1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Milan, Italy from 31 August to 5 September 1955.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueMilan, Italy
Date(s)31 Augustus - 5 September 1955
VelodromeVelodromo Vigorelli
Events5
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Antonio Maspes
  Italy
Oscar Plattner
   Switzerland
Arie van Vliet
  Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
  Italy
René Strehler
   Switzerland
Wim van Est
  Netherlands
Men's motor-paced
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Guillermo Timoner
  Spain
Walter Bucher
   Switzerland
Giuseppe Martino
  Italy
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Giuseppe Ogna
  Italy
Jorge Bátiz
  Argentina
John Tressider
  Australia
Men's individual pursuit
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Norman Sheil
  Great Britain
Peter Brotherton
  Great Britain
Leandro Faggin
  Italy

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)3025
2  Great Britain (GBR)1102
3  Spain (ESP)1001
4   Switzerland (SUI)0303
5  Argentina (ARG)0101
6  Netherlands (NED)0022
7  Australia (AUS)0011
Totals (7 nations)55515

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