1923 UCI Road World Championships

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1923 UCI Road World Championships
Host city Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland
Date(s)  (1923-08-25)25 August 1923
Nations participating 12
Events 1
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The 1923 UCI Road World Championships took place in Zurich, Switzerland on 25 August 1923.

Switzerland took out the gold medal in the Men's amateur road race with Othmar Eichenberger taking the win in a seven rider sprint towards the line. Though Switzerland would only get second in the nations classification (total time of the first four riders per nation) with Italy having three riders in the sprint and their fourth rider finishing only two minutes and 45 seconds back. This race also saw the first non-European rider with American rider Andy Wilson finishing in the top 20.

Events summary[edit | edit source]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Men's amateur road race Othmar Eichenberger
Flag of Switzerland SUI
5h 25 sec. Liberio Ferrario
Flag of Italy ITA
s.t. Achille Souchard
Flag of France FRA

Medal table[edit | edit source]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1 0 0 1
2 Flag of Italy Italy 0 1 0 1
3 Flag of France France 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 1 3

Results[edit | edit source]

The course was 164 km.[1]

Place Rider Country Time
1 Othmar Eichenberger Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 5h 0 min. 25 sec.
2 Libero Ferrario Flag of Italy Italy s.t.
3 Achille Souchard Flag of France France s.t.
4 Georges Antenen Flag of Switzerland Switzerland s.t.
5 André Leducq Flag of France France s.t.
6 Luigi Magnotti Flag of Italy Italy s.t.
7 Ermanno Vallazza Flag of Italy Italy s.t.
8 André Leducq Flag of France France +1'11
9 Ragnar Malm Flag of Sweden Sweden +2'34
10 Nello Ciaccheri Flag of Italy Italy +2'45
11 Karl Senn Flag of Switzerland Switzerland +3'10
12 Valdemar Christoffer Nielsen Flag of Denmark Denmark +5'45
13 Bruno Masoni Flag of Switzerland Switzerland +5'48
14 Alois Schneidewind Flag of Germany Germany +6'39
15 Henri Hoevenaers Flag of Belgium Belgium +9'51
16 Maurice Bonney Flag of France France +10'01
17 Andy Wilson Flag of United States United States +10'11
18 Henry-Peter Hansen Flag of Denmark Denmark +10'28
19 Alfons De Cat Flag of Belgium Belgium +10'35
20 Jan Maas Flag of Netherlands Netherlands +11'58

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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