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London 2012: How Did USA’s BMX Team Fair In London? (SPOILER ALERT)

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This is the second Olympics in which BMX has been a sport. The Americans were the major favorites riding into London 2012. In Beijing, the USA BMX team came home holding three of six BMX medals. The team returned with two medals on the men’s team a silver and bronze.  One medal on the women’s team a bronze. How did the USA men’s and women’s BMX teams fair in London? To view the results please scroll down below this picture.

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2012 London Olympic BMX Results

Men’s BMX Results

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BMX Seeding Run (Run #1)

Connor Fields had a great start to his Olympics. In his first run at the BMX track in London he finished in 4th place.

David Herman had a good start to his Olympics. In his first run at the BMX track in London he finished in 15th place.

Nick Long had a great start to his Olympics. In his first run at the BMX track in London he finished in 7th place.

Quarter Finals (Heat 2 & Heat 3)

Connor Fields continued his great start to the Olympics. In his second, third and fourth runs at the BMX track in London he finished in 1st place. The finishes good enough to send Connor into the semi finals.

David Herman continued a mediocre start to his Olympics. In his second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth runs at the BMX track in London. Herman finished in 8th, 3rd, 4th, 1st, and 2nd place. The finishes were good enough to send David into the semi finals.

Nick Long continued a mediocre start to his Olympics. In his second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth runs at the BMX track in London. Long finished in 7th, 4th, 5th, 2nd, and 1st place. The finishes were not good enough to advance. Long missed the semi finals by one point.

Semi Finals (Heat 1 & Heat 2)

Connor Fields continued his great start to the Olympics. In his fifth, sixth and seventh runs at the BMX track in London he finished in 4th, and 1st place. The finishes were good enough to send Connor into the BMX finals.

David Herman continued a mediocre start to his Olympics. In his seventh, eight, and ninth sixth runs at the BMX track in London. Herman finished in 3rd, 6th, and 6th place. The finishes were not good enough to send David into the BMX finals.

Finals

Connor Fields had a disappointing finish in Men’s Individual BMX Track in London. Fields finished in 7th place with a time of 1:03.033.

WOMEN’S BMX

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BMX Seeding Run (Run #1)

Alise Post had a great start to her Olympics. In her first run at the BMX track in London she finished in 8th place.

Brooke Crain had a good start to her Olympics. In her first run at the BMX track in London she finished in 15th place.

Semi Finals (Heat 1)

Alise Post had a great start to her Olympics. In her first run at the BMX track in London she finished in 3rd, 7th and 8th place. The finishes were not enough to send Post into the BMX finals.

Brooke Crain had a good start to her Olympics. In her second, third and fourth runs at the BMX track in London.  Crain finished in 4th and 5th place. The finishes were good enough to send Crain into the BMX finals.

Finals

Brooke Crain had a disappointing finish in the Women’s Individual BMX Track. Crain finished in 8th place with a time of 40.286

Final Men’s BMX Results

Nation Athlete Gold Silver Bronze
Latvia Maris Strombergs 1 0 0
Australia Sam Willoughby 0 1 0
Colombia Carlos M.O. Zabala 0 0 1

Final Women’s BMX Results

Nation Athlete Gold Silver Bronze
Colombia Mariana Pajon 1 0 0
New Zealand Sarah Walker 0 1 0
Netherlands Laura Smulders 0 0 1
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