UCI confirms USA, Great Britain's top allocations for worlds

World champion Alessandro Ballan (Lampre-NGC)

World champion Alessandro Ballan (Lampre-NGC) (Image credit: Sirotti)

France and the Netherlands will field reduced squads at this year’s UCI World Road Championships, with the countries failing to secure the results necessary to earn a nine-man team for next month’s race. The two countries will be forced to field only six riders after the final elite men allocations for this year’s race were released by the International Cycling Union on Monday.

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