1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 22 to 28 August 1949.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueCopenhagen, Denmark
Date(s) (1949-08-22 - 1949-08-28)22–28 August 1949
VelodromeOrdrup Velodrome
Events5
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Reg Harris
  Great Britain
Jan Derksen
  Netherlands
Arie van Vliet
  Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Fausto Coppi
  Italy
Lucien Gillen
  Luxembourg
Wim van Est
  Netherlands
Men's motor-paced
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Elio Frosio
  Italy
Jan Pronk
  Netherlands
Raoul Lesueur
  France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Sid Patterson
  Australia
Jacques Bellenger
  France
John Held
  United States
Men's individual pursuit
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Knud Andersen
  Denmark
Cyril Cartwright
  Great Britain
Aldo Gandini
  Italy

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2013
2  Great Britain (GBR)1102
3  Australia (AUS)1001
  Denmark (DEN)1001
5  Netherlands (NED)0224
6  France (FRA)0112
7  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
8  United States (USA)0011
Totals (8 entries)55515

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