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Canada’s Nyhaug 5th @ Rio 2016 Olympic Games BMX Men’s Final

by pedalmag.com
Men's Start  ©
August 19, 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada’s Tory Nyhaug advanced through the Semi Finals with superb riding to make the men’s gold medal final where he ended up 5th as Connor Fields (USA) took the gold.

Nyhaug battling  ©  Cor Vos
Nyhaug at the fiinish and the battle for third  ©
In the women’s race Mariana Pajon (Colombia), who was unstoppable in all of her heats, won the gold to the delight of the partisan crowd.

Women's medal ceremony  ©
Men's medal ceremony  ©


Women’s Final
1. Mariana Pajon (Colombia) 34.093
2. Alise Post (USA) 0.342
3. Stefany Hernandez (Venezuela) 0.662
4. Brooke Crain (USA) 1.427
5. Yaroslava Bondarenko (Russia) 1.924
6. Elke Vanhoof (Belgium) 5.445
7. Laura Smulders (Netherlands) 1:18.142
8. Manon Valentino (France) 2:07.016

Men’s Final
1. Connor Fields (USA) 34.642
2. Jelle Van Gorkom (Netherlands) 0.674
3. Carlos Alberto Ramirez Yepes (Colombia) 0.875
4. Nicholas Long (USA) 0.880
5. Tory Nyhaug (Canada) 1.032
6. Sam Willoughby (Australia) 1.683
7. Niek Kimmann (Netherlands) 1.937
8. Anthony Dean (Australia) DNF


Women’s Semi Finals

BMX W Semi



Men’s Semi Finals

BMX M Semi

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