UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Men's sprint
The UCI Track Cycling World Championships – Men's sprint is the world championship sprint event held annually at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships. Between its inception and 1992, the sprint was separated into two events; one for professionals and one for amateurs. From 1993, all competitors competed in one open event. It was first held at the 1895 championships, two years after the first amateur sprint world championship. As of 2011[update], Koichi Nakano from Japan has won the most titles with ten consecutive professional wins between 1977 and 1986.
Professional (1895 to 1992), combined from 1993
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