2008 UEC European Track Championships

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2008 UEC European Track Championships
Logo of the 2008 European Track Championships.jpg
Venue Pruszków, Poland
Date(s) (2008-09-03 - 2008-09-07)3–7 September 2008
Velodrome BGŻ Arena
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The 2008 European Track Championships took place in Pruszków, Poland from 3 September to 7 September 2008. They were the annual European championship for track cycling for junior and under 23 riders. Events were also held at elite level in the women's omnium discipline. [1] [2] A men's omnium European Championship was held in Alkmaar, the Netherlands at 18 October 2008.

Pruszków Place in Masovian, Poland Voivodeship

Pruszków(listen) is a city in central Poland, situated in the Masovian Voivodeship since 1999. It was previously in Warszawa Voivodeship (1975–1998). Pruszków is the capital of Pruszków County, located along the western edge of the Warsaw urban area. The town's population has grown significantly, from 16,000 in the early part of the 20th century to 60,068 in the 2014 census by the Central Statistical Office of Poland.

Track cycling type of sport

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes using track bicycles.

Alkmaar City and municipality in North Holland, Netherlands

Alkmaar[ˈɑl(ə)kmaːr](listen) is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is well known for its traditional cheese market. For tourists, it is a popular cultural destination.

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Countries

Belarus at the 2008 UEC European Track Championships

Belarus competed at the 2008 European Track Championships in Pruszków, Poland, from 3 September to 7 September 2008. Belarus registered a team of 12 men and 8 women.

Great Britain at the 2008 UEC European Track Championships

Great Britain competed at the 2008 European Track Championships in Pruszków, Poland, from 3 September to 7 September 2008. Great Britain competed in 31 of the 34 events.

Lithuania at the 2008 UEC European Track Championships

Lithuania competed at the 2008 European Track Championships in Pruszków, Poland, from 3 September to 7 September 2008. Lithuania competed in 14 of the 34 events.

Incomplete list

Medal summary

Open

Open events were held in the omnium discipline only.

An omnium is a multiple race event in track cycling. Historically the omnium has had a variety of formats. In recent years, road racing has also adopted the term to describe multi-day races that feature the three primary road race events.

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's Event held in Alkmaar, the Netherlands on 18 October 2008.
Men's Omnium [3]
details
Wim Stroetinga
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
44 Robert Bartko
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
40 Elia Viviani
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
38
Women's Event held in Pruszków, Poland in September 2008.
Women's Omnium
details
Elena Tchalykh
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
46 Ellen van Dijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
41 Anastasia Tchulkova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
41

Omnium sprint

AnnéeGoldSilverBronze
2008Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Theo Bos Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Tim Veldt Flag of France.svg  FRA François Pervis
2008Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Yvonne Hijgenaar Flag of the Netherlands.svg  NED Elise Van Hage Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Helena Casas Roige

Under 23

Podium of the Women's under-23 points race: 1) Ellen van Dijk, 2) Lizzie Armitstead, 3) Aksana Papko Podium women's points race - 2008 European Track Championships.jpg
Podium of the Women's under-23 points race: 1) Ellen van Dijk, 2) Lizzie Armitstead, 3) Aksana Papko
EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's Events
U23 Men's Sprint
details
Kévin Sireau
Flag of France.svg France
Michaël D'Almeida
Flag of France.svg France
Matthew Crampton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
U23 Men's 1 km Time Trial
details
Michaël D'Almeida
Flag of France.svg France
David Daniell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Tomáš Bábek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
U23 Men's Individual Pursuit
details
Vitaliy Shchedov
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
4:25.518 Jerôme Cousin
Flag of France.svg France
4:29.383 Marco Coledan
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
U23 Men's Team Pursuit
details
Steven Burke
Peter Kennaugh
Mark McNally
Andy Tennant

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
4:05.568 Evgeny Kovalev
Ivan Kovalev
Alexander Petrovskiy
Valery Valynin
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
4:10.139 Marcel Kalz
Ralf Matzka
Erik Mohs
Fabian Schaar
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
4:07.730
U23 Men's Team Sprint
details
Denis Dmitriev
Stoyan Vasev
Pavel Yakushevskiy

Flag of Russia.svg Russia
44.991 Matthew Crampton
David Daniell
Christian Lyte
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
45.277 Krzysztof Szymanek
Maciej Bielecki
Adrian Telinski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
45.768
U23 Men's Keirin
details
Matthew Crampton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Michaël D'Almeida
Flag of France.svg France
Denis Spicka
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
U23 Men's Scratch
details
Elia Viviani
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Pim Ligthart
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Jiri Hochmann
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
U23 Men's Points Race
details
Ivan Kovalev
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
31 Ralf Matzka
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
30 Jiri Hochmann
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
30
Women's Events
U23 Women's Sprint
details
Miriam Welte
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
12.206 / 11.898 Lyubov Shulika
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Anna Blyth
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
12.045 / 12.046
U23 Women's 500 m Time Trial
details
Sandie Clair
Flag of France.svg France
33.872 Miriam Welte
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
34.376 Anna Blyth
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
35.035
U23 Women's Individual Pursuit
details
Vilija Sereikaitė
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
3:34.781 Ellen van Dijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
3:37.747 Joanna Rowsell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
U23 Women's Team Pursuit
details
Lizzie Armitstead
Katie Colclough
Joanna Rowsell

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:26.836 Audrey Cordon
Elodie Henriette
Pascale Jeuland
Flag of France.svg France
3:35.026 Victoriya Kondel
Oxana Cozonchuk
Maria Mishina
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
3:35.369
U23 Women's Team Sprint
details
Sandie Clair
Virginie Cueff

Flag of France.svg France
34.481 Renata Dąbrowska
Marta Janowiak
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
36.303 Yulia Kosheleva
Olga Strelsova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
36.865
U23 Women's Keirin
details
Miriam Welte
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Sandie Clair
Flag of France.svg France
Lyubov Shulika
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
U23 Women's Scratch
details
Ellen van Dijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands

Lizzie Armitstead
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
N/A Evgenia Romanyuta
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
U23 Women's Points Race
details
Ellen van Dijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
32 Lizzie Armitstead
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
27 Aksana Papko
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
24

i) There were awarded 2 gold medals (and no silver medal) because Ellen van Dijk and Lizzie Armitstead finished at the same time. See the finishfoto. [4] [5]

Ellen van Dijk Dutch professional road and track racing cyclist

Eleonora Maria "Ellen" van Dijk is a Dutch professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo. Besides road cycling she was also a track cyclist until 2012. Van Dijk is known as a time trial specialist and is five times world champion. She won her first world title on the track in the scratch race in 2008. She became Road World Champion in 2012, 2013 and 2016 with her respective trade teams in the team time trial and in 2013 also in the individual time trial. In 2015, she won the time trial at the first European Games and the silver medal in the team time trial at the world championships.

Juniors

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's Events
Junior Men's Sprint Quentin Lafargue
Flag of France.svg France
Charlie Conord
Flag of France.svg France
Peter Mitchell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Junior Men's 1 km Time Trial Quentin Lafargue
Flag of France.svg France
Thomas Bonafos
Flag of France.svg France
Loris Paoli
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Junior Men's Individual Pursuit Albert Torres Barcelo
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
3:19.404 Artur Ershov
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
3:22.034 Mark Christian
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:19:683
Junior Men's Team Pursuit Julien Duval
Emmanuel Keo
Julien Morice
Erwan Teguel

Flag of France.svg France
4:09.231 Luke Rowe
Mark Christian
Andrew Fenn
Erick Rowsell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
4:09.559 Thomas Juhas
Johannes Kahra
Theo Reinhardt
Jakob Steigmiller
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
4:14.424
Junior Men's Team Sprint Charlie Conord
Thierry Jollet
Quentin Lafargue

Flag of France.svg France
45.618 Steven Hill
Luc Jones
Peter Mitchell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
46.435 Grzegorz Drejgier
Karol Kasprzyk
Rafal Sarnecki
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
45.768
Junior Men's Keirin Charlie Conord
Flag of France.svg France
Steven Hill
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Juan Peralta Gascon
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Junior Men's Scratch Claudio Imhof
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Konstantin Kuperasov
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
Vitaly Barbas
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
Junior Men's Points Race Sam Bennett
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
29 Albert Torres Barcelo
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
18 Michał Kwiatkowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
16
Junior Men's Madison Mark Christian
Luke Rowe

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
20 Niki Byrgese
Sebastian Lander
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
18 Thomas Juhas
Jakob Steigmiller
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
15 (-1 lap)
Women's Events
Junior Women's Sprint Victoria Baranova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
12.270 / 12.147 Barbora Drzkova
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
Jessica Varnish
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
13.462 / 12.359
Junior Women's 500 m Time Trial Jessica Varnish
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
35.364 Victoria Baranova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
35.788 Magali Baudacci
Flag of France.svg France
36.083
Junior Women's Individual Pursuit Hannah Mayho
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2:28.175 Jolien D'Hoore
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
2:28.537 Lucie Záleská
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
2:28.874
Junior Women's Team Pursuit Alex Greenfield
Hannah Mayho
Jessica Booth

Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2:19.612 Evelyn Arys
Jessie Daams
Jolien D'Hoore
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
2:20.456 Giada Balzan
Rossella Callovi
Valentina Scandolara
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
2:22.213
Junior Women's Team Sprint Aleksandra Drejgier
Kornelia Maczka

Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
35.562 Magali Baudacci
Olivia Montauban
Flag of France.svg France
36.303 Victoria Baranova
Eena Melnichenko
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
36.865
Junior Women's Keirin Jessica Varnish
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Galina Streltsova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia
Giada Balzan
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Junior Women's Scratch Lucie Záleská
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Valentina Scandolara
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Jolien D'Hoore
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Junior Women's Points Race Alex Greenfield
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
21 Jolien D'Hoore
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
12 Amy Pieters
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
12

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)106723
2Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)98219
3Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)55111
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)45615
5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)2327
6Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1168
7Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1135
8Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1124
9Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1113
10Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1056
11Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)1001
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)1001
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)1001
14Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0314
15Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0101
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)0101
17Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)0011
Totals (17 nations)383637111

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