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1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Perth, Australia from 27 August to 31 August 1997. Twelve events were contested, eight for the men and four for the women. France dominated most of the events, taking home half of the gold medals on offer.

1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenuePerth, Australia
Date(s) (1997-08-27 - 1997-08-31)27–31 August 1997
VelodromePerth SpeedDome
Events12
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Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)6028
2  Italy (ITA)2114
3  Germany (GER)1315
4  Australia (AUS)1225
5  Russia (RUS)1214
6  Spain (ESP)1113
7  South Africa (RSA)0101
   Switzerland (SUI)0101
  Ukraine (UKR)0101
10  Argentina (ARG)0011
  Great Britain (GBR)0011
  Mexico (MEX)0011
  United States (USA)0011
Totals (13 nations)12121236

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Men's sprint
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Florian Rousseau
  France
Jens Fiedler
  Germany
Darryn Hill
  Australia
Men's 1 km time trial
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Shane Kelly
  Australia
1:03.156 Sören Lausberg
  Germany
1:03.397 Stefan Nimke
  Germany
1:03.470
Men's individual pursuit
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Philippe Ermenault
  France
4:23.058 Alexei Markov
  Russia
4:27.350 Andrea Collinelli
  Italy
4:27.511
Men's team pursuit
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Andrea Capelli
Cristiano Citton
Andrea Collinelli
Mario Benetton

  Italy
4:10.225 Oleksandr Klymenko
Olexandr Fedenko
Sergiy Matveyev
Alexander Symonenko
  Ukraine
crashed Carlos Da Cruz
Philippe Ermenault
Jérôme Neuville
Franck Perque
  France
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Men's team sprint
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Vincent Le Quellec
Florian Rousseau
Arnaud Tournant

  France
44.926 Sören Lausberg
Eyk Pokorny
Jan van Eijden
  Germany
46.257 Danny Day
Sean Eadie
Shane Kelly
  Australia
46.268
Men's keirin
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Frédéric Magné
  France
Johann Van Zyl
  South Africa
Marty Nothstein
  United States
Men's points race
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Silvio Martinello
  Italy
37 Bruno Risi
   Switzerland
16 Juan Llaneras
  Spain
15
Men's madison
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Miguel Alzamora
Juan Llaneras
  Spain
19 Silvio Martinello
Marco Villa
  Italy
13 Gabriel Curuchet
Juan Curuchet
  Argentina
11
Women's Events
Women's sprint
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Félicia Ballanger
  France
Michelle Ferris
  Australia
Oksana Grichina
  Russia
Women's 500 m time trial
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Félicia Ballanger
  France
34.681 Michelle Ferris
  Australia
35.719 Magali Faure
  France
35.898
Women's individual pursuit
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Judith Arndt
  Germany
3:38.730 Natalia Karimova
  Russia
3:40.090 Yvonne McGregor
  Great Britain
Women's points race
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Natalia Karimova
  Russia
29 Teodora Ruano
  Spain
29 Belem Guerrero
  Mexico
19

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