2009 UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Women's points race
22 Cyclists from 22 countries participated in the contest. Because of the number of entries, there were no qualification rounds for this discipline. Consequently, the event was run direct to the final.
The Final and only race was run on 29 March. The competition consisted on 100 laps, making a total of 25 km with 10 sprints.
Four riders crashed when Belinda Goss of Australia moved up the banking, Aksana Papko of Belarus veered to avoid hitting her rear wheel but high-sided her bicycle, bringing down two other riders in the process, Pascale Jeuland of France and Olga Slyusareva of Russia who had three points and was placed fifth at the time. The American rider Shelley Olds was lucky not to come down also as she was struck by one of the falling riders but managed to keep her balance, although she later crashed when she was moving down the track at speed, clipping the rear wheel of the British rider Elizabeth Armitstead, Armitstead luckily stayed upright to take the bronze medal behind Yumari González of Cuba. Giorgia Bronzini of Italy won the gold medal, having ridden consistently and featured in all but two of the sprints.
Elapsed Time=32:41.800 Average Speed=45.876 km/h
|Rank||Name||Country||Sprint Number||Finish Order||Lap Points||Total Points|
|Elizabeth Armitstead||Great Britain||3||2||3||3||2||3||13|
|8||Jarmila Machačová||Czech Republic||1||5||1||13||7|
|9||Wong Wan Yiu||Hong Kong||3||3||6||6|
|11||Tara Whitten||Hong Kong||3||9||3|
|12||Lauren Ellis||New Zealand||1||2||15||3|
|14||María Luisa Calle||Colombia||10||0|
|15||Ellen van Dijk||Netherlands||11||0|
|16||Shelley Olds||United States||12||0|
- "Bronzini crowned queen of the points". Cycling News. 2009-03-29. Archived from the original on 24 June 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2009.
- "UCI 2009 Track World Championships Women's Points Race Final Results" (PDF). Tissot. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-07. Retrieved 30 March 2009.