Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Satellite Circuit
Track cycling Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome
Dates 15 October – 21 October
Cyclists 329 from 52 countries
Top ranked countries
France: 1  2  3  
Denmark: 1  2  3  
Italy: 1  2  3  
« 1964 1972 »

The cycling competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
details
 Pierfranco Vianelli
Italy (ITA)
 Leif Mortensen
Denmark (DEN)
 Gösta Pettersson
Sweden (SWE)
Team time trial
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Joop Zoetemelk
Fedor den Hertog
Jan Krekels
René Pijnen
 Sweden (SWE)
Sture Pettersson
Tomas Pettersson
Erik Pettersson
Gösta Pettersson
 Italy (ITA)
Pierfranco Vianelli
Giovanni Bramucci
Vittorio Marcelli
Mauro Simonetti
1000m time trial
details
 Pierre Trentin
France (FRA)
 Niels Fredborg
Denmark (DEN)
 Janusz Kierzkowski
Poland (POL)
Sprint
details
 Daniel Morelon
France (FRA)
 Giurdano Turrini
Italy (ITA)
 Pierre Trentin
France (FRA)
Tandem
details
 France (FRA)
Daniel Morelon
Pierre Trentin
 Netherlands (NED)
Leijn Loevesijn
Jan Jansen
 Belgium (BEL)
Daniel Goens
Robert van Lancker
Pursuit, Individual
details
 Daniel Rebillard
France (FRA)
 Mogens Jensen
Denmark (DEN)
 Xaver Kurmann
Switzerland (SUI)
Pursuit, Team
details
 Denmark (DEN)
Per Jørgensen
Reno Olsen
Gunnar Asmussen
Mogens Jensen
 West Germany (FRG)
Karl Link
Udo Hempel
Karlheinz Henrichs
Jürgen Kissner
 Italy (ITA)
Luigi Roncaglia
Lorenzo Bosisio
Cipriano Chemello
Giorgio Morbiato

Participating nations[edit]

329 cyclists from 52 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 France 4 0 1 5
2 Denmark 1 3 0 4
3 Italy 1 1 2 4
4 Netherlands 1 1 0 2
5 Sweden 0 1 1 2
6 West Germany 0 1 0 1
7 Belgium 0 0 1 1
Poland 0 0 1 1
Switzerland 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1968 Mexico Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.