Speedway World Championship Classification

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The table below is a classified table of every speedway rider to have finished in the top three of a Speedway World Championship competition.[1]

Classification[edit]

Riders[edit]

No. Rider Nationality Total Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
1. Tony Rickardsson  Sweden 11 6 3 2
2. Ivan Mauger  New Zealand 10 6 3 1
3. Ove Fundin  Sweden 11 5 3 3
4. Hans Nielsen  Denmark 12 4 6 2
5. Barry Briggs  New Zealand 10 4 3 3
6. Jason Crump  Australia 10 3 5 2
7. Ole Olsen  Denmark 6 3 1 2
8. Nicki Pedersen  Denmark 5 3 1 1
9. Erik Gundersen  Denmark 4 3 1
10. Ronnie Moore  New Zealand 5 2 3
11. Greg Hancock  United States 6 2 1 3
12. Freddie Williams  Wales 3 2 1
13. Peter Craven  England 4 2 2
14. Jack Young  Australia 2 2
Bruce Penhall  United States 2 2
16. Tomasz Gollob  Poland 7 1 2 4
17. Björn Knutsson  Sweden 3 1 2
Billy Hamill  United States 3 1 2
19. Jan O. Pedersen  Denmark 3 1 1 1
20. Jack Milne  United States 2 1 1
Anders Michanek  Sweden 2 1 1
Peter Collins  England 2 1 1
Per Jonsson  Sweden 2 1 1
24. Sam Ermolenko  United States 4 1 3
25. Michael Lee  England 3 1 2
26. Bluey Wilkinson  Australia 2 1 1
27. Lionel Van Praag  Australia 1 1
Tommy Price  England 1 1
Jerzy Szczakiel  Poland 1 1
Egon Müller  Germany 1 1
Gary Havelock  England 1 1
Mark Loram  England 1 1
Chris Holder  Australia 1 1
Tai Woffinden  England 1 1
35. Jarosław Hampel  Poland 3 2 1
36. Split Waterman  England 2 2
Igor Plechanov  Russia 2 2
38. Wilbur Lamoreaux  United States 2 1 1
Bengt Jansson  Sweden 2 1 1
Zenon Plech  Poland 2 1 1
Billy Sanders  Australia 2 1 1
Leigh Adams  Australia 2 1 1
43. Eric Langton  England 1 1
Jack Parker  England 1 1
Wally Green  England 1 1
Sverre Harrfeldt  Norway 1 1
Brian Crutcher  England 1 1
Paweł Waloszek  Poland 1 1
Bernt Persson  Sweden 1 1
Malcolm Simmons  England 1 1
Gordon Kennett  England 1 1
Dave Jessup  England 1 1
Les Collins  England 1 1
Simon Wigg  England 1 1
Jimmy Nilsen  Sweden 1 1
Andreas Jonsson  Sweden 1 1
57. Antoni Woryna  Poland 2 2
Sören Sjösten  Sweden 2 2
59. Cordy Milne  United States 1 1
Louis Lawson  England 1 1
Graham Warren  Australia 1 1
Jack Biggs  Australia 1 1
Bob Oakley  England 1 1
Geoff Mardon  New Zealand 1 1
Olle Nygren  Sweden 1 1
Arthur Forrest  England 1 1
Aub Lawson  Australia 1 1
Gote Nordin  Sweden 1 1
Edward Jancarz  Poland 1 1
John Louis  England 1 1
Phil Crump  Australia 1 1
Scott Autrey  United States 1 1
Tommy Knudsen  Denmark 1 1
Dennis Sigalos  United States 1 1
Lance King  United States 1 1
Kelvin Tatum  England 1 1
Jeremy Doncaster  England 1 1
Todd Wiltshire  Australia 1 1
Gert Handberg  Denmark 1 1
Chris Louis  England 1 1
Craig Boyce  Australia 1 1
Ryan Sullivan  Australia 1 1
Emil Sayfutdinov  Russia 1 1
Niels-Kristian Iversen  Denmark 1 1
No. Rider Nationality Total Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg

Countries[edit]

No. Country Total Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
1.  Sweden 38 14 14 10
2.  Denmark 33 14 10 9
3.  New Zealand 26 12 9 5
4.  England 31 8 12 11
5.  Australia 27 8 7 12
6.  United States 23 7 5 11
7.  Poland 17 2 6 9
8.  Wales 3 2 1
9.  Germany 1 1
10.  Russia 3 2 1
11.  Norway 1 1
No. Country Total Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, R. & Shailes, G. (2002). A History of the World Speedway Championship. Stroud: Tempus Publishing. ISBN 0-7524-2402-5