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1983 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1983 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Zurich, Switzerland in 1983.[1] Fourteen events were contested, 12 for men (5 for professionals, 7 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

1983 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueZurich, Switzerland
Date(s) (1983)1983
VelodromeOerlikon Velodrome
Events14
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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's keirin
details
Urs Freuler
   Switzerland
Danny Clark
  Australia
Gilbert Hatton
  United States
Men's sprint
details
Kōichi Nakano
  Japan
Yavé Cahard
  France
Ottavio Dazzan
  Italy
Men's individual pursuit
details
Steele Bishop
  Australia
Robert Dill-Bundi
   Switzerland
Hans-Henrik Ørsted
  Denmark
Men's points race
details
Urs Freuler
   Switzerland
Guido Bontempi
  Italy
Gary Sutton
  Australia
Men's motor-paced
details
Bruno Vicino
  Italy
René Koos
  Netherlands
Martin Havik
  Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
details
Sergei Kopylov
  Soviet Union
Gerhardt Scheller
  West Germany
Lothar Thoms
  East Germany
Men's sprint
details
Lutz Hesslich
  East Germany
Sergei Kopylov
  Soviet Union
Michael Hübner
  East Germany
Men's individual pursuit
details
Viktor Kupovets
  Soviet Union
Bernd Dittert
  East Germany
Dainis Leipinch
  Soviet Union
Men's team pursuit
details
  West Germany
Rolf Gölz
Roland Günther
Gerhard Strittmatter
Michael Marx
  East Germany
Carsten Wolf
Mario Hernig
Bernd Dittert
Hans-Joachim Pohl
  Czechoslovakia
Pavel Soukup
Ales Trcka
František Raboň
Robert Sterba
Men's points race
details
Michael Marcussen
  Denmark
Hans-Joachim Pohl
  East Germany
Ivan Romanov
  Soviet Union
Men's motor-paced
details
Rainer Podlesch
  West Germany
Mattheus Pronk
  Netherlands
Walter Baumgartner
   Switzerland
Men's tandem
details
  France
Philippe Vernet
Franck Depine
  Czechoslovakia
Ivan Kucirek
Pavel Martinek
  West Germany
Dieter Giebken
Fredy Schmidtke[2][3]
Women's Events
Women's sprint
details
Connie Paraskevin
  United States
Claudia Lommatzsch
  West Germany
Isabelle Nicoloso
  France
Women's individual pursuit
details
Connie Carpenter
  United States
Cynthia Olavarri
  United States
Jeannie Longo
  France

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  West Germany (FRG)2204
2  Soviet Union (URS)2125
3   Switzerland (SUI)2114
  United States (USA)2114
5  East Germany (RDA)1326
6  France (FRA)1124
7  Australia (AUS)1113
  Italy (ITA)1113
9  Denmark (DEN)1012
10  Japan (JPN)1001
11  Netherlands (NED)0213
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0112
Totals (12 nations)14141341

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Championship Track Cycling 2014-1893
  2. ^ Dieter Giebken
    Fredy Schmidtke were disqualified due to a positif doping test on éphédrine afterwards
  3. ^ "Dopingfälle - S". cycling4fans.de. Retrieved 6 June 2011.