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Funvic - Pindamonhangaba  
2Unitedhealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
3Team Optum Presented By Kelly Benefit Strategies  
4Real Cycling Team  
5Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
UCI Asia Tour
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Terengganu Cycling Team  
2Team Nippo  
3Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
4Tabriz Petrochemical Team  
5Aisan Racing Team  
UCI Europe Tour
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Saur - Sojasun  
2Acqua & Sapone  
3Itera - Katusha  
4Team Argos - Shimano  
5Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
6Endura Racing  
7Team Netapp  
8Adria Mobil  
9Bretagne - Schuller  
10Team Europcar  
11Androni Giocattoli - Venezuela  
12Leopard - Trek Continental Team  
13Colnago - Csf Inox  
14Rabobank Continental Team  
15An Post - Sean Kelly  
16Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator  
17Rusvelo  
18CCC Polsat Polkowice  
19Caja Rural  
20Farnese Vini - Selle Italia  
UCI Oceania Tour
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Jayco - AIS  
UCI ProTeams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1AG2R La Mondiale  
2Astana Pro Team  
3BMC Racing Team  
4Euskaltel - Euskadi  
5FDJ-Big Mat  
6Garmin - Sharp  
7Katusha Team  
8Lampre - ISD  
9Liquigas-Cannondale  
10Lotto Belisol Team  
11Movistar Team  
12Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
13Orica Greenedge  
14Rabobank Cycling Team  
15Radioshack-Nissan  
16Sky Procycling  
17Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
18Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
UCI Women's Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rabobank Women Cyclng Team  
2Team Specialized - Lululemon  
3Orica - AIS  
4AA Drink - Leontien.nl Cycling Team  
5Hitec Products - Mistral Home Cycling Team  
6Be Pink  
7Diadora - Pasta Zara  
8MCipollini Giambenini  
9RusVelo  
10Faren Honda Team  
11Lotto Belisol Ladies  
12Exergy Twenty12  
13Tibco - To The Top  
14Skil - Argos  
15Vaiano Tepso  
16Dolmans - Boels Cyclingteam  
17Vienne Futuroscope  
18Kleo Ladies Team  
19China Chongming - Giant Pro Cycling  
20S.C. Michela Fanini Rox  
Author: Cycling News
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