Colorado Springs, Colo. (June, 2007)
—USA Cycling announced the nine athletes who have automatically qualified to represent the United States at the 2007 UCI BMX World Championships under its “Funded Team” criteria. Four elite men, three elite women, and two junior athletes have qualified for funding.
As the top-three elite men in the latest edition of the USA Cycling BMX Rankings, Mike Day
(Santa Clarita, Calif.), Randy Stumpfhauser
(Sanger, Calif.) and Donny Robinson
(Napa, Calif.) met the automatic selection criteria, while Kyle Bennett
(Conroe, Texas) was selected by the USA Cycling Athletic Department based on his two victories this season at the NBL Easter Classic and the NBL Golden State National.
According to the latest edition of the UCI BMX rankings published last week, Robinson and Day are currently ranked number one and two in the world respectively while Stumpfhauser is ranked 14th. Together, the trio has the United States ranked number one in the world in men’s BMX racing.