1952 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1952 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Paris, France
Date(s)  (1952-08-26 - 1952-08-31)26–31 August 1952
Velodrome Parc des Princes
Events 5
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The 1952 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Paris, France from 26 to 31 August 1952.[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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Oscar Plattner
  Switzerland
Georges Senfftleben
 France
Jan Derksen
 Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Sid Patterson
 Australia
Antonio Bevilacqua
 Italy
Lucien Gillen
 Luxembourg
Men's motor-paced
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Adolph Verschueren
 Belgium
Walter Lohmann
 West Germany
Henri Lemoine
 France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Enzo Sacchi
 Italy
Marino Morettini
 Italy
Cyril Peacock
 Great Britain
Men's individual pursuit
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Piet van Heusden
 Netherlands
Mino De Rossi
 Italy
Loris Campana
 Italy

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 1 3 1 5
2  Netherlands 1 0 1 2
3  Australia 1 0 0 1
-  Belgium 1 0 0 1
-   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
6  France 0 1 1 2
7  West Germany 0 1 0 1
8  Great Britain 0 0 1 1
-  Luxembourg 0 0 1 1

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