36 qualified nations at Track World's

Following an earlier announcement regarding the number of countries that qualified for the 2005 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Carson, Calif. from March 24-27, an additional three countries have been added to bring the total number of invited nations to 36. Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela have all earned invites, although their invitations are specific to the individuals who won a continental championship at the Pan-American Championships in June of 2004.

Sandra Gomez (Col) qualified herself a spot at worlds as the Pan-American women's points race champion as did her countrywoman Diana Garcia through her win in the keirin. Cubans Yumari Gonzalez and Yoanka Gonzalez earned start positions as a result of their Pan American titles in the women's scratch race and women's individual pursuit respectively. Richard Ochoa (Ven) won the men's points race, thus securing himself a start slot.

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