1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Zürich, Switzerland from 21 to 26 August 1953.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueZürich, Switzerland
Date(s) (1953-08-21 - 1953-08-26)21–26 August 1953
VelodromeOerlikon Velodrome
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
Enzo Sacchi
  Italy
Reg Harris
  Great Britain
Men's individual pursuit
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Sid Patterson
  Australia
Kay-Werner Nielsen
  Denmark
Antonio Bevilacqua
  Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Adolph Verschueren
  Belgium
Roger Queugnet
  France
Henri Lemoine
  France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Marino Morettini
  Italy
Cesare Pinarello
  Italy
Werner Potzernheim
  West Germany
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
  Italy
Loris Campana
  Italy
Daan de Groot
  Netherlands

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2316
2  Netherlands (NED)1012
3  Australia (AUS)1001
  Belgium (BEL)1001
5  France (FRA)0112
6  Denmark (DEN)0101
7  Great Britain (GBR)0011
  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (8 nations)55515

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