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    London Olympics 2012


    Track Cycling

    British Men’s Sprint selection are Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny & Philip Hindes.

    British Men’s Endurance selection are Geraint Thomas, Ed Clancy, Peter Kennaugh, Andrew Tennant & Steven Burke.

    British Women’s Sprint selection are Victoria Pendleton MBE & Jessica Varnish.

    British Women’s Endurance selection are Laura Trott, Dani King, Wendy Hovenaghel & Joanna Rowsell.


    02 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 18.30pm

    Men’s Team Pursuit Qualifying

    Great Britain qualify in top postion & set a new WR: 3.52.499. They will ride against Australia. New Zealand & Denmark will ride for bronze.

    Men’s Team Sprint Qualifying

    Great Britain qualify fastest setting a new Olympic record of 43.065

     

    Men’s Team Sprint Medals

    Current Olympic Champions                         Great Britain   Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny & Jamie Staff

    Current World Champions                            Australia

    Current British National Champions               Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny & Jason Queally

    World Record Time    42.914  by Germany 2011

     

    Gold          Great Britain (WR:42.600)         Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny & Philip Hindes...

    Silver         France

    Bronze      Germany

     

    Women’s Team Sprint Qualifying

    China qualify the fastest setting a new world record of 32.447

    Great Britain are relegated due to a change over infringement.

     

    Women’s Team Sprint Medals

    Current Olympic Champions                     None

    Current World Champions                       Germany

    Current British National Champions          Victoria Pendleton & Jessica Varnish

    World Record Time         32.549 by Germany at Melbourne 2012

     

    Gold               Germany               Miriam Welte & Kristina Vogel

    Silver              China  (WR: 32.422) set again in the Heat this time. (China were relegated to Silver due to a change over infringement)

    Bronze            Australia


    03 August 2012 - The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 18.55pm

    Men’s Team Pursuit Medals

    Current Olympic Champions                    Great Britain      Ed Clancy, Bradley Wiggins, Geraint Thomas & Paul Manning

    Current World Champions                       Great Britain

    Current British National Champions          J Dibben, A Slater, O Doull, P Dibben

    World Record Time          3:53.295 by Great Britain at Melbourne  2012

     

    Gold               Great Britain              (WR: 3.51.659)  Ed Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke & Peter Kennaugh...

    Silver              Australia

    Bronze            New Zealand

     

    Women’s Keirin Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                  None

    Current World Champion                     Anna Meares       Australia

    Current British National Champion        Rebecca James

     

    Gold               Victoria Pendleton               Great Britain

    Silver              Shuang Guo                        China

    Bronze            Sze Wai Lee                       Hong Kong

     

    Women’s Team Pursuit Qualifying

    Great Britain qualify with the quickest time setting a new world record of WR: 3.15.669


    04 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 10.00am to 11.30am

    Men’s Omnium 250m Flying Lap

    Ed Clancy of Great Britain wins the first round of the men’s omnium event in a time of 12.556

    Men’s Sprint Qualifying

    Great Britain’s Jason Kenny sets the quickest qualifying time and new Olympic record of 9.713


    04 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 18.40pm

    Men’s Omnium 30Km Points Race

    Roger Kluge of Germany wins the points race round of the omnium. Great Britain’s Ed Clancy finishes eleventh.

    Men’s Omnium Elimination Race

    Bryan Coquard of France wins the elimination round of the omnium. Great Britain’s Ed Clancy finishes a respectable fifth.

    Men’s Sprint 1/16th Finals Repecharges 1/8th Finals 9-12th

    Women’s Team Pursuit Heats

    Great Britain set another world record of 3.14.682 to ride for gold against USA. Australia will ride for bronze against Canada later tonight.

    Women’s Team Pursuit Medals

    Current Olympic Champions                  None

    Current World Champions                    Great Britain

    Current British National Champions       Dani King, Joanna Rowsell & Sarah Storey

    World Record Time          3.15.720 by Great Britain in Melbourne 2012

     

    Gold                Great Britain (WR: 3.14.051)  Dani King, Joanna Rowsell & Laura Trott

    Silver               USA

    Bronze             Canada


    05 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 10.00am to 11.25am

    Men’s Omnium 4Km Individual Pursuit

    Lasse Norman Hanson of Norway wins the 4 kilometer pursuit round of the men’s omnium in a time of 4.20.674

    Women’s Sprint Qualifying

    Great Britain’s Victoria Pendleton sets the quickest qualifying time of 10.724 in the women’s sprint, a new Olympic Record.


    05 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 19.05pm

    Men’s Omnium 15Km Scratch Race

    Zac ary Bell of Canada wins the scratch race round of the men’s omnium.

    Men’s Omnium 1Km Individual Time Trial

    Great Britain’s Ed Clancy wins the final round of the men’s omnium in an almost world beating time of 1.00.981

     

    Men’s Omnium Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                  None

    Current World Champion                    Glenn O'Shea       Australia

    Current British National Champion       Jonathon Mould

     

    Gold             Lasse Norman Hanson          Denmark

    Silver            Bryan Coquard                     France

    Bronze          Ed Clancy                            Great Britain

     

    Men’s Sprint Finals 5-8th

    Women’s Sprint Qualifying 1/16th Finals

    Women’s Sprint Repecharges 1/8th Finals 9-12th

    Great Britain’s Victoria Pendleton progresses to the quarter finals on the 6th Aug..


    06 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 18.55pm

    Men’s Sprint Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                 Chris Hoy              Great Britain

    Current World Champion                    Gregory Bauge       France

    Current British National Champion      Chris Hoy

    World Record Time               9.572 by Kevin Sireau in Moscow 2009

     

    Gold               Jason Kenny                    Great Britain

    Silver              Gregory Bauge                 France

    Bronze            Shane Perkins                  Australia

     

    Women’s Omnium Flying Lap

    Great Britain’s Laura Trott wins the first round of the women’s omnium.

    Women’s Omnium 20Km Points Race

    Poland’s Malgorzata Wojtyra wins the second round of the women’s omnium.

    Women’s Omnium Elimination Race

    Great Britain’s Laura Trott wins the third round of the women’s omnium.

    Women’s Sprint 1/4th Finals 5-8th

    Great Britain’s Victoria Pendleton progresses to the sprint semi-finals on the 7th Aug..


    07 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 10.00am to 11.30am

    Men’s Keirin Round 1 & Repecharges

    Great Britain’s Sir Chris Hoy wins round one, heat one to progress to the final.

    Women’s Omnium 3Km Individual Pursuit

    American Sarah Hammer wins round four of the women’s omnium.


    07 August 2012 – The Olympic Park Velodrome – 16.00pm to 18.00pm

    Men’s Keirin Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                 Chris Hoy       Great Britain

    Current World Champion                    Chris Hoy       Great Britain

    Current British National Champion       Chris Hoy

     

    Gold               Sir Chris Hoy                Great Britain

    Silver              Maxilian Levi                 Germany

    Bronze           Simon Van Velthooven   New Zealand

    Bronze           Teun Mulder                 Netherlands

    Women’s Omnium 10Km Scratch Race

    American Sarah Hammer wins round five of the women’s omnium.

    Women’s 500m Individual Time Trial

    Great Britain’s Laura Trott wins the final round of the women’s omnium in a time of 35.110

    World Omnium champion, Twenty year old Laura Trott, just manages to win the omnium event. Her closest rival Sarah Hammer had one less point in the event and lost out, due to her fourth place finish in the final round. This gave Laura one whole point less in the competition and the top placed athlete.

    Women’s Omnium Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                        None

    Current World Champion                           Laura Trott       Great Britain

    Current British National Champion             None

     

    Gold               Laura Trott                         Great Britain

    Silver              Sarah Hammer                   USA

    Bronze           Annette Edmundson            Australia

     

    Women’s Sprint Medals

    Current Olympic Champion                   Victoria Pendleton           Great Britain

    Current World Champion                      Victoria Pendleton           Great Britain

    Current British National Champion         Rebecca James

    World Record Time        10.643 by Miriam Welte at Colorado Springs USA June 2012

     

    Gold               Anna Meares                 Australia

    Silver              Victoria Pendleton         Great Britain

    Bronze           Shuang Gou                   China

     

    Close of Track Cycling Events

     

    Ten of each of the medals, were on offer, for the 2012 London Olympics. Five for the Men and Five for the Women...

    Great Britain topped the Track Cycling medal table with 7 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze.

    Australia are the second highest, with 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal, and 3 bronze medals.

    Germany are the third highest, with 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal, and 1 bronze medal.

    Denmark are the only other country to win a gold medal, their only track cycling medal

    The only discipline that Great Britain didn’t medal in, was the womens team sprint.

     

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