Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

The cycling competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. 215 cyclists from 36 countries competed in the six events.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
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VenuesKäpylä and the surrounding area
Helsinki Velodrome
Date28 July – 31 July
Competitors215 from 36 nations
← 1948
1956 →

Medal summaryEdit

Road cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
details
André Noyelle
  Belgium
Robert Grondelaers
  Belgium
Edi Ziegler
  Germany
Road race, Team
details
  Belgium (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
  Italy (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
  France (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello

Track cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
details
  Italy (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
  South Africa (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
  Great Britain (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Sprint
details
Enzo Sacchi
  Italy
Lionel Cox
  Australia
Werner Potzernheim
  Germany
Tandem
details
  Lionel Cox
and Russell Mockridge (AUS)
  Raymond Robinson
and Thomas Shardelow (RSA)
  Antonio Maspes
and Cesare Pinarello (ITA)
Time trial
details
Russell Mockridge
  Australia
Marino Morettini
  Italy
Raymond Robinson
  South Africa

Participating nationsEdit

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2215
2  Australia (AUS)2103
  Belgium (BEL)2103
4  South Africa (RSA)0213
5  Germany (GER)0022
6  France (FRA)0011
  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (7 nations)66618


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling: 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012.

External linksEdit