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Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's cross-country

The men's cross-country cycling event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place at Hadleigh Farm on 12 August.[1]

Men's cross-country cycling
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Kulhavy olympics mtb 2012.jpg
Trio of future medal winners - left to right: Marco Aurelio Fontana, Jaroslav Kulhavý and Nino Schurter
VenueHadleigh Farm
Date12 August
Competitors47 from 31 nations
Winning time1:29:07
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jaroslav Kulhavý  Czech Republic
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nino Schurter  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marco Aurelio Fontana  Italy
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Fifty cyclists from 32 countries competed. Jaroslav Kulhavý from the Czech Republic won the gold medal, beating Switzerland's Nino Schurter by one second.

FormatEdit

The competition began at 1:30 pm with a mass start and involved a set number of laps (determined the day before the competition) around the 4.8 km course at Hadleigh Farm in Essex.[2] The distance of the race was 34.1 km.

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time

Date Time Round
Sunday 12 August 2012 13:30 Final

ResultEdit

The entry list was published on 26 July.[3]

Rank Rider Country Time
  Jaroslav Kulhavý   Czech Republic 1:29:07
  Nino Schurter   Switzerland 1:29:08
  Marco Aurelio Fontana   Italy 1:29:32
4 José Antonio Hermida   Spain 1:29:36
5 Burry Stander   South Africa 1:29:37
6 Carlos Coloma-Nicolas   Spain 1:30:07
7 Manuel Fumic   Germany 1:30:31
8 Geoff Kabush   Canada 1:30:43
9 Alexander Gehbauer   Austria 1:31:16
10 Todd Wells   United States 1:31:28
11 Stéphane Tempier   France 1:31:30
12 Jan Škarnitzl   Czech Republic 1:31:48
13 Gerhard Kerschbaumer   Italy 1:32:02
14 Ondřej Cink   Czech Republic 1:32:16
15 Samuel Schultz   United States 1:32:29
16 Marek Konwa   Poland 1:32:41
17 Rudi van Houts   Netherlands 1:32:53
18 Ralph Näf   Switzerland 1:32:58
19 Kevin van Hoovels   Belgium 1:33:01
20 Karl Markt   Austria 1:33:18
21 Daniel McConnell   Australia 1:33:22
22 Sergio Mantecon-Gutiérrez   Spain 1:33:46
23 David Rosa   Portugal 1:33:50
24 Rubens Valeriano   Brazil 1:34:23
25 Florian Vogel   Switzerland 1:34:36
26 Catriel Soto   Argentina 1:35:13
27 Kohei Yamamoto   Japan 1:35:26
28 Hector Paez   Colombia 1:36:02
29 Jean-Christophe Péraud   France 1:37:07
30 Marc Bassingthwaighte   Namibia 1:37:17
31 Sergiy Rysenko   Ukraine 1:37:32
32 Piotr Brzózka   Poland 1:38:37
33 Periklis Ilias   Greece 1:38:51
34 Moritz Milatz   Germany 1:38:59
35 Philip Buys   South Africa 1:40:11
36 Paolo Montoya   Costa Rica 1:41:19
37 Evgeniy Pechenin   Russia 1:41:40
38 Chan Chun Hing   Hong Kong 1:41:59
39 Adrien Niyonshuti   Rwanda 1:42:46
40 Marios Athanasiadis   Cyprus 1:43:25
Tong Weisong   China LAP
Derek Horton   Guam LAP
Sven Nys   Belgium DNF
Max Plaxton   Canada DNF
András Parti   Hungary DNF
Julien Absalon   France DNF
Liam Killeen   Great Britain DNF
Robert Förstemann   Germany DNS
Michael Vingerling   Netherlands DNS
Sam Bewley   New Zealand DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling Mountain Bike - Summer Olympic Sport". london2012.com. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  2. ^ "London 2012 cross-country women - Olympic Cycling Mountain Bike". london2012.com. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Entry list". Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2012.