Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Mountain biking Georgia International Horse Park
Road cycling Atlanta and surrounding area
Track cycling Stone Mountain Velodrome
Dates July 21 - July 28
Cyclists 477 from 68 countries
Top ranked countries
France: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Italy: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Netherlands: 1st  2nd  3rd  
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The cycling competitions at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta consisted of three separate categories: road cycling, track cycling and mountain biking. The road cycling events took place in downtown Atlanta, track cycling was carried out at the Stone Mountain velodrome in neighboring DeKalb County, and the mountain biking events were held at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.

Results[edit]

Road[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's road race
details
 Pascal Richard
Switzerland (SUI)
 Rolf Sørensen
Denmark (DEN)
 Max Sciandri
Great Britain (GBR)
Women's road race
details
 Jeannie Longo
France (FRA)
 Imelda Chiappa
Italy (ITA)
 Clara Hughes
Canada (CAN)
Men's time trial
details
 Miguel Indurain
Spain (ESP)
 Abraham Olano
Spain (ESP)
 Chris Boardman
Great Britain (GBR)
Women's time trial
details
 Zulfiya Zabirova
Russia (RUS)
 Jeannie Longo
France (FRA)
 Clara Hughes
Canada (CAN)

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 1,000 metre time trial
details
 Florian Rousseau
France (FRA)
 Erin Hartwell
United States (USA)
 Takanobu Jumonji
Japan (JPN)
Men's 1,000 metre sprint
details
 Jens Fiedler
Germany (GER)
 Marty Nothstein
United States (USA)
 Curt Harnett
Canada (CAN)
Women's 1,000 metre sprint
details
 Félicia Ballanger
France (FRA)
 Michelle Ferris
Australia (AUS)
 Ingrid Haringa
Netherlands (NED)
Women's 3,000 metre pursuit
details
 Antonella Bellutti
Italy (ITA)
 Marion Clignet
France (FRA)
 Judith Arndt
Germany (GER)
Men's 4,000 metre pursuit
details
 Andrea Collinelli
Italy (ITA)
 Philippe Ermenault
France (FRA)
 Bradley McGee
Australia (AUS)
Women's points race
details
 Nathalie Lancien
France (FRA)
 Ingrid Haringa
Netherlands (NED)
 Lucy Tyler-Sharman
Australia (AUS)
Men's points race
details
 Silvio Martinello
Italy (ITA)
 Brian Walton
Canada (CAN)
 Stuart O'Grady
Australia (AUS)
Men's 4,000 metre team pursuit
details
 France (FRA)
Chistophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
 Russia (RUS)
Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Alexei Markov
Anton Shantyr
 Australia (AUS)
Brett Aitken
Stuart O'Grady
Timothy O'Shannessey
Dean Woods

Mountain bike[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's cross-country
details
 Bart Brentjensn
Netherlands (NED)
 Thomas Frischknecht
Switzerland (SUI)
 Miguel Martinez
France (FRA)
Women's cross-country
details
 Paola Pezzo
Italy (ITA)
 Alison Sydor
Canada (CAN)
 Susan DeMattei
United States (USA)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 France 5 3 1 9
2 Italy 4 1 0 5
3 Netherlands 1 1 1 3
4 Spain 1 1 0 2
Switzerland 1 1 0 2
Russia 1 1 0 2
7 Germany 1 0 1 2
8 Canada 0 2 3 5
9 United States 0 2 1 3
10 Australia 0 1 4 5
11 Denmark 0 1 0 1
12 Great Britain 0 0 2 2
13 Japan 0 0 1 1

Broken records[edit]

Event Name Nation Time Date Record
Men's flying 200 m time trial Gary Neiwand Australia 10"129 24 July OR
Men's 1 km time trial Florian Rousseau France 1'02"712 24 July OR
Men's individual pursuit Andrea Collinelli Italy 4'19"699 24 July WR, OR
Men's team pursuit Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Aleksey Markov
Anton Chantyr
Russia 4'08"785 26 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'06"880 27 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'05"930 27 July OR
Women's flying 200 m time trial Michelle Ferris Australia 11"212 24 July OR
Women's individual pursuit Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'34"130 25 July OR
Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'32"371 25 July OR

OR = Olympic record, WR = World record

Sources[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale - Men - Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale - Women - Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.