1970 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1970 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Leicester, United Kingdom
Date(s)  (1970)1970
Velodrome Saffron Lane Velodrome
Events 11
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The 1970 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Leicester, United Kingdom in 1970.[1] Eleven events were contested, 9 for men (3 for professionals, 6 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Gordon Johnson
 Australia
Sante Gaiardoni
 Italy
Leijn Loevesijn
 Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Hugh Porter
 Great Britain
Lorenzo Bosisio
 Italy
Charly Grosskost
 France
Men's motor-paced
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Ehrenfried Rudolph
 West Germany
Theo Verschueren
 Belgium
Piet de Wit
 Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
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Niels Fredborg
 Denmark
Harry Kent
 New Zealand
Anton Tkáč
 Czechoslovakia
Men's sprint
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Daniel Morelon
 France
Peder Pedersen
 Denmark
Gérard Quintyn
 France
Men's individual pursuit
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Xaver Kurmann
  Switzerland
Ian Hallam
 Great Britain
Viktor Bykov
 Soviet Union
Men's team pursuit
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 West Germany
Günter Haritz
Peter Vonhof
Hans Lutz
Günther Schumacher
 East Germany
Thomas Huschke
Heinz Richter
Herbert Richter
Manfred Ulbricht
 Soviet Union
Stanislav Moskvin
Vladimir Kuznetzov
Viktor Bykov
Vladimir Semenets
Men's motor-paced
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Cees Stam
 Netherlands
Horst Gnas
 West Germany
Antonio Cerda
 Spain
Men's tandem
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 West Germany
Jürgen Barth
Rainer Muller
 East Germany
Hans-Jürgen Geschke
Werner Otto
 France
Gérard Quintyn
Daniel Morelon
Women's Events
Women's sprint
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Galina Tsareva
 Soviet Union
Galina Ermolaeva
 Soviet Union
Valentina Savina
 Soviet Union
Women's individual pursuit
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Tamara Garkuchina
 Soviet Union
Raisa Obodovskaya
 Soviet Union
Beryl Burton
 Great Britain

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 2 2 3 7
2  West Germany 3 1 0 4
3  Great Britain 1 1 1 3
4  Denmark 1 1 0 2
5  France 1 0 3 4
6  Netherlands 1 0 2 3
7  Australia 1 0 0 1
-   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
9  East Germany 0 2 0 2
-  Italy 0 2 0 2
11  Belgium 0 1 0 1
-  New Zealand 0 1 0 1
13  Spain 0 0 1 1
-  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1

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