Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's team sprint

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2000 Summer Olympics
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The men's team sprint event in cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics was contested by twelve teams. The races were held on Sunday, September 17 at the Dunc Gray Velodrome

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Gold medal.svg Silver: Silver medal.svg Bronze: Bronze medal.svg
France
Laurent Gane, Florian Rousseau,
and Arnaud Tournant
Great Britain
Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean,
and Jason Queally
Australia
Sean Eadie, Darryn Hill,
and Gary Neiwand

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.

Qualifying round[edit]

The twelve teams of three riders raced the course without competition in the qualifying round. The top eight qualified for the first round, while the bottom four received final rankings based on their times in the qualifying round.

Rank NOC Riders Time Speed Qualify
1 France Laurent Gane, Florian Rousseau, Arnaud Tournant 44.425 s 60.777 km/h q
2 Great Britain Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean, Jason Queally 44.659 s 60.458 km/h q
3 Australia Sean Eadie, Darryn Hill, Gary Neiwand 44.719 s 60.377 km/h q
4 Greece Lampros Vasilopoulos, Dimitrios Georgalis, Kleanthis Bargkas 45.207 s 59.725 km/h q
5 Japan Narihiro Inamura, Yuichiro Kamiyama, Tomohiro Nagatsuka 45.406 s 59.464 km/h q
6 Latvia Viesturs Berzins, Ainars Kiksis, Ivo Lakus 45.589 s 59.225 km/h q
7 Slovakia Peter Balazak, Jan Lepka, Jaroslav Jerebek 45.659 s 59.134 km/h q
8 Germany Jens Fiedler, Soeren Lausberg, Stefan Nimke 45.701 s 59.080 km/h q
9 Spain Jose Antonio Escuredo, Jose Villanueva, Salvador Melia 45.799 s 58.953 km/h
10 Poland Konrad Czajkowski, Grzegorz Krejner, Marcin Mientki 46.186 s 58.459 km/h
11 Czech Republic Pavel Buran, Martin Polak, Ivan Vrba 46.276 s 58.346 km/h
12 United States Christian Arrue, John Bairos, Jonas Carney 46.337 s 58.269 km/h

First round[edit]

In the first round of match competition, teams raced head-to-head. The two fastest winners advanced to the finals, the other two winners competed for the bronze medal and fourth place, and losers received final rankings (fifth through eight places) based on their times in the round.

Heat Place NOC Riders Time Speed Qualify Rank
1 1 Greece Lampros Vasilopoulos, Dimitrios Georgalis, Kleanthis Bargkas 45.079 s 59.895 km/h Q 4
2 Japan Narihiro Inamura, Yuichiro Kamiyama, Tomohiro Nagatsuka 45.264 s 59.650 km/h
2 1 Australia Sean Eadie, Darryn Hill, Gary Neiwand 44.745 s 60.342 km/h Q 3
2 Latvia Viesturs Berzins, Ainars Kiksis, Ivo Lakus 46.625 s 58.033 km/h
3 1 Great Britain Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean, Jason Queally 44.571 s 60.651 km/h Q 2
2 Slovakia Peter Balazak, Jan Lepka, Jaroslav Jerebek 45.523 s 59.311 km/h
4 1 France Laurent Gane, Florian Rousseau, Arnaud Tournant 44.302 s 60.945 km/h Q 1
2 Germany Jens Fiedler, Soeren Lausberg, Stefan Nimke 45.537 s 59.292 km/h

Medal round[edit]

Heat Place NOC Riders Time Speed
Bronze
Medal
1 Australia Sean Eadie, Darryn Hill, Gary Neiwand 45.161 s 59.786 km/h
2 Greece Lampros Vasilopoulos, Dimitrios Georgalis, Kleanthis Bargkas 45.332 s 59.561 km/h
Gold
Medal
1 France Laurent Gane, Florian Rousseau, Arnaud Tournant 44.233 s 61.040 km/h
2 Great Britain Chris Hoy, Craig MacLean, Jason Queally 46.680 s 60.430 km/h

Final classification[edit]

The final classification was

Place NOC
1 France
2 Great Britain
3 Australia
4 Greece
5 Japan
6 Slovakia
7 Germany
8 Latvia
9 Spain
10 Poland
11 Czech Republic
12 United States

References[edit]