Third fastest time ever for Tanfield on individual pursuit

Charlie Tanfield did today win the gold medal on the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games. In the qualification, he rode a time of 4:11.455. This is the third fastest time ever. Only Jack Bobridge and Chris Boardman were faster in the history. The time of Chris Boardman was ridden with the Superman position, which has been banned.

Fastest 4000-metre individual pursuit times
4:10.543 | 2011 | Jack Bobridge | Sydney
4:11.114* | 1996 | Chris Boardman | Manchester
4:11.455 | 2018 | Charlie Tanfield | Brisbane
4:12.172 | 2017 | Jordan Kerby | Hong Kong
4:12.253 | 2018 | Charlie Tanfield | Minsk
4:12.365 | 2018 | Ivo Oliveira | Apeldoorn
4:13.007 | 2016 | Edison Bravo | Aguascalientes
4:13.068 | 2018 | John Archibald | Brisbane
4:13.154 | 2018 | Jordan Kerby | Brisbane
4:13.224 | 2012 | Michael Hepburn | Melbourne
4:13.353* | 1996 | Chris Boardman | Manchester
4:13.399 | 2011 | Rohan Dennis | Sydney
4:13.414 | 2018 | Dylan Kennett | Brisbane
4:13.448 | 2017 | Charlie Tanfield | Anadia
4:13.453 | 2017 | Domenic Weinstein | Frankfurt (Oder)
4:13.529 | 2017 | Jordan Kerby | Cambridge
4:13.531 | 2018 | Jordan Kerby | Brisbane
4:13.595 | 2018 | Sam Welsford | Brisbane
4:13.607 | 2018 | Filippo Ganna | Apeldoorn
4:13.662 | 2018 | Filippo Ganna | Apeldoorn
4:13.786 | 2018 | Alexander Evtushenko | Apeldoorn
4:14.025 | 2018 | Charlie Tanfield | Apeldoorn
4:14.080 | 2017 | Domenic Weinstein | Frankfurt (Oder)
4:14.134 | 2018 | Charlie Tanfield | Manchester
4:14.165 | 2016 | Filippo Ganna | Montichiari
4:14.189 | 2018 | Sam Welsford | Brisbane
4:14.427 | 2010 | Jack Bobridge | Adelaide
4:14.570 | 2017 | Ivo Oliveira | Berlin
4:14.647 | 2017 | Filippo Ganna | Hong Kong
4:14.742 | 2018 | Alexander Evtushenko | Apeldoorn
4:14.783 | 2012 | Jack Bobridge | Melbourne
4:14.845 | 2010 | Jack Bobridge | Delhi
4:14.914 | 2017 | Filippo Ganna | Berlin
4:14.982 | 2016 | Lasse Norman Hansen | Rio de Janeiro
4:14.992 | 2015 | Stefan Küng | Grenchen
4:14.994 | 2017 | Charlie Tanfield | Glasgow
4:15.002 | 2017 | Charlie Tanfield | Grenchen
4:15.015 | 2009 | Geraint Thomas | Manchester
4:15.031 | 2008 | Bradley Wiggins | Beijing
4:15.160 | 2009 | Taylor Phinney | Pruszkow
* Set using the Superman position, which has been banned

2 thoughts on “Third fastest time ever for Tanfield on individual pursuit

  1. Here are some more sub-4:15s for you:

    4:13.154 | 2018 | Jordan Kerby | Brisbane
    4:13.224 | 2012 | Michael Hepburn | Melbourne
    4:13.529 | 2017 | Jordan Kerby | Cambridge
    4:14.080 | 2017 | Domenic Weinstein | Frankfurt (Oder)
    4:14.134 | 2018 | Charlie Tanfield | Manchester
    4:14.165 | 2016 | Filippo Ganna | Montichiari
    4:14.189 | 2018 | Sam Welsford | Brisbane
    4:14.783 | 2012 | Jack Bobridge | Melbourne
    4:14.982 | 2016 | Lasse Norman Hansen | Rio de Janeiro

    Couple of footnotes:
    * “Gold Coast” should be “Brisbane” as that is where the Anna Meares Velodrome is located.
    * “Frankfurt” should be “Frankfurt (Oder)”, which is a different municipality.

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