Cycling at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 kilometres

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Men's 100 kilometres
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
London 1908 100kmCycling.jpg
The final lap
Venue White City Stadium
Dates July 15–18
Competitors 45 from 11 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    France
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Cycling at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Track cycling
Cycling (track) pictogram.svg
660 yards   men
5000 metres men
20 kilometres men
100 kilometres men
Sprint men
Tandem men
Team pursuit men

The men's 100 kilometres was one of seven track cycling events on the Cycling at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. Its distance was the longest of the individual event distances. The time limit for the race was 3 hours and 15 minutes. A challenge cup was presented by the Prince of Wales to the winner.

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Place Cyclist Nation Time
1 Andrew Hansson Sweden 2:50:21.4
2 G. C. Lutz France Unknown
3 Sydney Bailey Great Britain Unknown
4 Pierre Texier France Unknown
5 J. H. Bishop Great Britain Unknown
6 D. C. Robertson Great Britain Unknown
7-14 William Anderson Canada Unknown
Alwin Boldt Germany Unknown
François Bonnet France Unknown
Georgius Damen Netherlands Unknown
Gerard Bosch van Drakenstein Netherlands Unknown
André Lepère France Unknown
Harry Mussen Great Britain Unknown
J. Norman Great Britain Unknown
Rudolf Katzer Germany Did not finish
Frederick McCarthy Canada Did not finish
Ioannis Santorinaios Greece Did not finish

Semifinal 2[edit]

Place Cyclist Nation Time
1 Leon Meredith Great Britain 2:43:15.4
2 Charles Bartlett Great Britain Unknown
3 Gustaf Westerberg Sweden Unknown
4 Octave Lapize France Unknown
5 Walter Andrews Canada Unknown
6 William Pett Great Britain Unknown
7-9 Guillaume Coeckelberg Belgium Unknown
Charles Denny Great Britain Unknown
Harry Young Canada Unknown
Cesare Zanzottera Italy Did not finish
Charles Avrillon France Did not finish
H. Cunault France Did not finish
Bruno Götze Germany Did not finish
Pierre Hostein France Did not finish
Robert Jolly Great Britain Did not finish
Jean Madelaine France Did not finish
Guglielmo Malatesta Italy Did not finish
Hermann Martens Germany Did not finish
William Morton Canada Did not finish
Dorus Nijland Netherlands[1] Did not finish
David Noon Great Britain Did not finish
Battista Parini Italy Did not finish
T. H. E. Passmore South Africa Did not finish
Paul Schulze Germany Did not finish
Max Triebsch Germany Did not finish
Louis Weintz United States Did not finish

Final[edit]

Place Cyclist Nation Time
1 Charles Bartlett Great Britain 2:41:48.6
2 Charles Denny Great Britain Unknown
3 Octave Lapize France Unknown
4 William Pett Great Britain Unknown
5 Pierre Texier France Unknown
6 Walter Andrews Canada Unknown
7 D. C. Robertson Great Britain Unknown
8 Sydney Bailey Great Britain Unknown
J. H. Bishop Great Britain Did not finish
François Bonnet France Did not finish
Guillaume Coeckelberg Belgium Did not finish
Andrew Hansson Sweden Did not finish
G. C. Lutz France Did not finish
Leon Meredith Great Britain Did not finish
Harry Mussen Great Britain Did not finish
Gustaf Westerberg Sweden Did not finish
Harry Young Canada Did not finish

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nijland is listed as having competed for Germany in the Official Report section on the 100 kilometres; he was, however, Dutch and his nationality is correctly listed in all other places in the report.

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Cycling 1908". Accessed 7 April 2006. Available electronically at [1].