Summer Olympics 2016 Rio: Riders road race – men

chris froome Olympics road raceThe Summer Olympics are held with national cycling teams. The number of riders depends on the 2015 UCI-rankings. The top five ranked countries are qualified to select the maximum of five riders for the race. The startlist of the Olympic road race for men will total 144 riders. (Slideshow route/profile)

Belgium, Colombia, Great Britain, Italy and Spain are allowed to start with a five riders squad. Nations ranked 6 to 15 in the 2015 UCI World Tour come with four-man squads, while the other qualifications are based on the continental UCI-rankings.

Start list Olympic Road Race in Rio

Countries with five riders
Belgium: Greg Van Avermaet, Serge Pauwels, Laurens De Plus, Tim Wellens, Philippe Gilbert
Colombia: Esteban Chaves, Sergio Henao, Miguel Ángel López, Rigoberto Urán, Jarlinson Pantano
Germany: Emanuel Buchmann, Simon Geschke, Maximilian Levy, Tony Martin
Great Britain: Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome, Adam Yates, Stephen Cummings, Ian Stannard
Italy: Vincenzo Nibali, Fabio Aru, Diego Rosa, Damiano Caruso, Alessandro De Marchi
Spain: Alejandro Valverde, Imanol Erviti, Ion Izagirre, Jonathan Castroviejo, Joaquim Rodriguez

Countries with four riders
Australia: Rohan Dennis, Richie Porte, Simon Clarke, Glenn O’Shea
France: Warren Barguil, Julian Alaphilippe, Romain Bardet, Alexis Vuillermoz
Netherlands: Tom Dumoulin, Bauke Mollema, Wout Poels, Steven Kruijswijk
Norway: Sven Erik Bystrøm, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Vegard Stake Laengen, Lars Petter Nordhaug
Poland: Maciej Bodnar, Michal Golas, Michal Kwiatkowski, Rafal Majka
Portugal: André Cardoso, Rui Costa, José Mendes, Nélson Oliveira
Slovenia: Primoz Roglic, Simon Spilak, Matej Mohoric, Jan Polanc
Switzerland: Michael Albasini, Steve Morabito, Sebastien Reichenbach, Fabian Cancellara

Countries with three riders
Argentina: Daniel Diaz, Maximiliano Richeze, Eduardo Sepúlveda
Canada: Antoine Duchesne, Hugo Houle, Michael Woods
Czechia: Jan Bárta, Leopold König, Zdeněk Štybar, Petr Vakoč
Denmark: Jakob Fuglsang, Christopher Juul-Jensen, Chris Anker Sørensen
Iran: Ghader Mizbani, Arvin Moazzami, Samad Pourseyedi
Morocco: Anass Aït El Abdia, Soufiane Haddi, Mouhssine Lahsaini
Russia: Sergei Chernetckii, Pavel Kochetkov, Alexey Kurbatov
Ukraine: Andriy Hrivko, Denys Kostyuk, Mark Padun

Countries with two riders
Algeria: Abderrahmane Mansouri, Youcef Reguigui
Austria: Stefan Denifl, Georg Preidler
Belarus: Vasil Kiryienka, Kanstantsin Sivtsov
Brazil: Murilo Fischer, Kléber Ramos
Croatia: Kristijan Đurasek, Matija Kvasina
Estonia: Tanel Kangert, Rein Taaramäe
Ireland: Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche
Japan: Yukiya Arashiro, Kohei Uchima
Kazakhstan :Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev, Andrey Zeits
Latvia: Toms Skujiņš, Aleksejs Saramotins
Lithuania: Ramūnas Navardauskas, Ignatas Konovalovas
New Zealand: George Bennett, Zac Williams
South Africa: Daryl Impey, Louis Meintjes
South Korea: Kim Ok-cheol, Seo Joon-yong
Turkey: Ahmet Örken, Onur Balkan
United States: Brent Bookwalter, Taylor Phinney
Venezuela: Miguel Armando Ubeto, Yonathan Monsalve

Countries with one rider
Azerbaijan: Maksym Averin
Bolivia: Óscar Soliz
Bulgaria: Stefan Hristov
Chile: José Luis Rodríguez
Costa Rica: Andrey Amador
Dominican Republic: Diego Milán
Ecuador: Byron Guamá
Eritrea: Daniel Teklehaimanot
Ethiopia: Tsgabu Grmay
Greece: Ioannis Tamouridis
Guatemala: Manuel Rodas
Hong Kong: Leung Chun Wing
Kosovo: Qëndrim Guri
Laos: Ariya Phounsavath
Luxembourg: Fränk Schleck
Mexico: Luis Lemus
Namibia: Dan Craven
Puerto Rico: Brian Babilonia
Romania: Serghei Țvetcov
Rwanda: Adrien Niyonshuti
Serbia: Ivan Stević
Slovakia: Patrik Tybor
Tunisia: Ali Nouisri
United Arab Emirates: Yousif Mirza

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