Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Seoul Olympic Velodrome.jpg
The Seoul Olympic Velodrome in 2008
VenuesTongillo Road Course
Seoul Olympic Velodrome
Date8 – 24 September
Competitors422 from 62 nations
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The cycling competitions at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul consisted of two different categories: road cycling and track cycling. Nine events were contested, including the first women's sprint event at the Olympics.[1]

Road cycling[edit]

Men's[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race
details
Olaf Ludwig
 East Germany
Bernd Gröne
 West Germany
Christian Henn
 West Germany
Team time trial
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Jan Schur
Uwe Ampler
Mario Kummer
Maik Landsmann
 Poland (POL)
Andrzej Sypytkowski
Joachim Halupczok
Zenon Jaskuła
Marek Lesniewski
 Sweden (SWE)
Michel Lafis
Anders Jarl
Björn Johansson
Jan Karlsson

Women's[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race
details
Monique Knol
 Netherlands
Jutta Niehaus
 West Germany
Laima Zilporite
 Soviet Union

Track cycling[edit]

Men's[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Points race
details
Dan Frost
 Denmark
Leo Peelen
 Netherlands
Marat Ganeyev
 Soviet Union
Individual pursuit
details
Gintautas Umaras
 Soviet Union
Dean Woods
 Australia
Bernd Dittert
 East Germany
Team pursuit
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viatcheslav Ekimov
Artūras Kasputis
Dmitry Nelyubin
Gintautas Umaras
 East Germany (GDR)
Carsten Wolf
Steffen Blochwitz
Roland Hennig
Dirk Meier
 Australia (AUS)
Scott McGrory
Dean Woods
Brett Dutton
Wayne McCarney
Stephen McGlede
Sprint
details
Lutz Heßlich
 East Germany
Nikolay Kovsh
 Soviet Union
Gary Neiwand
 Australia
1 km time trial
details
Aleksandr Kirichenko
 Soviet Union
Martin Vinnicombe
 Australia
Robert Lechner
 West Germany

Women's[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Sprint
details
Erika Salumäe
 Soviet Union
Christa Luding-Rothenburger
 East Germany
Connie Young
 United States

Participating nations[edit]

422 cyclists from 62 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union4127
2 East Germany3216
3 Netherlands1102
4 Denmark1001
5 Australia0224
 West Germany0224
7 Poland0101
8 Sweden0011
 United States0011
Totals (9 nations)99927


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

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