Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Käpylä and the surrounding area
Track cycling Helsinki Velodrome
Dates 28 July – 31 July
Cyclists 215 from 36 countries
Top ranked countries
 Italy: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
 Australia: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
 Belgium: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
« 1948 1956 »

The cycling competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. 215 cyclists from 36 countries competed in the six events.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
details
André Noyelle
 Belgium
Robert Grondelaers
 Belgium
Edi Ziegler
 Germany
Road race, Team
details
 Belgium (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
 Italy (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
 France (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
details
 Italy (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
 South Africa (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Sprint
details
Enzo Sacchi
 Italy
Lionel Cox
 Australia
Werner Potzernheim
 Germany
Tandem
details
Lionel Cox
and Russell Mockridge
 Australia
Raymond Robinson
and Thomas Shardelow
 South Africa
Antonio Maspes
and Cesare Pinarello
 Italy
1000m time trial
details
Russell Mockridge
 Australia
Marino Morettini
 Italy
Raymond Robinson
 South Africa

Participating nations[edit]

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
2  Australia (AUS) 2 1 0 3
 Belgium (BEL) 2 1 0 3
4  South Africa (RSA) 0 2 1 3
5  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
7  Germany (GER) 0 0 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling: 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-12-26. 

External links[edit]