Cycling at the 1972 Summer Olympics


Cycling at the 1972 Summer Olympics

The cycling competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only.

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Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 2 0 1 3
2 West Germany 1 0 1 2
3 Denmark 1 0 0 1
France 1 0 0 1
Netherlands 1 0 0 1
Norway 1 0 0 1
7 Australia 0 3 0 3
8 East Germany 0 2 1 3
9 Poland 0 1 1 2
10 Switzerland 0 1 0 1
11 Great Britain 0 0 1 1

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race  Hennie Kuiper
Netherlands (NED)
 Clyde Sefton
Australia (AUS)
no medal awarded [1]
Team time trial  Soviet Union (URS)
Valery Yardy
Gennady Komnatov
Valery Likhachov
Boris Shukov
 Poland (POL)
Ryszard Szurkowski
Edward Barcik
Lucjan Lis
Stanisław Szozda
no medal awarded [2]
1000m time trial  Niels Fredborg
Denmark (DEN)
 Daniel Clark
Australia (AUS)
 Jürgen Schütze
East Germany (GDR)
Sprint  Daniel Morelon
France (FRA)
 John Nicholson
Australia (AUS)
 Omar Pkhakadze
Soviet Union (URS)
Tandem  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Semenets
Igor Tselovalnykov
 East Germany (GDR)
Jürgen Geschke
Werner Otto
 Poland (POL)
Andrzej Bek
Benedykt Kocot
Individual pursuit  Knut Knudsen
Norway (NOR)
 Xaver Kurmann
Switzerland (SUI)
 Hans Lutz
West Germany (FRG)
Team pursuit  West Germany (FRG)
Günther Schumacher
Jürgen Colombo
Günter Haritz
Udo Hempel
 East Germany (GDR)
Uwe Unterwalder
Thomas Huschke
Heinz Richter
Herbert Richter
 Great Britain (GBR)
William Moore
Michael Bennett
Ian Hallam
Ronald Keeble

Notes

  1. ^  Jaime Huelamo (ESP) was disqualified after he tested positive for coramine. Fourth-place finisher  Bruce Biddle (NZL) was not awarded the bronze medal because he had not been tested for drugs.
  2. ^ Netherlands were disqualified when Aad van den Hoek tested positive for coramine. The fourth-placed Belgian team were not awarded the bronze medal because they had not been tested for drugs.

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