Monthly Archives: August 2012

The UCI’s folly and the continuing dominance of the British track cycling team

At the 2008 Olympics the final medal table for the track cycling looked like this: Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total 1  Great Britain 7 3 2 12 2  Spain 1 1 1 3 =3  Argentina 1 0 0 1 … Continue reading

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Heptathlon points system vs the omnium points system

The omnium is a multi-discipline track cycling event which has debuted at the Olympics this year. It is made up of six events (flying lap, points race, elimination race, individual pursuit, scratch race and time trial) and has a fairly … Continue reading

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