1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Copenhagen, Denmark
Date(s)  (1949-08-22 - 1949-08-28)22–28 August 1949
Velodrome Ordrup Velodrome
Events 5
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The 1949 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 22 to 28 August 1949.[1] Five events for men were contested, 3 for professionals and 2 for amateurs.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Reg Harris
 Great Britain
Jan Derksen
 Netherlands
Arie van Vliet
 Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Fausto Coppi
 Italy
Lucien Gillen
 Luxembourg
Wim van Est
 Netherlands
Men's motor-paced
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Elio Frosio
 Italy
Jan Pronk
 Netherlands
Raoul Lesueur
 France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Sid Patterson
 Australia
Jacques Bellenger
 France
John Held
 United States
Men's individual pursuit
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Knud Andersen
 Denmark
Cyril Cartwright
 Great Britain
Aldo Gandini
 Italy

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 2 0 1 3
2  Great Britain 1 1 0 2
3  Australia 1 0 0 1
-  Denmark 1 0 0 1
5  Netherlands 0 2 2 4
6  France 0 1 1 2
7  Luxembourg 0 1 0 1
8  United States 0 0 1 1

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