Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's sprint

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The men's 200m Sprint at the 2000 Summer Olympics (Cycling) was an event that consisted of cyclists making three laps around the track. Only the time for the last 200 metres of the 750 metres covered was counted as official time. The races were held on Monday, 18 September, Tuesday, 19 September, and Wednesday, 20 September 2000 at the Dunc Gray Velodrome.

Records[edit]

World and Olympic records prior to the Games.

World Record 9.865 s Curt Harnett Can Bogota, Colombia 28 September 1995
Olympic Record 10.129 s Gary Neiwand AUS Atlanta, USA 24 July 1996

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Gold medal.svg Silver: Silver medal.svg Bronze: Bronze medal.svg
Marty Nothstein, United States Florian Rousseau, France Jens Fiedler, Germany

Results[edit]

  • Q denotes qualification by place in heat.
  • q denotes qualification by overall place.
  • REL denotes relegated- due to being passed
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best.

Qualifying round[edit]

Held Monday, 18 September.
Times and average speeds are listed. The faster 18 riders advanced to the first round.

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qualify
1. Marty Nothstein United States 10.166 s 70.844 km/h q
2. Laurent Gane France 10.243 s 70.292 km/h q
3. Florian Rousseau France 10.277 s 70.059 km/h q
4. Jens Fiedler Germany 10.287 s 69.991 km/h q
5. Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia 10.343 s 69.612 km/h q
6. Pavel Buran Czech Republic 10.370 s 69.431 km/h q
7. Craig McLean Great Britain 10.459 s 68.840 km/h q
8. Sean Eadie Australia 10.520 s 68.441 km/h q
9. Darryn Hill Australia 10.526 s 68.402 km/h q
10. Jan Lepka Slovakia 10.530 s 68.378 km/h q
11. Jan van Eijden Germany 10.540 s 68.311 km/h q
12. Jose Villanueva Spain 10.556 s 68.208 km/h q
13. Tomohiro Nagatsuka Japan 10.595 s 67.957 km/h q
14. Shinichi Ota Japan 10.603 s 67.905 km/h q
15. Anthony Peden New Zealand 10.649 s 67.612 km/h q
16. Nikolaos Angelidis Greece 10.745 s 67.008 km/h q
17. Julio Cesar Herrera Cuba 10.893 s 66.097 km/h q
18. Christian Arrue United States 10.903 s 66.037 km/h q
19. Bartlomiej Saczuk Poland 11.106 s 64.830 km/h

1/16 Round[edit]

Held Monday, 18 September
The 1/16 round consisted of nine heats of two riders each. Winners advanced to the next round, losers competed in the repechage.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed Qualify
1 1 Marty Nothstein United States 10.956 s 65.717 km/h Q
2 Christian Arrue United States
2 1 Laurent Gane France 11.054 s 65.135 km/h Q
2 Julio Cesar Herrera Cuba
3 1 Florian Rousseau France 10.865 s 66.268 km/h Q
2 Nikolaos Angelidis Greece
4 1 Jens Fiedler Germany Q
2 Anthony Peden New Zealand DNS
5 1 Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia 11.008 s 65.407 km/h Q
2 Shinichi Ota Japan
6 1 Pavel Buran Czech Republic 11.102 s 64.853 km/h Q
2 Tomohiro Nagatsuka Japan
7 1 Jose Villanueva Spain Q
2 Craig McLean Great Britain REL
8 1 Jan van Eijden Germany Q
2 Sean Eadie Australia REL
9 1 Darryn Hill Australia 10.938 s 65.826 km/h Q
2 Jan Lepka Slovakia

1/16 repechage[edit]

Held Monday, 18 September
The nine defeated cyclists from the first round took part in the 1/16 repechage. They raced in three heats of three riders each. The winner of each heat rejoined the nine victors of the first round in advancing to the 1/8 round

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed Qualify
1 1 Christian Arrue United States 11.186 s 64.366 km/h Q
2 Jan Lepka Slovakia
3 Tomohiro Nagatsuka Japan
2 1 Craig McLean Great Britain 10.951 s 65.747 km/h Q
2 Shinichi Ota Japan
3 Julio Cesar Herrera Cuba
3 1 Sean Eadie Australia 11.805 s 60.991 km/h Q
2 Nikolaos Angelidis Greece

1/8 final[edit]

Held Monday, 18 September. The 1/8 round consisted of six matches, each pitting two of the twelve remaining cyclists against each other. The winners advanced to the quarterfinals, with the losers getting another chance in the 1/8 repechage.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed Qualify
1 1 Marty Nothstein United States 10.799 s 66.673 km/h Q
2 Sean Eadie Australia
2 1 Laurent Gane France 11.049 s 65.164 km/h Q
2 Craig McLean Great Britain
3 1 Florian Rousseau France 10.906 s 66.019 km/h Q
2 Christian Arrue United States
4 1 Jens Fiedler Germany 10.682 s 67.403 km/h Q
2 Darryn Hill Australia
5 1 Jan van Eijden Germany 10.682 s 67.403 km/h Q
2 Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia
6 1 Jose Villanueva Spain 11.382 s 63.236 km/h Q
2 Pavel Buran Czech Republic

1/8 repechage[edit]

Held Monday, 18 September.
The six cyclists defeated in the 1/8 round competed in the 1/8 repechage. Two heats of three riders were held. Winners rejoined the victors from the 1/8 round and advanced to the quarterfinals. The four other riders competed in the 9th through 12th place classification.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed Qualify
1 1 Sean Eadie Australia 11.414 s 63.080 km/h Q
2 Pavel Buran Czech Republic
3 Darryn Hill Australia
2 1 Craig McLean Great Britain 11.108 s 64.818 km/h Q
2 Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia
3 Christian Arrue United States

Classification 9-12[edit]

Held 19 September
The 9-12 classification was a single race with all four riders that had lost in the 1/8 repechage taking place. The winner of the race received 9th place, with the others taking the three following places in order.

Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed
1 Pavel Buran Czech Republic 11.078 s 64.994 km/h
2 Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia
3 Christian Arrue United States
4 Darryn Hill Australia DNS

Quarterfinals[edit]

Held Tuesday, 19 September.
The eight riders that had advanced to the quarterfinals competed pairwise in four matches. Each match consisted of two races, with a potential third race being used as a tie-breaker if each cyclist won one of the first two races. All four quarterfinals matches were decided without a third race. Winners advanced to the semifinals, losers competed in a 5th to 8th place classification.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider Qualify
1 1 Marty Nothstein United States 10.888 s 10.973 s Q
2 Craig McLean Great Britain
2 1 Laurent Gane France 10.648 s 10.833 s Q
2 Sean Eadie Australia
3 1 Florian Rousseau France 10.744 s 10.781 s Q
2 Jose Villanueva Spain
4 1 Jens Fiedler Germany 10.966 s 10.904 s Q
2 Jan van Eijden Germany

Classification 5-8[edit]

Held Wednesday, 20 September
The 5-8 classification was a single race with all four riders that had lost in the quarterfinals taking place. The winner of the race received 5th place, with the others taking the three following places in order.

Pos Athlete NOS Time Ave. Speed
1 Jan van Eijden Germany 11.040 s 65.217 km/h
2 Jose Villanueva Spain
3 Sean Eadie Australia
4 Craig McLean Great Britain

Semifinals[edit]

Held Wednesday, 20 September.
The four riders that had advanced to the semifinals competed pairwise in two matches. Each match consisted of two races, with a potential third race being used as a tie-breaker if each cyclist won one of the first two races. Winners advanced to the finals, losers competed in the bronze medal match.

Heat Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider Qualify
1 1 Marty Nothstein United States 10.930 s 10.903 s Q
2 Jens Fiedler Germany
2 1 Florian Rousseau France 10.877 s 11.536 s Q
2 Laurent Gane France 10.822 s

Medal Finals[edit]

Held Wednesday, 20 September.

Bronze medal match[edit]

The bronze medal match was contested in a set of three races, with the winner of two races declared the winner.

Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider
1 Jens Fiedler Germany 10.732 s 10.918 s
2 Laurent Gane France

Gold medal match[edit]

The gold medal match was contested in a set of three races, with the winner of two races declared the winner.

Pos Athlete NOS Time 1 Time 2 Decider
1 Marty Nothstein United States 10.874 s 11.066 s
2 Florian Rousseau France

Final classfication[edit]

Final results
Pos. Athlete NOC
1. Marty Nothstein United States
2. Florian Rousseau France
3. Jens Fiedler Germany
4. Laurent Gane France
5. Jan van Eijden Germany
6. Jose Villanueva Spain
7. Sean Eadie Australia
8. Craig McLean Great Britain
9. Pavel Buran Czech Republic
10. Viesturs Bērziņš Latvia
11. Christian Arrue United States
12. Darryn Hill Australia

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