Spain Won 4 Track Cycling Medals For Exceptional Olympic Track Success
Riding Pinarello Montello Track Cycles
Mens Point's Race-Silver
Joan Llaneras of Spain, the defending Olympic champion was silver medalist on his Pinarello Montello Track bicycle.
Tuesday, August 24 / Mens Points Race
2. Joan LlanerasÂ (Spain) 82 Points
Jose Escuredo (Spain) took the silver medal, giving Spain its fourth track medal, and feels that his luck is changing. "I am extremely happy to finally have won this medal," he said. "I have felt sometimes at the world championships and Olympics that luck was against me in the past.
August 25: Men's Keirin finals
2. Jose Escuredo (Spain)
Spain's world champion Sergi Escobar won the Individual Pursuit bronze
medal, beating Britain's Rob Hayles with a time of 4:17.947
"It was my first Olympic Games," said Escobar. "I am happy that the result was to win a medal. I will never forget the moment."
Saturday, August 21
3. Sergi Escobar (Spain) 4.17.947 (55.825 km/hr avg.)
4. Rob Hayles (Great Britain) 4.22.291
In a seesaw battle with defending Olympic champions Germany,
Spain (Carlos Castano, Sergi Escobar, Asier Maeztu, Carlos Torrent)
took the lead after the 2000 metre mark, continuing on to win the
Team Pursuit-Bronze by a second and a half on Pinarello Montello
3. Spain: 4.05.523 (58.650 km/hr)
Carlos Castano / Sergi Escobar / Asier Maeztu / Carlos Torrent
4. Germany: 4.07.193
Robert Bartko / Guido Fulst / Christian Lademann / Leif Lampater