1957 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1957 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Rocourt, Belgium
Date(s)  (1957-08-10 - 1957-08-15)10–15 August 1957
Velodrome Stade Vélodrome de Rocourt
Events 5
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The 1957 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Rocourt, Belgium from 10 to 15 August 1957.[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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Jan Derksen
 Netherlands
Arie van Vliet
 Netherlands
Roger Gaignard
 France
Men's individual pursuit
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Roger Rivière
 France
Albert Bouvet
 France
Guido Messina
 Italy
Men's motor-paced
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Paul Depaepe
 Belgium
Walter Bucher
  Switzerland
Graham French
 Australia
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
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Michel Rousseau
 France
Guglielmo Pesenti
 Italy
Valentino Gasparella
 Italy
Men's individual pursuit
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Carlo Simonigh
 Italy
Franco Gandini
 Italy
Albertus Geldermans
 Netherlands

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 2 1 1 4
2  Italy 1 2 2 5
3  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
4  Belgium 1 0 0 1
5   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
6  Australia 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 5 5 5 15

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