BUENOS AIRES. After the Road Cycling World Championship, held in Yorkshire, United Kingdom, the Argentine specialty team obtained the Olympic place for Tokyo 2020 after being ranked 49th in the world ranking by countries of the International Cycling Union (UCI).

The UCI World Ranking by Nations gave a place to the first 50 countries of the general classification and Argentina was ranked 49th with 769.95 points.

The Argentine team got its location thanks to the scores added by its best eight cyclists: Maximiliano Richeze, Eduardo Sepulveda, Nicolás Tivani, Nicolás Naranjo, Tomas Contte, Rubén Ramos, Juan Pablo Dotti and Laureano Rosas.

Argentina, with the place achieved by the road cycling team, now adds 102 classified for the next Olympic Games. (ar.marca.com)