Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
1964 Olympics cycling stamp of Japan.jpg
Cycling at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
Venues
Road cycling Hachiōji City
Track cycling Hachioji Velodrome
Dates 14 October – 20 October
Cyclists 303 from 40 countries
Top ranked countries
Italy: 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)  
Netherlands: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
Germany: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
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The cycling competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only. The 4000m individual pursuit event was introduced at these Games.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
details
Mario Zanin
 Italy
Kjeld Rodian
 Denmark
Walter Godefroot
 Belgium
Team time trial
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Bart Zoet
Evert Dolman
Gerben Karstens
Jan Pieterse
 Italy (ITA)
Ferruccio Manza
Severino Andreoli
Luciano Dalla Bona
Pietro Guerra
 Sweden (SWE)
Sture Pettersson
Sven Hamrin
Erik Pettersson
Gösta Pettersson

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual pursuit
details
Jiří Daler
 Czechoslovakia
Giorgio Ursi
 Italy
Preben Isaksson
 Denmark
Team pursuit
details
 Germany (EUA)
Ernst Streng
Lothar Claesges
Karlheinz Henrichs
Karl Link
 Italy (ITA)
Franco Testa
Cencio Mantovani
Carlo Rancati
Luigi Roncaglia
 Netherlands (NED)
Cor Schuuring
Henk Cornelisse
Gerard Koel
Jaap Oudkerk
Sprint
details
Giovanni Pettenella
 Italy
Sergio Bianchetto
 Italy
Daniel Morelon
 France
Tandem
details
Angelo Damiano
and Sergio Bianchetto
 Italy
Imants Bodnieks
and Viktor Logunov
 Soviet Union
Willi Fuggerer
and Klaus Kobusch
 Germany
1000m time trial
details
Patrick Sercu
 Belgium
Giovanni Pettenella
 Italy
Pierre Trentin
 France

Participating nations[edit]

303 cyclists from 40 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Italy 3 5 0 8
2 Belgium 1 0 1 2
Netherlands 1 0 1 2
Germany 1 0 1 2
5 Czechoslovakia 1 0 0 1
6 Denmark 0 1 1 2
7 Soviet Union 0 1 0 1
8 France 0 0 2 2
9 Sweden 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 

External links[edit]