Cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's Keirin

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2000 Summer Olympics
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The men's Keirin in cycling at the 2000 Summer Olympics was contested by 20 cyclists. A Keirin race consisted of eight laps of the track, or 2 kilometres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Florian Rousseau (FRA)  Gary Neiwand (AUS)  Jens Fiedler (GER)

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

The 20 cyclists competed in three heats of six to seven riders each. The top two riders in each heat (six overall) advanced to the next round, while the other fourteen cyclists competed in the first repechage.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jens Fiedler  Germany Q
2 Gary Neiwand  Australia Q
3 Shinishi Ota  Japan
4 Lampros Vasilopoulos  Greece
5 Jaroslav Jeřábek  Slovakia
6 Christian Arrue  United States
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Pavel Buran  Czech Republic Q
2 Roberto Chiappa  Italy Q
3 In-Young Eum  South Korea
4 Chris Hoy  Great Britain
5 Florian Rousseau  France
6 Grzegorz Krejner  Poland
Anthony Peden  New Zealand
Heat 3
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jan van Eijden  Germany Q
2 Frédéric Magné  France Q
3 David Cabrero  Spain
4 Marty Nothstein  United States
5 Matt Sinton  New Zealand
6 Yuichiro Kamiyama  Japan
Ainārs Ķiksis  Latvia

First repechage[edit]

The first round repechage consisted of three heats of four to five riders each. The top two cyclists in each of the heats rejoined the winners from the first round in advancing to the second round. The rest were eliminated from competition.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Ainārs Ķiksis  Latvia Q
2 Shinishi Ota  Japan Q
3 Grzegorz Krejner  Poland
4 Matt Sinton  New Zealand
Chris Hoy  Great Britain
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Marty Nothstein  United States Q
2 Florian Rousseau  France Q
3 Anthony Peden  New Zealand
4 In-Young Eum  South Korea
5 Christian Arrue  United States
Heat 3
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 David Cabrero  Spain Q
2 Lampros Vasilopoulos  Greece Q
3 Jaroslav Jeřábek  Slovakia
4 Yuichiro Kamiyama  Japan

Second round[edit]

The second round consisted of two heats, with the twelve cyclists split into groups of six. The top three riders in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat 1
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Jens Fiedler  Germany Q
2 Jan van Eijden  Germany Q
3 Florian Rousseau  France Q
4 Roberto Chiappa  Italy
Lampros Vasilopoulos  Greece
Ainārs Ķiksis  Latvia
Heat 2
Place Name Nation Qualify
1 Marty Nothstein  United States Q
2 Gary Neiwand  Australia Q
3 Frédéric Magné  France Q
4 David Cabrero  Spain
5 Pavel Buran  Czech Republic
6 Shinishi Ota  Japan

Final[edit]

Place Name
1 Florian Rousseau  France
2 Gary Neiwand  Australia
3 Jens Fiedler  Germany
4 Jan van Eijden  Germany
5 Marty Nothstein  United States
6 Frédéric Magné  France

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