Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's Keirin
The women's Keirin at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro took place at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on 13 August. This was the second time that the event was held at the Olympics, after making its debut in London four years prior.
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Left-right: James, Ligtlee, Meares
|Venue||Rio Olympic Velodrome|
The previous title holder, Britain's Victoria Pendleton, did not compete as she announced her retirement at the end of the 2012 London Games.
- 1 Competition format
- 2 Schedule
- 3 Results
- 4 References
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
|Saturday 13 August 2016||16:00||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 riding on the blue band during the sprint
First round RepechagesEdit
The winner of each heat qualified for the second round.
First three riders in each semi qualified for the final; the remainder advanced to the small final (for places 7-12).
- R2 Relegation for entering the sprinter's lane when the opponent was already there
The final classification is determined in the ranking finals.
Final (places 7-12)Edit
|7||Lee Wai Sze (HKG)|
|8||Lee Hye-jin (KOR)||+0.059|
|9||Laurine van Riessen (NED)||+0.140|
|10||Martha Bayona (COL)||+0.220|
|11||Zhong Tianshi (CHN)||+0.445|
|12||Simona Krupeckaitė (LTU)||+0.464|
Final (places 1-6)Edit
|Elis Ligtlee (NED)|
|Becky James (GBR)||+0.033|
|Anna Meares (AUS)||+0.038|
|4||Anastasia Voynova (RUS)||+0.111|
|5||Liubov Basova (UKR)||+0.152|
|6||Kristina Vogel (GER)||+0.163|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's Keirin.|
- "Cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's keirin". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 22 September 2016. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "First Round" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "First Round Repechages" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "Second Round" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
- "Results and Final Classification" (PDF). Rio 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-10-10. Retrieved 8 October 2016.