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Cycling at the 1972 Summer Olympics

The cycling competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Radstadion-72.jpg
Radstadion
VenuesGrünwald
Bundesautobahn 96
Radstadion
Date29 August – 4 September
Competitors359 from 54 nations
← 1968
1976 →

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Participating nationsEdit

359 cyclists from 54 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union2013
2  West Germany1012
3  Denmark1001
  France1001
  Netherlands1001
  Norway1001
7  Australia0303
8  East Germany0213
9  Poland0112
10  Switzerland0101
11  Great Britain0011
Totals (11 nations)77519


NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ Jaime Huelamo
      Spain was disqualified after he tested positive for coramine. Fourth-place finisher Bruce Biddle
      New Zealand was not awarded the bronze medal because he had not been tested for drugs.
  3. ^   Netherlands were disqualified when Aad van den Hoek tested positive for coramine. The fourth-placed Belgian team were not awarded the bronze medal because they had not been tested for drugs.

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