Olympic record progression track cycling – Men's team sprint

This is an overview of the progression of the Olympic track cycling record of the men's team sprint as recognised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).[1]

The British team during the 2012 Summer Olympics setting the Olymlic record

The men's team sprint was introduced at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

ProgressionEdit

♦ denotes a performance that is also a current world record. Statistics are correct as of the end of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

During the Qualification session there were several teams who rode a new best time and so had temporary the Olympic Record. They are not listed as Olympic Record holders because they did not win the qualification session. These countries who had temporary the Olympic record are:

Time Cyclists Location Track Date Meet Ref
43"065   Great Britain
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Chris Hoy
London   - London Velopark Indoor track 2 August 2012 2012 Summer Olympics
Qualification
42"747   Great Britain
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Chris Hoy
London   - London Velopark Indoor track 2 August 2012 2012 Summer Olympics
First round
42"600   Great Britain
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Chris Hoy
London   - London Velopark Indoor track 2 August 2012 2012 Summer Olympics
Gold medal final
42"562   Great Britain
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
Rio de Janeiro   - Rio Olympic Velodrome Indoor track 11 August 2016 2016 Summer Olympics
Qualifying
[2]
42"535   New Zealand
Eddie Dawkins
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
Rio de Janeiro   - Rio Olympic Velodrome Indoor track 11 August 2016 2016 Summer Olympics
First round
[3]
42"440   Great Britain
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner
Rio de Janeiro   - Rio Olympic Velodrome Indoor track 11 August 2016 2016 Summer Olympics
Gold medal final
[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale - Men - Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Men's Team Sprint Qualifying Results" (PDF). Rio 2016 official website. 11 August 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Men's Team Sprint Round 1 Results" (PDF). Rio 2016 official website. 11 August 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Men's Team Sprint Final Classification" (PDF). Rio 2016 official website. 12 August 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016.