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Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Cycling competitions at the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics were split into two categories: Road and Track. Six events were contested (all for men). All four events of the track cycling were held at the Velodrome of the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). The 100 km team time trial event was held along the Moscow-Minsk highway. It started from 23rd kilometre off Moscow, had a turning point at 73.5 kilometre off Moscow and finished not far from the starting point. The individual road race event (14 laps, 189 kilometres total) was held at the Olympic Cycling Circuit of the Trade Unions Olympic Centre.[1][2]

Cycling
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Krylatsky Olympic Velodrome.jpg
Krylatskoye Velodrome in 2008
VenuesKrylatskoye Sports Complex Cycling Circuit
Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome
Date20 July – 26 July
Competitors230 from 34 nations
← 1976
1984 →

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Participating nationsEdit

230 cyclists from 34 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union3126
2  East Germany2204
3  Switzerland1001
4  France0202
5  Poland0101
6  Czechoslovakia0022
7  Denmark0011
  Jamaica0011
Totals (8 nations)66618

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Official Report". (nb: Country names are not given in the form they were used in the official documents of the IOC in 1980.). Archived from the original on 27 January 2012.