Cycling at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Cycling
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Cycling (Road), London 2012 (Paralympics).png Cycling (Sprint), London 2012 (Paralympics).png
Pictograms for road (left) and track cycling (right)
Venue London Velopark
Brands Hatch
Dates5 – 8 September 2012
2008
2016

Cycling at the 2012 Summer Paralympics consisted of 50 events in two main disciplines, track cycling and road cycling. Track cycling was held in London Velopark from 30 August to 2 September, and road cycling took place at Brands Hatch from September 5 to September 8. [1]

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Classification

A tandem bicycle, with Stephanie Morton acting as Felicity Johnson's pilot. Stephanie Morton and Felicity Johnson riding.jpg
A tandem bicycle, with Stephanie Morton acting as Felicity Johnson's pilot.

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. The class number indicates the severity of impairment with "1" being most impaired.

Cycling classes are: [2]

Events

For each of the events below, medals are contested for one or more of the above classifications.

Road cycling

Track cycling

Participating nations

223 cyclists from 48 nations including 37 guides from 20 selected nations competed.

Medal summary

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)89522
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)65617
3Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)64515
4Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)64414
5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)46313
6Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)43310
7Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)3407
8Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)2237
9Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)2226
10Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)2125
11Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)2002
12Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1225
13Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)1135
14Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)1124
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1124
16Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)1102
17Flag of Canada.svg  Canada  (CAN)1012
18Flag of Israel.svg  Israel  (ISR)0101
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)0101
20Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)0011
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0011
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)0011
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0011
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)0011
Totals (25 nations)514849148

Road cycling

Men's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
B Christian Venge
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Ivano Pizzi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
James Brown
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
H1 Mark Rohan
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Koby Lion
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
Wolfgang Schattauer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
H2 Heinz Frei
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Walter Ablinger
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Vittorio Podestà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
H3 Rafał Wilk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Nigel Barley
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Bernd Jeffre
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
H4 Alessandro Zanardi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Norbert Mosandl
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Oscar Sanchez
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
C1 Michael Teuber
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Mark Colbourne
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Zhang Yu Li
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
C2 Tobias Graf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Guihua Liang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Maurice Eckhard Tió
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
C3 David Nicholas
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Joseph Berenyi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Masaki Fujita
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
C4 Jiří Ježek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Carol-Eduard Novak
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Jiří Bouška
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
C5 Yegor Dementyev
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Xinyang Liu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Michael Gallagher
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Road race
details
B Ivano Pizzi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Krzysztof Kosikowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Vladislav Janovjak
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
H1 Mark Rohan
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Tobias Fankhauser
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Wolfgang Schattauer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
H2 Walter Ablinger
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Jean-Marc Berset
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Vittorio Podestà
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
H3 Rafał Wilk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Vico Merklein
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Joël Jeannot
Flag of France.svg  France
H4 Alessandro Zanardi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Ernst van Dyk
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Wim Decleir
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
C1-3 Roberto Bargna
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Steffen Warias
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
David Nicholas
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
C4-5 Yegor Dementyev
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
Xinyang Liu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Michele Pittacolo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

Women's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
B Kathrin Goeken
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Phillipa Gray
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Catherine Walsh
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
H1-2 Marianna Davis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Karen Darke
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Ursula Schwaller
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
H3 Sandra Graf
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Monica Bascio
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Svetlana Moshkovich
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
H4 Andrea Eskau
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Dorothee Vieth
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Laura de Vaan
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
C1-3 Allison Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Tereza Diepoldová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Sini Zeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
C4 Megan Fisher
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Susan Powell
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Marie-Claude Molnar
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
C5 Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Anna Harkowska
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Kelly Crowley
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Road race
details
B Robbi Weldon
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Josefa Benitez Guzman
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Kathrin Goeken
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
H1-3 Marianna Davis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Monica Bascio
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Rachel Morris
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
H4 Andrea Eskau
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Laura de Vaan
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Dorothee Veith
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
C1-3 Sini Zeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Denise Schindler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Allison Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
C4-5 Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Anna Harkowska
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Kelly Crowley
Flag of the United States.svg  United States

Mixed events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
T1-2 Carol Cooke
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Hans-Peter Durst
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
David Stone
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Road race
details
T1-2 David Stone
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Giorgio Farroni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
David Vondracek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Team Relay
details
H1-4Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Marianna Davis
Oscar Sanchez
Matthew Updike
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Alex Zanardi
Vittorio Podesta
Francesca Fenocchio
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)
Jean-Marc Berset
Ursula Schwaller
Heinz Frei

Track cycling

Men's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
1 km time trial
details
B Neil Fachie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
José Enrique Porto Lareo
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Rinne Oost
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
C1-3 Zhang Yu Li
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Mark Colbourne
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Tobias Graf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
C4-5 Alfonso Cabello
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Jon-Allan Butterworth
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Xinyang Liu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Individual pursuit
details
B Kieran Modra
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Bryce Lindores
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Miguel Ángel Clemente Solano
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
C1 Mark Colbourne
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Zhang Yu Li
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Rodrigo Fernando López
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
C2 Guihua Liang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Tobias Graf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Laurent Thirionet
Flag of France.svg  France
C3 Joseph Berenyi
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Shaun McKeown
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Darren Kenny
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
C4 Carol-Eduard Novak
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
Jiří Ježek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Jody Cundy
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
C5 Michael Gallagher
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Jon-Allan Butterworth
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Liu Xinyang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Individual Sprint
details
B Anthony Kappes
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Neil Fachie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
José Enrique Porto Lareo
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain

Women's events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Time trial
details
C1-3 (500 m) He Yin
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Alyda Norbruis
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Jayme Paris
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
C4-5 (500 m) Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Jennifer Schuble
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jianping Ruan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
B (1 km) Felicity Johnson
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Aileen McGlynn
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Phillipa Gray
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Individual pursuit
details
B Phillipa Gray
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Catherine Walsh
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Aileen McGlynn
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
C1-3 Sini Zeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Simone Kennedy
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Allison Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
C4 Susan Powell
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Megan Fisher
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Alexandra Green
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
C5 Sarah Storey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Anna Harkowska
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Fiona Southorn
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand

Mixed events

EventClassGoldSilverBronze
Team Sprint
details
C1-5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
Xiaofei Ji
Xinyang Liu
Hao Xie
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Jon-Allan Butterworth
Darren Kenny
Richard Waddon
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Joseph Berenyi
Sam Kavanagh
Jennifer Schuble

See also

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References

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  2. "Cycling Track - Classification". LOCOG. Retrieved 3 June 2012.