Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

The cycling competitions at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta consisted of three separate categories: road cycling, track cycling and mountain biking. The road cycling events took place in downtown Atlanta, track cycling was carried out at the Stone Mountain velodrome in neighboring DeKalb County, and the mountain biking events were held at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.[1]

Cycling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
VenuesGeorgia International Horse Park
Atlanta and surrounding area
Stone Mountain Velodrome
DateJuly 21 – July 28
Competitors477 from 68 nations
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RoadEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's road race
details
Pascal Richard
  Switzerland
Rolf Sørensen
  Denmark
Max Sciandri
  Great Britain
Men's time trial
details
Miguel Indurain
  Spain
Abraham Olano
  Spain
Chris Boardman
  Great Britain
Women's road race
details
Jeannie Longo
  France
Imelda Chiappa
  Italy
Clara Hughes
  Canada
Women's time trial
details
Zulfiya Zabirova
  Russia
Jeannie Longo
  France
Clara Hughes
  Canada

TrackEdit

Men’sEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
points race
details
Silvio Martinello
  Italy
Brian Walton
  Canada
Stuart O'Grady
  Australia
pursuit
details
Andrea Collinelli
  Italy
Philippe Ermenault
  France
Bradley McGee
  Australia
team pursuit
details
  France (FRA)
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
  Russia (RUS)
Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Alexei Markov
Anton Shantyr
  Australia (AUS)
Brett Aitken
Stuart O'Grady
Timothy O'Shannessey
Dean Woods
sprint
details
Jens Fiedler
  Germany
Marty Nothstein
  United States
Curt Harnett
  Canada
time trial
details
Florian Rousseau
  France
Erin Hartwell
  United States
Takanobu Jumonji
  Japan

Women’sEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
points race
details
Nathalie Lancien
  France
Ingrid Haringa
  Netherlands
Lucy Tyler-Sharman
  Australia
pursuit
details
Antonella Bellutti
  Italy
Marion Clignet
  France
Judith Arndt
  Germany
sprint
details
Félicia Ballanger
  France
Michelle Ferris
  Australia
Ingrid Haringa
  Netherlands

Mountain bikeEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's
details
Bart Brentjens
  Netherlands
Thomas Frischknecht
  Switzerland
Miguel Martinez
  France
Women's
details
Paola Pezzo
  Italy
Alison Sydor
  Canada
Susan DeMattei
  United States

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France5319
2  Italy4105
3  Netherlands1113
4  Russia1102
  Spain1102
  Switzerland1102
7  Germany1012
8  Canada0235
9  United States0213
10  Australia0145
11  Denmark0101
12  Great Britain0022
13  Japan0011
Totals (13 nations)14141442

Broken recordsEdit

Event Name Nation Time Date Record
Men's flying 200 m time trial Gary Neiwand Australia 10"129 24 July OR
Men's 1 km time trial Florian Rousseau France 1'02"712 24 July OR
Men's individual pursuit Andrea Collinelli Italy 4'19"699 24 July WR, OR
Men's team pursuit Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Aleksey Markov
Anton Chantyr
Russia 4'08"785 26 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'06"880 27 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'05"930 27 July OR
Women's flying 200 m time trial Michelle Ferris Australia 11"212 24 July OR
Women's individual pursuit Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'34"130 25 July OR
Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'32"371 25 July OR

OR = Olympic record, WR = World record

Sources[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  2. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale – Men – Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. October 21, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale – Women – Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. October 21, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.

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