2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships logo.jpg
Velodrome, Olympic Park (7723920088).jpg
VenueLondon, Great Britain
Date(s)2–6 March
VelodromeLee Valley VeloPark
Nations participating45
Cyclists participating390
Events19
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The 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championships for track cycling in 2016. They took place in London in the Lee Valley VeloPark from 2–6 March 2016.[1]

As the last major track cycling event prior to the 2016 Summer Olympics, the championships were particularly important for cyclists and national teams aiming to qualify for the track cycling competitions at Rio 2016.[2][3] Hosts Great Britain finished top of the medals table with five gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

Preparations[edit]

Tickets prices for the 12 different sessions ranged between £15 and £90, with student and over 60s discounts available. Higher priced tickets were tickets with better seating locations, afternoon (final) sessions and the sessions at the weekend. On 20 February 50,000 tickets were sold, with most of the sessions sold out.[4]

For the championships 200 volunteers were recruited and helped in a variety of roles during set-up and across the event, from programme sellers and accreditation distributors to media and sports.

Schedule[edit]

The schedule of events was as follows:[5]

   Competition F Final
A = Afternoon session, E = Evening session
Q = qualifiers, R1 = first round, R2 = second round, R = repechages 1/16 = sixteenth finals, 1/8 = eighth finals, QF = quarterfinals, SF = semifinals
SR = Scratch Race, IP = Individual Pursuit, ER = Elimination Race, TT = Time Trial, FL = Flying Lap, PR = Points Race

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Great Britain5139
2 Germany3238
3 Australia2215
4 Russia2013
5 China1203
6 New Zealand1102
 Poland1102
8 Spain1012
 United States1012
10 Colombia1001
 Italy1001
12 Netherlands0314
13 Canada0224
14 France0213
15 Austria0101
 Hong Kong0101
 Mexico0101
18 Belgium0011
 Cuba0011
 Denmark0011
 Malaysia0011
  Switzerland0011
Totals (22 nations)19191957

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Sprint[6]
details
Jason Kenny
 Great Britain
Matthew Glaetzer
 Australia
Denis Dmitriev
 Russia
Team Sprint[7]
details
 New Zealand
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
Eddie Dawkins
 Netherlands
Nils van 't Hoenderdaal
Jeffrey Hoogland
Matthijs Büchli
Hugo Haak
 Germany
René Enders
Max Niederlag
Joachim Eilers
Team Pursuit[8]
details
 Australia
Sam Welsford
Michael Hepburn
Callum Scotson
Miles Scotson
Alexander Porter
Luke Davison
 Great Britain
Jonathan Dibben
Ed Clancy
Owain Doull
Bradley Wiggins
Steven Burke
Andy Tennant
 Denmark
Lasse Norman Hansen
Niklas Larsen
Frederik Madsen
Casper von Folsach
Rasmus Quaade
Keirin[9]
details
Joachim Eilers
 Germany
Eddie Dawkins
 New Zealand
Azizulhasni Awang
 Malaysia
Omnium[10]
details
Fernando Gaviria
 Colombia
Roger Kluge
 Germany
Glenn O'Shea
 Australia
1 km Time Trial[11][O]
details
Joachim Eilers
 Germany
Theo Bos
 Netherlands
Quentin Lafargue
 France
Pursuit[12][O]
details
Filippo Ganna
 Italy
Domenic Weinstein
 Germany
Andy Tennant
 Great Britain
Scratch Race[13][O]
details
Sebastián Mora
 Spain
Ignacio Prado
 Mexico
Claudio Imhof
  Switzerland
Points Race[14][O]
details
Jonathan Dibben
 Great Britain
Andreas Graf
 Austria
Kenny de Ketele
 Belgium
Madison[15][N]
details
 Great Britain
Bradley Wiggins
Mark Cavendish
 France
Morgan Kneisky
Benjamin Thomas
 Spain
Sebastián Mora
Albert Torres
Women's events
Sprint[16]
details
Zhong Tianshi
 China
Lin Junhong
 China
Kristina Vogel
 Germany
Team Sprint[17]
details
 Russia
Daria Shmeleva
Anastasia Voynova
 China
Gong Jinjie
Zhong Tianshi
 Germany
Miriam Welte
Kristina Vogel
Team Pursuit[18]
details
 United States
Sarah Hammer
Kelly Catlin
Chloe Dygert
Jennifer Valente
 Canada
Allison Beveridge
Jasmin Glaesser
Kirsti Lay
Georgia Simmerling
 Great Britain
Laura Trott
Elinor Barker
Ciara Horne
Joanna Rowsell
Keirin[19]
details
Kristina Vogel
 Germany
Anna Meares
 Australia
Becky James
 Great Britain
Omnium[20]
details
Laura Trott
 Great Britain
Laurie Berthon
 France
Sarah Hammer
 United States
500 m Time Trial[21][O]
details
Anastasia Voynova
 Russia
Lee Wai Sze
 Hong Kong
Elis Ligtlee
 Netherlands
Pursuit[22][O]
details
Rebecca Wiasak
 Australia
Małgorzata Wojtyra
 Poland
Annie Foreman-Mackey
 Canada
Scratch Race[23][O]
details
Laura Trott
 Great Britain
Kirsten Wild
 Netherlands
Stephanie Roorda
 Canada
Points Race[24][O]
details
Katarzyna Pawłowska
 Poland
Jasmin Glaesser
 Canada
Arlenis Sierra
 Cuba

Notes[edit]

  • Riders named in italics did not participate in the medal finals.
  • O In the Olympics, all shaded events (except the madison) are contested within the omnium only.
  • N The madison is not contested in the Olympics.

Participating nations[edit]

390 cyclists from 45 countries were registered for the championships.[25] The registered riders from Egypt and Morocco did not participate. The number of registered cyclists per nation is shown in parentheses. Note that not all registered riders competed at the championships.

Participating nations
Click on a nation to go to the nations' 2016 Championships page

Broadcasting[edit]

List of broadcasters[26]
Europe
North America/ Canada
South America
Asia
Africa
Australia
Worldwide

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dates confirmed for 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in London". British Cycling. 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ "UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2016". UK Sport. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Australian Team Named For 2016 Uci Track World Championships In London". Cycling Australia. 10 February 2016. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  4. ^ "50,000 tickets sold for 2016 Track World Championships". Cycling News. 20 February 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  5. ^ Competition schedule
  6. ^ Men's sprint results
  7. ^ Men's team sprint results
  8. ^ Men's team pursuit results
  9. ^ Men's keirin results
  10. ^ Men's omnium results
  11. ^ Men's 1 km time trial results
  12. ^ Men's individual pursuit results
  13. ^ Men's scratch results
  14. ^ Men's points race results
  15. ^ Men's madison results
  16. ^ Women's sprint results
  17. ^ Women's team sprint results
  18. ^ Women's team pursuit results
  19. ^ Women's keirin results
  20. ^ Women's omnium results
  21. ^ Women's 500 m time trial results
  22. ^ Women's individual pursuit results
  23. ^ Women's scratch results
  24. ^ Women's points race results
  25. ^ "Rider List". Track Cycling Worlds. Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  26. ^ "TV Partners" (PDF). UCI. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  27. ^ Телепрограмма спорта

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