1961 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1961 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Zürich, Switzerland from 27 August to 1 September 1961.[1] Eight events were contested, 6 for men (3 for professionals, 3 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

1961 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueZürich, Switzerland
Date(s) (1961-08-27 - 1961-09-13)27 August - 13 September 1961
VelodromeOerlikon Velodrome
Events8
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Antonio Maspes
  Italy
Michel Rousseau
  France
Jos De Bakker
  Belgium
Men's individual pursuit
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Rudi Altig
  West Germany
Willy Trepp
  Switzerland
Leandro Faggin
  Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Karl-Heinz Marsell
  West Germany
Paul Depaepe
  Belgium
Max Meier
  Switzerland
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Sergio Bianchetto
  Italy
Giuseppe Beghetto
  Italy
Ron Baensch
  Australia
Men's individual pursuit
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Henk Nijdam
  Netherlands
Jacob Oudkerk
  Netherlands
Marcel Delattre
  France
Men's motor-paced
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Leendert Van der Meulen
  Netherlands
Siegfried Wustrow
  East Germany
Georg Stoltze
  East Germany
Women's Events
Women's sprint
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Galina Ermolaeva
  Soviet Union
Valentina Maksimova
  Soviet Union
Jean Dunn
  Great Britain
Women's individual pursuit
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Yvonne Reynders
  Belgium
Beryl Burton
  Great Britain
Marie-Thérèse Naessens
  Belgium

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2114
2  Netherlands (NED)2103
  West Germany (FRG)2103
4  Belgium (BEL)1124
5  Soviet Union (URS)1102
6  East Germany (RDA)0112
  France (FRA)0112
  Great Britain (GBR)0112
  Switzerland (SUI)0112
10  Australia (AUS)0011
Totals (10 entries)89825

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