1974 UCI Road World Championships

The 1974 UCI Road World Championships took place on 25 August 1974 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1]

1974 UCI Road World Championships
VenueMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Date(s) (1974-08-25)25 August 1974
Freddy Maertens, 1974 World Championship Road Race, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Felice Gimondi and Eddy Merckx in action on the climb of Voie Camillien Houde.

The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal and the 1976 Summer Olympics follows a similar course to this World Championship.[2]

ResultsEdit

Race: Gold: Time Silver: Time Bronze : Time
Men
Men's road race
details
Eddy Merckx
  Belgium
6 h 52 min 22s Raymond Poulidor
  France
+ 2s Mariano Martínez
  France
+ 37s
Amateurs' road race Janusz Kowalski
  Poland
- Ryszard Szurkowski
  Poland
- Michel Kuhn
   Switzerland
-
Team time trial   Sweden
Lennart Fagerlund
Bernt Johansson
Tord Filipsson
Sven-Åke Nilsson
-   Soviet Union
Gennady Komnatov
Rinat Sharafullin
Vladimir Kaminski
Valery Chaplygin
-   East Germany
Hans-Joachim Hartnick
Karl Dietrich Diers
Horst Tischoff
Gerhard Lauke
-
Women
Women's road race Geneviève Gambillon
  France
- Baiba Caune
  Soviet Union
- Keetie van Oosten-Hage
  Netherlands
-

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)1113
2  Poland (POL)1102
3  Belgium (BEL)1001
  Sweden (SWE)1001
5  Soviet Union (URS)0202
6  East Germany (DDR)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
   Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dick Chapman (August 26, 1974). "Cycling titan Eddy Merckx winner of 'formidable' Mount Royal Marathon". The Montreal Gazette. p. 14. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and Montréal bring WorldTour to Canada". CyclingNews. 7 September 2012.

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