Three-time world champion Frenchman Gregory Bauge, who beat Great Britain’s Jason Kenny in April’s final in Melbourne, advanced at the expense of Robert Forstemann of Germany, claiming a 2-0 win.
Bauge is set to meet Shane Perkins in the last four after the Australian beat Jimmy Watkins of the USA 2-0 in their last-eight contest.
The 24-year-old Kenny claimed who set an Olympic record in the first round claimed a convincing 2-0 quarter-final win over Malaysia’s Awang Azizulhasni.
He will next face Trinidad’s sole representative at the Velodrome after Njisane Nicholas Phillip recorded a 2-0 quarter-final win over Denis Dmitriev of Russia.
The semi-finals take place tonight (Monday 6 August) at 17:00 with the finals at 18:43. Catch the action live on SuperSport 7 from 17h35.