Tag Archives: Chris Hoy

The Greatest Track Cyclists: Record Title Winners at World Championships and Olympics Games

It is hard to compare achievements across different events using total medals as there are more events on offer to sprinters.  I did try to do this in 2013 for the women but I won’t do it for the men. … Continue reading

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Olympic Games 2012:Cycling

My thoughts on the cycling at the Olympic Games. I thought that the British team had little chance of doing as well as they had in Beijing but the performance was even better in London. In Beijing the professionalism of … Continue reading

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Cycling:Olympic Records

Cycling has been included at every Olympics since 1896 although women’s events were only introduced in 1984. Mountain biking entered in 1996 and BMX in 2008. Men’s records Flying 200 m time trial   9.551 Jason Kenny   Great Britain   12 … Continue reading

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World Cycling Championships 2012

The final major track cycling event before the Olympics was the world championships held in Melbourne. In many events this was a stronger competition than the Olympics will be due to the ill-considered decision to only allow one competitor from … Continue reading

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