2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Men's keirin

The men's keirin at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships was held on 8 April. 33 athletes participated in the contest. After the six qualifying heats, the fastest rider in each heat advanced to the second round. The riders that did not advance to the second round, raced in six repechage heats. The first rider in each heat advanced to the second round along with the eight that qualified before.

The first three riders from each of the two second round heats advanced to the final and the remaining riders raced a consolation 7–12 final.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Chris Hoy (GBR)
Silver   Maximilian Levy (GER)
Bronze   Jason Kenny (GBR)

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

The heats were held at 14:30.[2]

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Yudai Nitta   Japan Q
2 Josiah Ng   Malaysia
3 Zhang Miao   China
4 Shane Perkins   Australia
5 Sergey Borisov   Russia

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Chris Hoy   Great Britain Q
2 Hersony Canelón   Venezuela
3 Joachim Eilers   Germany
4 Francesco Ceci   Italy
5 Kamil Kuczyński   Poland

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Hodei Mazquiaran Uria   Spain Q
2 Simon Van Velthooven   New Zealand
3 Teun Mulder   Netherlands
4 Maximilian Levy   Germany
5 Denis Špička   Czech Republic

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Azizulhasni Awang   Malaysia Q
2 Matthew Crampton   Great Britain
3 Alexander Quincy   Trinidad and Tobago
4 Juan Peralta Gascon   Spain
5 Puerta Fabian   Colombia
Matthew Glaetzer   Australia DNF

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Kazunari Watanabe   Japan Q
2 Jason Kenny   Great Britain
3 Christos Volikakis   Greece
4 Mickaël Bourgain   France
5 Edward Dawkins   New Zealand
6 Andriy Vynokurov   Ukraine

Heat 6Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Scott Sunderland   Australia Q
2 François Pervis   France
3 Matthew Archibald   New Zealand
4 Jonathan Marin   Colombia
5 Muhammad Md Yunos   Malaysia
6 Hugo Haak   Netherlands

First round repechageEdit

The heats were held at 16:05.[3]

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Mickaël Bourgain   France Q
2 Puerta Fabian   Colombia
3 Josiah Ng   Malaysia
4 Matthew Archibald   New Zealand

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Hersony Canelón   Venezuela Q
2 Christos Volikakis   Greece
3 Denis Špička   Czech Republic
4 Juan Peralta Gascon   Spain

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Simon Van Velthooven   New Zealand Q
2 Jonathan Marin   Colombia
3 Kamil Kuczyński   Poland
4 Alexander Quincy   Trinidad and Tobago

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Matthew Crampton   Great Britain Q
2 Francesco Ceci   Italy
3 Teun Mulder   Netherlands
4 Andriy Vynokurov   Ukraine
5 Sergey Borisov   Russia

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Jason Kenny   Great Britain Q
2 Matthew Glaetzer   Australia
3 Shane Perkins   Australia
4 Joachim Eilers   Germany
5 Muhammad Md Yunos   Malaysia

Heat 6Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Maximilian Levy   Germany Q
2 Edward Dawkins   New Zealand
3 François Pervis   France
4 Zhang Miao   China
5 Hugo Haak   Netherlands

Second roundEdit

The heats were held at 19:15.[4]

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Maximilian Levy   Germany Q
2 Kazunari Watanabe   Japan Q
3 Simon Van Velthooven   New Zealand Q
4 Yudai Nitta   Japan
5 Azizulhasni Awang   Malaysia
6 Hersony Canelón   Venezuela

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nation Notes
1 Chris Hoy   Great Britain Q
2 Mickaël Bourgain   France Q
3 Jason Kenny   Great Britain Q
4 Scott Sunderland   Australia
5 Matthew Crampton   Great Britain
6 Hodei Mazquiaran Uria   Spain

FinalsEdit

The finals were held at 20:45.[5]

Small finalEdit

Rank Name Nation Notes
7 Scott Sunderland   Australia
8 Hersony Canelón   Venezuela
9 Azizulhasni Awang   Malaysia
10 Matthew Crampton   Great Britain
11 Hodei Mazquiaran Uria   Spain
12 Yudai Nitta   Japan

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nation Notes
  Chris Hoy   Great Britain
  Maximilian Levy   Germany
  Jason Kenny   Great Britain
4 Mickaël Bourgain   France
5 Kazunari Watanabe   Japan
Simon Van Velthooven   New Zealand REL

ReferencesEdit