Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

The cycling competitions at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul consisted of two different categories: road cycling and track cycling. Nine events were contested, including the first women's sprint event at the Olympics.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Seoul Olympic Velodrome.jpg
The Seoul Olympic Velodrome in 2008
VenuesTongillo Road Course
Seoul Olympic Velodrome
Date8 – 24 September
Competitors422 from 62 nations
← 1984
1992 →

Road cyclingEdit

Men'sEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race
details
Olaf Ludwig
  East Germany
Bernd Gröne
  West Germany
Christian Henn
  West Germany
Team time trial
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Jan Schur
Uwe Ampler
Mario Kummer
Maik Landsmann
  Poland (POL)
Andrzej Sypytkowski
Joachim Halupczok
Zenon Jaskuła
Marek Lesniewski
  Sweden (SWE)
Michel Lafis
Anders Jarl
Björn Johansson
Jan Karlsson

Women'sEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Road race
details
Monique Knol
  Netherlands
Jutta Niehaus
  West Germany
Laima Zilporite
  Soviet Union

Track cyclingEdit

Men'sEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Points race
details
Dan Frost
  Denmark
Leo Peelen
  Netherlands
Marat Ganeyev
  Soviet Union
Individual pursuit
details
Gintautas Umaras
  Soviet Union
Dean Woods
  Australia
Bernd Dittert
  East Germany
Team pursuit
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Viatcheslav Ekimov
Artūras Kasputis
Dmitry Nelyubin
Gintautas Umaras
  East Germany (GDR)
Carsten Wolf
Steffen Blochwitz
Roland Hennig
Dirk Meier
  Australia (AUS)
Scott McGrory
Dean Woods
Brett Dutton
Wayne McCarney
Stephen McGlede
Sprint
details
Lutz Heßlich
  East Germany
Nikolay Kovsh
  Soviet Union
Gary Neiwand
  Australia
1 km time trial
details
Aleksandr Kirichenko
  Soviet Union
Martin Vinnicombe
  Australia
Robert Lechner
  West Germany

Women'sEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Sprint
details
Erika Salumäe
  Soviet Union
Christa Luding-Rothenburger
  East Germany
Connie Young
  United States

Participating nationsEdit

422 cyclists from 62 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union4127
2  East Germany3216
3  Netherlands1102
4  Denmark1001
5  Australia0224
  West Germany0224
7  Poland0101
8  Sweden0011
  United States0011
Totals (9 nations)99927

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

External linksEdit