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UCI Track World Cup #2 New Zealand Day 1 Report, Results, PHOTOS – Canadian Records Broken

release by Cycling Canada

December 04, 2015 (Cambridge, NZ) – It was an amazingly fast Friday for the Canadian track cycling team with two Canadian records broken in New Zealand as the UCI World Cup resumed at the Avantidrome in Cambridge. Canada’s athletes posted season-best results across the board.

O'Brien (l) and Sullivan [P] Guy Swarbrick
The Women’s Team Sprint squad, who are fighting a tight battle for an Olympic spot, rose to the occasion and posted a career-best time at 33.467s, qualifying in fifth place and shattering the Canadian record in the process. The previous Canadian mark was set at 34.173s during the 2014 Pan-American Championships. The Calgary duo of Monique Sullivan and Kate O’Brien scored very important Olympic qualifying points, which will improve their international ranking.

On the men’s side in the team sprint, the return of Hugo Barrette greatly elevated the team’s performance. Barrette posted the sixth fastest time in the final lap to bring Canada home in ninth position. The team comprised of Joe Veloce, Evan Carey and Barrette stopped the clock at 44.393s, their best time so far this season.

Canadian Men's Team Sprint [P] Guy Swarbrick
“This was a huge first day for Canadian sprinters here at the World Cup in Cambridge. Monique Sullivan and Kate O’Brien took a career-best fifth place in the women’s team sprint, just one spot shy of qualifying for the medal round, and set a new national record,” said Erin Hartwell, Canada’s sprint coach.

“The men came through incredibly well too, with a killer ninth place, the season’s best result by far and just a few hundredths out of eighth place! I’m really impressed with Hugo’s comeback after his terrible crash in Cali, and Joseph and Evan stepped up with solid efforts. The team sprint goals were top eight for the women and top 10 for the guys. Well, they got it done! Proud of the effort the past month to right the ship after the Cali World Cup.”

Canadian Women's Team Pursuit squad [P] Guy Swarbrick
The Canadian Women Team Pursuit squad, led by Coach Craig Griffin, also elevated their performance by posting the fastest qualifying time among the group of 16 countries. Wearing the coveted White Jersey as UCI World Cup leaders, the four-woman team comprised of Allison Beveridge, Laura Brown, Jasmin Glaesser and Kirsti Lay ripped through the 4-km distance with a time of 4:19.359, lowering their times from the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games gold medal performance. The qualifying time was almost two seconds faster from the qualifying time at the opening World Cup of the current season in Colombia.

Canadian Men's Team Pursuit squad [P] Guy Swarbrick
The Men’s Team Pursuit were also in action, and the group of four posted a career-best time of 4:04.927 to finish in ninth position, also setting a new Canadian record in the event. The team comprised of Remi Pelletier-Roy, Ed Veal, Adam Jamieson and Aidan Caves cracked the World Cup Top 10 for the first time, showing significant improvements since the program was initiated a few years ago under the guidance of Coach Ian Melvin.

Canada will race for a medal in the Women Team Pursuit on Saturday.

 

Results

Qualifications

1. Canada 4:19.359
Allison Beveridge
Laura Brown
Jasmin Glaesser
Kirsti Lay

2. Australia 4:20.157
Annette Edmondson
Ashlee Ankudinoff
Georgia Baker
Amy Cure

3. New Zealand 4:23.382
Rushlee Buchanan
Lauren Ellis
Jaime Nielsen
Georgia Williams

4. United States 4:24.965
Jennifer Valente
Kelly Catlin
Lauren Stephens
Ruth Winder

5. Italy 4:30.148
Simona Frapporti
Beatrice Bartelloni
Francesca Pattaro
Silvia Valsecchi

6. Belarus 4:30.547
Katsiaryna Piatrouskaya
Polina Pivovarova
Ina Savenka
Marina Shmayankova

7. China 4:30.818
Dong Yan Huang
Yali Jing
Menglu Ma
Hong Wang

8. Great Britain 4:32.453
Emily Kay
Abigail Dentus
Manon Lloyd
Emily Nelson

9. Germany 4:32.765
Anna Knauer
Charlotte Becker
Stephanie Pohl
Gudrun Stock

10. Poland 4:33.146
Malgorzata Wojtyra
Edyta Jasinska
Justyna Kaczkowska
Natalia Rutkowska

11. Ireland 4:34.029
Lydia Boylan
Josie Knight
Caroline Ryan
Melanie Spath

12. Hong Kong 4:36.148
Bo Leung
Zhao Juan Meng
Yao Pang
Qianyu Yang

13. Russia 4:36.633
Evgeniya Romanyuta
Gulnaz Badykova
Anastasia Chulkova
Alexandra Goncharova

14. Japan 4:38.429
Sakura Tsukagoshi
Yumi Kajihara
Kisato Nakamura
Minami Uwano

The eight teams with the best qualifying times 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.

Men’s Team Pursuit

Qualifications

1. Australia 3:56.403
Glenn O’shea
Jack Bobridge
Alexander Edmondson
Michael Hepburn

2. New Zealand 3:58.716
Nicholas Kergozou
Pieter Bulling
Alex Frame
Regan Gough

3. Denmark 4:00.911
Lasse Norman Hansen
Casper Pedersen
Rasmus Christian Quaade
Casper Von Folsach

4. Switzerland 4:02.368
Silvan Dillier
Stefan Kueng
Frank Pasche
Thery Schir

5. Netherlands 4:03.233
Tim Veldt
Dion Beukeboom
Roy Eefting
Wim Stroetinga

6. France 4:03.482
Thomas Boudat
Thomas Denis
Julien Morice
Benjamin Thomas

7. Great Britain 4:04.128
Christopher Latham
Oliver Wood
Germain Burton
Mark Stewart

8. Germany 4:04.394
Maximilian Beyer
Leif Lampater
Theo Reinhardt
Kersten Thiele

9. Canada 4:04.927
Remi Pelletier-Roy
Aidan Caves
Adam Jamieson
Ed Veal

10. Italy 4:04.969
Liam Bertazzo
Simone Consonni
Filippo Ganna
Michele Scartezzini

11. Russia 4:05.346
Andrey Sazanov
Artur Ershov
Alexander Evtushenko
Alexey Kurbatov

12. Colombia 4:05.382
Juan Esteban Arango Carvajal
Eduardo Estrada Celis
Jordan Arley Parra Arias
Brayan Stiven Sanchez Vergara

13. China 4:07.022
Chao Hua Xue
Yang Fan
Chen Lu Qin
Ping An Shen

14. Spain 4:10.364
Julio Alberto Amores Palacios
Xavier Canellas Sanchez
Vicente Garcia De Mateos Rubio
Illart Zuazubiskar Gallastegi

15. Ukraine 4:13.845
Roman Gladysh
Vitaliy Hryniv
Vladyslav Kreminskyi
Diudya Voiodymyr

The eight teams with the best qualifying times 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.

Women Team Sprint

Qualifying
1. China  32.711
Jinjie Gong
Tianshi Zhong

2. Team Jayco-AIS 32.852
Kaarle McCulloch
Stephanie Morton

3. Netherlands 33.107
Laurine Van Riessen
Elis Ligtlee

4. Germany 33.129
Miriam Welte
Kristina Vogel

5. Canada 33.467
Kate O’Brien
Monique Sullivan

6. Spain 33.757
Tania Calvo Barbero
Helena Casas Roige

7. France 33.924
Sandie Clair
Virginie Cueff

8. New Zealand 33.987
Katie Schofield
Natasha Hansen

9. Mexico 34.132
Jessica Salazar Valles
Daniela Gaxiola Gonzalez Luz

10. Colombia 34.138
Martha Bayona Pineda
Juliana Gaviria Rendon

11. Great Britain 34.279
Jessica Varnish
Katy Marchant

12. Russia 34.464
Victoria Tyumneva
Tatiana Kisileva

13. Ukraine 34.853
Olena Starikova
Liubov Basova

14. Japan 35.379
Takako Ishii
Kanako Kase

Fastest 2 teams race for Gold and 3rd and 4th teams race for Bronze.

Men Team Sprint

Qualifying
1. Germany 43.151
Rene Enders
Max Niederlag
Joachim Eilers

2. New Zealand 43.401
Ethan Mitchell
Sam Webster
Edward Dawkins

3. Team Jayco-AIS 43.542
Nathan Hart
Jacob Schmid
Matthew Glaetzer

4. Great Britain 43.848
Philip Hindes
Jason Kenny
Callum Skinner

5. Russia 3.883
Denis Dmitriev
Nikita Shurshin
Pavel Yakushevskiy

6. Netherlands 43.932
Jeffrey Hoogland
Hugo Haak
Matthijs Buchli

7. France 44.134
Gregory Bauge
Kevin Sireau
Michael D’Almeida

8. Poland 44.303
Maciej Bielecki
Rafal Sarnecki
Mateusz Lipa

9. Canada 44.393
Joseph Veloce
Evan Carey
Hugo Barrette

10. Japan 44.427
Kazuki Amagai
Kazunari Watanabe
Seiichiro Nakagawa

11. China 44.615
Ke Hu
Saifei Bao
Chao Xu

12. Colombia 44.766
Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata
Ruben Dario Murillo Minota
Santiago Ramirez Morales

13. Track Team Brandenburg 44.916
Robert Forstemann
Eric Engler
Robert Kanter

14. Korea 45.307
Jeyong Son
Woo-Gyeom Kim
Chaebin Im

15. Spain 45.348
Jose Moreno Sanchez
Juan Peralta Gascon
Sergio Aliaga Chivite

16. Brazil 45.377
Hugo Vasconcelos Osteti
Flavio Cipriano
Kacio Freitas

17. Venezuela 45.455
Cesar Marcano
Hersony Canelon
Angel Pulgar

18. HPSNZ Track Trade Team 45.520
Matthew Archibald
Jeremy Presbury
Zac Williams

19. Ulsan Metropolitan City Cycling Team 47.588
Seong-Jin Son
Bum-Soo Kim
Ji-Hun Kim

Fastest 2 teams race for Gold and 3rd and 4th teams race for Bronze.





1 Comments For This Post

  1. Ben Aroundo, ON, Canada says:

    Carefully hold it together for Rio.

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