Cycling
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenuesKäpylä and the surrounding area
Helsinki Velodrome
Date28 July – 31 July
Competitors215 from 36 nations
← 1948
1956 →

The cycling competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only. 215 cyclists from 36 countries competed in the six events.[1]

Medal summary

Road cycling

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
details
André Noyelle
 Belgium
Robert Grondelaers
 Belgium
Edi Ziegler
 Germany
Road race, Team
details
 Belgium (BEL)
Robert Grondelaers
André Noyelle
Lucien Victor
 Italy (ITA)
Dino Bruni
Gianni Ghidini
Vincenzo Zucconelli
 France (FRA)
Jacques Anquetil
Claude Rouer
Alfred Tonello

Track cycling

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
details
 Italy (ITA)
Marino Morettini
Loris Campana
Mino de Rossi
Guido Messina
 South Africa (RSA)
Alfred Swift
George Estman
Robert Fowler
Thomas Shardelow
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ronald Stretton
Donald Burgess
George Newberry
Alan Newton
Sprint
details
Enzo Sacchi
 Italy
Lionel Cox
 Australia
Werner Potzernheim
 Germany
Tandem
details
 Lionel Cox
and Russell Mockridge (AUS)
 Raymond Robinson
and Thomas Shardelow (RSA)
 Antonio Maspes
and Cesare Pinarello (ITA)
Time trial
details
Russell Mockridge
 Australia
Marino Morettini
 Italy
Raymond Robinson
 South Africa

Participating nations

215 cyclists from 36 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Italy (ITA)2215
2 Australia (AUS)2103
 Belgium (BEL)2103
4 South Africa (RSA)0213
5 Germany (GER)0022
6 France (FRA)0011
 Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (7 nations)66618

References

  1. ^ a b "Cycling: 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 December 2012.