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USA Cycling on Monday named its elite men’s team slated to compete at the cyclocross world championship on January 27 in Treviso, Italy.
Three riders – Jonathan Page, Tim Johnson and Ryan Trebon – earned automatic spots on the team, while USA Cycling coaching staff named Jeremy Powers to fill the remaining discretionary slot.
Page qualified as a silver medalist from the 2007 world championships while Johnson and Trebon earned their spots as the next two Americans in the UCI Cyclo-cross Rankings. Page is currently the top-ranked American in the UCI world cyclocross standings, in 18th spot. Johnson, the U.S. national champion is ranked 19th in the world, while Trebon is 29th in the standings. Powers is ranked 34th in the world.
The four elite men join riders on the women’s, U23 and junior’s teams named in December.
2008 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships
Treviso, Italy, January 26-27
Jonathan Page (Northfield, New Hampshire)
Tim Johnson (Middleton, Massachusetts)
Ryan Trebon (Corvallis, Ore.)
Jeremy Powers (Hadley, Massachusetts)
Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Georgia Gould (Ketchum, Idaho)*
Rachel Lloyd (Fairfax, California)
Kerry Barnholt (Boulder, Colorado)
Sue Butler (Portland, Oregon)
Amy Dombroski (Boulder, Colorado)
Bjorn Selander (Hudson, Wisconsin)
Jamie Driscoll (Jericho, Vermont)
Daniel Summerhill (Centennial, Colorado)
Chance Noble (Camarillo, California)
Nick Weighall (Mill Creek, Washington)
Luke Keough (Sandwich, Massachusetts)
Steve Fisher (Lynwood, Massachusetts)
Eric Emsky (Fall City, Washington)
Gavin Mannion (Dedham, Massachusetts)
Zach McDonald (Troy, Illinois)