Cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Mountain biking Georgia International Horse Park
Road cycling Atlanta and surrounding area
Track cycling Stone Mountain Velodrome
Dates July 21 - July 28
Cyclists 477 from 68 countries
Top ranked countries
 France: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
 Italy: 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)  
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The cycling competitions at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta consisted of three separate categories: road cycling, track cycling and mountain biking. The road cycling events took place in downtown Atlanta, track cycling was carried out at the Stone Mountain velodrome in neighboring DeKalb County, and the mountain biking events were held at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.

Results[edit]

Road[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's road race
details
Pascal Richard
 Switzerland
Rolf Sørensen
 Denmark
Max Sciandri
 Great Britain
Women's road race
details
Jeannie Longo
 France
Imelda Chiappa
 Italy
Clara Hughes
 Canada
Men's time trial
details
Miguel Indurain
 Spain
Abraham Olano
 Spain
Chris Boardman
 Great Britain
Women's time trial
details
Zulfiya Zabirova
 Russia
Jeannie Longo
 France
Clara Hughes
 Canada

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's points race
details
Silvio Martinello
 Italy
Brian Walton
 Canada
Stuart O'Grady
 Australia
Women's points race
details
Nathalie Lancien
 France
Ingrid Haringa
 Netherlands
Lucy Tyler-Sharman
 Australia
Men's pursuit
details
Andrea Collinelli
 Italy
Philippe Ermenault
 France
Bradley McGee
 Australia
Women's pursuit
details
Antonella Bellutti
 Italy
Marion Clignet
 France
Judith Arndt
 Germany
Men's sprint
details
Jens Fiedler
 Germany
Marty Nothstein
 United States
Curt Harnett
 Canada
Women's sprint
details
Félicia Ballanger
 France
Michelle Ferris
 Australia
Ingrid Haringa
 Netherlands
Men's team pursuit
details
 France (FRA)
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
 Russia (RUS)
Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Alexei Markov
Anton Shantyr
 Australia (AUS)
Brett Aitken
Stuart O'Grady
Timothy O'Shannessey
Dean Woods
Men's time trial
details
Florian Rousseau
 France
Erin Hartwell
 United States
Takanobu Jumonji
 Japan

Mountain bike[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's cross-country
details
Bart Brentjens
 Netherlands
Thomas Frischknecht
 Switzerland
Miguel Martinez
 France
Women's cross-country
details
Paola Pezzo
 Italy
Alison Sydor
 Canada
Susan DeMattei
 United States

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 5 3 1 9
2  Italy 4 1 0 5
3  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
4  Spain 1 1 0 2
 Switzerland 1 1 0 2
 Russia 1 1 0 2
7  Germany 1 0 1 2
8  Canada 0 2 3 5
9  United States 0 2 1 3
10  Australia 0 1 4 5
11  Denmark 0 1 0 1
12  Great Britain 0 0 2 2
13  Japan 0 0 1 1

Broken records[edit]

Event Name Nation Time Date Record
Men's flying 200 m time trial Gary Neiwand Australia 10"129 24 July OR
Men's 1 km time trial Florian Rousseau France 1'02"712 24 July OR
Men's individual pursuit Andrea Collinelli Italy 4'19"699 24 July WR, OR
Men's team pursuit Eduard Gritsun
Nikolay Kuznetsov
Aleksey Markov
Anton Chantyr
Russia 4'08"785 26 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'06"880 27 July OR
Christophe Capelle
Philippe Ermenault
Jean-Michel Monin
Francis Moreau
France 4'05"930 27 July OR
Women's flying 200 m time trial Michelle Ferris Australia 11"212 24 July OR
Women's individual pursuit Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'34"130 25 July OR
Antonella Bellutti Italy 3'32"371 25 July OR

OR = Olympic record, WR = World record

Sources[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale - Men - Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Union Cycliste Internationale - Women - Olympic Record" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.