Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's team sprint

The men's cycling team sprint at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro took place on 11 August 2016.[1]

Men's team sprint cycling
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueRio Olympic Velodrome
Date11 August 2016
Competitors27 from 9 nations
Winning time42.440 OR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
 Great Britain
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Eddie Dawkins
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
 New Zealand
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Grégory Baugé
Michaël D'Almeida
François Pervis
 France
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The medals were presented by Camiel Eurlings, IOC member, Netherlands and José Manuel Pelaez, Member of the UCI Management Committee.

Competition formatEdit

A men's team sprint race consists of a three-lap race between two teams of three cyclists, starting on opposite sides of the track. Each member of the team must lead for one of the laps.

The tournament consisted of an initial qualifying round. The top eight teams advanced to the first round. The first round comprised head-to-head races based on seeding (1st vs. 8th, 2nd vs. 7th, etc.). The winners of those four heats advanced to the medal round, with the two fastest winners competing in the gold medal final and the two slower winners facing off for bronze.

ScheduleEdit

All times are Brasília Time (UTC-03:00)

Date Time Round
Thursday, 11 August 2016 16:00 Qualifications and final

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

The fastest 8 teams qualify for the first round.[2]

Rank Country Cyclists Result Notes
1   Great Britain Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
42.562 Q, OR
2   New Zealand Eddie Dawkins
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
42.673 Q
3   Australia Patrick Constable
Matthew Glaetzer
Nathan Hart
43.158 Q
4   France Grégory Baugé
Michaël D'Almeida
François Pervis
43.185 Q
5   Poland Rafal Sarnecki
Damian Zielinski
Krzysztof Maksel
43.297 Q
6   Netherlands Jeffrey Hoogland
Theo Bos
Matthijs Buchli
43.688 Q
7   Germany Rene Enders
Joachim Eilers
Maximilian Levy
43.711 Q
8   Venezuela Cesar Marcano
Hersony Canelon
Angel Pulgar
44.263 Q
9   South Korea Son Je-yong
Im Chae-bin
Kang Dong-jin
REL[A]
44.422
  • A South Korea were relegated for breaching article 3.2.153[3]
  • Q = qualified

First roundEdit

First round heats are held as follows:
Heat 1: 4th v 5th qualifier
Heat 2: 3rd v 6th qualifier
Heat 3: 2nd v 7th qualifier
Heat 4: 1st v 8th qualifier

The heat winners are ranked on time, from which the top 2 proceed to the gold medal final and the other 2 proceed to the bronze medal final.[4]

Rank Heat Country Cyclists Result Notes
1 3   New Zealand Eddie Dawkins
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
42.535 QG, OR
2 4   Great Britain Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
42.640 QG
3 1   France Grégory Baugé
Michaël D'Almeida
François Pervis
43.153 QB
4 2   Australia Patrick Constable
Matthew Glaetzer
Nathan Hart
43.166 QB
5 3   Germany Rene Enders
Joachim Eilers
Maximilian Levy
43.455
6 2   Netherlands Nils van 't Hoenderdaal
Jeffrey Hoogland
Theo Bos
43.552
7 1   Poland Rafal Sarnecki
Damian Zielinski
Krzysztof Maksel
43.555
8 4   Venezuela Cesar Marcano
Hersony Canelon
Angel Pulgar
44.486
  • QG = qualified for gold medal final
  • QB = qualified for bronze medal final

FinalsEdit

The final classification is determined in the medal finals.[5]

Rank Country Cyclists Result Notes
Bronze medal final
    France Grégory Baugé
Michaël D'Almeida
François Pervis
43.143
4   Australia Patrick Constable
Matthew Glaetzer
Nathan Hart
43.298
Gold medal final
    Great Britain Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
42.440 OR
    New Zealand Eddie Dawkins
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
42.542


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's team sprint". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Qualifying" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ UCI Cycling Regulations - Race procedure (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 4 June 2016. pp. 28–31. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-01-07. Retrieved 14 November 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "First Round" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Results and Final Classification" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)