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16 Americans Going After Olympic Spots

Nine men and seven women will compete for the chance to race at the 2016 Olympics this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Nine men and seven women will compete for the chance to race at the 2016 Olympics this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Two spots per gender are available for Americans to automatically qualify for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team. A top-eight finish is required in order to secure a spot for Rio 2016 this weekend, and if three or more U.S. athletes finish in the top eight, only the top two will qualify. Visit Usatriathlon.org for a detailed guide on U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team qualification procedures.

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