1978 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

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1978 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Host city Munich, West Germany
Date(s)  (1978)1978
Velodrome Munich Olympic Velodrome
Events 12
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The 1978 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Munich, West Germany in 1978.[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
Dieter Berkmann
 West Germany
Yoshi Sugata
 Japan
Men's individual pursuit
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Gregor Braun
 West Germany
Roy Schuiten
 Netherlands
Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke
 Belgium
Men's motor-paced
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Wilfried Peffgen
 West Germany
Martin Venix
 Netherlands
Cees Stam
 Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's 1 km time trial
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Lothar Thoms
 East Germany
Jocelyn Lovell
 Canada
Reiner Hönisch
 East Germany
Men's sprint
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Anton Tkáč
 Czechoslovakia
Emanuel Raasch
 East Germany
Christian Dresscher
 East Germany
Men's individual pursuit
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Detlef Macha
 East Germany
Norbert Dürpisch
 East Germany
Uwe Unterwalder
 East Germany
Men's team pursuit
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 East Germany
Uwe Unterwalder
Gerald Mortag
Matthias Wiegand
Volker Winkler
 Soviet Union
Vladimir Osokin
Vassili Ehrlich
Vitali Petrakov
Igor Pilipenko
  Switzerland
Robert Dill-Bundi
Urs Freuler
Hans Kaenel
Walter Baumgartner
Men's points race
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Noël Dejonckheere
 Belgium
Walter Baumgartner
  Switzerland
Jean-Jacques Rebiere
 France
Men's motor-paced
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Rainer Podlesch
 West Germany
Mattheus Pronk
 Netherlands
Martin Rietveld
 Netherlands
Men's tandem
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 Czechoslovakia
Vladimir Vackar
Miloslav Vymazal
 United States
Gerald Ash
Leslie Darcewski
 Netherlands
Sjaak Pieters
Laurens Veldt
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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Keetie van Oosten-Hage
 Netherlands
Anna Riemersma
 Netherlands
Liugina Bissoli
 Italy

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 3 2 3 8
2  West Germany 3 1 0 4
3  Czechoslovakia 2 0 1 3
4  Netherlands 1 4 3 8
5  Soviet Union 1 1 0 2
6  Japan 1 0 1 2
-  Belgium 1 0 1 2
8  United States 0 2 0 2
9   Switzerland 0 1 1 2
10  Canada 0 1 0 1
11  France 0 0 1 1
-  Italy 0 0 1 1
12 12 12 36

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