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2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Women's team pursuit

The Women's team pursuit competition at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships was held on 28 February and 1 March 2018.[1][2]

Women's team pursuit
at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueOmnisport Apeldoorn
LocationApeldoorn, Netherlands
Dates28 February–1 March
Competitors52 from 13 nations
Teams13
Winning time4:15.669
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    Great Britain
bronze medal    Italy
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ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

The eight fastest teams advanced to the first round.[3]

Rank Nation Time Behind Notes
1   United States
Jennifer Valente
Kelly Catlin
Chloé Dygert
Kimberly Geist
4:18.836 Q
2   Great Britain
Katie Archibald
Elinor Barker
Laura Kenny
Emily Nelson
4:19.177 +0.341 Q
3   Italy
Elisa Balsamo
Letizia Paternoster
Simona Frapporti
Tatiana Guderzo
4:21.543 +2.707 Q
4   New Zealand
Rushlee Buchanan
Bryony Botha
Kirstie James
Racquel Sheath
4:23.530 +4.694 Q
5   Canada
Allison Beveridge
Ariane Bonhomme
Annie Foreman-Mackey
Stephanie Roorda
4:24.071 +5.235 q
6   Germany
Gudrun Stock
Charlotte Becker
Franziska Brauße
Lisa Brennauer
4:26.746 +7.910 q
7   France
Laurie Berthon
Coralie Demay
Marion Borras
Marie Le Net
4:29.627 +10.791 q
8   Poland
Daria Pikulik
Katarzyna Pawłowska
Justyna Kaczkowska
Nikol Płosaj
4:29.799 +10.963 q
9   Japan
Yumi Kajihara
Kie Furuyama
Yuya Hashimoto
Kisato Nakamura
4:30.955 +12.119
10   China
Wang Xiaofei
Liu Jiali
Ma Menglu
Wang Hong
4:32.389 +13.553
11   Russia
Aleksandra Goncharova
Gulnaz Badykova
Anastasiia Iakovenko
Olga Zabelinskaya
4:32.652 +13.816
12   Belgium
Lotte Kopecky
Gilke Croket
Annelies Dom
Saartje Vandenbroucke
4:33.076 +14.240
13   Belarus
Polina Pivovarova
Ina Savenka
Anastasiya Dzedzikava
Hanna Tserakh
4:34.254 +15.418

First roundEdit

First round heats were held as follows:
Heat 1: 6th v 7th fastest
Heat 2: 5th v 8th fastest
Heat 3: 2nd v 3rd fastest
Heat 4: 1st v 4th fastest

The winners of heats three and four proceeded to the gold medal race. The remaining six teams were ranked on time, from which the top two proceeded to the bronze medal race.[4]

Rank Heat Nation Time Notes
1 4   United States
Jennifer Valente
Kelly Catlin
Chloé Dygert
Kimberly Geist
4:16.340 QG
2 3   Great Britain
Katie Archibald
Elinor Barker
Laura Kenny
Eleanor Dickinson
4:19.397 QG
3 3   Italy
Elisa Balsamo
Letizia Paternoster
Silvia Valsecchi
Tatiana Guderzo
4:20.647 QB
4 2   Canada
Allison Beveridge
Ariane Bonhomme
Annie Foreman-Mackey
Stephanie Roorda
4:21.780 QB
5 1   Germany
Gudrun Stock
Charlotte Becker
Franziska Brauße
Lisa Brennauer
4:24.369
6 4   New Zealand
Rushlee Buchanan
Bryony Botha
Michaela Drummond
Racquel Sheath
4:25.384
7 1   France
Laurie Berthon
Coralie Demay
Marion Borras
Marie Le Net
4:27.273
8 2   Poland
Daria Pikulik
Katarzyna Pawłowska
Justyna Kaczkowska
Nikol Płosaj
4:32.169
  • QG = qualified for gold medal final
  • QB = qualified for bronze medal final

FinalsEdit

The final classification was determined in the medal finals.[5]

Rank Nation Time Gap Notes
Gold medal race
    United States
Jennifer Valente
Kelly Catlin
Chloé Dygert
Kimberly Geist
4:15.669
    Great Britain
Katie Archibald
Elinor Barker
Laura Kenny
Emily Nelson
4:16.980 +1.311
Bronze medal race
    Italy
Elisa Balsamo
Letizia Paternoster
Silvia Valsecchi
Tatiana Guderzo
4:20.202
4   Canada
Allison Beveridge
Ariane Bonhomme
Annie Foreman-Mackey
Stephanie Roorda
4:23.216 +3.014

ReferencesEdit