Australia upset France in shock gold medal ride-off

Australia caused a huge upset by beating France to the men's team sprint gold, the host nation’s first world title in the event since 1996.

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Team Sprint Qualifying
1France0:00:43.247
Row 1 - Cell 0 Gregory Bauge (France)Row 1 - Cell 2
Row 2 - Cell 0 Kevin Sireau (France)Row 2 - Cell 2
Row 3 - Cell 0 Michael D'Almeida (France)Row 3 - Cell 2
2Australia0:00:43.512
Row 5 - Cell 0 Shane Perkins (Australia)Row 5 - Cell 2
Row 6 - Cell 0 Scott Sunderland (Australia)Row 6 - Cell 2
Row 7 - Cell 0 Matthew Glaetzer (Australia)Row 7 - Cell 2
3New  Zealand0:00:43.742
Row 9 - Cell 0 Ethan Mitchell (New Zealand)Row 9 - Cell 2
Row 10 - Cell 0 Sam Webster (New Zealand)Row 10 - Cell 2
Row 11 - Cell 0 Edward Dawkins (New Zealand)Row 11 - Cell 2
4Japan0:00:44.039
Row 13 - Cell 0 Kazuki Amagai (Japan)Row 13 - Cell 2
Row 14 - Cell 0 Kazunari Watanabe (Japan)Row 14 - Cell 2
Row 15 - Cell 0 Seiichiro Nakagawa (Japan)Row 15 - Cell 2
5China0:00:44.049
Row 17 - Cell 0 Changsong Cheng (People's Republic of China)Row 17 - Cell 2
Row 18 - Cell 0 Lei Zhang (People's Republic of China)Row 18 - Cell 2
Row 19 - Cell 0 Miao Zhang (People's Republic of China)Row 19 - Cell 2
6Russia0:00:44.215
Row 21 - Cell 0 Sergei Kucherov (Russian Federation)Row 21 - Cell 2
Row 22 - Cell 0 Denis Dmitriev (Russian Federation)Row 22 - Cell 2
Row 23 - Cell 0 Sergey Borisov (Russian Federation)Row 23 - Cell 2
7Netherlands0:00:44.282
Row 25 - Cell 0 Roy Van Den Berg (Netherlands)Row 25 - Cell 2
Row 26 - Cell 0 Teun Mulder (Netherlands)Row 26 - Cell 2
Row 27 - Cell 0 Hugo Haak (Netherlands)Row 27 - Cell 2
8Venezuela0:00:44.399
Row 29 - Cell 0 Cesar Mervin Marcano Sanchez (Venezuela)Row 29 - Cell 2
Row 30 - Cell 0 Hersony Canelon (Venezuela)Row 30 - Cell 2
Row 31 - Cell 0 Angel Ramiro Pulgar Araujo (Venezuela)Row 31 - Cell 2
9Poland0:00:44.819
Row 33 - Cell 0 Maciej Bielecki (Poland)Row 33 - Cell 2
Row 34 - Cell 0 Damian Zielinski (Poland)Row 34 - Cell 2
Row 35 - Cell 0 Kamil Kuczynski (Poland)Row 35 - Cell 2
10Czech  Republic0:00:45.179
Row 37 - Cell 0 Adam Ptacnik (Czech Republic)Row 37 - Cell 2
Row 38 - Cell 0 Denis Spicka (Czech Republic)Row 38 - Cell 2
Row 39 - Cell 0 Filip Ditzel (Czech Republic)Row 39 - Cell 2
11Canada0:00:45.192
Row 41 - Cell 0 Hugo Barrette (Canada)Row 41 - Cell 2
Row 42 - Cell 0 Joseph Veloce (Canada)Row 42 - Cell 2
Row 43 - Cell 0 Travis Smith (Canada)Row 43 - Cell 2
12Malaysia0:00:45.529
Row 45 - Cell 0 Mohd Fattah Amri Zaid (Malaysia)Row 45 - Cell 2
Row 46 - Cell 0 Muhammad Edrus Md Yunos (Malaysia)Row 46 - Cell 2
Row 47 - Cell 0 Josiah Ng Onn Lam (Malaysia)Row 47 - Cell 2
13India0:00:51.042
Row 49 - Cell 0 Amarjeet Singh (India)Row 49 - Cell 2
Row 50 - Cell 0 Bikram Singh O. (India)Row 50 - Cell 2
Row 51 - Cell 0 Amrit Singh (India)Row 51 - Cell 2
RELGermanyRow 52 - Cell 2
Row 53 - Cell 0 Rene Enders (Germany)Row 53 - Cell 2
Row 54 - Cell 0 Maximilian Levy (Germany)Row 54 - Cell 2
Row 55 - Cell 0 Stefan Nimke (Germany)Row 55 - Cell 2
RELGreat  BritainRow 56 - Cell 2
Row 57 - Cell 0 Philip Hindes (Great Britain)Row 57 - Cell 2
Row 58 - Cell 0 Jason Kenny (Great Britain)Row 58 - Cell 2
Row 59 - Cell 0 Chris Hoy (Great Britain)Row 59 - Cell 2
RELUnited  StatesRow 60 - Cell 2
Row 61 - Cell 0 Michael Blatchford (United States of America)Row 61 - Cell 2
Row 62 - Cell 0 Jimmy Watkins (United States of America)Row 62 - Cell 2
Row 63 - Cell 0 Kevin Mansker (United States of America)Row 63 - Cell 2
RELGreeceRow 64 - Cell 2
Row 65 - Cell 0 Christos Tserentzoulias (Greece)Row 65 - Cell 2
Row 66 - Cell 0 Zafeirios Volikakis (Greece)Row 66 - Cell 2
Row 67 - Cell 0 Christos Volikakis (Greece)Row 67 - Cell 2
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Team Sprint Finals - Gold medal round
1Australia0:00:43.266
Row 1 - Cell 0 Shane Perkins (Australia)Row 1 - Cell 2
Row 2 - Cell 0 Scott Sunderland (Australia)Row 2 - Cell 2
Row 3 - Cell 0 Matthew Glaetzer (Australia)Row 3 - Cell 2
2France0:00:43.267
Row 5 - Cell 0 Gregory Bauge (France)Row 5 - Cell 2
Row 6 - Cell 0 Kevin Sireau (France)Row 6 - Cell 2
Row 7 - Cell 0 Michael D'Almeida (France)Row 7 - Cell 2
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Team Sprint Finals - Bronze medal round
3New  Zealand0:00:43.812
Row 1 - Cell 0 Ethan Mitchell (New Zealand)Row 1 - Cell 2
Row 2 - Cell 0 Sam Webster (New Zealand)Row 2 - Cell 2
Row 3 - Cell 0 Edward Dawkins (New Zealand)Row 3 - Cell 2
4Japan0:00:43.896
Row 5 - Cell 0 Kazuki Amagai (Japan)Row 5 - Cell 2
Row 6 - Cell 0 Kazunari Watanabe (Japan)Row 6 - Cell 2
Row 7 - Cell 0 Seiichiro Nakagawa (Japan)Row 7 - Cell 2

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