2016 Individual Speedway Junior World Championship

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2016 Individual Speedway Junior World Championship
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The 2016 Individual Speedway Under 21 World Championship is the 2016 version of FIM the Individual Under-21 World Championship and will be staged over three rounds, at King's Lynn, Pardubice and Gdańsk.[1] Poland's Bartosz Zmarzlik won the title in 2015.

The championship was won by triple Australian Under-21 Champion Max Fricke who become Australia's 5th Under-21 World Champion. Fricke's consistent run over the series in which he finished 3rd in the first two rounds and 2nd in the final round saw him score 46 points. Finishing in second place was Polish rider Krystian Pieszczek with 40 points while British rider Robert Lambert defeated Australia's Jack Holder (the younger brother of 2012 Speedway World Champion Chris Holder) in a run-off in the final round in Poland to claim 3rd place after both riders finished the series on 37 points.[2]

Final series[edit]

No. Date Venue Winner Runner-up 3rd place
1 June 18 United Kingdom King's Lynn Poland Krystian Pieszczek United Kingdom Robert Lambert Australia Max Fricke
2 September 16 Czech Republic Pardubice France Dimitri Berge Denmark Patrick Hansen Australia Max Fricke
3 October 2 Poland Gdańsk Russia Viktor Kulakov Australia Max Fricke Germany Erik Riss

Classification[edit]

The meeting classification was according to the points scored during the meeting, with the total points scored by each rider during each meeting credited as World Championship points. The FIM Speedway Under 21 World Champion was the rider who collected most World Championship points at the end of the series. In case of a tie between one or more riders in the final overall classification, a run-off decided the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. For all other placings, the better-placed rider in the last meeting was the better placed rider.

Pos. Rider Points United Kingdom Czech Republic Poland
Gold Australia Max Fricke 46 12 18 16
Silver Poland Krystian Pieszczek 40 20 9 11
Bronze United Kingdom Robert Lambert 37 19 11 7
4 Australia Jack Holder 37 13 12 12
5 France Dimitri Bergé 35 6 19 10
6 Denmark Patrick Hansen 35 6 14 15
7 Russia Viktor Kulakov 27 6 6 15
8 Germany Erik Riss 27 10 6 11
9 Poland Paweł Przedpełski 26 6 11 9
10 United Kingdom Josh Bates 23 12 5 6
11 Czech Republic Eduard Krčmář 19 6 6 7
12 United Kingdom Adam Ellis 17 5 5 7
13 Poland Bartosz Smektała 16 7 6 3
14 Denmark Mikkel B. Andersen 9 2 5 2
15 Sweden Joel Andersson 9 5 4
16 Sweden Kenny Wennerstam 4 4
17 Poland Dominik Kossakowski 3 3
18 United Kingdom Zach Wajtknecht 1 1
19 United Kingdom Nathan Greaves 1 1
20 Czech Republic Patrik Mikel 1 1
21 United Kingdom Max Clegg 0 0
22 Czech Republic Ondrej Smetana 0 0
23 Czech Republic Josef Novák 0 0
24 Poland Kacper Woryna 0 0
25 Poland Oskar Bober 0 0
26 Poland Maksym Drabik 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 FIM Speedway Under 21 World Championship Calendar". FIM. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ 2016 FIM Speedway U21 World Championship Final Classification

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