1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were the World Championship for track cycling. They took place in Perth, Australia from 27 August to 31 August 1997. Twelve events were contested, eight for the men and four for the women. France dominated most of the events, taking home half of the gold medals on offer.

1997 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
VenuePerth, Australia
Date(s) (1997-08-27 - 1997-08-31)27–31 August 1997
VelodromePerth SpeedDome
Events12

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)6028
2 Italy (ITA)2114
3 Germany (GER)1315
4 Australia (AUS)1225
5 Russia (RUS)1214
6 Spain (ESP)1113
7 South Africa (RSA)0101
  Switzerland (SUI)0101
 Ukraine (UKR)0101
10 Argentina (ARG)0011
 Great Britain (GBR)0011
 Mexico (MEX)0011
 United States (USA)0011
Totals (13 nations)12121236

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Events
Men's sprint
Florian Rousseau
 France
Jens Fiedler
 Germany
Darryn Hill
 Australia
Men's 1 km time trial
Shane Kelly
 Australia
1:03.156 Sören Lausberg
 Germany
1:03.397 Stefan Nimke
 Germany
1:03.470
Men's individual pursuit
Philippe Ermenault
 France
4:23.058 Alexei Markov
 Russia
4:27.350 Andrea Collinelli
 Italy
4:27.511
Men's team pursuit
Andrea Capelli
Cristiano Citton
Andrea Collinelli
Mario Benetton

 Italy
4:10.225 Oleksandr Klymenko
Olexandr Fedenko
Sergiy Matveyev
Alexander Symonenko
 Ukraine
crashed Carlos Da Cruz
Philippe Ermenault
Jérôme Neuville
Franck Perque
 France
?
Men's team sprint
Vincent Le Quellec
Florian Rousseau
Arnaud Tournant

 France
44.926 Sören Lausberg
Eyk Pokorny
Jan van Eijden
 Germany
46.257 Danny Day
Sean Eadie
Shane Kelly
 Australia
46.268
Men's keirin
Frédéric Magné
 France
Johann Van Zyl
 South Africa
Marty Nothstein
 United States
Men's points race
Silvio Martinello
 Italy
37 Bruno Risi
  Switzerland
16 Juan Llaneras
 Spain
15
Men's madison
Miguel Alzamora
Juan Llaneras
 Spain
19 Silvio Martinello
Marco Villa
 Italy
13 Gabriel Curuchet
Juan Curuchet
 Argentina
11
Women's Events
Women's sprint
Félicia Ballanger
 France
Michelle Ferris
 Australia
Oksana Grichina
 Russia
Women's 500 m time trial
Félicia Ballanger
 France
34.681 Michelle Ferris
 Australia
35.719 Magali Faure
 France
35.898
Women's individual pursuit
Judith Arndt
 Germany
3:38.730 Natalia Karimova
 Russia
3:40.090 Yvonne McGregor
 Great Britain
Women's points race
Natalia Karimova
 Russia
29 Teodora Ruano
 Spain
29 Belem Guerrero
 Mexico
19
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