1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Cologne and Wuppertal, West Germany from 27 to 29 August 1954.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueCologne and Wuppertal, West Germany
Date(s) (1954-08-27 - 1954-08-29)27–29 August 1954
VelodromeMüngersdorfer Stadion
Stadion am Zoo
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
Arie van Vliet
  Netherlands
Enzo Sacchi
  Italy
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
  Italy
Hugo Koblet
   Switzerland
Lucien Gillen
  Luxembourg
Men's motor-paced
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Adolph Verschueren
  Belgium
Jan Pronk
  Netherlands
Joe Bunker
  Australia
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Cyril Peacock
  Great Britain
John Tressider
  Australia
Georges Gaignard
  France
Men's individual pursuit
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Leandro Faggin
  Italy
Peter Brotherton
  Great Britain
Norman Sheil
  Great Britain

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)2114
2  Italy (ITA)2013
3  Belgium (BEL)1001
4  Netherlands (NED)0202
5  Australia (AUS)0112
6   Switzerland (SUI)0101
7  France (FRA)0011
  Luxembourg (LUX)0011
Totals (8 nations)55515

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