NZ mountain bike rider Anton Cooper seals spot for Tokyo Olympics

Kiwi mountain bike rider Anton Cooper has sealed his spot at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Cooper recorded a second straight top 10 finish at a world cup event in the Czech Republic. Source: 1 NEWS

Cooper claimed his place after a second-straight top 10 finish at the latest World Cup event in the Czech Republic this morning.

The 26-year-old came eighth on a slow, muddy course to back up his 6th place finish in Germany last week.

Cooper is expected to be named as New Zealand's sole male rider for the Olympics early next month.