2015 UEC European Track Championships

The 2015 UEC European Track Championships was the sixth edition of the elite UEC European Track Championships in track cycling and took place at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland, between 14 and 18 October. The Event was organised by the European Cycling Union. All European champions are awarded the UEC European Champion jersey which may be worn by the champion throughout the year when competing in the same event at other competitions.

2015 UEC European Track Championships
Logo Bahn-EM 2015.jpg
VenueGrenchen, Switzerland
Date(s) (2015-10-14 - 2015-10-18)14–18 October 2015
VelodromeVelodrome Suisse
Nations participating27
Cyclists participating225 (98 women, 157 men)
Events21 (10 women, 11 men)
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The 10 Olympic events (sprint, team sprint, team pursuit, keirin and omnium for men and women),[1] as well as 11 other events are on the program for these European Championships. For the first time, the elimination races, known within track cycling as Devils (from the saying Devil take the hindmost) were contested in their own right.

Participating nationsEdit

255 cyclists (98 women, 157 men) from 27 nations enrolled for the championships. The number of entrants per nation is shown in parentheses.[2][3]

ScheduleEdit

 
Interior of Velodrome Suisse during the Championships

Schedule only indicating the finals.

Date Men's finals Women's finals
Wednesday 14 October
Thursday 15 October Team sprint, Team pursuit, Scratch Team sprint, Team pursuit, points race
Friday 16 October Sprint, Points race Scratch, Sprint
Saturday 17 October 1 km time trial, Elimination race, Individual pursuit, Omnium 500 m time trial
Sunday 18 October Keirin, Madison Keirin, Individual pursuit, Omnium, Elimination race

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Sprint
details
Jeffrey Hoogland
  Netherlands
Max Niederlag
  Germany
Damian Zieliński
  Poland
Team Sprint
details
  Netherlands
Nils van 't Hoenderdaal
Jeffrey Hoogland
Hugo Haak
43.232   Poland
Grzegorz Drejgier
Rafał Sarnecki
Krzysztof Maksel
43.358   Germany
Joachim Eilers
Max Niederlag
Robert Forstemann
Maximilian Levy
43.210
Team Pursuit
details
  Great Britain
Jonathan Dibben
Owain Doull
Andy Tennant
Bradley Wiggins
Steven Burke
Matthew Gibson
3:55.243    Switzerland
Silvan Dillier
Stefan Küng
Frank Pasche
Théry Schir
3:57.245   Denmark
Lasse Norman Hansen
Daniel Hartvig
Casper Pedersen
Rasmus Quaade
Mathias Møller Nielsen
3:57.930
Keirin
details
Pavel Kelemen
  Czech Republic
François Pervis
  France
Denis Dmitriev
  Russia
Omnium
details
Elia Viviani
  Italy
191 pts Lasse Norman Hansen
  Denmark
191 pts Jonathan Dibben
  Great Britain
188 pts
Pursuit[O]
details
Stefan Küng
  Switzerland
4:14.992 Domenic Weinstein
  Germany
4:17.775 Dion Beukeboom
  Netherlands
4:21.669
1 km Time Trial[O]
details
Jeffrey Hoogland
  Netherlands
1:00.350 Joachim Eilers
  Germany
1:00.569 Robin Wagner
  Czech Republic
1:01.057
Points Race[O]
details
Wojciech Pszczolarski
  Poland
24 Benjamin Thomas
  France
21 Claudio Imhof
  Switzerland
19
Scratch Race[O]
details
Sebastián Mora
  Spain
Tristan Marguet
  Switzerland
Adrian Tekliński
  Poland
Elimination Race[O]
details
Bryan Coquard
  France
Simone Consonni
  Italy
Christopher Latham
  Great Britain
Madison[N]
details
  Spain
Sebastián Mora
Albert Torres
12   Russia
Mikhail Radionov
Andrey Sazanov
0   France
Morgan Kneisky
Bryan Coquard
24 (-1 lap)
Women's Events
Sprint
details
Elis Ligtlee
  Netherlands
Anastasiia Voinova
  Russia
Kristina Vogel
  Germany
Team Sprint
details
  Russia
Anastasiia Voinova
Daria Shmeleva
32.443   Germany
Miriam Welte
Kristina Vogel
33.013   Netherlands
Laurine van Riessen
Elis Ligtlee
33.091
Team Pursuit
details
  Great Britain
Laura Trott
Katie Archibald
Elinor Barker
Joanna Rowsell
Ciara Horne
4:17.010   Russia
Gulnaz Badykova
Tamara Balabolina
Aleksandra Chekina
Maria Savitskaya
Evgenia Romanyuta
Aleksandra Goncharova
OVL   Belarus
Katsiaryna Piatrouskaya
Polina Pivavarava
Ina Savenka
Marina Shmayankova
4:32.595
Keirin
details
Elis Ligtlee
  Netherlands
Virginie Cueff
  France
Ekaterina Gnidenko
  Russia
Omnium
details
Laura Trott
  Great Britain
231 Amalie Dideriksen
  Denmark
195 Aušrinė Trebaitė
  Lithuania
185
Pursuit[O]
details
Katie Archibald
  Great Britain
3:32.832 Élise Delzenne
  France
3:37.331 Ciara Horne
  Great Britain
3:35.288
500 m Time Trial[O]
details
Anastasiia Voinova
  Russia
32.794
WR
Elis Ligtlee
  Netherlands
33.561 Daria Shmeleva
  Russia
33.842
Scratch Race[O]
details
Laura Trott
  Great Britain
Kirsten Wild
  Netherlands
Roxane Fournier
  France
Points Race[O]
details
Katarzyna Pawłowska
  Poland
46 Élise Delzenne
  France
35 Stephanie Pohl
  Germany
32
Elimination Race[O]
details
Katie Archibald
  Great Britain
Annalisa Cucinotta
  Italy
Irene Usabiaga
  Spain

NotesEdit

  • Competitors named in italics only participated in rounds prior to the final.
  • O In the Olympics, all shaded events (except the madison) are contested within the omnium only.
  • N The madison is not contested in the Olympics.

Medal tableEdit

 
Pavel Kelemen, one of the gold medal winners

  *   Host nation (Switzerland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)6039
2  Netherlands (NED)5229
3  Russia (RUS)2338
4  Poland (POL)2125
5  Spain (ESP)2013
6  France (FRA)1528
7   Switzerland (SUI)*1214
8  Italy (ITA)1203
9  Czech Republic (CZE)1012
10  Germany (GER)0437
11  Denmark (DEN)0213
12  Belarus (BLR)0011
  Lithuania (LTU)0011
Totals (13 entries)21212163

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling Track". IOC. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  2. ^ Entrants men
  3. ^ Entrants women

External linksEdit