The 2010 European Track Championships kick off in Pruszkow, Poland, on Friday November 5 for three days of fast-paced action on the boards of the BGZ Arena.

It’s the first time that a senior elite European Track Championships has taken place. The event has particular resonance as it is the first counting event towards qualification for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Given the championships’ Olympic significance, it’s no surprise to see Great Britain fielding an extremely strong squad featuring past and current Olympic and world champions.

A total of 48 European Union nations will take part in the event.

The event also includes the European Elite Madison Championships on Sunday, November 7.

Cycling Weekly will be covering the European Track Championships with daily reports and results here on www.cyclingweekly.com

European Track Champions 2010 (results)
Women’s team pursuit: Great Britain
Men’s team pursuit: Great Britain
Women’s team sprint: France
Men’s team sprint: Germany
Women’s sprint: Sandie Clair (France)
Men’s sprint: Denis Dmitriev (Russia)
Men’s madison: Czech Republic 2 (Martin Blaha, Jiri Hochmann)
Men’s Keirin: Jason Kenny (Great Britain)
Women’s Keirin: Olga Panarina (Belarus)
Men’s omnium: Roger Kluge (Germany)
Women’s omnium: Leire Olaberria (Spain)

European Track Championships 2010: Latest news

More British medals on the cards in Poland

Schoolboy error spell early exit for Hoy

Team pursuit performances show British depth of talent

Britain in pole position in three of four events

Hoy’s modest Euro Track Champs expectations

Novice cyclist Galloway begins Olympic bid

GB team for Euro Track Champs announced

British Cycling reveals new Academy intake

Hoy back on top form at Revolution

European Track Championships 2010: Reports and results

Day 3 final: Britain top medal table at Track Euros

Day 3, Kenny wins Keirin title

Day 2, Kenny takes bronze after rival disqualified for dangerous racing

Day 1, evening session: Two golds for Britain in team pursuit; silver and bronze in team sprint

Day 1, morning session: Britain in pole position for three events

European Track Championships 2010: Photo galleries

Day 3 evening session photo gallery by Andy Jones

Day 3 morning session photo gallery by Andy Jones

Day 2 photo gallery by Andy Jones

Day 1 photo gallery by Andy Jones

European Track Championships 2010: Schedule
All times are local time. Only major events listed below. M=men’s, W=women’s

Friday, November 5 2010
20.15, M – Team Pursuit finals 3-4 & 1-2
20.30, W – Team Pursuit finals 3-4 & 1-2
22.01, M – Team Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2
22.07, W – Team Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2

Saturday, November 6 2010
14.20, M – Omnium I, Flying lap
15.20, W – Omnium I, Flying lap
16.36, M – Omnium II, Points race 30km
19.12, W – Omnium II, Points race 20km
19.54, M – Omnium III, Elimination race
20.31, W – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (1st)
20.37, M – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (1st)
20.43, W – Omnium III, elimination race
20.58, M – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (2nd)
21.04, W – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (2nd)
21.10, M – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (3rd i.r.)
21.13, W – Sprint finals 3-4 & 1-2 (3rd i.r.)

Sunday, November 7 2010
12.10, M – Omnium IV, Individual Pursuit 4km
14.09, W – Omnium IV, Individual Pursuit 3km
17.16, M – Omnium V, Scratch race 15km
17.36, W – Omnium V, Scratch race 10km
17.51, M – Madison, European Elite Madison Final 50km
18.51, W – Keirin final places 7 to 12
18.55, W – Keirin final places 1 to 6
18.59, M – Keirin final places 7 to 12
19.03, M – Keirin final places 1 to 64
19.31, W – Omnium final 500m TT
19.56, M – Omnium final kilometre TT

European Track Championships 2010: TV coverage
British Eurosport will be showing live coverage of the championships

throughout the event. British Eurosport is available on cable and

satellite systems

Fri, Nov 5: 5.10-6.10pm, Day one highlights, British Eurosport
Fri, Nov 5: 7.15-9.30pm, Day one LIVE, British Eurosport
Sat, Nov 6: 12-1.30pm, Day two LIVE, British Eurosport
Sat, Nov 6: 5-6pm, Day two highlights, British Eurosport
Sat, Nov 6: 6-8.30pm, Day two LIVE, British Eurosport
Sun, Nov 7: 12.25-2.30pm, Day three LIVE, British Eurosport 2
Sun, Nov 7: 4-7.45pm, Day three LIVE, British Eurosport 2
Sun, Nov 7: 11-12 midnight, Day three highlights, British Eurosport 2

European Track Championships 2010: British team
Men’s Sprint
Matt Crampton
Chris Hoy
Jason Kenny

Men’s Endurance
Steven Burke
Ed Clancy
Jason Queally
Luke Rowe
Andy Tennant

Women’s Sprint
Victoria Pendleton
Jess Varnish

Women’s Endurance
Katie Colclough
Wendy Houvenaghel
Laura Trott
Claire Galloway

Related links
British national track championships 2010: Results
Olympic track shake up, what will it mean?
2010 track cycling world championships: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index
International track results
Cycling Weekly’s Dummies Guide to Track Racing

External link

European Track Championships official website

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