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1979 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1979 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1979.[1] Twelve events were contested, 10 for men (3 for professionals, 7 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

1979 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueAmsterdam, Netherlands
Date(s) (1979)1979
VelodromeSloten Velodrome
Events12
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Medal summaryEdit

 
Mattheus Pronk won the amateur motor-paced
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
details
Kōichi Nakano
  Japan
Dieter Berkmann
  West Germany
Michel Vaarten
  Belgium
Men's individual pursuit
details
Bert Oosterbosch
  Netherlands
Francesco Moser
  Italy
Herman Ponsteen
  Netherlands
Men's motor-paced
details
Martin Venix
  Netherlands
Wilfried Peffgen
  West Germany
Cees Stam
  Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
details
Lothar Thoms
  East Germany
Gordon Singleton
  Canada
Eduard Rapp
  Soviet Union
Men's sprint
details
Lutz Hesslich
  East Germany
Emanuel Raasch
  East Germany
Christian Dresscher
  East Germany
Men's individual pursuit
details
Nikolaï Makarov
  Soviet Union
Maurizio Bidinost
  Italy
Alain Bondue
  France
Men's team pursuit
details
  East Germany
Lutz Haueisen
Gerald Mortag
Axel Grosser
Volker Winkler
  Soviet Union
Viktor Manakov
Vassili Ehrlich
Vladimir Osokin
Vitali Petrakov
  Italy
Maurizio Bidinost
Pierangelo Bincoletto
Silvestro Milani
Sandro Callari
Men's points race
details
Igor Sláma
  Czechoslovakia
Pierangelo Bincoletto
  Italy
Urs Freuler
   Switzerland
Men's motor-paced
details
Mattheus Pronk
  Netherlands
Guido Van Meel
  Belgium
Gaby Minneboo
  Netherlands
Men's tandem
details
  France
Yavé Cahard
Franck Depine
  West Germany
Dieter Giebken
Fredy Schmidtke
  Czechoslovakia
Vladimir Vackar
Miloslav Vymazal
Women's Events
Women's sprint
details
Galina Tsareva
  Soviet Union
Truus van der Plaat
  Netherlands
Sue Novara
  United States
Women's individual pursuit
details
Keetie van Oosten-Hage
  Netherlands
Anna Riemersma
  Netherlands
Luigina Bissoli
  Italy

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Netherlands (NED)4239
2  East Germany (GDR)3115
3  Soviet Union (URS)2114
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1012
  France (FRA)1012
6  Japan (JPN)1001
7  Italy (ITA)0325
8  West Germany (FRG)0303
9  Belgium (BEL)0112
10  Canada (CAN)0101
11   Switzerland (SUI)0011
  United States (USA)0011
Totals (12 nations)12121236


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