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Rio 2016 Olympic Selection Criteria Published

With just under a year to go to the Rio Olympics, aspiring Olympians can consult Cycling Canada’s Rio selection policy to find out what they need to do to make the team.

The policy can be found here.

The draft version of the criteria was published on June 19 and updated last week. It is still pending approval by the Canadian Olympic Committee.

The number of athletes Canada can enter in the cycling events will be determined by the Olympic qualification system. Each cycling sport has a different qualification timeline.

Cycling Canada will learn its Olympic quotas on the following dates:

  • Road men: Jan. 15, 2016
  • Track: March 7, 2016
  • Mountain bike: June 1, 2016
  • Road women: June 6, 2016
  • BMX: June 7, 2016