1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Milan, Italy
Date(s)31 Augustus - 5 September 1955
Velodrome Velodromo Vigorelli
Events 5
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The 1955 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Milan, Italy from 31 August to 5 September 1955.[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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Antonio Maspes
 Italy
Oscar Plattner
  Switzerland
Arie van Vliet
 Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Guido Messina
 Italy
René Strehler
  Switzerland
Wim van Est
 Netherlands
Men's motor-paced
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Guillermo Timoner
 Spain
Walter Bucher
  Switzerland
Giuseppe Martino
 Italy
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Giuseppe Ogna
 Italy
Jorge Bátiz
 Argentina
John Tressider
 Australia
Men's individual pursuit
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Norman Sheil
 Great Britain
Peter Brotherton
 Great Britain
Leandro Faggin
 Italy

Medal table[edit]

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

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