Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Helsingin olympialaiset 1952.jpg
Venues Käpylä and the surrounding area
Helsinki Velodrome
Date28 July – 31 July
Competitors215 from 36 nations
  1948
1956  

The cycling competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. 215 cyclists from 36 countries competed in the six events. [1]

Contents

Medal summary

Road cycling

EventGoldSilverBronze
Road race, Individual
details
André Noyelle
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Robert Grondelaers
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Edi Ziegler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Road race, Team
details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello

Track cycling

EventGoldSilverBronze
Pursuit, Team
details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa  (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Sprint
details
Enzo Sacchi
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Lionel Cox
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Werner Potzernheim
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Tandem
details
Flag of Australia.svg  Lionel Cox
and Russell Mockridge  (AUS)
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  Raymond Robinson
and Thomas Shardelow  (RSA)
Flag of Italy.svg  Antonio Maspes
and Cesare Pinarello  (ITA)
Time trial
details
Russell Mockridge
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Marino Morettini
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Raymond Robinson
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa

Participating nations

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed. [1]

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)2215
2Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)2103
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)2103
4Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa  (RSA)0213
5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0022
6Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0011
Totals (7 nations)66618

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References

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