How BMX cycling works at the Olympics

NZ Newswire Updated July 5, 2012, 10:37 am

Cycling at the Olympics - how it works for BMX:

32 men, 16 women

Held on a circuit of 320-370m, which features an 8m-high start ramp and various corners and jumps.

Contact between riders often occurs during racing and crashes are frequent.

Qualifying:

Each competitor has one time trial run over the circuit, with the better time determining his or her seeding for the quarter-finals (men) and the semi-finals (women).

Racing:

The men's quarter-finals are held over five runs, with points for places on each run.

After three runs, the best two riders from each quarter-final progress to the semi-finals.

The remaining riders compete in the final two quarter-final runs and the best two from each quarter-final also progress to the semis.

The semis follow a three-run format. The top four riders from each semi-final advance to the final, where the medals are decided over one run.

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2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2015 International Tests

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

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2015 Super Rugby Tournament

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3:05am NZST Sun, 31st May
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1:30am NZST Sun, 31st May

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4:00pm NZST Sun, 31st May

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2015 Hopman Cup XXVII

2015 French Open

2:00am NZST Sat, 30th May
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Mechelen 2 - 1 Charleroi (FT)

2014/15 UEFA Europa League

2015 AFC Champions League

Schedule

2014/15 Italian Serie A

31 May 2:00am
31 May 4:45am

2014/15 English FA Cup

Arsenal v Aston Villa

31 May 2:30am