Cycling at the Friendship Games

The cycling competition at the Friendship Games consisted of two road cycling and five track cycling events (all men's). The individual road race was held at the Schleizer Dreieck race track in Schleiz, East Germany on 23 August 1984, the team road race was held in Forst, East Germany on 26 August 1984, while track cycling events were held at the Velodrome of the Trade Unions Olympic Sports Centre in Moscow, Soviet Union between 18 and 22 August 1984.

Medal summary

Road cycling

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's road race  Alexandr Zinovyev (URS) 4:44.21  Uwe Raab (GDR) 4:44.21  Andrzej Mierzejewski (POL) 4:44.21
Men's team road race  East Germany (GDR)
Uwe Ampler
Falk Boden
Bernd Drogan
Mario Kummer
2:01.35  Soviet Union (URS)
Sergei Navolokin
Alexandr Zinovyev
Yevgeniy Korolkov
Asiat Saitov
2:01.46  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Milan Kren
Milan Jurčo
Vlastibor Konecny
Michal Klasa

Track cycling

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Points race
(50 km)
 Miklós Somogyi (HUN) 81 points  Martin Penc (TCH) 77 points  Jonas Romanovas (URS) 73 points
Individual pursuit
(4 km)
 Gintautas Umaras (URS) 4:33.66  Bernd Dittert (GDR) 4:33.88  Ryszard Dawidowicz (POL) 4:40.21
Team pursuit
(4 km)
 East Germany (GDR)
Bernd Dittert
Mario Hernig
Volker Winkler
Carsten Wolf
Gerald Mortag
 Soviet Union (URS)
Marat Ganeyev
Aleksandr Krasnov
Valery Movchan
Vasily Shpundov
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Teodor Cerny
František Raboň
Ales Trcka
Pavel Soukup
Frantisek Kloucek
Sprint  Lutz Hesslich (GDR)  Sergei Kopylov (URS)  Vratislav Sustr (TCH)
1 km time trial  Sergei Kopylov (URS) 1:03.56  Maic Malchov (GDR) 1:04.17  Milan Hajek (TCH) 1:05.67

Medal table

  Host nations (East Germany – road cycling, Soviet Union – track cycling)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 3 1 7
2  East Germany 3 3 0 6
3  Hungary 1 0 0 1
4  Czechoslovakia 0 1 4 5
5  Poland 0 0 2 2
Total 7 7 7 21

See also


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