Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's individual pursuit
|Cycling at the
2000 Summer Olympics
These are the official results of the Men's Individual Pursuit at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The races were held on Saturday, 16 September, and Sunday, 17 September 2000 at the Dunc Gray Velodromewith a race distance of 4 km.
|Robert Bartko, Germany||Jens Lehmann, Germany||Brad McGee, Australia|
World and Olympic records prior to the Games.
|World Record||4:11.114||Chris Boardman||GBR||Manchester, Great Britain||29 August 1996|
|Olympic Record||4:19.699||Andrea Collinelli||ITA||Atlanta, USA||24 July 1996|
The seventeen riders raced against each other in matches of two. Qualification for the next round was not based on who won those matches, however. The cyclists with the four fastest times advanced, regardless of whether they won or lost their match.
|2||Rob Hayles||Great Britain||4:20.996|
|8||Walter Fernando Perez||Argentina||4:30.757|
|10||Mariano Friedick||United States||4:31.241|
|12||Christian Vande Velde||United States||4:31.528|
|14||Gary Anderson||New Zealand||4:32.304|
Held 16 September
In the first round of actual match competition, cyclists were seeded into matches based on their times from the qualifying round. The fastest cyclist faced the fourth-fastest and the second-fastest faced the third. Winners advanced to the finals while losers met in the bronze medal match.
- Heat 1
|Jens Lehmann Germany||4:23.032||(3rd)|
|Rob Hayles Great Britain||4:30.080||(2nd)|
- Heat 2
|Robert Bartko Germany||4:21.067||(1st)|
|Brad McGee Australia||4:22.644||(4th)|
Held 17 September
- Gold Medal
|Robert Bartko Germany||4:18.515|
|Jens Lehmann Germany||4:23.824|
- Bronze Medal
|Brad McGee Australia||4:19.250|
|Rob Hayles Great Britain||4:19.613|