Cycling at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Cycling
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Cycling (road) pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Cycling
Venue Laoshan Velodrome
Changping Triathlon Venue
Dates7–10 September 2008
2004
2012
Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring (pilot) compete in Beijing on 7 September 2008. 2008 Summer Paralympics, Tandem.jpg
Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring (pilot) compete in Beijing on 7 September 2008.

Cycling at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consisted of 44 events in two main disciplines, track cycling and road cycling. Track cycling was held in Laoshan Velodrome on 7–10 September, and road cycling took place at the Changping Triathlon Venue on 12–14 September. [1]

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Classification

Cyclists are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows cyclists to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Cycling classes are:

Events

For each of the events below, medals are contested for one or more of the above classifications. After each classification is given the dates that the event will be contested.

Road cycling
Track cycling

Participating countries

There were 220 athletes (163 males, 57 females) from 39 nations taking part in this sport.

Medal summary

Medal table

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their cyclists (in this context a country is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)173020
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)54413
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)36413
4Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)35715
5Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)35311
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)2248
7Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)2136
8Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)2002
9Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)1326
10Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1124
11Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)1113
12Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)1102
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)1102
14Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1034
15Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1012
16Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0347
17Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)0303
18Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea  (KOR)0112
19Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0101
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)0101
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)0101
22Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)0022
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon  (LIB)0022
24Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0011
Totals (24 nations)444344131

Road cycling

Men's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
Time trial B&VI 1–3Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
Christian Venge
David Llaurado
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Alfred Stelleman
Jaco Tettelaar
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
Krzysztof Kosikowski
Artur Korc
Time trial CP 3 Javier Otxoa
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Darren Kenny
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Yong-Sik Jin
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea
Time trial CP 4 Cesar Neira
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Christopher Scott
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Masashi Ishii
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Time trial HC A Wolfgang Schattauer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Rastislav Turecek
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
Alain Quittet
Flag of France.svg  France
Time trial HC B Heinz Frei
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Vittorio Podestà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Edward Maalouf
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon
Time trial HC C Oz Sanchez
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
José Vicente Arzo
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Alejandro Albor
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Time trial LC1 Wolfgang Sacher
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Wolfgang Eibeck
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Fabio Triboli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Time trial LC2 Jiri Jezek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Carol Eduard Novak
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Roberto Alcaide
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Time trial LC3 Laurent Thirionet
Flag of France.svg  France
Simon Richardson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Time trial LC4 Michael Teuber
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Juan José Méndez Fernández
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Anthony Zahn
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Road race
details
Road race B&VI 1–3Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
Andrzej Zajac
Dariusz Flak
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)
Jarmo Ollanketo
Marko Tormanen
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Olivier Donval
John Saccomandi
Road race HC B Heinz Frei
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Max Weber
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Edward Maalouf
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon
Road race HC C Ernst van Dyk
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Alejandro Albor
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Oz Sanchez
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Road race LC 1–2/CP 4 Fabio Triboli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
David Mercier
Flag of France.svg  France
Michael Gallagher
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Road race LC 3–4/CP 3 Darren Kenny
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Javier Otxoa
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Tomas Kvasnicka
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic

Women's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
Time trial B&VI 1–3Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
Iryna Fiadotava
Alena Drazdova
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)
Jayne Parsons
Annaliisa Farrell
Time trial HC A/B/C Rachel Morris
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Monique van der Vorst
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Dorothee Vieth
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Time trial LC 1–2/CP 4 Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Jennifer Schuble
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jufang Zhou
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Time trial LC 3–4/CP 3 Barbara Buchan
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Allison Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Paula Tesoriero
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Road race
details
Road race B&VI 1–3Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
Iryna Fiadotava
Alena Drazdova
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Genevieve Ouellet
Mathilde Hupin
Road race HC A/B/C Andrea Eskau
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Monique van der Vorst
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Dorothee Vieth
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany

Mixed events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
Time trial CP 1–2 David Stone
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Barbara Weise
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Marketa Mackova
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Road race
details
Road race CP 1–2 David Stone
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Riaan Nel
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Giorgio Farroni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

Track cycling

Men's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
1 km time trial (B&VI 1–3)
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Anthony Kappes
Barney Storey
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Ben Demery
Shaun Hopkins
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Kieran Modra
Tyson Lawrence
1 km time trial (CP 3)
details
Darren Kenny
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Rik Waddon
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Tomas Kvasnicka
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
1 km time trial (CP 4)
details
Masashi Ishii
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Jiri Bouska
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Christopher Scott
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1 km time trial (LC 1)
details
Mark Bristow
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Kuidong Zhang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Wolfgang Sacher
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1 km time trial (LC 2)
details
Jody Cundy
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Jiri Jezek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Yuanchao Zheng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
1 km time trial (LC 3–4)
details
Simon Richardson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Greg Ball
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Individual pursuit
details
Individual pursuit (B&VI 1–3)
details
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Kieran Modra
Tyson Lawrence
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
Christian Venge
David Llaurado
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Bryce Lindores
Steven George
Individual pursuit (CP 3)
details
Darren Kenny
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Yong-Sik Jin
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea
Jean Quevillon
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Individual pursuit (CP 4)
details
Christopher Scott
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Masashi Ishii
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Cesar Neira
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Individual pursuit (LC 1)
details
Michael Gallagher
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Wolfgang Sacher
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Fabio Triboli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Individual pursuit (LC 2)
details
Jiri Jezek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Roberto Alcaide
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Jan Boyen
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Individual pursuit (LC 3)
details
Simon Richardson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Masaki Fujita
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Tobias Graf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Individual pursuit (LC 4)
details
Paolo Viganò
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Michael Teuber
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Juan José Mendez
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Sprint
details
Sprint (B&VI 1–3)
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Anthony Kappes
Barney Storey
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Ben Demery
Shaun Hopkins
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
Gavin Kilpatrick
Michael Thomson
Team sprint (LC1–4 CP3/4)
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Darren Kenny
Mark Bristow
Jody Cundy
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
Kuidong Zhang
Yuanchao Zheng
Zhang Lu
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
Tomas Kvasnicka
Jiri Bouska
Jiri Jezek

Women's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
500m time trial (LC1–2/CP 4)
details
Jennifer Schuble
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Ye Yaping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Dong Jingping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
500m time trial (LC3–4/CP 3)
details
Paula Tesoriero
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Natalie Simanowski
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Jayme Paris
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1 km time trial (B&VI 1–3)
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Aileen McGlynn
Ellen Hunter
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Felicity Johnson
Katie Parker
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Lindy Hou
Toireasa Gallagher
Individual pursuit
details
Individual pursuit (B&VI 1–3)
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Aileen McGlynn
Ellen Hunter
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Lindy Hou
Toireasa Gallagher
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Karissa Whitsell
Mackenzie Woodring
Individual pursuit (LC 1–2/CP 4)
details
Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Jennifer Schuble
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jingping Dong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Individual pursuit (LC 3–4/CP 3)
details
Barbara Buchan
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Natalie Simanowski
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Paula Tesoriero
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand

See also

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References

  1. "Schedule". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-09-07.