- From Japanese 競輪 ("racing wheels"). (Wiktionary)
“Scot Ross Edgar responds to Manchester crowd in keirin?”
“It is similar, but the pacesetter in Japanese keirin rides a bicycle, and the events are generally on larger tracks.”
“2004 World Championship bronze medalist and World Cup champion in keirin, a non-Olympic discipline.”
“Edgar, who finished third in that race, told BBC Sport: I'm a bit gutted [to miss out on the final] as the keirin was my main goal.”
“But Pendleton helped change perceptions of the sport and forced the Olympic authorities to adjust the balance so that women sprinters can now compete in the keirin and team sprint.”
“At first, while training for the keirin, she reaches 75mph as her front wheel remains a nerveless few millimetres behind the back tyre of a motorbike.”
“He still managed to cross the line and win the overall keirin title.”
“The team sprint and keirin — both absent from the Beijing Olympics for women — have been added to the 2012 Games schedule, meaning Pendleton could compete across exactly the same disciplines as Hoy next summer.”
“Sir Chris Hoy escaped a spectacular crash in the keirin on Saturday during the UCI track cycling World Cup meeting in Manchester, England, winning an event that saw Malaysian Azizulhasni Awang cross the line with a seven-inch splinter of wood embedded in one leg.”
“Chris Hoy keeps the rubber side down to win the keirin final during the fourth round of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics at the Manchester Velodrome in England.”
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