Cycling at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Mont Royal Park
Track cycling Montreal Olympic Velodrome
Dates 18 July - 24 July
Cyclists 295 from 49 countries
Top ranked countries
West Germany: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Soviet Union: 1st  2nd  3rd  
East Germany: 1st  2nd  3rd  
« 1972 1980 »

The cycling competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. The 2000m tandem event, contested at the previous 13 Games since 1908, was dropped from the Olympic cycling program.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
details
 Bernt Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Giuseppe Martinelli
Italy (ITA)
 Mieczysław Nowicki
Poland (POL)
Team time trial
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Aavo Pikkuus
Valery Chaplygin
Anatoly Chukanov
Vladimir Kaminsky
 Poland (POL)
Ryszard Szurkowski
Tadeusz Mytnik
Mieczysław Nowicki
Stanisław Szozda
 Denmark (DEN)
Jørn Lund
Verner Blaudzun
Gert Frank
Jørgen Hansen
1000m time trial
details
 Klaus-Jürgen Grünke
East Germany (GDR)
 Michel Vaarten
Belgium (BEL)
 Niels Fredborg
Denmark (DEN)
Sprint
details
 Anton Tkáč
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Daniel Morelon
France (FRA)
 Jürgen Geschke
East Germany (GDR)
Individual pursuit
details
 Gregor Braun
West Germany (FRG)
 Herman Ponsteen
Netherlands (NED)
 Thomas Huschke
East Germany (GDR)
Team pursuit
details
 West Germany (FRG)
Peter Vonhof
Gregor Braun
Hans Lutz
Günther Schumacher
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Sokolov
Vladimir Osokin
Aleksandr Perov
Vitaly Petrakov
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ian Hallam
Ian Banbury
Michael Bennett
Robin Croker

Participating nations[edit]

295 cyclists from 49 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 West Germany 2 0 0 2
2 Soviet Union 1 1 0 2
3 East Germany 1 0 2 3
4 Czechoslovakia 1 0 0 1
Sweden 1 0 0 1
6 Poland 0 1 1 2
7 Belgium 0 1 0 1
France 0 1 0 1
Italy 0 1 0 1
Netherlands 0 1 0 1
11 Denmark 0 0 2 2
12 Great Britain 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 August 2014.