Points Race

A points race is a mass start track cycling event involving large numbers of riders simultaneously on track. It was an Olympic event for men between 1984–2008 and for women 1996–2008. Starting in 2012, the points race is one of the omnium events in the Olympics.

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Amy Pieters - Palmarés
2008 3rd Junior points race, 2008 European Track Championships 2009 2nd Team pursuit, 2008–2009 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Round 5, Copenhagen 3rd Individual pursuit, 2009 Dutch National Track ...
Milton Wynants
... He won the silver medal in the men's points race at his second Olympic appearance, in Sydney, Australia (2000), the first olympic medal for Uruguay in 36 years and ... He has collected medals at each Pan American Games between 1995 and 2007 silver at the Points Race that edition, bronze at the Points Race in 1999, gold at the Points Race and ...
Chris Newton - Biography
... He won a silver medal in the Team Pursuit, and the bronze in the Points Race at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester ... medal in the Team Pursuit at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, he also competed in the Points Race but failed to finish the race due to mechanical problems ... has also seen him take many wins in top international amateur road races throughout his career ...
Li Yan (cyclist) - Career Highlights
2005 2005–2006 World Cup 2nd, Points race, Manchester 2006 2005–2006 World Cup 3rd, Points race, Los Angeles 2006–2007 World Cup 3rd, Points race, Sydney Asian Games, Doha 1st ...
Points Race - Variations - Tempo
... The tempo race is similar to the point-a-lap race except that points are awarded two deep for each lap (two points for the first rider, one point for the second) ... Track cycling Races Individual pursuit Team pursuit Team sprint Sprint Track time trial Points race Madison Motor-paced racing Keirin Scratch race Omnium Elimination races Hour record ...

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