Un-offical Olympic starting list..

The games are getting closer, here is a 99% un official list of athletes following their countries qualification and ranking spots.

2012 BMX OLYMPIANS – MEN
Country UCI Nation Ranking Rider (Listed by first name)
First Qualifying Criteria by Nation Ranking Points by finish at UCI World Championships, UCI SX World Cups & UCI Category 3-6 races.

Australia1st Brian Kirkham
Australia 1st Khalen Young
Australia 1st Sam Willoughby
USA 2nd Connor Fields
USA 2nd David Herman
USA 2nd Nic Long
France 3rd Joris Daudet
France 3rd Moana Moo Caille
France 3rd Quentin Caleyron
Latvia 4th Edzus Treimanis
Latvia 4th Maris Strombergs
Latvia 4th Rihards Veide
Netherlands 5th Jelle Van Gorkom
Netherlands 5th Raymon Van Der Biezen
Netherlands 5th Twan Van Gendt
Colombia 6th Andres Jimenez
Colombia 6th Carlos Oquendo
New Zealand 7th Kurt Pickard
New Zealand 7th Marc Willers
Germany 8th Luis Brethauer
Germany 8th Maik Baier
Italy 9th Manuel De Vecchi
Argentina 10th Ernesto Pizzaro
Canada 11th Tory Nyhaug*
*Pending Medical Approval

Second Qualifying Criteria is best finish at the UCI Worlds. Only countries not qualified in the first criteria qualify here.

S. Africa 15th Sifiso Nhlapo
Switzerland 18th Roger Rinderknecht
Belgium 21st Arnaud Dubois
Philippines 24th Danny Caluag
Brazil 27th Renato Rezende
Denmark 31st Morten Therkildsen

Third Qualifying Criteria is if the Host Country is not qualified above, they are allotted this position.
Great Britain Liam Phillips

Fourth Qualifying Criteria is if all 32 places are not filled, then the next highest qualifying country will be allowed to go.
Ecuador Emilio Falla

2012 BMX OLYMPIANS – WOMEN
Country UCI Nation Ranking Rider
First Qualifying Criteria by Nation Ranking Points by finish at UCI World Championships, UCI SX World Cups & UCI Category 3-6 races.
Australia
1st Caroline Buchanan
Australia 1st Lauren Reynolds
U.S.A. 2nd Alise Post
U.S.A. 2nd Arielle Martin
France 3rd Magalie Pottier
France 3rd Laetitia Le Corguille
Czech Rep. 4th Aneta Hladikova
Czech Rep. 4th Ramona Labounková
Colombia 5th Mariana Pajon
Netherlands 6th Laura Smulders
New Zealand 7th Sarah Walker

Second Qualifying Criteria is best finish at the UCI Worlds. Only countries not qualified in the first criteria qualify here.
Brazil 6th Squel Stein
Lithuania 10th Vilma Rimsaite
Venezuela 11th Stefany Hernandez

Third Qualifying Criteria is if the Host Country is not qualified above, they are allotted this position.
Great Britain Shanaze Reade

Fourth Qualifying Criteria is if all 16 places are not filled, then the next highest qualifying country will be allowed to go.

We’ll update any changes, but this seems to be the un-official starting list…..the countdown is on! Let’s see your comments, who’s winning? Who’s getting a medal??………

  1. ADY

    You missed out Latvia.
    #16thchick

  2. Mike

    Danny C qualified for Phillipines. That’s cool :-)

  3. LeeLee

    Moana Moo (FRANCE)
    &
    Mark Willers (NZ)

    Be good to watch!

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