1948 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1948 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands from 23 to 29 August 1948.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

1948 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Wereldkampioenschappen baanwielrennen 1948, Juan de Armas.jpg
VenueAmsterdam, Netherlands
Date(s) (1948-08-23 - 1948-08-29)23–29 August 1948
Events5
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Arie van Vliet
  Netherlands
Louis Gérardin
  France
Georges Senfftleben
  France
Men's individual pursuit
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Gerrit Schulte
  Netherlands
Fausto Coppi
  Italy
Antonio Bevilacqua
  Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Jean-Jacques Lamboley
  France
Elio Frosio
  Italy
August Meuleman
  Belgium
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Mario Ghella
  Italy
Axel Schandorff
  Denmark
Reg Harris
  Great Britain
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
  Italy
Jacques Dupont
  France
Charles Coste
  France

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2215
2  Netherlands (NED)2002
3  France (FRA)1225
4  Denmark (DEN)0101
5  Belgium (BEL)0011
  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (6 nations)55515

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