World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Article Id: WHEBN0006533307
Reproduction Date:

Title: Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of Olympic medalists in cycling (men), Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome, Cycling at the 1972 Summer Olympics, Cvitko Bilić, Mogens Frey
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Cycling at the 1968 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Road cycling Satellite Circuit
Track cycling Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome
Dates 15 October – 21 October
Cyclists 329 from 52 countries
Top ranked countries
France: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Denmark: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Italy: 1st  2nd  3rd  
« 1964 1972 »

The cycling competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and five track cycling events, all for men only.[1]

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
 Pierfranco Vianelli
Italy (ITA)
 Leif Mortensen
Denmark (DEN)
 Gösta Pettersson
Sweden (SWE)
Team time trial
 Netherlands (NED)
Joop Zoetemelk
Fedor den Hertog
Jan Krekels
René Pijnen
 Sweden (SWE)
Sture Pettersson
Tomas Pettersson
Erik Pettersson
Gösta Pettersson
 Italy (ITA)
Pierfranco Vianelli
Giovanni Bramucci
Vittorio Marcelli
Mauro Simonetti
1000m time trial
 Pierre Trentin
France (FRA)
Niels Fredborg
Denmark (DEN)
 Janusz Kierzkowski
Poland (POL)
 Daniel Morelon
France (FRA)
 Giurdano Turrini
Italy (ITA)
 Pierre Trentin
France (FRA)
 France (FRA)
Daniel Morelon
Pierre Trentin
 Netherlands (NED)
Leijn Loevesijn
Jan Jansen
 Belgium (BEL)
Daniel Goens
Robert van Lancker
Pursuit, Individual
 Daniel Rebillard
France (FRA)
 Mogens Jensen
Denmark (DEN)
 Xaver Kurmann
Switzerland (SUI)
Pursuit, Team
 Denmark (DEN)
Per Jørgensen
Reno Olsen
Gunnar Asmussen
Mogens Jensen
 West Germany (FRG)
Karl Link
Udo Hempel
Karlheinz Henrichs
Jürgen Kissner
 Italy (ITA)
Luigi Roncaglia
Lorenzo Bosisio
Cipriano Chemello
Giorgio Morbiato

Participating nations

329 cyclists from 52 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 France 4 0 1 5
2 Denmark 1 3 0 4
3 Italy 1 1 2 4
4 Netherlands 1 1 0 2
5 Sweden 0 1 1 2
6 West Germany 0 1 0 1
7 Belgium 0 0 1 1
Poland 0 0 1 1
Switzerland 0 0 1 1


  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1968 Mexico Summer Games". Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.