Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's individual pursuit
|Cycling at the
2000 Summer Olympics
These are the official results of the Women's Individual Pursuit at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The races were held on Sunday, September 17, and Monday, September 18, 2000 at the Dunc Gray Velodromewith a race distance of 3 km.
|Leontien Zijlaard, Netherlands||Marion Clignet, France||Yvonne McGregor, Great Britain|
World and Olympic records prior to the Games.
|World Record||3:30.9744||Marion Clignet||FRA||Manchester, Great Britain||31 August 1996|
|Olympic Record||3:32.371||Antonella Bellutti||ITA||Atlanta, USA||26 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.
|3||Yvonne McGregor||Great Britain||3:35.492|
|4||Sarah Ulmer||New Zealand||3:36.764|
|8||Erin Mirabella||United States||3:38.431|
|10||Lada Kozlikova||Czech Republic||3:43.019|
|12||Maria Luisa Calle||Colombia||3:44.395|
Held September 17
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
|Yvonne McGregor||Great Britain||3:38.409||(3rd)|
- Heat 2
|Sarah Ulmer||New Zealand||Overtaken||(4th)|
Held September 18
- Gold Medal
- Bronze Medal
|Yvonne McGregor||Great Britain||3:38.850|
|Sarah Ulmer||New Zealand||3:38.930|