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16 interesting numbers of cycling track at Beijing Olympics
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13:15, August 15, 2008

Following is a list of 16 interesting numbers of the upcoming cycling track competition at the Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on Friday.

6,000 - Spectator capacity at the Laoshan Velodrome, which is venue for track cycling at the Beijing Games.

198 - Height in centimeters of Jens Mouris of the Netherlands, the tallest rider in track cycling at the Beijing Games.

102 - Weight in kilograms of Carsten Bergemann of Germany, the heaviest track cycling rider at the Beijing Games.

84 - Gap in years between the first (1900) and second (1984) time the Olympic men's points race was held.

57 - Medals won by France, the most by any National Olympic Committee (NOC) in the track cycling competition.

48 - Streak in years (1920-1968) in which Italy won at least one medal in the men's team pursuit at every Olympic Games.

43 - Age of Juan Esteban Curuchet of Argentina, the oldest rider in the track cycling competition at the Beijing Games.

27 - Gold medals won by France in track cycling, the most by any NOC in the men's and women's competition.

22 - Number of Olympic sprint events held in the history of the men's track cycling competition.

21 - Medals won by the United States in 1904 in track cycling, the most by a single NOC at a single Olympic Games.

18 - Age of American Taylor Phinney, the youngest rider in the track cycling competition at the Beijing Games.

7 - Number of times France was the leading medal winning NOC in track cycling (1896, 1900, 1924, 1932, 1968, 1996, 2000), which is a record.

6 - Total medals won by American Burton Downing, the most by any rider in track cycling.

4 - Gold medals won by American Marcus Hurley, the most by any rider in track cycling.

3 - Gold medals won by France's Felicia Ballanger, the most by any female rider in track cycling.

2 - Total medals won by China in the track cycling competition at Olympic Games.

Source:Xinhua

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