Tokyo 2020 Olympic road race men's start list

Confirmed list of riders for the 234km race for the gold medal in Japan

Vincenzo Nibali at the 2016 Olympic Games road race
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men's road race start list looks as star-studded as ever for 2021, with national teams fielding their strongest riders in the hunt for the gold medal.

With the Games only taking place every four years, opportunities for riders to take a prestigious gold in the road race are few during their careers, and this year the climbers will have a great chance at victory on the tough 234km course in Tokyo.

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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).