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Commonwealth Games Track Day 1 Results, PHOTOS – Canadian Men’s Team Pursuit and Team Sprint Race for Bronze UPDATED

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Canadian Men's Team Pursuit  ©  Guy Swarbrick
July 24, 2014 (Glasgow, Scotland) – The Canadian Men’s Team Pursuit squad consisting of Zach Bell, Aiden Caves, Remi Pelletier-Roy, and Ed Veal qualified 4th to make the final against New Zealand for the bronze medal on Day 1 of the track competitions at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

In Men’s Sprint action Canada’s Hugo Barrette (15th), Vincent De Haitre (17th) and Joseph Veloce (19th) did not advance to the rounds. In the Men’s Team Sprint Canada’s Hugo Barrette, Joseph Veloce and Vincent De Haître made the final for bronze after qualifying fourth.

Canada's Barrette, Veloce, Haitre in the Team Sprint  ©  Guy Swarbrick

In the Team Pursuit final New Zealand caught Canada for the bronze while Australia took the gold over England setting a new Games record as well. Canada’s Team Sprint squad also finished 4th behind Australia as New Zealand bested England in the final for gold.

Overall is was a solid day for Canada’s new Team Pursuit and Team Sprint squads to make the medal rounds at their debut on the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome track at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Results

Men’s Team Pursuit

Qualifications
1. Australia 3:57.939
2. England 3:59.249
3. New Zealand 4:00.501
4. Canada (Zach Bell, Aiden Caves, Remi Pelletier-Roy, Ed Veal) 4:14.481
5. South Africa 4:18.194
6. India 4:31.714

Top 4 advance

Ride for Gold
1. Australia* 3:54.851
2. England 4:00.136

Ride for Bronze
3. New Zealand
4. Canada (Zach Bell, Aiden Caves, Remi Pelletier-Roy, Ed Veal) – caught

Men’s Team Sprint

Qualifications
1. New Zealand 43.254
2. England 43.730
3. Australia 44.027
4. Canada (Hugo Barrette, Joseph Veloce, Vincent De Haître) 45.302
5. Scotland 45.501
6. Malaysia 45.625
7. India 49.233
8. Barbados 49.239
9. Bangladesh 58.530

Top 4 advance

Ride for Gold
1. New Zealand* 43.181
2. England 43.706

Ride for Bronze
3. Australia 43.709
4. Canada (Hugo Barrette, Joseph Veloce, Vincent De Haître) 45.054

Men’s Sprint

Qualifications
1. Matthew Glaetzer* (Australia) 9.779
2. Edward Dawkins (New Zeland) 9.818
3. Sam Webster (New Zeland) 9.933
4. Peter Lewis (Australia) 9.975
5. Matthew Archibald (New Zeland) 10.055
6. Philip Hindes (England) 10.108
7. Mohd Azizulhasni Awang (Malaysia) 10.158
8. Lewis Oliva (Wales) 10.171
9. Njisane Phillip (Trinidad and Tobago) 10.188
10. Callum Skinner (Scotland) 10.198
11. Jason Kenny (England) 10.206
12. Matthew Crampton (England) 10.213
13. Muhammad Edrus Md Yunos (Malaysia) 10.257
14. John Paul (Scotland) 10.308
15. Hugo Barrette (Canada) 10.316
16. Bernard Esterhuizen (South Africa) 10.317
17. Vincent De Haitre (Canada) 10.411
18. Chris Pritchard (Scotland) 10.412
19. Joseph Veloce (Canada) 10.428
20. Mohd Rizal Tisin (Malaysia) 10.575
21. Quincy Alexander (Trinidad and Tobago) 10.774
22. Amarjit Nagi (India) 11.114
23. Amrit Singh (India) 11.193
24. Javed Mounter (Barbados) 11.243
25. Alan Baby (India) 11.885
26. Jedidiah Amoako-Ackah (Ghana) 12.678
27. Iftekhar Refat (Bangladesh) 14.156
28. Tarikul Islam (Bangladesh) 14.199

Top 12 advance
*Games record





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