Cycling: Conclusion of BMX Freestyle Park World Championships Locks Olympic Rankings

With the conclusion of the 2021 BMX Freestyle Park World Championships, the Olympic Qualification Ranking for men’s and women’s BMX park has been finalized. The top five nations qualified quotas with the top ranked nation earning two athlete quotas. Athletes were able to earn points for their nation at eligible events between November 1st 2018 to March 3rd 2020 and at the 2021 World Championships.

The United States topped both the men’s and women’s rankings, allowing them to send two athletes in both genders. Also qualifying to the games are Australia, Russia, Great Britain and Japan in the men’s event while for the women’s event it will be Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland and Russia joining the United States.

As the Olympic rankings hold a higher priority, the quotas won at the 2019 Urban Cycling World Championships have been reallocated. For the men’s BMX park, the quota will go to Venezuela and France and for the women’s BMX park it will be Chile and Australia who secured the quotas. Additionally, the host quota on the men’s side will be reallocated to the highest ranked eligible nation, Costa Rica.

This will be the Olympic debut for BMX park. In total nine men and nine women will compete for medals.

Qualified Nations

Men’s BMX Park
* Australia
* Costa Rica (Host reallocation)
* Great Britain
* Japan
* Russia
* United States
* United States

Women’s BMX Park
* Germany
* Great Britain
* Russia
* Switzerland
* United States
* United States

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