1921 UCI Road World Championships

The 1921 UCI Road World Championships (the annual world championships for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale) took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 4 August 1921. It was the first official World Championships organized by the UCI. The championships were only for amateur men. Four men per nation could participate.

1921 UCI Road World Championships
VenueCopenhagen, Denmark
Date(s) (1921-08-04)4 August 1921
Events1
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Events summary edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Men's amateur road race
details
Gunnar Sköld
  Sweden
6 h. 18 min. 17 sec. Willum Nielsen
  Denmark
+ 4 min. 53 sec. Charles Davey
  Great Britain
+ 5 min. 28 sec.

Sweden won the nations classification (total time of the first four riders per nation) ahead of France and Italy.

Medal table edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Sweden (SWE)1001
2  Denmark (DEN)0101
3  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (3 entries)1113

Results edit

The course was 190 km with the finish in Glostrup.[1]

Place Rider Country Time
1 Gunnar Sköld   Sweden 6 h. 18 min. 17 sec.
2 Willum Nielsen   Denmark 6 h. 23 min. 10 sec.
3 Charles Davey   Great Britain 6 h. 23 min. 45 sec.
4 Fernand Canteloube   France 6 h. 28 min. 9 sec. 4/5
5 Ragnar Malm   Sweden 6 h. 29 min. 24 sec.
6 Marcel Huot   France 6 h. 32 min. 0 sec.
7 Frederik Ahrensborg Clausen   Denmark 6 h. 36 min. 13 sec. 2/5
8 Algot Persson   Sweden 6 h. 39 min. 6 sec.
9 Marcel Gobillot   France 6 h. 39 min. 17 sec. 1/5
10 Henrik Morén   Sweden 6 h. 41 min. 15 sec.
11 Orla Larsen   Denmark 6 h. 44 min. 17 sec.
12 Dave Marsh   Great Britain 6 h. 45 min. 48 sec.
13 Jack Rossiter   Great Britain 6 h. 47 min. 29 sec.
14 Henri George   Belgium +37'31"
15 Albert Cantou   France +48'34"
16 Edmund Hansen   Denmark +56'40"
17 Arie Krijgsman (P-B) +1h 17'04"

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