Venezuela's Copa América teams

Venuzuela confirmed its teams for the eighth edition of the Copa América, set for January 6 in Rio...

Venuzuela confirmed its teams for the eighth edition of the Copa América, set for January 6 in Rio de Janeiro on a circuit through the Parque de Flamengo - the same place the Pan American Games were held.

Elite and U23 men will race 42km and earn points in the UCI Americas Tour in order to help qualify for the 2008 World Championships in Varese in Italy. National Champion Tomas Gil in addition to Miguel Ubeto, José Aguilar and Isaac Cañizalez are expected to compete against riders from Agentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and, of course, Brazil. On the women's side, National Champion Daniely García along with Karelia Machado and Angie González will contest the 21km event as they search for points toward qualification for the Beijing Olympics.

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