Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

The cycling competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
VenuesSatellite Circuit
Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome
Date15 October – 21 October
Competitors329 from 52 nations
← 1964
1972 →

Medal summaryEdit

Road cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
details
Pierfranco Vianelli
  Italy
Leif Mortensen
  Denmark
Gösta Pettersson
  Sweden
Team time trial
details
  Netherlands (NED)
Joop Zoetemelk
Fedor den Hertog
Jan Krekels
René Pijnen
  Sweden (SWE)
Sture Pettersson
Tomas Pettersson
Erik Pettersson
Gösta Pettersson
  Italy (ITA)
Pierfranco Vianelli
Giovanni Bramucci
Vittorio Marcelli
Mauro Simonetti

Track cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Individual
details
Daniel Rebillard
  France
Mogens Jensen
  Denmark
Xaver Kurmann
  Switzerland
Pursuit, Team
details
  Denmark (DEN)
Per Jørgensen
Reno Olsen
Gunnar Asmussen
Mogens Jensen
  West Germany (FRG)
Karl Link
Udo Hempel
Karlheinz Henrichs
Jürgen Kissner
  Italy (ITA)
Luigi Roncaglia
Lorenzo Bosisio
Cipriano Chemello
Giorgio Morbiato
Sprint
details
Daniel Morelon
  France
Giurdano Turrini
  Italy
Pierre Trentin
  France
Tandem
details
  Daniel Morelon
and Pierre Trentin (FRA)
  Leijn Loevesijn
and Jan Janssen (NED)
  Daniel Goens
and Robert van Lancker (BEL)
Time trial
details
Pierre Trentin
  France
Niels Fredborg
  Denmark
Janusz Kierzkowski
  Poland

Participating nationsEdit

329 cyclists from 52 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France4015
2  Denmark1304
3  Italy1124
4  Netherlands1102
5  Sweden0112
6  West Germany0101
7  Belgium0011
  Poland0011
  Switzerland0011
Totals (9 nations)77721

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1968 Mexico Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2014.