Cycling at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's 25 kilometres

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25 kilometres
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome de Vincennes
Date September 15
Competitors 7 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
Cycling at the
1900 Summer Olympics
Track cycling
Cycling (track) pictogram.svg
Sprint   men
25 kilometres men

The men's 25 kilometres was one of the two cycling events, both track cycling, on the Cycling at the 1900 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second of the two events, held on 15 September. Seven cyclists competed. Four had already competed in the sprint event. Louis Bastien was the favorite, with john Lake and Louis Hildebrand also expected to do well. The result of the race proved Bastien to be the top long-distance cyclist present, while Hildebrand finished in second. Lake, the only non-French cyclist in the competition, did not finish the race. One of the contestants, Louis Trousselier, would go on to win the 1905 Tour de France.

Results[edit]

Place Cyclist Time
1  Louis Bastien (FRA) 25:36.2
2  Louis Hildebrand (FRA) 28:09.4
3  Auguste Daumain (FRA) 29:36.2
4  Maxime Bertrand (FRA) Unknown
5-6  Léon Gingembre (FRA) Unknown
 Louis Trousselier (FRA) Unknown
 John Henry Lake (USA) DNF

References[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee medal winners database
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Cycling - track 1900". Accessed 19 March 2006. Available electronically at [1].
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.