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Cycling at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Krylatskoye Velodrome in 2008
VenuesKrylatskoye Sports Complex Cycling Circuit
Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome
Date20–28 July 1980
Competitors230 from 34 nations
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Cycling competitions at the 1980 Summer Olympics were split into two categories: Road and Track. Six events were contested (all for men). All four events of the track cycling were held at the Velodrome of the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre (Krylatskoye district, Moscow). The 100 km team time trial event was held along the Moscow-Minsk highway. It started from 23rd kilometre off Moscow, had a turning point at 73.5 kilometre off Moscow and finished not far from the starting point. The individual road race event (14 laps, 189 kilometres total) was held at the Olympic Cycling Circuit of the Trade Unions Olympic Centre.[1][2]

Women's cycling was not part of the programme for the last time, being introduced in 1984.

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Individual road race
Sergei Sukhoruchenkov
 Soviet Union
Czesław Lang
Yuri Barinov
 Soviet Union
Team time trial
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yury Kashirin
Oleg Logvin
Sergei Shelpakov
Anatoly Yarkin
 East Germany (GDR)
Falk Boden
Bernd Drogan
Olaf Ludwig
Hans-Joachim Hartnick
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Michal Klasa
Vlastibor Konečný
Alipi Kostadinov
Jiří Škoda

Track cycling[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Individual pursuit
Robert Dill-Bundi
Alain Bondue
Hans-Henrik Ørsted
Team pursuit
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viktor Manakov
Valery Movchan
Vladimir Osokin
Vitaly Petrakov
Aleksandr Krasnov
 East Germany (GDR)
Gerald Mortag
Uwe Unterwalder
Matthias Wiegand
Volker Winkler
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Teodor Černý
Martin Penc
Jiří Pokorný
Igor Sláma
Lutz Heßlich
 East Germany
Yavé Cahard
Sergei Kopylov
 Soviet Union
1 km time trial
Lothar Thoms
 East Germany
Aleksandr Panfilov
 Soviet Union
David Weller

Participating nations[edit]

230 cyclists from 34 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

1 Soviet Union3126
2 East Germany2204
3 Switzerland1001
4 France0202
5 Poland0101
6 Czechoslovakia0022
7 Denmark0011
Totals (8 entries)66618


  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Official Report". (nb: Country names are not given in the form they were used in the official documents of the IOC in 1980.). Archived from the original on 27 January 2012.