2013 UEC European Track Championships – Women's team pursuit


The Women's team pursuit at the 2013 UEC European Track Championships was held on 18 October 2013. 9 nations participated.[1] This was the first time the event had been held in the new four person, 4000 metres format. Notwithstanding the change in format, the event continued to be dominated by Great Britain, who won the final against Poland in a new world record.[2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Great Britain
Laura Trott
Joanna Rowsell (q)
Dani King
Elinor Barker
Katie Archibald
Silver   Poland
Katarzyna Pawłowska
Eugenia Bujak
Małgorzata Wojtyra
Edyta Jasińska
Bronze   Russia
Aleksandra Chekina
Evgenia Romanyuta
Gulnaz Badykova
Maria Mishina

ResultsEdit

The event was held over two rounds, both run on the same day. all teams competed in the qualification round, while the teams with the fastest 2 teams raced for gold in the final. The teams with the third and fourth fast times raced in the bronze medal final. The Great Britain team set a new world record in qualification, bettering their own previous mark. In the final, with a slightly revised line up, they repeated the feat against fellow finalists Poland to set a second world record. In the bronze medal ride off, russia held off the team from Belgium for the last medal.

QualifyingEdit

Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Laura Trott
Joanna Rowsell
Elinor Barker
Katie Archibald
  Great Britain 4:28.738 WR
2 Katarzyna Pawłowska
Eugenia Bujak
Małgorzata Wojtyra
Edyta Jasińska
  Poland 4:38.229 Q
3 Aleksandra Chekina
Evgenia Romanyuta
Gulnaz Badykova
Maria Mishina
  Russia 4:38.304 q
4 Evelyn Arys
Els Belmans
Jolien D'Hoore
Kelly Druyts
  Belgium 4:40.953 q
5 Ivanna Borovychenko
Valeriya Kononenko
Inna Metalnikova
Anna Nahirna
Hanna Solovey
  Ukraine 4:41.990
6 Beatrice Bartelloni
Elena Cecchini
Maria Giulia Confalonieri
Simona Frapporti
Chiara Vannucci
  Italy 4:42.073
7 Volha Masiukovich
Polina Pivavarava
Ina Savenka
Marina Shmayankova
  Belarus 4:44.195
8 Lisa Fischer
Mieke Kröger
Lisa Küllmer
Stephanie Pohl
  Germany 4:44.241
9 Aušrinė Trebaitė
Roberta Pilkausaitė
Vitalija Sereikaitė
Eglė Zablockytė
  Lithuania 5:00.623

FinalsEdit

Rank Name Nation Time Notes
  Laura Trott
Katie Archibald
Elinor Barker
Dani King
  Great Britain 4:26.556 WR
  Katarzyna Pawłowska
Eugenia Bujak
Małgorzata Wojtyra
Edyta Jasińska
  Poland 4:35.957
  Aleksandra Chekina
Evgenia Romanyuta
Gulnaz Badykova
Maria Mishina
  Russia 4:34.491
4 Evelyn Arys
Els Belmans
Jolien D'Hoore
Kelly Druyts
  Belgium 4:43.337

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Start list" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  2. ^ title= trackcyclingnews.com | url=http://www.trackcyclingnews.com/euros13-wtp.html