Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Käpylä and the surrounding area
Track cycling Helsinki Velodrome
Dates 28 July – 31 July
Cyclists 215 from 36 countries
Top ranked countries
Italy: 1  2  3  
Australia: 1  2  3  
Belgium: 1  2  3  
« 1948 1956 »

The cycling competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. 215 cyclists from 36 countries competed in the six events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
details
 Italy (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
 South Africa (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Road race, Individual
details
 André Noyelle
Belgium (BEL)
 Robert Grondelaers
Belgium (BEL)
 Edi Ziegler
Germany (GER)
Road race, Team
details
 Belgium (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
 Italy (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
 France (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello
1000m time trial
details
 Russell Mockridge
Australia (AUS)
 Marino Morettini
Italy (ITA)
 Raymond Robinson
South Africa (RSA)
Sprint
details
 Enzo Sacchi
Italy (ITA)
 Lionel Cox
Australia (AUS)
 Werner Potzernheim
Germany (GER)
Tandem
details
 Australia (AUS)
Lionel Cox
Russell Mockridge
 South Africa (RSA)
Raymond Robinson
Thomas Shardelow
 Italy (ITA)
Antonio Maspes
Cesare Pinarello

Participating nations[edit]

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
2  Australia (AUS) 2 1 0 3
 Belgium (BEL) 2 1 0 3
4  South Africa (RSA) 0 2 1 3
5  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
7  Germany (GER) 0 0 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling: 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 

External links[edit]