Jumpy to stand in for Kjaerbye in Road to Rio
The Danish organization announced the news shortly ahead of their penultimate match against Movistar Riders in the tournament's group stage, where they are currently sitting in tied-fifth place with a 2-3 record.
However, due to the substitution, the Danes will already suffer a 20% cut of the Regional Major Ranking points they earn in Road to Rio, and in case they opt to swap Kjaerbye back into the roster North's points would be reduced to 64% of the original value.
With six teams in the running for the second-fourth places in the group at the moment, a run to the playoffs looks unlikely albeit not impossible for Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen's team. Their fate hinges on the result against the Spaniards and against G2, whom North will face on Sunday, in addition to other results in the remainder of Group B.
North's lineup in ESL One: Road to Rio will be the following for the time being: