1900 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1900 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host cityParis, France
Date(s) (1900-08-12 - 1900-08-18)12–18 August 1900
Events4 + 1 unofficial tandem event
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The 1900 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Paris, France from 12 to 18 August 1900.[1] Four events for men were contested, two for professionals and two for amateurs. Apart from the four events a tandem event was organized. This race has never been officially recognized. The Dutch duo Harrie Meyers-Fernando Tomaselli won ahead of the French duo Edmond Jacquelin-Lucien Louvet and the French-American duo Charles Vanoni-Robert Protin. Because the race was not official the medalists are not listed in the list of Tandem World Champions.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Edmond Jacquelin
 France
Harrie Meyers
 Netherlands
Willy Arend
 Germany
Men's motor-paced
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Constant Huret
 France
Edouard-Henri Taylor
 France[2]
Émile Bouhours
 France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Alphonse Didier-Nauts
 Belgium
John Henry Lake
 United States
Ferdinand Vasserot
 France
Men's motor-paced
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Louis Bastien
 France
Wilhelm Henie
 Norway
Roger Hildebrand
 France

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)3137
2 Belgium (BEL)1001
3 Netherlands (NED)0101
 Norway (NOR)0101
 United States (USA)0101
6 Germany (GER)0011
Totals (6 nations)44412


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Track Cycling World Championships 2014 to 1893". bikecult.com. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  2. ^ In some sources, Taylor is British. Edouard-Henri Taylor is listed here as French. He is born in Paris on 18/06/1880, French national motor paced champion in 1899, second in the 1980 world championships and third in 1902. Sources : « Le site du Cyclisme » : http://www.siteducyclisme.net/coureurfiche.php?coureurid=23315 Mémoire du Cyclisme : "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-01-17. Retrieved 2008-01-15. Le Dico du sport : http://dicosport.lequipe.fr/resultats/cyclisme-1/championnats-du-monde-sur-piste-2047/demi-fond-9304/annee-1902/Hommes-0/ Archived 2012-07-20 at Archive.is