Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's Keirin
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
|Venue||Rio Olympic Velodrome|
|Competitors||27 from 18 nations|
|Cycling at the
2016 Summer Olympics
|List of cyclists|
The Keirin races involved 5.5 laps of the track behind a motorcycle, followed by a 2.5 lap sprint to the finish. The tournament consisted of preliminary heats and repechages, a semi-finals round, and the finals. The heats and repechages narrowed the field to 12. The semi-finals divided the remaining 12 into six finalists. The finals round also included a ranking race for 7th to 12th place.
All times are Brasília Time
|Tuesday 16 August 2016||10:18 & 18:14||Round 1, repechage, round 2 and final|
Top two in each heat qualified directly for the second round; the remainder advanced to the first round repechages.
- R1 Relegation for moving down towards the inside of the track and forcing other competitor off the track
- R2 Relegation and Warning for moving down towards the inside of the track when a rival was already there
First round RepechagesEdit
The winner of each heat qualified for the second round.
- R3 Relegation for entering the sprinter's lane when the opponent was already there
First three riders in each semi qualified for the final; the remainder advanced to the small final (for places 7-12).
The final classification is determined in the ranking finals.
Final (places 7–12)Edit
|7||Sam Webster (NZL)|
|8||Michaël D'Almeida (FRA)||+0.009|
|9||Krzysztof Maksel (POL)||+0.107|
|10||Matthew Glaetzer (AUS)||+0.322|
|11||François Pervis (FRA)||+0.406|
|12||Christos Volikakis (GRE)||+0.514|
Final (places 1–6)Edit
|Jason Kenny (GBR)|
|Matthijs Büchli (NED)||+0.040|
|Azizulhasni Awang (MAS)||+0.085|
|4||Joachim Eilers (GER)||+0.110|
|5||Fabián Puerta (COL)||+0.113|
|6||Damian Zieliński (POL)||+0.594|
- "Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's keirin". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 22 September 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "First Round" (PDF). Rio 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "First Round Repechages" (PDF). Rio 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "Second Round" (PDF). Rio 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "Results and Final Classification" (PDF). Rio 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.