Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's team pursuit

The men's team pursuit event at the 1980 Summer Olympics took place on 25 and 26 July 1980 in Moscow Olympic Velodrome.[1][2]

Cycling – Men's team pursuit
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueMoscow Olympic Velodrome
Dates25–26 July
Competitors53 from 13 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Viktor Manakov
Valery Movchan
Vladimir Osokin
Vitaly Petrakov
Aleksandr Krasnov
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gerald Mortag
Uwe Unterwalder
Matthias Wiegand
Volker Winkler
 East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Teodor Černý
Martin Penc
Jiří Pokorný
Igor Sláma
 Czechoslovakia
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ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

Rank Cyclists Land Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1 Aleksandr Krasnov
Viktor Manakov
Valery Movchan
Vitaly Petrakov
  Soviet Union 4:16,62 56.1147 Q
2 Gerald Mortag
Uwe Unterwalder
Matthias Wiegand
Volker Winkler
  East Germany 4:18,24 55,7627 Q
3 Pierangelo Bincoletto
Guido Bontempi
Ivano Maffei
Silvestro Milani
  Italy 4:18,85 55,6317 Q
4 Teodor Černý
Martin Penc
Jiří Pokorný
Igor Sláma
  Czechoslovakia 4:19,56 55,4787 Q
5 Sean Yates
Tony Doyle
Malcolm Elliott
Glen Mitchell (British cyclist)
  Great Britain 4:19,73 55:4227 Q
6 Alain Bondue
Philippe Chevalier
Pascal Poisson
Jean-Marc Rebière
  France 4:20,52 55,2747 Q
7 Robert Dill-Bundi
Urs Freuler
Hans Känel
Hans Ledermann
  Switzerland 4:20,56 55,2667 Q
8 Colin Fitzgerald
Kevin Nichols
Gary Sutton
Kelvin Poole
  Australia 4:21,76 55,0127 Q
9 Marek Kulesza
Andrzej Michalak
Janusz Sałach
Zbigniew Woźnicki
  Poland 4:28,38 53,6557
10 Jan Blomme
Diederik Foubert
Jozef Simons
Joseph Smeets
  Belgium 4:29,75 53,383
11 Hans Fischer
José Carlos de Lima
Fernando Louro
Antônio Silvestre
  Brazil 4:32,34 52,875
12 Ervin Dér
Csaba Pálinkás
Zsigmond Sarkadi Nagy
Gábor Szűcs
  Hungary 4:36,32 52,113
13 Esteban Espinosa
Jhon Jarrín
Edwin Mena
Juan Palacios
  Ecuador 4:50,83 49,513

Quarter finalsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   Czechoslovakia 4:18,48 55,710 Q
2   Great Britain 4:23,45 54,659

Heat 2

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   Italy 4:18,27 55,756 Q
2   France 4:18,58 55,689

Heat 3

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   East Germany 4:17,43 55,937 Q
2   Switzerland 4:23,56 54,636

Heat 4

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   Soviet Union 4:14,64 56,550 Q
2   Australia 4:22,02 54,958

Semi finalsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   East Germany 4:18,16 55,779 Q
2   Italy 4:20,13 55,357

Heat 2

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Qualified
1   Soviet Union 4:26,52 54,030 Q
2   Czechoslovakia 4:32,68 52,809

FinalsEdit

Bronze medal race

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Place
1   Czechoslovakia 4:10,01  
2   Italy 4:11,63 REL 4

Gold medal race

Rank Nation Time Speed (km/h) Place
1   Soviet Union 4:15,70 56,316  
2   East Germany 4:19,67 55,453  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1980 Summer Games: Men's team pursuit". Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  2. ^ The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 Volume 3 (PDF). p. 205. Retrieved 17 March 2015.