Cycling At The 1984 Summer Olympics
The cycling competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles consisted of three road cycling events and five track cycling events. For the first time, women's cycling events were included in the Olympic program, with a single event, the individual road race. Also newly introduced in these Games was the men's points race event.
The American cyclist Pat McDonough admitted to "blood doping" at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. Following the games it was revealed that one-third of the U.S. cycling team had received blood transfusions before the games. "Blood doping" was banned by the International Olympic Committee in 1985, though no test existed for it at the time.
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... All track cycling events were for men in the 1984 Games ... Event Gold Silver Bronze Points race details Roger Ilegems Belgium (BEL) Uwe Messerschmidt West Germany (FRG) José Youshimatz Mexico (MEX) Pursuit, Individual details Steve Hegg United States (USA) Rolf Gölz West Germany (FRG) Leonard Nitz United States (USA) Pursuit, Team details Australia (AUS) Michael Grenda Kevin Nichols Michael Turtur Dean Woods United States (USA) David Grylls Steve Hegg Patrick McDonough Leonard Nitz West Germany (FRG) Reinhard Alber Rolf Gölz Roland Günther Michael Marx Sprint details Mark Gorski United States (USA) Nelson Vails United States (USA) Tsutomo Sakamoto Japan (JPN) Time trial details Fredy Schmidtke West Germany (FRG) Curt Harnett Canada (CAN) Fabrice Colas France (FRA) ...
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