The obverse of the coin in the upper part of the disc - the coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956: the hammer and sickle on a globe, beneath the rising sun, at the top a five-pointed star; the sides of the ears of corn, tied with fifteen turns of the tape, the lower stage is much wider, symbolizes the RSFSR (the rest of the coils - the other republics). Under the arms the full width of the coin there is an inscription "СССР" below is the value: a large stylized number "1" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЬ" even the small numbers below the year of issue "1991".
The reverse of the coin in the foreground is the cyclist riding on track, on the right is placed a small picture of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona - the famous creation of Gaudi's. In the background in the left part of the coin field is the image of the ancient Greek chariot, made according to the pattern on an antique vase, beneath it is the Greek national ornament. Below left in a semi-circle along the rim the inscription: "БАРСЕЛОНА 1992" also to the right in a semicircle: "XXV ОЛИМПИАДА"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: December 12, 1991, refers to a series of 6 coins with the image of summer sports.
Artist and sculptor: A. V. Baklanov.
The coin was issued only in the collection performance Proof-like edition of 250 thousands pieces.
XXV summer Olympic games 1992 took place from 25 July to 9 August in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The competition was attended by 169 countries, including the United team of athletes from the former Soviet Union (Russia had not yet formed). The USSR was traditionally occupied by the number of awards and the overall first place, and the host country Spain - the sixth. The competitions in 32 sports.
Cycling is included in the program of summer Olympic games since 1896, is the successor to the chariot-racing held in Ancient Greece and Rome. In 1992 in Barcelona, the competitions in races on a short distance and marathon.