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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Track Day 1 – Women’s Team Pursuit Qualifications

by pedalmag.com

August 11, 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – The Canadian Women’s Team Pursuit squad including Allison Beveridge, Jasmin Glaesser, Laura Brown and Georgia Simmerling finished fourth in the Qualifications today on the new Rio track and will face off against Great Britain in the First Round. The British squad set a new world record on their way to topping the qualifications.

Qualifications

1. Great Britain 4:13.260 WR
Katie Archibald
Laura Trott
Elinor Barker
Joanna Rowsell-Shand

2. United States of America 4:14.286
Sarah Hammer
Kelly Catlin
Chloe Dygert
Jennifer Valente

3. Australia 4:19.059
Georgia Baker
Annette Edmondson
Amy Cure
Melissa Hoskins

4. Canada 4:19.599
Allison Beveridge
Jasmin Glaesser
Laura Brown
Georgia Simmerling

5. New Zealand 4:20.061
Lauren Ellis
Racquel Sheath
Rushlee Buchanan
Jaime Nielsen

6. People’s Republic of China 4:25.246
Dongyan Huang
Yali Jin
Menglu Ma
Baofang Zhao

7. Italy 4:25.543
Simona Frapporti
Tatiana Guderzo
Francesca Pattaro
Silvia Valsecchi

8. Poland 4:28.988
Daria Pikulik
Edyta Jasinska
Justyna Kaczkowska
Natalia Rutkowska

9. Germany  4:30.068
Gudrun Stock
Charlotte Becker
Mieke Kroger
Stephanie Pohl

Progression rules* The eight teams recording the best times in the qualifying round will be matched in the First round as follows:
The 6th fastest team against the 7th fastest team.
The 5th fastest team against the 8th fastest team.
The 2nd fastest team against the 3rd fastest team.
The fastest team against the 4th fastest team.
All the teams from the First round dispute the Finals.
The winners of heats 3 and 4 in the First round ride the final for the gold and silver medals.
The remaining six teams will be ranked by their times in the First round and will be paired as follows:
The two fastest teams ride the final for the bronze medal.
The next two fastest teams ride the final for 5th and 6th places.
The final two teams ride the final for 7th and 8th places.
The heats will be ridden in the reverse of this order.





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