1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Zürich, Switzerland
Date(s)  (1953-08-21 - 1953-08-26)21–26 August 1953
Velodrome Oerlikon Velodrome
Events 5
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The 1953 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Zürich, Switzerland from 21 to 26 August 1953.[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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Arie van Vliet
 Netherlands
Enzo Sacchi
 Italy
Reg Harris
 Great Britain
Men's individual pursuit
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Sid Patterson
 Australia
Kay-Werner Nielsen
 Denmark
Antonio Bevilacqua
 Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Adolph Verschueren
 Belgium
Roger Queugnet
 France
Henri Lemoine
 France
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Marino Morettini
 Italy
Cesare Pinarello
 Italy
Werner Potzernheim
 West Germany
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
 Italy
Loris Campana
 Italy
Daan de Groot
 Netherlands

Medal table[edit]

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

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