Cycling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

The cycling competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles consisted of three road cycling events and five track cycling events. For the first time, women's cycling events were included in the Olympic program. Also newly introduced in these Games was the men's points race event.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
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VenuesArtesia Freeway, Streets of Mission Viejo
Olympic Velodrome
DateJuly 29 - August 3
Competitors359 from 54 nations
← 1980
1988 →

Road cyclingEdit

Men’s eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
road race
details
Alexi Grewal
  United States
Steve Bauer
  Canada
Dag Otto Lauritzen
  Norway
team time trial
details
  Italy (ITA)
Marcello Bartalini
Marco Giovannetti
Eros Poli
Claudio Vandelli
  Switzerland (SUI)
Alfred Achermann
Richard Trinkler
Laurent Vial
Benno Wiss
  United States (USA)
Ron Kiefel
Clarence Knickman
Davis Phinney
Andrew Weaver

Women’s eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
road race
details
Connie Carpenter
  United States
Rebecca Twigg
  United States
Sandra Schumacher
  West Germany

Track cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Points race
details
Roger Ilegems
  Belgium
Uwe Messerschmidt
  West Germany
José Youshimatz
  Mexico
Pursuit, Individual
details
Steve Hegg
  United States
Rolf Gölz
  West Germany
Leonard Nitz
  United States
Pursuit, Team
details
  Australia (AUS)
Michael Grenda
Kevin Nichols
Michael Turtur
Dean Woods
  United States (USA)
David Grylls
Steve Hegg
Patrick McDonough
Leonard Nitz
Brent Emery
  West Germany (FRG)
Reinhard Alber
Rolf Gölz
Roland Günther
Michael Marx
Sprint
details
Mark Gorski
  United States
Nelson Vails
  United States
Tsutomu Sakamoto
  Japan
1 km time trial
details
Fredy Schmidtke
  West Germany
Curt Harnett
  Canada
Fabrice Colas
  France

Participating nationsEdit

359 cyclists from 54 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States4329
2  West Germany1225
3  Australia1001
  Belgium1001
  Italy1001
6  Canada0202
7  Switzerland0101
8  France0011
  Japan0011
  Mexico0011
  Norway0011
Totals (11 nations)88824

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved August 24, 2014.