Cycling at the 1912 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the V Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Road race around Lake Mälaren
Dates 7 July
Cyclists 123 from 16 countries
Top ranked countries
South Africa: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Sweden: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Great Britain: 1st  2nd  3rd  
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At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, one cycling event was contested on Sunday, 7 July. This event was a time trial which also counted as an individual race. For the only time in Olympic history, no track cycling events were held.

Amateur definitions[edit]

In Cycling, where, according to the agreement made by the national associations affiliated to the Union Cycliste Internationale, every amateur was to be provided with a certificate issued by the Union or by one of the said associations.

The amateur regulation was as follows:

The competition is only open to amateurs with a license from the Union Cycliste Internationale or any affiliated to the above-mentioned Union. A certified copy of such license shall accompany each entry.

Medal summary[edit]

Rudolph Lewis
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual time trial
details
 Rudolph Lewis
South Africa (RSA)
 Frederick Grubb
Great Britain (GBR)
 Carl Schutte
United States (USA)
Team time trial
details
 Sweden (SWE)
Erik Friborg
Ragnar Malm
Axel Persson
Algot Lönn
 Great Britain (GBR)
Frederick Grubb
Leonard Meredith
Charles Moss
William Hammond
 United States (USA)
Carl Schutte
Alvin Loftes
Albert Krushel
Walter Martin

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 123 cyclists from 16 nations competed at the Stockholm Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 South Africa 1 0 0 1
Sweden 1 0 0 1
3 Great Britain 0 2 0 2
4 United States 0 0 2 2
Total 2 2 2 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  2. ^ Including one German cyclist, who competed for Russia.

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