2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships logo.jpg
Venue Manchester, United Kingdom
Date(s) (2008-03-26 - 2008-03-30)2630 March 2008
Velodrome Manchester Velodrome
Events18
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The 2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place at the Manchester Velodrome in Manchester, United Kingdom from 26 to 30 March 2008. Eighteen events were scheduled; the women's team pursuit being the only addition from the 2007 championships.

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As in 2007, the domination of the Great Britain team was clear. Breaking three world records en route, they won eleven medals in total. Indeed, half of the eighteen gold medals on offer were won by the British team.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)92011
2Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)3328
3Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)2013
4Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1337
5Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)1113
6Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)1102
7Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1001
8Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0213
9Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)0202
10Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0145
11Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0134
12Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0101
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)0101
14Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)0011
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)0011
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0011
Totals (16 nations)18181854

Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's Events
Men's sprint
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Chris Hoy
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Kévin Sireau
Flag of France.svg  France
Mickaël Bourgain
Flag of France.svg  France
Men's 1 km time trial
details
Teun Mulder
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
1:01.332 Michaël D'Almeida
Flag of France.svg  France
1:01.514 François Pervis
Flag of France.svg  France
1:01.574
Men's individual pursuit
details
Bradley Wiggins
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
4:18.519 Jenning Huizenga
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
4:23.474 Alexei Markov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4:21.097
Men's team pursuit
details
Ed Clancy
Geraint Thomas
Paul Manning
Bradley Wiggins

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:56.322
WR
Michael Færk Christensen
Casper Jørgensen
Jens-Erik Madsen
Alex Rasmussen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
3:59.381 Graeme Brown
Mark Jamieson
Bradley McGee
Luke Roberts
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
4:00.089
Men's team sprint
details
Grégory Baugé
Kévin Sireau
Arnaud Tournant

Flag of France.svg  France
43.271 Ross Edgar
Chris Hoy
Jamie Staff
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
43.777 Theo Bos
Teun Mulder
Tim Veldt
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
43.718
Men's keirin
details
Chris Hoy
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Teun Mulder
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Christos Volikakis
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
Men's scratch
details
Aliaksandr Lisouski
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
Wim Stroetinga
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Roger Kluge
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Men's points race
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Vasil Kiryienka
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
24 Christophe Riblon
Flag of France.svg  France
23 Peter Schep
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
19
Men's madison
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Mark Cavendish
Bradley Wiggins
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
19 Roger Kluge
Olaf Pollack
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
13 Michael Mørkøv
Alex Rasmussen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
11
Men's omnium
details
Hayden Godfrey
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
19 Leigh Howard
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
28 Aliaksandr Lisouski
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
35
Women's Events
Women's sprint
details
Victoria Pendleton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Simona Krupeckaitė
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
Jennie Reed
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Women's 500 m time trial
details
Lisandra Guerra
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
34.021 Simona Krupeckaitė
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
34.066 Sandie Clair
Flag of France.svg  France
34.253
Women's individual pursuit
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Rebecca Romero
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:30.501 Sarah Hammer
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
3:37.006 Katie Mactier
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
3:32.347
Women's team pursuit
details
Wendy Houvenaghel
Rebecca Romero
Joanna Rowsell

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:22.415
WR
Svitlana Halyuk
Lesya Kalytovska
Lyubov Shulika
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
3:29.744 Charlotte Becker
Verena Joos
Alexandra Sontheimer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
3:26.960
Women's team sprint
details
Victoria Pendleton
Shanaze Reade

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
33.661 Gong Jinjie
Zheng Lulu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
34.223 Dana Glöss
Miriam Welte
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
34.036
Women's keirin
details
Jennie Reed
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Victoria Pendleton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Christin Muche
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Women's scratch
details
Ellen van Dijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Yumari Gonzalez Valdivieso
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Belinda Goss
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Women's points race
details
Marianne Vos
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
33 Trine Schmidt
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
25 Vera Carrara
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
20

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