Cycling at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Via Cassia
Via Cristoforo Colombo
Via di Grottarossa
Via Flaminia
Track cycling Olympic Velodrome
Dates 26 August – 29 August
Cyclists 297 from 48 countries
Top ranked countries
Italy: 1  2  3  
Soviet Union: 1  2  3  
Germany: 1  2  3  
« 1956 1964 »

The cycling competition at the 1960 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only.[1] The event was marked by the death of cyclist Knud Jensen.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
details
 Viktor Kapitonov (URS)  Livio Trapè (ITA)  Willy van den Berghen (BEL)
Time trial, team
details
 Italy (ITA)
Livio Trapè
Antonio Bailetti
Ottavio Cogliati
Giacomo Fornoni
 Germany (EUA)
Gustav-Adolf Schur
Egon Adler
Erich Hagen
Günter Lörke
 Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksei Petrov
Viktor Kapitonov
Yevgeny Klevtsov
Yury Melikhov
Sprint
details
 Sante Gaiardoni (ITA)  Leo Sterckx (BEL)  Valentino Gasparella (ITA)
1000m time trial
details
 Sante Gaiardoni (ITA)  Dieter Gieseler (EUA)  Rostislav Vargashkin (URS)
Tandem
details
 Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Beghetto
Sergio Bianchetto
 Germany (EUA)
Jürgen Simon
Lothar Stäber
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Leonov
Boris Vasilyev
Pursuit, team
details
 Italy (ITA)
Marino Vigna
Luigi Arienti
Franco Testa
Mario Vallotto
 Germany (EUA)
Siegfried Köhler
Bernd Barleben
Peter Gröning
Manfred Klieme
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Romanov
Arnold Belgardt
Leonid Kolumbet
Stanislav Moskvin

Participating nations[edit]

297 cyclists from 48 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Italy 5 1 1 7
2 Soviet Union 1 0 4 5
3 Germany 0 4 0 4
4 Belgium 0 1 1 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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