USA Cycling announces long teams for London
Thursday, December 1, 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Olympic time trial gold medalist Kristin Armstrong and time trial world champion Amber Neben are among a pool of 30 cyclists eligible to compete for spots on the U.S. team for the London Games.
USA Cycling announced its long teams for mountain bike and women's road cycling Thursday.
Armstrong and Neben are among 13 women eligible for selection for the U.S. team in road cycling. Others in the pool include Megan Guarnier, the elite road race champion, and Evelyn Stevens, a former Wall Street banker and elite time trial national champion.
Eight men, including 2008 Olympian Todd Wells, were selected for the men's mountain bike long team. Georgia Gould, who also competed at the Beijing Games, was among nine women selected.
The final teams will be announced June 15, 2012.