1977 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1977 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city San Cristóbal, Venezuela
Date(s)  (1977)1977
Velodrome José de Jesús Mora Figueroa Velodrome
Events 12
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The 1977 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in San Cristóbal, Venezuela in 1977.[1] Twelve events were contested, 10 for men (3 for professionals, 7 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Kōichi Nakano
 Japan
Yoshi Sugata
 Japan
John Nicholson
 Australia
Men's individual pursuit
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Gregor Braun
 West Germany
Knut Knudsen
 Norway
Steve Heffernan
 Great Britain
Men's motor-paced
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Cees Stam
 Netherlands
Wilfried Peffgen
 West Germany
Pietro Algeri
 Italy
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
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Lothar Thoms
 East Germany
Günther Schumacher
 West Germany
Hans Ledermann
  Switzerland
Men's sprint
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Hans-Jürgen Geschke
 East Germany
Emanuel Raasch
 East Germany
Lutz Hesslich
 East Germany
Men's individual pursuit
details
Norbert Dürpisch
 East Germany
Uwe Unterwalder
 East Germany
Daniel Gisiger
  Switzerland
Men's team pursuit
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 East Germany
Norbert Dürpisch
Gerald Mortag
Matthias Wiegand
Volker Winckle
 West Germany
Günther Schumacher
Peter Vonhof
Hans Lutz
Henry Rincklin
  Switzerland
Robert Dill-Bundi
Daniel Gisiger
Hans Kaenel
Walter Baumgartner
Men's points race
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Constant Tourné
 Belgium
Jan Faltyn
 Poland
Nikolaï Makarov
 Soviet Union
Men's motor-paced
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Gaby Minneboo
 Netherlands
Bartolome Caldentey
 Spain
Rainer Podlesch
 West Germany
Men's tandem
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 Czechoslovakia
Vladimir Vackar
Miloslav Vymazal
 Soviet Union
Vladimir Semenets
Aleksander Voronine
 West Germany
Horst Gewis
Wolfgang Schaffer
Women's Events
Women's sprint
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Galina Tsareva
 Soviet Union
Sue Novara
 United States
Iva Zajikova
 Czechoslovakia
Women's individual pursuit
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Vera Kuznetsova
 Soviet Union
Anna Riemersma
 Netherlands
Karen Strong
 Canada

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 4 2 1 7
2  Soviet Union 2 1 1 4
3  Netherlands 2 1 0 3
4  West Germany 1 3 2 6
5  Japan 1 1 0 2
6  Czechoslovakia 1 0 1 2
7  Belgium 1 0 0 1
8  United States 0 1 0 1
-  Poland 0 1 0 1
-  Spain 0 1 0 1
-  Norway 0 1 0 1
12   Switzerland 0 0 3 3
13  Australia 0 0 1 1
-  Canada 0 0 1 1
-  Great Britain 0 0 1 1
-  Italy 0 0 1 1
12 12 12 36

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