USA Cycling announces selection procedures for 2012 Olympic Games

USA Cycling released today the selection procedures that will be used to determine the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team. The procedures outline the selection process across all four Olympic disciplines – Road, Mountain Bike, Track and BMX.
 
The selection procedures outline: prioritized automatic and discretionary selection criteria, key dates including any tryout events and long-team qualification period, maximum team size and more. The only discipline set to include an Olympic Trials event is men’s BMX where one of three maximum spots will be determined at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calf. on June 16, 2012.  
 
The men’s road cycling selection procedures are pending final approval and are expected to be announced shortly.
 
The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled for July 27 – August 12 in London, United Kingdom.
 
An outline of key information and links to the full 2012 U.S. Olympic Team selection procedures are available below.
 
Key INFO BMX Men BMX Women Mountain Bike Men Mountain Bike Women Road Men Road Women Track Men Track Women
Long Team Qual. Period: Aug. 1, 2011 – May 27, 2012 NA Jan. 1,– Dec. 1, 2011 Jan. 1,– Dec. 1, 2011 TBD Jan. 1 – Dec. 1, 2011 Jan. 1 – Dec. 15, 2011 Jan. 1 – Dec. 15, 2011
Long Team Size: MAX 9 NA MAX 10 MAX 10 TBD NA NA NA
Long Team Nom. Date: May 31, 2012 NA Dec. 1, 2011 Dec. 1, 2011 TBD Dec. 1, 2011 Dec. 15, 2011 Dec. 15, 2011
Trials Event: June 16, 2012 NA NA NA TBD NA NA NA
Final Team Qual. Period: Aug. 1, 2011 – June 18, 2012 Aug. 1, 2011 – May 27, 2012 Jan. 1 – May 22, 2012 Jan. 1 – May 22, 2012 TBD Jan. 1 – May 31, 2012 Jan. 1 – April 8, 2012 Jan. 1 – April 8, 2012
Final Team Size: MAX 3 MAX 2 MAX 3 MAX 2 TBD MAX 4 MAX 9 MAX 7
Final Team Nomination Date: June 18, 2012 June 18, 2012 June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012 TBD June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012 June 15, 2012
 
2012 Olympic Games – Cycling Selection Procedures
 
BMX - Men
 
BMX – Women
 
Mountain Bike – Men
 
Mountain Bike – Women
 
Road – Women
 
Track – Men
 
Track - Women
 


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