2008 UCI BMX World Championships

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2008 UCI BMX World Championships
Host city Taiyuan, China
Date(s)  (2008-05-29 - 2008-06-01)May 29 – June 1, 2008
Events 8
2007
2009

The 2008 UCI BMX World Championships took place in Taiyuan in China and crowned world champions in the cycling discipline of BMX Racing. Great Britain's Shanaze Reade won her second consecutive world championships in the elite women's category, whilst Latvian Māris Štrombergs won the elite men's category.

Medals table[edit]

Place Nation 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1  France 4 5 1 10
2  Australia 1 1 1 3
3  Colombia 1 0 0 1
3  Latvia 1 0 0 1
3  Great Britain 1 0 0 1
6 9  United States 0 1 0 1 2 1
7 6  Italy 0 1 0 1
8  New Zealand 0 0 2 2
9  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
9 7  South Africa 0 0 1 1 0 1
9  Venezuela 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 7 24 23

Medal summary[edit]

event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Elite men
details
Māris Štrombergs
 Latvia
Steve Cisar - (doping)[citation needed]
 United States
Sifiso Nhlapo
 South Africa
Sifiso Nhlapo
 South Africa
 ?
Junior men
details
Sam Willoughby
 Australia
Vincent Pelluard
 France
Denzel Stein
 United States
Elite men cruiser
details
Thomas Hamon
 France
Manuel De Vecchi
 Italy
Jonathan Suárez
 Venezuela
Junior men cruiser
details
Joris Daudet
 France
Vincent Pelluard
 France
Jelle Van Gorkom
 Netherlands
Women's events
Elite women
details
Shanaze Reade
 Great Britain
Anne-Caroline Chausson
 France
Sarah Walker
 New Zealand
Junior women
details
Manon Valentino
 France
Lauren Reynolds
 Australia
Rachel Bracken
 Australia
Elite women cruiser
details
Magalie Pottier
 France
Amélie Despeaux
 France
Sarah Walker
 New Zealand
Junior women cruiser
details
Mariana Pajon
 Colombia
Manon Valentino
 France
Eva Ailloud
 France

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