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1973 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1973 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in San Sebastián, Spain from 22 to 28 August 1973.[1] Eleven events were contested, 9 for men (3 for professionals, 6 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

1973 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueSan Sebastián, Spain
Date(s) (1973-08-22 - 1973-08-28)22–28 August 1973
VelodromeVelódromo de Anoeta
Events11
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Robert Van Lancker
  Belgium
Giordano Turrini
  Italy
Ezio Cardi
  Italy
Men's individual pursuit
details
Hugh Porter
  Great Britain
René Pijnen
  Netherlands
Ferdinand Bracke
  Belgium
Men's motor-paced
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Cees Stam
  Netherlands
Piet de Wit
  Netherlands
Christian Raymond
  France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
details
Janusz Kierzkowski
  Poland
Eduard Rapp
  Soviet Union
Herman Ponsteen
  Netherlands
Men's sprint
details
Daniel Morelon
  France
Anatoly Lablunowski
  Soviet Union
Giorgio Rossi
  Italy
Men's individual pursuit
details
Knut Knudsen
  Norway
Herman Ponsteen
  Netherlands
Ruppert Kratzer
  West Germany
Men's team pursuit
details
  West Germany
Günther Schumacher
Peter Vonhof
Hans Lutz
Günter Haritz
  Great Britain
Michael Bennett
Rik Evans
Ian Hallam
William Moore
  Netherlands
Gerrie Fens
Peter Nieuwenhuis
Herman Ponsteen
Roy Schuiten
Men's motor-paced
details
Horst Gnas
  West Germany
Rainer Podlesch
  West Germany
Gaby Minneboo
  Netherlands
Men's tandem
details
  Czechoslovakia
Vladimir Vackar
Miloslav Vymazal
  Soviet Union
Viktor Kopylov
Vladimir Semenets
  East Germany
Hans-Jürgen Geschke
Werner Otto
Women's Events
Women's sprint
details
Sheila Young
  United States
Iva Zajikova
  Czechoslovakia
Galina Ermolaeva
  Soviet Union
Women's individual pursuit
details
Tamara Garkuchina
  Soviet Union
Keetie Hage
  Netherlands
Beryl Burton
  Great Britain

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  West Germany (FRG)2114
2  Netherlands (NED)1438
3  Soviet Union (URS)1315
4  Great Britain (GBR)1113
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1102
6  Belgium (BEL)1012
  France (FRA)1012
8  Norway (NOR)1001
  Poland (POL)1001
  United States (USA)1001
11  Italy (ITA)0123
12  East Germany (GDR)0011
Totals (12 nations)11111133

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