2012 UEC European Track Championships

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The 2012 European Track Championships was the third edition of the elite European Track Championships in track cycling. It was held on October 19–21, 2012 and took place at the Cido Arena in Panevėžys, Lithuania.[1]

2012 UEC European Track Championships
2012 European Track Championships logo.jpg
VenuePanevėžys, Lithuania
Date(s) (2012-10-19 - 2012-10-21)19–21 October 2012
VelodromeCido Arena
Nations participating21
Cyclists participating146
Events13
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It was the first European Elite Track Championships that had opening ceremony. The opening ceremony was held on 19 October, an hour before the start of the evening session.

Held some time after the 2012 Summer Olympics, a number of elite European cyclists, notably from Great Britain and France were not in attendance, either through retirement or a rest period. In their absence, the medal table was headed by Germany and the east European track powers; Russia, Belarus and hosts Lithuania.

ScheduleEdit

The competition days were split into two Sessions.[2]

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Sprint
details
Denis Dmitriev
  Russia
Max Niederlag
  Germany
Christos Volikakis
  Greece
Team sprint
details
  Germany
Tobias Wächter
Joachim Eilers
Max Niederlag
44.381   Poland
Kamil Kuczyński
Maciej Bielecki
Krzysztof Maksel
44.892   Great Britain
Matthew Crampton
Callum Skinner
Lewis Oliva
45.081
Keirin
details
Tobias Wächter
  Germany
Joachim Eilers
  Germany
Denis Dmitriev
  Russia
Omnium
details
Lucas Liss
  Germany
17 Artur Ershov
  Russia
20 Gediminas Bagdonas
  Lithuania
34
Team pursuit
details
  Russia
Artur Ershov
Alexei Markov
Alexander Serov
Valery Kaykov
4:00.641   Germany
Lucas Liss
Henning Bommel
Theo Reinhardt
Maximilian Beyer
4:08.654   Italy
Elia Viviani
Michele Scartezzini
Liam Bertazzo
Ignazio Moser
4:06.380
Points race
details
non-Olympic
Elia Viviani
  Italy
44 Kirill Sveshnikov
  Russia
26 Sergiy Lagkuti
  Ukraine
25
Madison
details
  Czech Republic
Martin Blaha
Jiři Hochmann
  Russia
Artur Ershov
Valery Kaykov
  Italy
Angelo Ciccone
Elia Viviani
Women's Events
Sprint
details
Olga Panarina
  Belarus
Anastasiia Voinova
  Russia
Simona Krupeckaitė
  Lithuania
Team sprint
details
  Lithuania
Simona Krupeckaitė
Gintarė Gaivenytė
33.846   Russia
Anastasiia Voinova
Daria Shmeleva
33.882   France
Sandie Clair
Olivia Montauban
34.975
Keirin
details
Simona Krupeckaitė
  Lithuania
Ekaterina Gnidenko
  Russia
Elena Brezhniva
  Russia
Omnium
details
Aušrinė Trebaitė
  Lithuania
Katarzyna Pawłowska
  Poland
Tamara Balabolina
  Russia
Team pursuit
details
  Lithuania
Aušrinė Trebaitė
Vilija Sereikaitė
Vaida Pikauskaitė
3:25.237 (NR)   Poland
Katarzyna Pawłowska
Eugenia Bujak
Małgorzata Wojtyra
3:27.086   Belarus
Tatsiana Sharakova
Alena Dylko
Aksana Papko
3:24.801
Points race
details
non-Olympic
Stephanie Pohl
  Germany
33 +1 lap Evgenia Romanyuta
  Russia
25 Elke Gebhardt
  Germany
20
  • shaded events are non-Olympic

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany4318
2  Lithuania4026
3  Russia27312
4  Italy1023
5  Belarus1012
6  Czech Republic1001
7  Poland0303
8  France0011
  Great Britain0011
  Greece0011
  Ukraine0011
Totals (11 nations)13131339

Participating nationsEdit

146 riders from 21 nations will participate.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European Championships in future years". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-29.
  2. ^ Event schedule
  3. ^ "17 Olympians and International Stars Among the Participants". eurotrack2012.eu. 2012-10-15.
  4. ^ List of participants

External linksEdit