German translation: sich einen Platz in einer Mannschaft sichern
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English to German translations [PRO] Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Radrennen
English term or phrase:earn a spot on
McCartney surprised many with his stage win and victory in the mountains competition at the Tour de Georgia as a member of the Health Net team. His effort in the tough stage to Dahlonega won him VeloNews' North American "Ride of the Year" honors. He followed that success with a victory in the U.S. Olympic selection race, **earning an automatic spot on** the U.S. team.