Track Cycling - London 2012 Paralympics

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London 2012 Olympics Track Cycling

UCI Event London 2012 Olympics
27th July - 12th August 2012

UCI Event Paralympics 2012
29th Aug - 9th September 2012
London, UK


Programme by Events

Sprint
Men's B

Team Sprint
Mixed C1 to 5

Time Trial
Men's B 1km TT
Men's C1-2-3 1km TT
Men's C4-5 1km TT
Women's B 1km TT
Women's C1-2-3 500m TT
Women's C4-5 500m TT

Individual Pursuit
Men's B 4km
Men's C1 4km
Men's C2 4km
Men's C3 4km
Men's C4 4km
Men's C5 4km
Women's B 3km
Women's C1-2-3 3km
Women's C4 3km
Women's C5 3km
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30th August 2012
09:30 - W - C123 Pursuit Q
10:05 - W - C4 Pursuit Q
10:40 - W - C5 Pursuit Q
11:15 - M - B Pursuit Q
14:00 - M - C123 Time Trial
16:00 - W - C123 Pursuit Q
16:25 - W - C4 Pursuit F
16:50 - W - C5 Pursuit F
17:15 - M - B Pursuit F
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31st August 2012
09:30 - W - B Time Trial
10:20 - M - C1 Pursuit Q
11:05 - M - C2 Pursuit Q
11:50 - M - C3 Pursuit Q
14:00 - M - C4-5 Time Trial
15:45 - M - C1 Pursuit F
16:10 - M - C2 Pursuit F
16:35 - M - C3 Pursuit F
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1st September 2012
09:30 - M - B Time Trial
10:25 - M - C4 Pursuit Q
11:35 - M - C5 Pursuit Q
14:00 - W - C123 Time Trial
14:25 - W - C4-5 Time Trial
15:15 - M - C4 Pursuit F
15:40 - M - C5 Pursuit F
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2nd September 2012
09:30 - M - B Sprint Q
10:00 - W - B Pursuit Q
10:45 - M - B Sprint QF
11:35 - Team Sprint Q
14:00 - M - M - B Sprint SF
14:40 - W - B Pursuit F
14:55 - M - B Sprint F
15:25 - Team Sprint F
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Classifications

B- Tandem
Visually impaired

C1–C5
Physical impaired

Lower numbers signal
greater impact of impairment


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Track Cycling - London 2012 Paralympics


Track Cycling features at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, United Kingdom from Thursday 30th August 2012 to Sunday 2nd September 2012 with titles awarded in the Sprint, Team Sprint, Time Trial and Pursuit at the London Olympic Velodrome

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British Dominate London 2012 Paralympics

British Dominate London 2012 Paralympics

4th September 2012: The last anthem to be played in the velodrome following a month of blistering Olympic and Paralympic action was, fittingly, God Save the Queen. However, this was just a scheduling quirk, perhaps deliberate. For More, Click Here

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China on Top at London 2012 Paralympics

China on Top at London 2012 Paralympics

4th September 2012: Great Britain may have grabbed the headlines in the Track Cycling events at the London 2012 Paralympics however China claimed the same amount of Gold medals. For More, Click Here

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Kappes/Maclean Win Tandem Sprint

Kappes/Maclean Win Tandem Sprint

3rd September 2012: The day’s performance saw Great Britain top the cycling medal table with 15 medals, two ahead of China, and if one moment exemplified this dominance more than others it was GB’s showing in the Men’s B Sprint, which opened proceedings and it was a world record frenzy for GB. For More, Click Here

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China Win Paralympic Team Sprint

China Win Paralympic Team Sprint

3rd September 2012: The Mixed C1 to C5 Team Sprint provided a thrilling finale to the London 2012 Paralympic Track Cycling, with Great Britain’s Darren Kenny, Rik Waddon and Jon-Allan Butterworth coming painfully close to retaining the Paralympic title for GB. For More, Click Here

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Kappes/Maclean Win Tandem Sprint

Kappes/Maclean Win Tandem Sprint

3rd September 2012: The day’s performance saw Great Britain top the cycling medal table with 15 medals, two ahead of China, and if one moment exemplified this dominance more than others it was GB’s showing in the Men’s B Sprint, which opened proceedings and it was a world record frenzy for GB. For More, Click Here

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Gray/Thompson Win Tandem Pursuit

Gray/Thompson Win Tandem Pursuit

3rd September 2012: In the Women’s B Pursuit bronze medal final four GB skinsuits lined up for a 3000m game of cat and mouse. Earlier in qualifying Turnham and Duncan topped the table for Great Britain with a time of 3:37.085 before being usurped by their compatriots Helen Scott and Aileen McGylnn in 3:36.930. For More, Click Here

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Fachie/Storey Win Men's Tandem Kilo

Fachie/Storey Win Men's Tandem Kilo

3rd September 2012: In the morning session, moments after Neil Fachie and Barney Storey took the day’s first gold and a new world record in the Men’s B Time Trial, the second GB tandem pairing of Anthony Kappes and Craig Maclean were struck by ill luck, given a DNF by the commissaires after two mechanical failures. For More, Click Here

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2012 London Paralympics Track Cycling

Yin He Wins Women's C1-2-3 500m TT

3rd September 2012: Sydney's Jayme Paris was inconsolable after crossing the line in the combined C1-3 500m time trial but tears of joy turned to smiles when she realised she had clocked a world record and claimed a medal. For More, Click Here

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Storey Wins Women's C4-5 500m TT

Storey Wins Women's C4-5 500m TT

3rd September 2012: Great Britain’s Sarah Storey won her second gold medal of the London 2012 Paralympic Games as she claimed the Women's C4-5 500m Time Trial. For More, Click Here

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Novak Wins Men's C4 Pursuit

Novak Wins Men's C4 Pursuit

3rd September 2012: Romania's Carol-Eduard Novak won the Men's C4 Individual Pursuit on Day Three of the London 2012 Paralympic Games after breaking the World Record in qualification. For More, Click Here

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Gallagher Wins Men's C5 Pursuit

Gallagher Wins Men's C5 Pursuit

3rd September 2012: Michael Gallagher has defended his Beijing pursuit crown and slashed a massive seven seconds off his own world record to claim Australia's fourth track cycling gold medal at the Paralympic Games in London while Jayme Paris has grabbed bronze in her pet event. For More, Click Here

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Cabello Wins Men's C4-5 Kilo

Cabello Wins Men's C4-5 Kilo

3rd September 2012: The Men’s C4/5 1km Time Trial promised an intriguing inter teammate battle between Great Britain’s Jon-Allan Butterworth in the C5 class and Jody Cundy in the C4 class. For More, Click Here

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Morton/Johnson Win Women's Tandem Kilo

Morton/Johnson Win Women's Kilo

3rd September 2012: The Women's Ind. B 1km Time Trial Finals got day two underway and Adamantia Chalkiadaki of Greece, piloted by Argyro Milaki, laid down an opening marker of 1:17.619 but with Paralympic Champions McGlynn and Scott of Great Britain and world record holders Felicity Johnson and Stephanie Morton on the start list, the times were set to tumble dramatically. For More, Click Here

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Colbourne Wins Men's C1 Pursuit

Colbourne Wins Men's C1 Pursuit

3rd September 2012: It was up to Mark Colbourne to lift the mood of the baying crowd in the velodrome, on track shortly after to ride for gold in the C1 Individual Pursuit finals. For More, Click Here

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Liang Wins Men's C2 Pursuit

Liang Wins Men's C2 Pursuit

3rd September 2012: China's Guihua Liang broke the Liang Wins Men's C2 PursuitWorld Record twice on his way to victory in the Men's Individual C2 Pursuit on Day Two of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. For More, Click Here

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Berenyi Wins Men's C3 Pursuit

Berenyi Wins Men's C3 Pursuit

3rd September 2012: It seemed that the British crowd couldn’t cope with more drama but the final event of the day, the C3 Individual Pursuit was still to come, with both Paralympic newcomer Shaun McKeown and reigning Paralympic champion Darren Kenny competing in the gold and bronze medal finals respectively. For More, Click Here

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2012 London Paralympics Track Cycling

Zhang Yu Li Wins Men's C123 Kilo

31st August 2012: China's Zhang Yu Li became Paralympic Champion in the Men's C1-2-3 1km Time Trial on Day One of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Queen Elizabeth II London Olympic Velodrome. For More, Click Here

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Sini Zheng Wins Women's C123 Pursuit

Sini Zheng Wins Women's C123 Pursuit

31st August 2012: China's Sini Zeng won the Women's C123 Individual Pursuit on Day One of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Queen Elizabeth II London Olympic Velodrome. For More, Click Here

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Modra/McPhee Win Men's Tandem Pursuit

Modra/McPhee Win Men's Tandem Pursuit

31st August 2012: Australia's Kieran Modra and Scott McPhee won the Men's B Tandem Pursuit on Day One of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Queen Elizabeth II London Olympic Velodrome. For More, Click Here

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Susan Powell Wins Women's C4 Pursuit

Susan Powell Wins Women's C4 Pursuit

31st August 2012: Australia's Susan Powell won the Women's C4 Individual Pursuit on Day One of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Queen Elizabeth II London Olympic Velodrome. For More, Click Here

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Sarah Storey Wins Women's C5 Pursuit

Sarah Storey Wins Women's C5 Pursuit

31st August 2012: Great Britain's Sarah Storey stormed to the host nations first Gold in all competitions as she claimed the Women's C5 Individual Pursuit on Day One of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. For More, Click Here

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Jody Cundy Salutes Sir Chris Hoy

Jody Cundy Salutes Sir Chris Hoy

30th August 2012: Cyclist Jody Cundy will always owe Sir Chris Hoy a debt of gratitude, whatever his results at the London 2012 Paralympics. For More, Click Here

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Canada Ready for London Paralympics

Canada Ready for London Paralympics

29th August 2012: After training in Roubaix, France, Canada’s Para cycling team has arrived in London for the Paralympic Games August 29 to September 9. For More, Click Here

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South Africa Ready for London Paralympics

South Africa Ready for London Paralympics

29th August 2012: South Africa’s Paralympians, and especially the Para-cyclists are in awe ahead of the opening ceremony that will mark the start of the 2012 London Paralympics, on Wednesday 29th August. For More, Click Here

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Ambition High for British Paracyclists

European Masters Track Championships

28th August 2012: In a sport where the Olympic and Paralympic squads train together and share coaching expertise, the immense Team GB cycling success so far could be just the start. For More, Click Here

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Jody Cundy Keen to Continue Gold Rush

Cundy Keen to Continue Gold Rush

17th August 2012: Great Britain’s Jody Cundy is motivated to continue the achievements of Team GB’s cyclists at the London Olympic Games when cycling at the 2012 Paralympics begins on the 30 August. For More, Click Here

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London Olympic Velodrome

London Olympic Velodrome

The London Olympic Velodrome, or the Queen Elizabeth II Velodrome, was the first venue to be completed in the Olympic Park — in February 2011 — and came in under budget to boot at around £93million. For More, Click Here

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British Olympic Technology Revealed

British Olympic Technology Revealed

8th June 2012: UK firm Crux Product Design has utilised innovative CAD methods, novel materials and new rapid manufacturing techniques to create bespoke track and road cycling helmets for Team GB. For More, Click Here

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French Reveal London Olympic Bike

French Reveal London Olympic Bike

29th May 2012: The French Cycling Federation and Look Bikes have released the new Look L96 their weapon of choice for the 2012 London Olympic Games. For More, Click Here

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