Hersony Canelón

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Hersony Canelón
2018 2019 UCI Track World Cup Berlin 197.jpg
Canelón in 2018
Personal information
Full nameHersony Gadiel Canelón Vera
Born (1988-12-08) 8 December 1988 (age 30)
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter

Hersony Gadiel Canelón Vera (born December 8, 1988, Caracas) is a male professional track and road cyclist from Venezuela.[1] He won a silver medal for his native country at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, alongside César Marcano and Andris Hernández in the Men's Track Team Sprint, and won a gold in 2010. He competed in men's track cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and the 2016 Games in Rio.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

2007
Silver medal blank.svg in Pan American Games, Track, Team Sprint, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
2010
Gold medal blank.svg in Central American and Caribbean Games, Track, Team Sprint, Mayagüez (PUR)
Silver medal blank.svg in Central American and Caribbean Games, Track, Keirin, Mayagüez (PUR)
Silver medal blank.svg in Central American and Caribbean Games, Sprint, Mayagüez (PUR)
Silver medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Team Sprint, Aguascalientes (MEX)
2011
Gold medal blank.svg in Pan American Games, Track, Sprint, Guadalajara (MEX)
Gold medal blank.svg in Pan American Games, Track, Team Sprint, Guadalajara (MEX)
Silver medal blank.svg in Pan American Games, Track, Keirin, Guadalajara (MEX)
Bronze medal blank.svg in Round 2 2011–12 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Team Sprint, Cali (COL)
Bronze medal blank.svg in Round 2 2011–12 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Keirin, Cali (COL)
2012
Silver medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Sprint, Mar del Plata (ARG)[5]
Bronze medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Team Sprint, Mar del Plata (ARG)[6]
2013
Gold medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Team Sprint, Mexico City (MEX)
Gold medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Flying Lap, Mexico City (MEX)
Gold medal blank.svg in Pan American Road and Track Championships, Track, Sprint, Mexico City (MEX)
Gold medal blank.svg in Venezuelan National Championships, Track, Sprint
Gold medal blank.svg in Venezuelan National Championships, Track, Keirin
Silver medal blank.svg in Copa Cobernador, Sprint, Carabobo (VEN)
Bronze medal blank.svg in Copa Cobernador, Keirin, Carabobo (VEN)
Bronze medal blank.svg in Round 1 2013–14 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Keirin, Manchester (GBR)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hersony Canelón Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Results - Mens Keirin - Cycling - Rio 2016 - Olympics". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Results - Mens Sprint - Cycling - Rio 2016 - Olympics". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Results - Mens Team Sprint - Cycling - Rio 2016 - Olympics". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Canada come out on top in women's team pursuit". cyclingnews.com. 8 March 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Chile too good in pursuit". cyclingnews.com. 8 March 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2013.