Cycling at the 2008 Summer Paralympics – Men's individual pursuit

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The Men's individual pursuit at the 2008 Summer Paralympics took place on September 7–9 at the Laoshan Velodrome.

Classification[edit]

The cyclists are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows cyclists to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Cycling classes:

B&VI 1–3[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (B&VI 1–3) took place on September 7.[1]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Australia (AUS)  Spain (ESP)  Australia (AUS)
Kieran Modra
Tyson Lawrence
Christian Venge
David Llaurado
Bryce Lindores
Steven George

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier WR = World Record

Rank Name Time
1  Kieran Modra (AUS)
 Pilot: Tyson Lawrence (AUS)
4:18.961 Q WR
2  Christian Venge (ESP)
 Pilot: David Llaurado (ESP)
4:25.335 Q
3  Daniel Chalifour (CAN)
 Pilot: Alexandre Cloutier (CAN)
4:25.554 Q
4  Bryce Lindores (AUS)
 Pilot: Steven George (AUS)
4:27.578 Q
5  Brian Cowie (CAN)
 Pilot: Devon Smibert (CAN)
4:29.195
6  Gavin Kilpatrick (RSA)
 Pilot: Michael Thomson (RSA)
4:32.191
7  Vladislav Janovjak (SVK)
 Pilot: Robert Mitosinka (SVK)
4:32.236
8  Francisco Gonzalez (ESP)
 Pilot: Juan Francisco Suarez (ESP)
4:38.548
9  Alfred Stelleman (NED)
 Pilot: Jaco Tettelaar (NED)
4:40.432
10  Stephane Cote (CAN)
 Pilot: Pierre-Olivier Boily (CAN)
4:41.677
11  Olivier Donval (FRA)
 Pilot: John Saccomandi (FRA)
4:44.890
12  Carlos Arciniegas (COL)
 Pilot: Juan Carreno (COL)
4:47.730
13  Michael Delaney (IRL)
 Pilot: David Patrick Peelo (IRL)
4:49.911
14  Arnold Csaba Butu (ROU)
 Pilot: Lehel Rusza (ROU)
5:11.936

CP 3[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (CP 3) took place on 7 September.[1] The pre-event favorite to win the gold medal was reigning champion, Darren Kenny of Great Britain.

Gold Silver Bronze
Darren Kenny
 Great Britain
Yong-Sik Jin
 South Korea
Jean Quevillon
 Canada

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier WR = World Record

Rank Name Time
1  Darren Kenny (GBR) 3:36.875 Q WR
2  Yong-Sik Jin (KOR) 3:58.817 Q
3  Jean Quevillon (CAN) 4:03.730 Q
4  Maurice Eckhard (FRA) 4:09.119 Q
5  Tomas Kvasnicka (CZE) 4:11.715
6  Rodrigo Lopez (ARG) 4:13.850
7  Brayden McDougall (CAN) 4:15.006
 Javier Ochoa (ESP) Disqualified

CP 4[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (CP 4) took place on 7 September.[1]

Gold Silver Bronze
Christopher Scott
 Australia
Masashi Ishii
 Japan
Cesar Neira
 Spain

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier

Rank Name Time
1  Masashi Ishi (JPN) 3:37.848 Q
2  Christopher Scott (AUS) 3:38.205 Q
3  Jiri Bouska (CZE) 3:45.269 Q
4  Cesar Neira (ESP) 3:45.322 Q
5  Klaus Lungershausen (GER) 3:52.561
6  Lubos Jirka (CZE) 3:53.566
7  Enda Smyth (IRL) 3:55.919
8  Janos Plekker (RSA) 3:55.933
9  Michael Farrell (USA) 4:04.606

LC 1[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (LC 1) took place on 8 September.[2]

Gold Silver Bronze
Michael Gallagher
 Australia
Wolfgang Sacher
 Germany
Fabio Triboli
 Italy

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier

Rank Name Time
1  Michael Gallagher (AUS) 4:40.6 Q
2  Wolfgang Sacher (GER) + 0.03.8 Q
3  Fabio Triboli (ITA) + 0.06.3 Q
4  Soelito Gohr (BRA) + 0.09.5 Q
5  Cathal Gustavus Miller (IRL) + 0.13.4
6  Manfred Gattringer (AUT) + 0.14.1
7  Pierpaolo Addesi (ITA) + 0.17.6
8  Wolfgang Eibeck (AUT) + 0.18.3
9  Ivan Renggli (SUI) + 0.26.3
10  David Mercier (FRA) + 0.28.0
11  Damien Severi (FRA) + 0.30.0
12  Mark Breton (CAN) + 0.31.8
13  Kuidong Zhang (CHN) + 0.32.1
14  Kennedy Jacome (COL) + 0.36.3
15  Ioannis Kalaitzakis (GRE) + 0.39.4

LC 2[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (LC 2) took place on 8 September.[2]

Gold Silver Bronze
Jiri Jezek
 Czech Republic
Roberto Alcaide
 Spain
Jan Boyen
 Belgium

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier

Rank Name Time
1  Jiri Jezek (CZE) 4.45.3
2  Roberto Alcaide (ESP) + 0.06.2
3  Jan Boyen (BEL) + 0.11.0
4  Carol Eduard Novak (ROU) + 0.12.5
5  Eric Bourgault (CAN) + 0.24.2
6  Yuanchao Zheng (CHN) + 0.28.1
7  Luis Chacon (COL) + 0.29.8
8  Morten Jahr (NOR) + 0.38.6
9  Amador Granado (ESP) + 1.04.2
10  David Kuster (SLO) + 1.05.1

LC 3[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (LC 3) took place on 9 September.[3]

Gold Silver Bronze
Simon Richardson
 Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
 Japan
Tobias Graf
 Germany

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier WR = World Record

Rank Name Time
1  Simon Richardson (GBR) 3.48.18 Q WR
2  Masaki Fujita (JPN) 3.52.25 Q
3  Tobias Graf (GER) 3.54.54 Q
4  Laurent Thirionet (FRA) 3.57.23 Q
5  Fabrizio Macchi (ITA) 4.00.40
6  Antonio Garcia (ESP) 4.00.70
7  Erich Stauffer (AUT) 4.06.17
8  Michael Milton (AUS) 4.10.44
9  Stephane Bahier (FRA) 4.12.02
10  Lu Zhang (CHN) 4.21.75
DSQ  Flaviano Carvalho (BRA) 1.28.70

LC 4[edit]

The men's individual pursuit (LC 4) took place on 9 September.[3]

Gold Silver Bronze
Paolo Vigano
 Italy
Michael Teuber
 Germany
Juan José Méndez Fernández
 Spain

Preliminaries[edit]

Q = Qualifier WR = World Record

Rank Name Time
1  Paolo Vigano (ITA) 3.59.74 Q WR
2  Michael Teuber (GER) 4.05.93 Q
3  Juan José Méndez Fernández (ESP) 4.16.69 Q
4  Erich Winkler (GER) 4.17.74 Q
5  Pierre Senska (GER) 4.25.25
6  Anthony Zahn (USA) 4.27.05
7  Wolfgang Dabernig (AUT) 4.40.61
DNS  Alexander Hohlrieder (AUT)

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