Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's sprint

The women's 200m Sprint at the 1996 Summer Olympics Cycling was an event that consisted of cyclists making three laps around the track. Only the time for the last 200 meters of the 750 meters covered was counted as official time. The races were held on Wednesday, July 24, Thursday, July 25, Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, 1996 at the Stone Mountain Velodrome.[1]

Women's cycling sprint
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueStone Mountain
Date24–27 July 1996
Competitors14 from 14 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Félicia Ballanger  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Michelle Ferris  Australia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ingrid Haringa  Netherlands
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MedalistsEdit

Gold:   Silver:   Bronze:  
Felicia Ballanger,   France Michelle Ferris,   Australia Ingrid Haringa,   Netherlands

ResultsEdit

  • Q denotes qualification by place in heat.
  • q denotes qualification by overall place.
  • REL denotes relegated- due to being passed
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best.

Qualifying roundEdit

Held July 24

Times and average speeds are listed. 12 qualifying riders were seeded by these results for the first round.

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Notes
1. Michelle Ferris   Australia 11.212 s 64.21 km/h Q OR
2. Felicia Ballanger   France 11.277 s 63.84 km/h Q
3. Oksana Grishina   Russia 11.298 s 63.74 km/h Q
4. Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands 11.456 s 62.84 km/h Q
5. Yan Wang   China 11.519 s 62.50  km/h Q
6. Annett Neumann   Germany 11.536 s 62.41  km/h Q
7. Connie Paraskevin-Young   United States 11.545 s 62.36 km/h Q
8. Tanya Dubnicoff   Canada 11.566 s 62.25 km/h Q
9. Erika Salumäe   Estonia 11.566 s 62.25 km/h Q
10. Daniela Larreal   Venezuela 11.878 s 60.61; km/h Q
11. Mira Kasslin   Finland 11.924 s 60.38 km/h Q
12. Donna Wynd   New Zealand 11.961 s 60.19 km/h Q
13. Rita Razmaite   Lithuania 11.971 s 60.14 km/h
14. Nancy Contreras   Mexico 11.992 s 60.04 km/h

1/8 finalEdit

Held July 25. The 1/8 round consisted of six matches, each pitting two of the twelve cyclists against each other. The winners advanced to the quarterfinals, with the losers getting another chance in the 1/8 repechage.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Qualify
1 1 Michelle Ferris   Australia 11.932 s Q
2 Donna Wynd   New Zealand
2 1 Felicia Ballanger   France 11.901 s Q
2 Mira Kasslin   Finland
3 1 Oksana Grishina   Russia 12.209 s Q
2 Daniela Larreal   Venezuela
4 1 Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands 12.164 s Q
2 Erika Salumäe   Estonia
5 1 Tanya Dubnicoff   Canada 12.02 s Q
2 Yan Wang   China
6 1 Annett Neumann   Germany 12.078 s Q
2 Connie Paraskevin-Young   United States

1/8 repechageEdit

Held July 25.
The six cyclists defeated in the 1/8 round competed in the 1/8 repechage. Two heats of three riders were held. Winners rejoined the victors from the 1/8 round and advanced to the quarterfinals.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Qualify
1 1 Erika Salumäe   Estonia 12.018 s Q
2 Connie Paraskevin-Young   United States
3 Donna Wynd   New Zealand
2 1 Yan Wang   China 12.067 s Q
2 Daniela Larreal   Venezuela
3 Mira Kasslin   Finland

QuarterfinalsEdit

Held July 26.
The eight riders that had advanced to the quarterfinals competed pairwise in four matches. Each match consisted of two races, with a potential third race being used as a tie-breaker if each cyclist won one of the first two races. All four quarterfinals matches were decided without a third race. Winners advanced to the semifinals, losers competed in a 5th to 8th place classification.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider Qualify
1 1 Michelle Ferris   Australia 11.825 s 11.932 s Q
2 Yan Wang   China
2 1 Felicia Ballanger   France 11.831 s 12.082 s Q
2 Erika Salumäe   Estonia
3 1 Annett Neumann   Germany 11.864 s 12.060 s Q
2 Oksana Grishina   Russia 12.119 s
4 1 Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands 12.049 s Q
2 Tanya Dubnicoff   Canada 12.020 s REL

Classification 5-8Edit

Held July 26
The 5-8 classification was a single race with all four riders that had lost in the quarterfinals taking place. The winner of the race received 5th place, with the others taking the three following places in order.

Pos Athlete NOS Time
1 Oksana Grishina   Russia 12.416 s
2 Erika Salumäe   Estonia
3 Yan Wang   China
4 Tanya Dubnicoff   Canada

SemifinalsEdit

Held July 26
The four riders that had advanced to the semifinals competed pairwise in two matches. Each match consisted of two races, with a potential third race being used as a tie-breaker if each cyclist won one of the first two races. Winners advanced to the finals, losers competed in the bronze medal match.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider Qualify
1 1 Michelle Ferris   Australia 12.080 s 12.076 s Q
2 Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands
2 1 Felicia Ballanger   France 12.022 s 12.046 s Q
2 Annett Neumann   Germany

Medal FinalsEdit

Held July 27.

Bronze medal matchEdit

The bronze medal match was contested in a set of three races, with the winner of two races declared the winner.

Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider
1 Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands 12.074 s 11.782 s
2 Annett Neumann   Germany 12.260 s

Gold medal matchEdit

The gold medal match was contested in a set of three races, with the winner of two races declared the winner.

Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider
1 Felicia Ballanger   France 11.903 s 12.096 s
2 Michelle Ferris   Australia

Final classificationEdit

Final results
Pos. Athlete NOC
1. Felicia Ballanger   France
2. Michelle Ferris   Australia
3. Ingrid Haringa   Netherlands
4. Annett Neumann   Germany
5. Oxana Grichina   Russia
6. Erika Salumäe   Estonia
7. Yan Wang   China
8. Tanya Dubnicoff   Canada

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Sprint". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.

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