Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's cross-country

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Men's cross-country cycling
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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Trio of future medal winners - left to right: Marco Aurelio Fontana, Jaroslav Kulhavý and Nino Schurter
Venue Hadleigh Farm
Date 12 August
Competitors 47 from 31 nations
Winning time 1:29:07
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jaroslav Kulhavý  Czech Republic
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nino Schurter  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marco Aurelio Fontana  Italy
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Qualification

The men's cross-country cycling event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place at Hadleigh Farm on 12 August.[1]

Fifty cyclists from 32 countries competed. Jaroslav Kulhavý from the Czech Republic won the gold medal, beating Switzerland's Nino Schurter by one second.

Format[edit]

The competition began at 1:30 pm with a mass-start and involved a set number of laps (determined the day before the competition) around the 4.8 km course at Hadleigh Farm in Essex.[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time

Date Time Round
Sunday 12 August 2012 13:30 Final

Result[edit]

The entry list was published on 26 July.[3]

Rank Rider Country Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Jaroslav Kulhavý  Czech Republic 1:29:07
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nino Schurter  Switzerland 1:29:08
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marco Aurelio Fontana  Italy 1:29:32
4 José Antonio Hermida  Spain 1:29:36
5 Burry Stander  South Africa 1:29:37
6 Carlos Coloma-Nicolas  Spain 1:30:07
7 Manuel Fumic  Germany 1:30:31
8 Geoff Kabush  Canada 1:30:43
9 Alexander Gehbauer  Austria 1:31:16
10 Todd Wells  United States 1:31:28
11 Stéphane Tempier  France 1:31:30
12 Jan Škarnitzl  Czech Republic 1:31:48
13 Gerhard Kerschbaumer  Italy 1:32:02
14 Ondřej Cink  Czech Republic 1:32:16
15 Samuel Schultz  United States 1:32:29
16 Marek Konwa  Poland 1:32:41
17 Rudi van Houts  Netherlands 1:32:53
18 Ralph Näf  Switzerland 1:32:58
19 Kevin van Hoovels  Belgium 1:33:01
20 Karl Markt  Austria 1:33:18
21 Daniel McConnell  Australia 1:33:22
22 Sergio Mantecon-Gutiérrez  Spain 1:33:46
23 David Rosa  Portugal 1:33:50
24 Rubens Valeriano  Brazil 1:34:23
25 Florian Vogel  Switzerland 1:34:36
26 Catriel Soto  Argentina 1:35:13
27 Kohei Yamamoto  Japan 1:35:26
28 Hector Paez  Colombia 1:36:02
29 Jean-Christophe Péraud  France 1:37:07
30 Marc Bassingthwaighte  Namibia 1:37:17
31 Sergiy Rysenko  Ukraine 1:37:32
32 Piotr Brzózka  Poland 1:38:37
33 Periklis Ilias  Greece 1:38:51
34 Moritz Milatz  Germany 1:38:59
35 Philip Buys  South Africa 1:40:11
36 Paolo Montoya  Costa Rica 1:41:19
37 Evgeniy Pechenin  Russia 1:41:40
38 Chan Chun Hing  Hong Kong 1:41:59
39 Adrien Niyonshuti  Rwanda 1:42:46
40 Marios Athanasiadis  Cyprus 1:43:25
Tong Weisong  China LAP
Derek Horton  Guam LAP
Sven Nys  Belgium DNF
Max Plaxton  Canada DNF
András Parti  Hungary DNF
Julien Absalon  France DNF
Liam Killeen  Great Britain DNF
Robert Förstemann  Germany DNS
Michael Vingerling  Netherlands DNS
Sam Bewley  New Zealand DNS

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling Mountain Bike - Summer Olympic Sport". london2012.com. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "London 2012 cross-country women - Olympic Cycling Mountain Bike". london2012.com. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Entry list