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2012 Olympic Long Team

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Dec. 1, 2011
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2012 at 4:44 PM EST
Todd Wells racing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Automatic nominations

Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colo./Rabobank) earned her spot from a top-50 UCI international ranking.

Lea Davison (Jericho, Vt./Specialized) received an automatic nomination for top 10 finishes at the 2011 world championships, the sixth and seventh World Cups and for winning USAC Pro XCT in 2011.

Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./Luna), 2008 mountain bike Olympian, secured an automatic nomination with a fifth-place finish at the fifth 2011 UCI World Cup and second in the 2011 Pro XCT.

Heather Irmiger (Boulder, Colo./Subaru-Trek) claimed a spot by finishing the year ranked 24th internationally.

Mary McConneloug (Fairfax, Calif./Kenda-Seven-NoTubes), 2004 and 2008 mountain bike Olympian, earned an automatic nomination based on a top-50 international ranking.

Discretionary nominations

Judy Freeman (Brighton, Colo./Kenda-Felt)

Krista Park (Madison, S.D./Cannondale-No Tubes)

Willow Rockwell (Durango, Colo./Trek World Racing)

Chloe Woodruff (Tucson, Ariz./BMC)

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