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Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's Keirin

The men's Keirin in cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics was contested by 20 cyclists. A Keirin race consisted of eight laps of the track, or 2 kilometres.

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MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Florian Rousseau (FRA)   Gary Neiwand (AUS)   Jens Fiedler (GER)

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

The 20 cyclists competed in three heats of six to seven riders each. The top two riders in each heat (six overall) advanced to the next round, while the other fourteen cyclists competed in the first repechage.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jens Fiedler   Germany Q
2 Gary Neiwand   Australia Q
3 Shinishi Ota   Japan
4 Lampros Vasilopoulos   Greece
5 Jaroslav Jeřábek   Slovakia
6 Christian Arrue   United States
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Pavel Buran   Czech Republic Q
2 Roberto Chiappa   Italy Q
3 In-Young Eum   South Korea
4 Chris Hoy   Great Britain
5 Florian Rousseau   France
6 Grzegorz Krejner   Poland
Anthony Peden   New Zealand
Heat 3
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jan van Eijden   Germany Q
2 Frédéric Magné   France Q
3 David Cabrero   Spain
4 Marty Nothstein   United States
5 Matt Sinton   New Zealand
6 Yuichiro Kamiyama   Japan
Ainārs Ķiksis   Latvia

First repechageEdit

The first round repechage consisted of three heats of four to five riders each. The top two cyclists in each of the heats rejoined the winners from the first round in advancing to the second round. The rest were eliminated from competition.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Ainārs Ķiksis   Latvia Q
2 Shinishi Ota   Japan Q
3 Grzegorz Krejner   Poland
4 Matt Sinton   New Zealand
Chris Hoy   Great Britain
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Marty Nothstein   United States Q
2 Florian Rousseau   France Q
3 Anthony Peden   New Zealand
4 In-Young Eum   South Korea
5 Christian Arrue   United States
Heat 3
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 David Cabrero   Spain Q
2 Lampros Vasilopoulos   Greece Q
3 Jaroslav Jeřábek   Slovakia
4 Yuichiro Kamiyama   Japan

Second roundEdit

The second round consisted of two heats, with the twelve cyclists split into groups of six. The top three riders in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jens Fiedler   Germany Q
2 Jan van Eijden   Germany Q
3 Florian Rousseau   France Q
4 Roberto Chiappa   Italy
Lampros Vasilopoulos   Greece
Ainārs Ķiksis   Latvia
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Marty Nothstein   United States Q
2 Gary Neiwand   Australia Q
3 Frédéric Magné   France Q
4 David Cabrero   Spain
5 Pavel Buran   Czech Republic
6 Shinishi Ota   Japan

FinalEdit

Place Name
  Florian Rousseau   France
  Gary Neiwand   Australia
  Jens Fiedler   Germany
4 Jan van Eijden   Germany
5 Marty Nothstein   United States
6 Frédéric Magné   France

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