1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Cologne and Wuppertal, West Germany
Date(s)  (1954-08-27 - 1954-08-29)27–29 August 1954
Velodrome Müngersdorfer Stadion
Stadion am Zoo
Events 5
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The 1954 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Cologne and Wuppertal, West Germany from 27 to 29 August 1954.[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
Arie van Vliet
 Netherlands
Enzo Sacchi
 Italy
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
 Italy
Hugo Koblet
  Switzerland
Lucien Gillen
 Luxembourg
Men's motor-paced
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Adolph Verschueren
 Belgium
Jan Pronk
 Netherlands
Joe Bunker
 Australia
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Cyril Peacock
 Great Britain
John Tressider
 Australia
Georges Gaignard
 France
Men's individual pursuit
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Leandro Faggin
 Italy
Peter Brotherton
 Great Britain
Norman Sheil
 Great Britain

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain 2 1 1 4
2  Italy 2 0 1 3
3  Belgium 1 0 0 1
4  Netherlands 0 2 0 2
5  Australia 0 1 1 2
6   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
7  France 0 0 1 1
 Luxembourg 0 0 1 1

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