Cycling at the Pan American Games

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Cycling has been contested at the Pan American Games since the inaugural games in, 1951, without ever leaving the program.[1][2][3]

The next edition of the games will take place in 2019 in Lima, Peru. 22 medal events are scheduled to be contested, four in BMX, two in mountain biking and four in road cycling and 12 in track cycling. A total of 250 cyclists will qualify to compete at the games.[4]

In 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made several changes to its sports program, which were subsequently implemented for these games. Included in this was the addition of BMX freestyle events for the first time to the Pan American Games sports program. Also added was the addition of the Madison event in track cycling event for men and women.[5][6]

Current events[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Men's road race[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 1951.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Buenos Aires 1951 Oscar Muleiro
 Argentina
Oscar Pezoa
 Argentina
Humberto Varisco
 Argentina
Mexico City 1955 Ramón Hoyos
 Colombia
Benjamín Jiménez
 Colombia
Alberto Velázquez
 Uruguay
Chicago 1959 Ricardo Senn
 Argentina
Francisco Lozano
 Mexico
René Deceja
 Uruguay
São Paulo 1963 Gregorio Carrizalez
 Venezuela
Wilde Baridon
 Uruguay
Delmo Delmastro
 Argentina
Winnipeg 1967 Marcel Roy
 Canada
Vicente Chancay
 Argentina
Heriberto Díaz
 Mexico
Cali 1971 John Howard
 United States
Luis Carlos Flores
 Brazil
Jaime Galeano
 Colombia
Mexico City 1971 Aldo Arencibia
 Cuba
Alfonso Flores
 Colombia
Carlos Cardet
 Cuba
San Juan 1979 Carlos Cardet
 Cuba
Bernardo Colex
 Mexico
Gonzalo Marín
 Colombia
Caracas 1983 Luis Rosendo Ramos
 Mexico
Carlos Jaramillo
 Colombia
Gustavo Parra
 Venezuela
Indianapolis 1987 Luis Rosendo Ramos
 Mexico
Marcos Mazzaron
 Brazil
Enrique Campos
 Venezuela
Havana 1991 Robinson Merchán
 Venezuela
Heriberto Rodríguez
 Cuba
Wanderley Magalhães
 Brazil
Mar de Plata 1995 Brian Walton
 Canada
Mariano Friedick
 United States
Fred Rodriguez
 United States
Winnipeg 1999 Brian Walton
 Canada
Gordon Fraser
 Canada
Pedro Pablo Pérez
 Cuba
Santo Domingo 2003 Milton Wynants
 Uruguay
Pedro Pablo Pérez
 Cuba
José Medina
 Chile
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Wendy Cruz
 Dominican Republic
Emile Abraham
 Trinidad and Tobago
Luciano Pagliarini
 Brazil
Guadalajara 2011 Marc de Maar
 Netherlands Antilles
Miguel Ubeto
 Venezuela
Arnold Alcolea
 Cuba
Toronto 2015 Miguel Ubeto
 Venezuela
Eric Marcotte
 United States
Guillaume Boivin
 Canada

Women's road race[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 1987.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Indianapolis 1987 Rebecca Twigg
 United States
Inga Thompson-Benedict
 United States
Sara Neil
 Canada
Havana 1991 Jeanne Golay
 United States
Odalys Toms
 Cuba
Janice Bolland
 United States
Mar de Plata 1995 Jeanne Golay
 United States
Clara Hughes
 Canada
Yacel Ojeda
 Cuba
Winnipeg 1999 Karen Dunne
 United States
Yoanka González
 Cuba
Janildes Fernandes
 Brazil
Santo Domingo 2003 Yoanka González
 Cuba
Janildes Fernandes
 Brazil
Yeilien Fernández
 Cuba
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Yumari González
 Cuba
Belem Guerrero
 Mexico
Danielys García
 Venezuela
Guadalajara 2011 Arlenis Sierra
 Cuba
Yumari González
 Cuba
Yudelmis Domínguez
 Cuba
Toronto 2015 Jasmin Glaesser
 Canada
Marlies Mejias
 Cuba
Allison Beveridge
 Canada

Men's time trial[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 1951.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Buenos Aires 1951 Clodomiro Cortoni
 Argentina
Hernán Messanes
 Chile
Jorge Sobrevila
 Argentina
Mexico City 1955 Antonio di Micheli
 Venezuela
Octavio Echeverri
 Colombia
Luis Serra
 Uruguay
Chicago 1959 Anésio Argenton
 Brazil
David Staub
 United States
Ricardo Senn
 Argentina
São Paulo 1963 Carlos Vásquez
 Argentina
Roger Gibbon
 Trinidad and Tobago
Anésio Argenton
 Brazil
Winnipeg 1967 Roger Gibbon
 Trinidad and Tobago
Jack Simes
 United States
Carlos Vásquez
 Argentina
Cali 1971 Jocelyn Lovell
 Canada
Leslie King
 Trinidad and Tobago
Harold Halsey
 United States
Mexico City 1971 Jocelyn Lovell
 Canada
David Weller
 Jamaica
Steve Woznick
 United States
San Juan 1979 Gordon Singleton
 Canada
David Weller
 Jamaica
Richard Thormen
 Chile
Caracas 1983 Rory O'Reilly
 United States
Marcelo Alexandre
 Argentina
David Weller
 Jamaica
Indianapolis 1987 Curtis Harnett
 Canada
Gene Samuel
 Trinidad and Tobago
Leonard Nitz
 United States
Havana 1991 Gene Samuel
 Trinidad and Tobago
Erin Hartwell
 United States
Germán García
 Argentina
Mar de Plata 1995 Gil Cordovés
 Cuba
Erin Hartwell
 United States
Gene Samuel
 Trinidad and Tobago
Winnipeg 1999 Eric Wohlberg
 Canada
Levi Leipheimer
 United States
Marcio May
 Brazil
Santo Domingo 2003 José Serpa
 Colombia
Chris Baldwin
 United States
Franklin Chacón
 Venezuela
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Santiago Botero
 Colombia
Matías Médici
 Argentina
Dominique Rollin
 Canada
Guadalajara 2011 Marlon Pérez
 Colombia
Matías Médici
 Argentina
Carlos Oyarzún
 Chile
Toronto 2015 Hugo Houle
 Canada
Ignacio Prado
 Mexico
Sean MacKinnon
 Canada

Time trial Women's[edit]

The individual time trial was introduced in 1995, and has been run ever since.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Mar de Plata 1995 Dede Barry
 United States
Yacel Ojeda
 Cuba
Clara Hughes
 Canada
Winnipeg 1999 Elizabeth Emery
 United States
Lyne Bessette
 Canada
Mari Holden
 United States
Santo Domingo 2003 Kimberly Bruckner
 United States
Clara Hughes
 Canada
Kristin Armstrong
 United States
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Anne Samplonius
 Canada
Giuseppina Grassi
 Mexico
Clemilda Fernandes
 Brazil
Guadalajara 2011 María Luisa Calle
 Colombia
Evelyn García
 El Salvador
Laura Brown
 Canada
Toronto 2015 Kelly Catlin
 United States
Jasmin Glaesser
 Canada
Evelyn García
 El Salvador

Track cycling[edit]

Men's Keirin[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 1999.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Winnipeg 1999 Marty Nothstein
 United States
John González
 Colombia
Mario Joseph
 Trinidad and Tobago
Santo Domingo 2003 Barry Forde
 Barbados
Giddeon Massie
 United States
Rubén Osorio
 Venezuela
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Leonardo Narváez
 Colombia
Cam Mackinnon
 Canada
Leandro Bottasso
 Argentina
Guadalajara 2011 Fabián Puerta
 Colombia
Hersony Canelón
 Venezuela
Leandro Bottasso
 Argentina
Toronto 2015 Fabian Zapata
 Colombia
Hersony Canelón
 Venezuela
Hugo Barrette
 Canada

Women's Keirin[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 2003.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Santo Domingo 2003 Tanya Lindenmuth
 United States
Daniela Larreal
 Venezuela
Yumari González
 Cuba
Guadalajara 2011 Daniela Larreal
 Venezuela
Luz Daniela Gaxiola
 Mexico
Dana Feiss
 United States
Toronto 2015 Monique Sullivan
 Canada
Lisandra Guerra
 Cuba
Juliana Gaviria
 Colombia}

Men's omnium[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 2011.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Guadalajara 2011 Juan Esteban Arango
 Colombia
Luis Mansilla
 Chile
Walter Pérez
 Argentina
Toronto 2015 Fernando Gaviria
 Colombia
Ignacio Prado
 Mexico
Gideoni Monteiro
 Brazil

Women's omnium[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 2011.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Guadalajara 2011 Angie González
 Venezuela
Sofia Arreola
 Mexico
Marlies Mejias
 Cuba
Toronto 2015 Sarah Hammer
 United States
Jasmin Glaesser
 Canada
Marlies Mejias
 Cuba

BMX[edit]

Men's BMX[edit]

The BMX was introduced in 2007.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Jason Richardson
 United States
Jonathan Suárez
 Venezuela
José Primera
 Venezuela
Guadalajara 2011 Connor Fields
 United States
Nicholas Long
 United States
Andrés Jiménez Caicedo
 Colombia
Toronto 2015 Tory Nyhaug
 Canada
Alfredo Campo
 Ecuador
Nicholas Long
 United States

Women's BMX[edit]

The BMX was introduced in 2007.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Gabriela Díaz
 Argentina
Ana Flávia Sgobin
 Brazil
Kimmy Diquez
 Venezuela
Guadalajara 2011 Mariana Pajón
 Colombia
Arielle Martin
 United States
Gabriela Díaz
 Argentina
Toronto 2015 Felicia Stancil
 United States
Domenica Azuero
 Ecuador
Mariana Díaz
 Argentina

Medal table[edit]

Updated until 2015 Pan American Games

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)503422106
2 Canada (CAN)31131862
3 Colombia (COL)24191861
4 Argentina (ARG)23212670
5 Cuba (CUB)16262567
6 Venezuela (VEN)10121436
7 Chile (CHI)59923
8 Uruguay (URU)56718
9 Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)55313
10 Mexico (MEX)3201538
11 Barbados (BAR)2002
12 Brazil (BRA)161118
13 Dominican Republic (DOM)1001
Flag of PASO.svgNetherlands Antilles (AHO)1001
15 Jamaica (JAM)0224
16 Ecuador (ECU)0202
17 Costa Rica (CRC)0112
 El Salvador (ESA)0112
19 Guatemala (GUA)0101
20 Peru (PER)0022
21 Bolivia (BOL)0011
 Puerto Rico (PUR)0011
Totals (22 nations)177178176531

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan American Games Medalists: Mountain Biking
  2. ^ Pan American Games Cycling Medalists
  3. ^ Pan American Games BMX Cycling
  4. ^ "Qualification System manual" (PDF). www.panamsports.org/. Pan American Sports Organization. 25 April 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Tokyo 2020 event programme to see major boost for female, youth and urban appeal". www.olympic.org/. International Olympic Committee. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  6. ^ Mather, Victor (9 June 2017). "Olympics Adds 3-on-3 Basketball and Mixed Gender Relays". The New York Times. New York City, New York. Retrieved 20 December 2017.