Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Krylatsky Olympic Velodrome.jpg
Krylatskoye Velodrome in 2008
Road cycling Krylatskoye Sports Complex Cycling Circuit
Track cycling Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome
Dates 20 July – 26 July
Cyclists 230 from 34 countries
Top ranked countries
Soviet Union: 1st  2nd  3rd  
East Germany: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Switzerland: 1st  2nd  3rd  
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Cycling competitions at the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics were split into two categories: Road and Track. 6 events were contested (all for men). All 4 events of the track cycling were held at the Velodrome of the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). 100 km team time trial event was held along the Moscow-Minsk highway. It started from 23rd kilometre off Moscow, had a turning point at 73.5 kilometre off Moscow and finished not far from the starting point. Individual road race event (14 laps, 189 kilometres total) was held at the Olympic Cycling Circuit of the Trade Unions Olympic Centre.[1][2]


 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 3 1 2 6
2 East Germany 2 2 0 4
3 Switzerland 1 0 0 1
4 France 0 2 0 2
5 Poland 0 1 0 1
6 Czechoslovakia 0 0 2 2
7 Denmark 0 0 1 1
Jamaica 0 0 1 1

Track cycling events[edit]

Men's Individual Time Trial[edit]

Name Country Time
1 Lothar Thoms East Germany 1'02"955 (OR, WR)
2 Aleksandr Panfilov Soviet Union 1'04"845
3 David Weller Jamaica 1'05"241
4 Guido Bontempi Italy 1'05"478
5 Yave Cahard France 1'05"584
6 Heinz lsler Switzerland 1'06"273

Men's Sprint[edit]

Name Country
1 Lutz Heßlich East Germany
2 Yave Cahard France
3 Sergei Kopylov Soviet Union
4 Anton Tkáč Czechoslovakia
5 Henrik Salee Denmark
6 Heinz lsler Switzerland

Men's Individual Pursuit[edit]

Name Country Time
1 Robert Dill-Bundi Switzerland 4'35"66
2 Alain Bondue France 4'42"96
3 Hans-Henrik Ørsted Denmark 4'36"54
4 Harald Wolf East Germany
5 Vladimir Osokin Soviet Union
6 Sean Yates Great Britain

Men's Team Pursuit[edit]

Name Country Time
1 Viktor Manakov, Valery Movchan, Vladimir Osokin and Vitaly Petrakov Soviet Union 4'15"70
2 Gerald Mortag, Uwe Unterwalder, Matthias Wiegand and Volker Winkler East Germany 4'19"67
3 Teodor Černý, Martin Penc, Jiří Pokorný, Igor Sláma Czechoslovakia
4 Pierangelo Bincoletto, Guido Bontempi, lvano Maffei and Silvestro Milani Italy
5 Alain Bondue, Philippe Chevalier, Pascal Poisson and Jean-Marc Rebière France
6 Colin Fitzgerald, Kevin Nichols, Kelvin Poole and Gary Sutton Australia

Road cycling events[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race[edit]

Name Country Time
1 Sergei Sukhoruchenkov Soviet Union 4h48'28"9
2 Czesław Lang Poland + 2'58"0
3 Yury Barinov Soviet Union Group
4 Thomas Barth East Germany + 7'44"0
5 Tadeusz Wojtas Poland Group
6 Anatoly Yarkin Soviet Union + 8'26"0

Men's Team Time Trial[edit]

Name Country Time
1 Yury Kashirin, Oleg Logvin, Sergei Shelpakov and Anatoly Yarkin Soviet Union 2h01'21"7
2 Falk Boden, Bernd Drogan, Olaf Ludwig and Hans-Joachim Hartnick East Germany 2h02'53"2
3 Michal Klasa, Vlastibor Konečný, Alipi Kostadinov and Jiří Škoda Czechoslovakia 2h02'53"9
4 Stefan Ciekanski, Jan Jankiewicz, Czesław Lang and Witold Plutecki Poland 2h04'13"8
5 Mauro de Pellegrin, Gianni Giacomini, lvano Maffei and Alberto Minetti Italy 2h04'36"2
6 Borislav Assenov, Venelin Khoubenov, Yordan Pentchev and Nentcha Staikov Bulgaria 2h05'55"2


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Official Report". (nb: Country names are not given in the form they were used in the official documents of the IOC in 1980.).