Cycling Qualification

BMX Freestyle

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 4 competitors (2 men and 2 women) to compete. As hosts, Japan will be given two quotas (1 man and 1 woman) should they fail to qualify normally in an event. The remaining quotas will be decided by the Olympic Qualification Rankings published on May 12th 2020 and through the 2019 Urban Cycling World Championships. Additionally, all selected athletes must have at least 10 UCI points in the BMX Freestyle Park Elite Individual Ranking on May 12th 2020.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Park

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(May 12 2020)
2 1
4 2 – 5
2019 Urban Cycling World Championships 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

Women’s Park

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(May 12 2020)
2 1
4 2 – 5
2019 Urban Cycling World Championships 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

BMX Racing

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 6 competitors (3 men and 3 women) to compete. As hosts, Japan will be given two quotas (1 man and 1 woman) should they fail to qualify normally in an event. The remaining quotas will be decided by the Olympic Qualification Rankings and the BMX Elite Individual Rankings published on June 2nd 2020 and through the 2020 BMX World Championships. Should a continent fail to qualify the highest ranked nation from the continent will qualify over the lowest ranked nation on the Olympic Qualification Rankings. Additionally, all selected athletes must have at least 10 UCI points in the BMX Elite Individual Ranking on June 2nd 2020.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Racing

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(June 2 2020)
6 1 – 2
6 3 – 5
6 6 – 11
BMX Elite Individual Ranking
(June 2 2020)
3 1 – 3
2020 BMX World Championships 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

Women’s Racing

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(June 2 2020)
6 1 – 2
6 3 – 5
6 6 – 11
BMX Elite Individual Ranking
(June 2 2020)
3 1 – 3
2020 BMX World Championships 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

Mountain Bike

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 6 competitors (3 men and 3 women) to compete. As hosts, Japan will be given two quotas (1 man and 1 woman) should they fail to qualify normally in an event. The remaining quotas will be decided by the Olympic Qualification Rankings published on May 28th 2020, the 2019 continental championships and through the 2019 Mountain Bike World Championships (Elite and U23). Additionally, all selected athletes must have at least 10 UCI points in the Cross-country Individual Ranking on either May 28th 2019 or May 28th 2020.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Cross-Country

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(May 28 2020)
6 1 – 2
10 3 – 7
14 8 – 21
2019 African Championships 1 1
2019 American Championships 1 1
2019 Asian Championships 1 1
2019 Mountain Bike World Championships – Elite Men 2 1 – 2
2019 Mountain Bike World Championships – U23 Men 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

Women’s Cross-Country

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
Olympic Qualification Ranking
(May 28 2020)
6 1 – 2
10 3 – 7
14 8 – 21
2019 African Championships 1 1
2019 American Championships 1 1
2019 Asian Championships 1 1
2019 Mountain Bike World Championships – Elite Men 2 1 – 2
2019 Mountain Bike World Championships – U23 Men 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 1 Japan

Road

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 9 competitors (5 men and 4 women) to compete. All nations competing in time trial must also qualify in the road race as no additional athlete quotas are provided. As hosts, Japan will be given four quotas (2 men and 2 women) to compete in the road race events should they fail to qualify at least two athletes. The remaining quotas will be decided by the World Ranking of Nations published on October 27th 2019, the 2019 continental championships and through the 2019 Road World Championships. At least two nations from each continent must be represented in the men’s time trial and one nation per continent must be represented in the women’s time trial, should this not occur the highest ranked nation from the continent will qualify over the lowest ranked nation on the World Ranking of Nations. Additionally, all selected athletes must have at least 10 UCI points in the Individual Road Ranking on October 27th 2019.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Road Race

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
World Ranking by Nations
(October 27 2019)
30 1 – 6
28 7 – 13
24 14 – 21
22 22 – 32
18 33 – 50
2019 African Championships 2 1 – 2
2019 American Championships 2 1 – 2
2019 Asian Championships 2 1 – 2
Host Nation 2 Japan
Japan

Women’s Road Race

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
World Ranking by Nations
(October 27 2019)
20 1 – 5
24 6 – 13
18 14 – 22
2019 African Championships 1 1
2019 American Championships 1 1
2019 Asian Championships 1 1
Host Nation 2 Japan
Japan

Men’s Time Trial

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
World Ranking by Nations
(October 27 2019)
30 1 – 30
2019 Road World Championships 10 1 – 10

Women’s Time Trial

Qualification Event Places Rank Qualified Nations
World Ranking by Nations
(October 27 2019)
30 1 – 15
2019 Road World Championships 10 1 – 10

Track

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can qualify a maximum of 15 competitors (8 men and 7 women), but can enter a maximum of 17 competitors (9 men and 8 women) should the additional male and female athlete qualify through a different cycling discipline. All quotas will be decided by the Olympic Track Rankings published on March 1st 2020. At least one nation from each continent must be represented in a sprint and an endurance event. Should this not occur the highest ranked nation from the continent in individual sprint for sprint and omnium for endurance will qualify over the lowest ranked nation on the Olympic Track Rankings of that event. Additionally, all selected athletes must have at least 10 UCI points in the event they are competing in.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Team Sprint

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Women’s Team Sprint

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Men’s Individual Sprint

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Sprint 16
Nations Qualified in Keirin 7
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
7

Women’s Individual Sprint

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Sprint 16
Nations Qualified in Keirin 7
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
7

Men’s Keirin

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Sprint 16
Nations Qualified in Individual Sprint 7
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
7

Women’s Keirin

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Sprint 16
Nations Qualified in Individual Sprint 7
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
7

Men’s Team Pursuit

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Women’s Team Pursuit

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Men’s Madison

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Pursuit 8
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Women’s Madison

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Team Pursuit 8
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
8

Men’s Omnium

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Madison 8
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
12

Women’s Omnium

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Nations Qualified in Madison 8
Olympic Track Ranking
(March 1 2020)
13