The Road Cycling World Championship, which begins this Sunday, September 19 in Flanders, Belgium, has 20 member nations of the Pan American Cycling Confederation (COPACI) registered, some of which aspire to medals in the different events scheduled until September 26.
The most numerous squads fall on the United States, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Canada, which have representatives in the different categories: junior, sub-23 and elite, with the greatest podium options in them without ruling out what the players can do. representatives of Brazil and Chile.
The members of COPACI in the Centennial World Cup are completed by Bermuda, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Granada, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.
At the beginning of the world fight, the men’s time trial, elite category, six riders from America from four nations will take the start within the 58 that will fight for the first title that this fair will distribute.
The Panamanian Christofer Jurado will be the first rider to start on the clock, followed in 13th place by the Americans Brandon McNulty. Another channeler, Franklin Archibold, will go out to win the 43.3 kilometers in turn 37, while the Canadian Hugo Olse will start in 46th place.
Among the last ten runners to start, two names from our continent appear, the American Lawson Craddock and the Colombian Rigoberto Urán. By the way, the Italian Filippo Ganna, defending champion, will be the last to go out in search of revalidating his crown, to which the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar and the Dutch Wout Van Aert aspire, among others.