Cycling at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's individual pursuit

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These are the official results of the Men's Individual Pursuit at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. The races were held on Monday, July 27, and Wednesday, July 29, 1992 at the Velòdrom d'Hortawith a race distance of 4 km.[1] The Gold medal was won by Briton Chris Boardman, riding the Lotus 108 "superbike", caught German Jens Lehmann in the final and won Britain's cycling gold medal for 72 years[2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Gold medal.svg Silver: Silver medal.svg Bronze: Bronze medal.svg
 Chris Boardman (GBR)  Jens Lehmann (GER)  Gary Anderson (NZL)

Results[edit]

  • Q Qualified for next round.
  • q Qualified for classification round.
  • ovtk Overtaken by opponent during heat.
  • cap captured opponent.
  • DNS Did not start.
  • WR New world record.

Qualifying round[edit]

Held, July 27

The thirty 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 sixteen fastest times advanced, regardless of whether they won or lost their match. Fastest eight times advanced to Group A quarter-finals. Places nine through sixteen advanced to Group B classification matches.

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual. Notes
1 Chris Boardman  Great Britain 4:27.357 53.860 km/h Q WR
2 Jens Lehmann  Germany 4:30.054 53.322 km/h Q
3 Mark Kingsland  Australia 4:31.033 53.30 km/h Q
4 Gary Anderson  New Zealand 4:32.253 52.891 km/h Q
5 Philippe Ermenault  France 4:33.892 52.575  km/h Q
6 Carl Sundquist  United States 4:34.390 52.480 km/h Q
7 Oleksandr Honchenkov  Unified Team 4:35.057 52.352 km/h Q
8 Jan Petersen  Denmark 4:35.904 52.192 km/h Q
9 Cédric Mathy  Belgium 4:37.288 51.931 km/h q
10 Ivan Beltrami  Italy 4:39.645 51.493 km/h q
11 Robert Karśnicki  Poland 4:39.836 51.458 km/h q
12 Servais Knaven  Netherlands 4:40.436 51.348 km/h q
13 Michal Baldrián  Czechoslovakia 4:41.724 51.113 km/h q
14 Adolfo Alperi  Spain 4:42.538 50.996 km/h q
15 Michael Belcourt  Canada 4:43.135 50.859 km/h q
16 Masamitsu Ehara  Japan 4:44.412 50.630 km/h q
17 Viktor Kunz  Switzerland 4:45.539 50.430 km/h
18 Georgios Portelanos  Greece 4:46.345 50.288 km/h
19 Patrick Matt  Liechtenstein 4:46.982 50.117 km/h
20 Alberny Vargas  Colombia 4:49.067 49.815 km/h
21 Tony Ledgard  Peru 4:49.626 49.719 km/h
22 Murugayan Kumaresan  Malaysia 4:59.049 48.152 km/h
23 Weng Yu-yi  Chinese Taipei 5:00.519 47.917 km/h
24 Manuel García  Guam 5:03.997 47.368 km/h
25 Mehrdad Afsharian Tarshiz  Iran 5:08.184 46.725 km/h
- Hernán López  Argentina ovtk
- Steffen Kjærgaard  Norway ovtk
- Malcolm Lange  South Africa ovtk
- Robert Peters  Antigua and Barbuda ovtk
- Raúl Domínguez  Cuba DNS

Quarter-finals[edit]

Held July 28
In the first round of actual match competition, cyclists were seeded into matches based on their times from the qualifying round. The winners of the four heats of Group A advanced to the semi-finals. Group B and the losers of heats in Group A were seeded.

Group B[edit]

Heat 1

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed
1 Servais Knaven  Netherlands 4:36.541
2 Michal Baldrián  Czechoslovakia 4:39.625

Heat 2

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed
1 Adolfo Alperi  Spain 4:34.760 52.409 km/h
2 Robert Karśnicki  Poland 4:35.184 52.328 km/h

Heat 3

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed
1 Ivan Beltrami  Italy 4:36.150 52.145 km/h
2 Michael Belcourt  Canada 4:42.441 50.984 km/h

Heat 4

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed
1 Cédric Mathy  Belgium 4:33.942 52.565 km/h
2 Masamitsu Ehara  Japan 4:41.287 51.193 km/h

Group A[edit]

Heat 1

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual.
1 Gary Anderson  New Zealand 4:27.954 53.740 km/h Q
2 Philippe Ermenault  France 4:28.838 51.113 km/h

Heat 2

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual.
1 Mark Kingsland  Australia 4:29.173 53.497 km/h Q
2 Carl Sundquist  United States ovtk

Heat 3

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual.
1 Jens Lehmann  Germany 4:27.715 53.788 km/h Q
2 Oleksandr Honchenkov  Unified Team ovtk

Heat 4

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual. Notes
1 Chris Boardman  Great Britain 4:24.496 54.443 km/h Q WR
2 Jan Petersen  Denmark ovtk

Semi-finals[edit]

Held July 29
The winner of the two heats advance to the finals, for the gold medal. The loser with the fastest semi-final time wins the bronze.

Heat 1

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual.
1 Jens Lehmann  Germany 4:27.230 53.886 km/h Q
2 Gary Anderson  New Zealand 4:31.061 53.124 km/h

Heat 2

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed Qual.
1 Chris Boardman  Great Britain 4:29.332 53.465 km/h Q
2 Mark Kingsland  Australia 4:32.716 52.802 km/h

Final[edit]

Held July 29

Pos. Athlete NOC Time Ave. Speed
1 Chris Boardman  Great Britain cap 48.160 km/h
2 Jens Lehman  Germany ovtl

Final classification[edit]

Final results
Pos. Athlete NOC
1. Chris Boardman  Great Britain
2. Jens Lehman  Germany
3. Gary Anderson  New Zealand
4. Mark Kingsland  Australia
5. Philippe Ermenault  France
6. Cédric Mathy  Belgium
7. Adolfo Alperi  Spain
8. Ivan Beltrami  Italy
9. Servais Knaven  Netherlands
10. Jan Petersen  Denmark
11. Oleksandr Honchenkov  Unified Team
12. Carl Sundquist  United States
13. Robert Karśnicki  Poland
14. Michal Baldrián  Czechoslovakia
15. Masamitsu Ehara  Japan
16. Michael Belcourt  Canada

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