Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's Keirin

The men's Keirin in cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics was contested by 22 cyclists. A Keirin race consisted of eight laps of the track, or 2 kilometres.[1]

MedalistsEdit

  Gold   Silver   Bronze
  Ryan Bayley (AUS)   José Antonio Escuredo (ESP)   Shane Kelly (AUS)

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

The 22 cyclists competed in three heats of seven to eight riders each. The top two riders in each heat (six overall) advanced to the next round, while the other sixteen cyclists competed in the first repechage.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation
1 Ryan Bayley   Australia
2 Labros Vasilopoulos   Greece
3 Jamie Staff   Great Britain
4 Łukasz Kwiatkowski   Poland
5 Theo Bos   Netherlands
6 Toshiaki Fushimi   Japan
7 Jens Fiedler   Germany
Heat 2
Place Name Nation
1 René Wolff   Germany
2 José Antonio Escuredo   Spain
3 Martin Nothstein   United States
4 Jeroslav Jerobek   Slovakia
5 Josiah Ng   Malaysia
6 Laurent Gané   France
7 Yang Hee-Chun   South Korea
Heat 3
Place Name Nation
1 Shane Kelly   Australia
2 Ivan Vrba   Czech Republic
3 Teun Mulder   Netherlands
4 José Alberto Sochón   Guatemala
5 Ross Edgar   Great Britain
6 Hong Suk-Hwan   South Korea
7 Mickaël Bourgain   France
REL José Antonio Villanueva   Spain

First repechageEdit

The first round repechage consisted of three heats of five to six 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
1 Jamie Staff   Great Britain
2 Jens Fiedler   Germany
3 José Antonio Villanueva   Spain
4 Ross Edgar   Great Britain
5 Jeroslav Jerobek   Slovakia
6 Laurent Gané   France
Heat 2
Place Name Nation
1 Mickaël Bourgain   France
2 Josiah Ng   Malaysia
3 Jose Sochon   Guatemala
4 Martin Nothstein   United States
5 Toshiaki Fushimi   Japan
Heat 3
Place Name Nation
1 Theo Bos   Netherlands
2 Lukasz Kwiatkowski   Poland
3 Hong Suk-Hwan   South Korea
4 Teun Mulder   Netherlands
5 Yang Hee-Chun   South Korea

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, while the bottom three in each heat competed in the classification race for seventh to twelfth places.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation
1 Ryan Bayley   Australia
2 Josiah Ng   Malaysia
3 José Antonio Escuredo   Spain
4 Ivan Vrba   Czech Republic
5 Lukasz Kwiatkowski   Poland
REL Jamie Staff   Great Britain
Heat 2
Place Name Nation
1 Shane Kelly   Australia
2 René Wolff   Germany
3 Mickaël Bourgain   France
4 Jens Fiedler   Germany
DNF Theo Bos   Netherlands
REL Labros Vasilopoulos   Greece

Classification 7-12Edit

Place Name Nation
1 Lukasz Kwiatkowski   Poland
2 Jens Fiedler   Germany
3 Labros Vasilopoulos   Greece
REL Ivan Vrba   Czech Republic
DNS Theo Bos   Netherlands
DNS Jamie Staff   Great Britain

FinalEdit

Final results[1]
Place Name Nation
1 Ryan Bayley   Australia
2 José Antonio Escuredo   Spain
3 Shane Kelly   Australia
DNF Mickaël Bourgain   France
REL René Wolff   Germany
REL Josiah Ng   Malaysia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Men's Keirin". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.

External linksEdit