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Cycling at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Cycling at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consisted of 44 events in two main disciplines, track cycling and road cycling. Track cycling was held in Laoshan Velodrome on 7–10 September, and road cycling took place at the Changping Triathlon Venue on 12–14 September.[1]

Cycling
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Cycling (road) pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Cycling
VenueLaoshan Velodrome
Changping Triathlon Venue
Dates7–10 September 2008
2004
2012
Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring (pilot) compete in Beijing on 7 September 2008.

ClassificationEdit

Cyclists are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows cyclists to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Cycling classes are:

EventsEdit

For each of the events below, medals are contested for one or more of the above classifications. After each classification is given the dates that the event will be contested.

Road cycling
Track cycling

Participating countriesEdit

There were 220 athletes (163 males, 57 females) from 39 nations taking part in this sport.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their cyclists (in this context a country is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)173020
2  United States (USA)54413
3  Germany (GER)36413
4  Australia (AUS)35715
5  Spain (ESP)35311
6  Czech Republic (CZE)2248
7  Italy (ITA)2136
8  Switzerland (SUI)2002
9  Japan (JPN)1326
10  France (FRA)1124
11  South Africa (RSA)1113
12  Austria (AUT)1102
  Belarus (BLR)1102
14  New Zealand (NZL)1034
15  Poland (POL)1012
16  China (CHN)0347
17  Netherlands (NED)0303
18  South Korea (KOR)0112
19  Finland (FIN)0101
  Romania (ROU)0101
  Slovakia (SVK)0101
22  Canada (CAN)0022
  Lebanon (LIB)0022
24  Belgium (BEL)0011
Totals (24 nations)444344131

Road cyclingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Time trial
details
Time trial B&VI 1–3   Spain (ESP)
Christian Venge
David Llaurado
  Netherlands (NED)
Alfred Stelleman
Jaco Tettelaar
  Poland (POL)
Krzysztof Kosikowski
Artur Korc
Time trial CP 3 Javier Otxoa
  Spain
Darren Kenny
  Great Britain
Yong-Sik Jin
  South Korea
Time trial CP 4 Cesar Neira
  Spain
Christopher Scott
  Australia
Masashi Ishii
  Japan
Time trial HC A Wolfgang Schattauer
  Austria
Rastislav Turecek
  Slovakia
Alain Quittet
  France
Time trial HC B Heinz Frei
  Switzerland
Vittorio Podestà
  Italy
Edward Maalouf
  Lebanon
Time trial HC C Oz Sanchez
  United States
José Vicente Arzo
  Spain
Alejandro Albor
  United States
Time trial LC1 Wolfgang Sacher
  Germany
Wolfgang Eibeck
  Austria
Fabio Triboli
  Italy
Time trial LC2 Jiri Jezek
  Czech Republic
Carol Eduard Novak
  Romania
Roberto Alcaide
  Spain
Time trial LC3 Laurent Thirionet
  France
Simon Richardson
  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
  Japan
Time trial LC4 Michael Teuber
  Germany
Juan José Méndez Fernández
  Spain
Anthony Zahn
  United States
Road race
details
Road race B&VI 1–3   Poland (POL)
Andrzej Zajac
Dariusz Flak
  Finland (FIN)
Jarmo Ollanketo
Marko Tormanen
  France (FRA)
Olivier Donval
John Saccomandi
Road race HC B Heinz Frei
  Switzerland
Max Weber
  Germany
Edward Maalouf
  Lebanon
Road race HC C Ernst van Dyk
  South Africa
Alejandro Albor
  United States
Oz Sanchez
  United States
Road race LC 1–2/CP 4 Fabio Triboli
  Italy
David Mercier
  France
Michael Gallagher
  Australia
Road race LC 3–4/CP 3 Darren Kenny
  Great Britain
Javier Otxoa
  Spain
Tomas Kvasnicka
  Czech Republic

Women's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Time trial
details
Time trial B&VI 1–3   United States (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
  Belarus (BLR)
Iryna Fiadotava
Alena Drazdova
  New Zealand (NZL)
Jayne Parsons
Annaliisa Farrell
Time trial HC A/B/C Rachel Morris
  Great Britain
Monique van der Vorst
  Netherlands
Dorothee Vieth
  Germany
Time trial LC 1–2/CP 4 Sarah Storey
  Great Britain
Jennifer Schuble
  United States
Jufang Zhou
  China
Time trial LC 3–4/CP 3 Barbara Buchan
  United States
Allison Jones
  United States
Paula Tesoriero
  New Zealand
Road race
details
Road race B&VI 1–3   Belarus (BLR)
Iryna Fiadotava
Alena Drazdova
  United States (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
  Canada (CAN)
Genevieve Ouellet
Mathilde Hupin
Road race HC A/B/C Andrea Eskau
  Germany
Monique van der Vorst
  Netherlands
Dorothee Vieth
  Germany

Mixed eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Time trial
details
Time trial CP 1–2 David Stone
  Great Britain
Barbara Weise
  Germany
Marketa Mackova
  Czech Republic
Road race
details
Road race CP 1–2 David Stone
  Great Britain
Riaan Nel
  South Africa
Giorgio Farroni
  Italy

Track cyclingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Time trial
details
1 km time trial (B&VI 1–3)
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Anthony Kappes
Barney Storey
  Australia (AUS)
Ben Demery
Shaun Hopkins
  Australia (AUS)
Kieran Modra
Tyson Lawrence
1 km time trial (CP 3)
details
Darren Kenny
  Great Britain
Rik Waddon
  Great Britain
Tomas Kvasnicka
  Czech Republic
1 km time trial (CP 4)
details
Masashi Ishii
  Japan
Jiri Bouska
  Czech Republic
Christopher Scott
  Australia
1 km time trial (LC 1)
details
Mark Bristow
  Great Britain
Kuidong Zhang
  China
Wolfgang Sacher
  Germany
1 km time trial (LC 2)
details
Jody Cundy
  Great Britain
Jiri Jezek
  Czech Republic
Yuanchao Zheng
  China
1 km time trial (LC 3–4)
details
Simon Richardson
  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
  Japan
Greg Ball
  Australia
Individual pursuit
details
Individual pursuit (B&VI 1–3)
details
  Australia (AUS)
Kieran Modra
Tyson Lawrence
  Spain (ESP)
Christian Venge
David Llaurado
  Australia (AUS)
Bryce Lindores
Steven George
Individual pursuit (CP 3)
details
Darren Kenny
  Great Britain
Yong-Sik Jin
  South Korea
Jean Quevillon
  Canada
Individual pursuit (CP 4)
details
Christopher Scott
  Australia
Masashi Ishii
  Japan
Cesar Neira
  Spain
Individual pursuit (LC 1)
details
Michael Gallagher
  Australia
Wolfgang Sacher
  Germany
Fabio Triboli
  Italy
Individual pursuit (LC 2)
details
Jiri Jezek
  Czech Republic
Roberto Alcaide
  Spain
Jan Boyen
  Belgium
Individual pursuit (LC 3)
details
Simon Richardson
  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
  Japan
Tobias Graf
  Germany
Individual pursuit (LC 4)
details
Paolo Vigano
  Italy
Michael Teuber
  Germany
Juan José Mendez
  Spain
Sprint
details
Sprint (B&VI 1–3)
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Anthony Kappes
Barney Storey
  Australia (AUS)
Ben Demery
Shaun Hopkins
  South Africa (RSA)
Gavin Kilpatrick
Michael Thomson
Team sprint (LC1–4 CP3/4)
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Darren Kenny
Mark Bristow
Jody Cundy
  China (CHN)
Kuidong Zhang
Yuanchao Zheng
Lu Zhang
  Czech Republic (CZE)
Tomas Kvasnicka
Jiri Bouska
Jiri Jezek

Women's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Time trial
details
500m time trial (LC1–2/CP 4)
details
Jennifer Schuble
  United States
Ye Yaping
  China
Dong Jingping
  China
500m time trial (LC3–4/CP 3)
details
Paula Tesoriero
  New Zealand
Natalie Simanowski
  Germany
Jayme Paris
  Australia
1 km time trial (B&VI 1–3)
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Aileen McGlynn
Ellen Hunter
  Australia (AUS)
Felicity Johnson
Katie Parker
  Australia (AUS)
Lindy Hou
Toireasa Gallagher
Individual pursuit
details
Individual pursuit (B&VI 1–3)
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Aileen McGlynn
Ellen Hunter
  Australia (AUS)
Lindy Hou
Toireasa Gallagher
  United States (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
Individual pursuit (LC 1–2/CP 4)
details
Sarah Storey
  Great Britain
Jennifer Schuble
  United States
Jingping Dong
  China
Individual pursuit (LC 3–4/CP 3)
details
Barbara Buchan
  United States
Natalie Simanowski
  Germany
Paula Tesoriero
  New Zealand

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-09-07.

External linksEdit