1921 UCI Road World Championships

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1921 UCI Road World Championships
Host city Copenhagen, Denmark
Date(s)  (1921-08-04)4 August 1921
Nations participating 5
Events 1
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The 1921 UCI Road World Championships took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 4 August 1921. It was the first official World Championships organized by the UCI. The championships were only for amateur men. Four men per nation could participate.

Events summary[edit | edit source]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Men's amateur road race Gunnar Sköld
Flag of Sweden SWE
6 h. 18 min. 22 sec. Willum Nielsen
Flag of Denmark DEN
+ 4 min. 20 sec. Charles Davey
Flag of United Kingdom GBR
+ 4 min. 53 sec.

Sweden won the nations classification (total time of the first four riders per nation) ahead of France and Denmark.

Medal table[edit | edit source]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Sweden Sweden 1 0 0 1
2 Flag of Denmark Denmark 0 1 0 1
3 Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 1 3

Results[edit | edit source]

The course was 190 km with the finish in Glostrup.

Place Rider Country Time
1 Gunnar Skoeld Flag of Sweden Sweden 6:18:22.
2 Willum Nielsen Flag of Denmark Denmark +4:20
3 Charles Davey Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain +4:53
4 Ragnar Malm Flag of Sweden Sweden +10:22
5 Fernand Canteloube Flag of France France +10:34
6 Marcel Huot Flag of France France +13:57
7 Frederik Ahrensborg Clausen Flag of Denmark Denmark +18:11
8 Algot Persson Flag of Sweden Sweden +20:33
9 Henrik Morén Flag of Sweden Sweden +20:51
10 Marcel Gobillot Flag of France France +21:44
11 Orla Larsen Flag of Denmark Denmark +26:10
12 David March Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain +27:30
13 Jack Rossiter Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain +32:15
14 Albert Cantou Flag of France France +41:55
15 Edmund Hansen Flag of Denmark Denmark +47:53
16 Henri George Flag of Belgium Belgium +52:57

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