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Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics

The cycling competitions at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul consisted of two different categories: road cycling and track cycling. Nine events were contested, including the first women's sprint event at the Olympics.[1]

Medal summary

Road cycling

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's road race
 Olaf Ludwig
East Germany (GDR)
 Bernd Gröne
West Germany (FRG)
 Christian Henn
West Germany (FRG)
Women's road race
 Monique Knol
Netherlands (NED)
 Jutta Niehaus
West Germany (FRG)
 Laima Zilporite
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's team time trial
 East Germany (GDR)
Jan Schur
Uwe Ampler
Mario Kummer
Maik Landsmann
 Poland (POL)
Andrzej Sypytkowski
Joachim Halupczok
Zenon Jaskuła
Marek Lesniewski
 Sweden (SWE)
Michel Lafis
Anders Jarl
Björn Johansson
Jan Karlsson

Track cycling

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's sprint
 Lutz Heßlich
East Germany (GDR)
 Nikolay Kovsh
Soviet Union (URS)
 Gary Neiwand
Australia (AUS)
Women's sprint
 Erika Salumäe
Soviet Union (URS)
 Christa Luding-Rothenburger
East Germany (GDR)
 Connie Young
United States (USA)
Men's 1 km time trial
 Aleksandr Kirichenko
Soviet Union (URS)
 Martin Vinnicombe
Australia (AUS)
 Robert Lechner
West Germany (FRG)
Men's points race
 Dan Frost
Denmark (DEN)
 Leo Peelen
Netherlands (NED)
 Marat Ganeyev
Soviet Union (URS)
Men's individual pursuit
 Gintautas Umaras
Soviet Union (URS)
 Dean Woods
Australia (AUS)
 Bernd Dittert
East Germany (GDR)
Men's team pursuit
 Soviet Union (URS)
Viatcheslav Ekimov
Artūras Kasputis
Dmitry Nelyubin
Gintautas Umaras
 East Germany (GDR)
Carsten Wolf
Steffen Blochwitz
Roland Hennig
Dirk Meier
 Australia (AUS)
Scott McGrory
Dean Woods
Brett Dutton
Wayne McCarney
Stephen McGlede

Participating nations

422 cyclists from 62 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 4 1 2 7
2 East Germany 3 2 1 6
3 Netherlands 1 1 0 2
4 Denmark 1 0 0 1
5 Australia 0 2 2 4
West Germany 0 2 2 4
7 Poland 0 1 0 1
8 Sweden 0 0 1 1
United States 0 0 1 1


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External links

  • Official Report
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