1960 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1960 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Official stamp of the championships
VenueLeipzig and Chemnitz, East Germany
Date(s) (1960-08-03 - 1960-08-14)3–14 August 1960
VelodromeAlfred-Rosch-Kampfbahn
Chemnitz Velodrome
Events8
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The 1960 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Leipzig and Chemnitz, East Germany from 3 to 14 August 1960.[1] Eight events were contested, 6 for men (3 for professionals, 3 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Antonio Maspes
 Italy
Oscar Plattner
  Switzerland
Jos De Bakker
 Belgium
Men's individual pursuit
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Rudi Altig
 West Germany
Willy Trepp
  Switzerland
Ercole Baldini
 Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Guillermo Timoner
 Spain
Martin Wierstra
 Netherlands
Norbert Koch
 Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Sante Gaiardoni
 Italy
Leo Sterckx
 Belgium
David Handley
 Great Britain
Men's individual pursuit
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Marcel Delattre
 France
Henk Nijdam
 Netherlands
Siegfried Köhler
 East Germany
Men's motor-paced
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Georg Stoltze
 East Germany
Siegfried Wustrow
 East Germany
Henk Buis
 Netherlands
Women's Events
Women's sprint
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Galina Ermolaeva
 Soviet Union
Valentina Maksimova
 Soviet Union
Jean Dunn
 Great Britain
Women's individual pursuit
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Beryl Burton
 Great Britain
Marie-Thérèse Naessens
 Belgium
Lyubov Shogina
 Soviet Union

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Italy (ITA)2013
2 East Germany (RDA)1113
 Soviet Union (URS)1113
4 Great Britain (GBR)1023
5 France (FRA)1001
 Spain (ESP)1001
 West Germany (FRG)1001
8 Netherlands (NED)0224
9 Belgium (BEL)0213
10  Switzerland (SUI)0202
Totals (10 nations)88824


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