UCI confirms team quotas for Tokyo Olympics road cycling events

Great Britain men's team have four riders for the road race while the women have just two places

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The UCI has confirmed the number of rider spots each nation will receive for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games road cycling events.

The maximum number of places each nation can receive for the road race events is five for the men's race and four places for the women's race. The respective pelotons for each race will be made up of 130 riders and 67 riders.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).