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1959 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

1959 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenueAmsterdam, Netherlands
Date(s) (1959-08-08 - 1959-08-13)8–13 August 1959
VelodromeOlympic Stadium
Events8

The 1959 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands from 8 to 13 August 1959.[1] Eight events were contested, 6 for men (3 for professionals, 3 for amateurs) and 2 for women.

1959 UCI Track Cycling World Championships Introduction Articles 4

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Professional Events
Men's sprint
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Antonio Maspes
 Italy
Michel Rousseau
 France
Jan Derksen
 Netherlands
Men's individual pursuit
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Roger Rivière
 France
Albert Bouvet
 France
Jean Brankart
 Belgium
Men's motor-paced
details
Guillermo Timoner
 Spain
Walter Bucher
  Switzerland
Norbert Koch
 Netherlands
Men's Amateur Events
Men's sprint
details
Valentino Gasparella
 Italy
Sante Gaiardoni
 Italy
André Gruchet
 France
Men's individual pursuit
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Rudi Altig
 West Germany
Mario Vallotto
 Italy
Willy Trepp
  Switzerland
Men's motor-paced
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Arie van Houwelingen
 Netherlands
Bernard Deconinck
 France
Lothar Meister
 East Germany
Women's Events
Women's sprint
details
Galina Ermolaeva
 Soviet Union
Valentina Maksimova
 Soviet Union
Jean Dunn
 Great Britain
Women's individual pursuit
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Beryl Burton
 Great Britain
Elsy Jacobs
 Luxembourg
Lyudmilla Kochetova
 Soviet Union

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)2204
2  France (FRA)1315
3  Soviet Union (URS)1113
4  Netherlands (NED)1023
5  Great Britain (GBR)1012
6  Spain (ESP)1001
 West Germany (FRG)1001
8   Switzerland (SUI)0112
9  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
10  Belgium (BEL)0011
 East Germany (GDR)0011
Totals (11 nations)88824

See also

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