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Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Road cycling Käpylä and the surrounding area
Track cycling Helsinki Velodrome
Dates 28 July – 31 July
Cyclists 215 from 36 countries
Top ranked countries
« 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]


  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
 Italy (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
 South Africa (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Road race, Individual
 André Noyelle
Belgium (BEL)
 Robert Grondelaers
Belgium (BEL)
 Edi Ziegler
Germany (GER)
Road race, Team
 Belgium (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
 Italy (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
 France (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello
1000m time trial
 Russell Mockridge
Australia (AUS)
 Marino Morettini
Italy (ITA)
 Raymond Robinson
South Africa (RSA)
 Enzo Sacchi
Italy (ITA)
 Lionel Cox
Australia (AUS)
 Werner Potzernheim
Germany (GER)
 Australia (AUS)
Lionel Cox
Russell Mockridge
 South Africa (RSA)
Raymond Robinson
Thomas Shardelow
 Italy (ITA)
Antonio Maspes
Cesare Pinarello

Participating nations

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
2  Australia (AUS) 2 1 0 3
 Belgium (BEL) 2 1 0 3
4  South Africa (RSA) 0 2 1 3
5  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
7  Germany (GER) 0 0 2 2


  1. ^ a b "Cycling: 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Retrieved 2012-12-26. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Report
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