Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's individual road race

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Men's cycling road race
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Venue Olympic Road Course, Windsor Great Park
194.633 km (120.9 mi)
Date 13 August 1948
Competitors 101 from 29 nations
Winning time 5:18:12.6
Gold medal    France
Silver medal    Netherlands
Bronze medal    Belgium
«1936 1952»
Cycling at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Cycling (road) pictogram.svg
Road events
Individual road race men
Team road race men
Track events
1000m time trial men
Sprint men
Tandem men
Team pursuit men

The Men's Individual Road Race at the 1948 Summer Olympics was held on an 11.45 km course. The course was circled seventeen times, so the total length of the competition was 194.6 km. There were 141 entries from 31 nations and 101 participants from 29 nations. Of the 101 starters 28 rode the distance to the end.[1][2]



Rank Name Nationality Time
1st José Beyaert France 5:18:12.6
2nd Gerrit Voorting Netherlands 5:18:16.2
3rd Lode Wouters Belgium 5:18:16.2
4 Leon De Lathouwer Belgium 5:18:16.2
5 Nils Johansson Sweden 5:18:16.2
6 Bob Maitland Great Britain 5:18:16.2
7 Jack Hoobin Australia 5:18:18.2
8 Gordon Thomas Great Britain 5:18:18.2
9 Adolfo Ferrari Italy 5:21:45.0
10 Silvio Pedroni Italy 5:21:45.0
11 Alain Moineau France 5:21:45.0
12 Eugène Van Roosbroeck Belgium 5:21:45.0
13 Jakob Schenk Switzerland 5:21:45.0
14 Rudi Valenta Austria 5:24:48.0
15 Jean Brun Switzerland 5:26:54.0
16 Ian Scott Great Britain 5:26:57.2
17 Jacques Dupont France 5:12:45.3
18 Harry Snell Sweden 5:28:22.2
19 Franco Fanti Italy 5:29:35.2
20 Livio Isotti Italy 5:31:08.6
21 Ceferino Peroné Argentina 5:33:15.4
22 Dante Benvenuti Argentina 5:33:15.4
23 Miguel Sevillano Argentina 5:33:15.4
24 Åke Olivestedt Sweden 5:33:48.2
25 Walter Reiser Switzerland 5:34:25.2
26 Russell Mockridge Australia 5:39:54.6
27 Kristian Pedersen Denmark 5:39:57.2
28 Knud Andersen Denmark 5:39:57.2
AC Mario Mathieu Argentina DNF
Ken Caves Australia DNF
Jim Nestor Australia DNF
Hans Goldschmid Austria DNF
Siegmund Huber Austria DNF
Josef Pohnetal Austria DNF
Liévin Lerno Belgium DNF
Laddie Lewis British Guiana DNF
Lorne Atkinson Canada DNF
Florent Jodoin Canada DNF
Lance Pugh Canada DNF
Laurent Tessier Canada DNF
Rafael Iturrate Chile DNF
Mario Masanés Chile DNF
Exequiel Ramírez Chile DNF
Rogelio Salcedo Chile DNF
Børge Saxil Nielsen Denmark DNF
Rudolf Rasmussen Denmark DNF
Paul Backman Finland DNF
Torvald Högström Finland DNF
Erkki Koskinen Finland DNF
René Rouffeteau France DNF
Ernie Clements Great Britain DNF
Manthos Kaloudis Greece DNF
Evangelos Kouvelis Greece DNF
Petros Leonidis Greece DNF
Henk Faanhof Netherlands DNF
Evert Grift Netherlands DNF
Piet Peters Netherlands DNF
Malcolm Havladar India DNF
Raj Kumar Mehra India DNF
Eruch Mistry India DNF
Homi Powri India DNF
Hwang San-ung South Korea DNF
Gwon Ik-hyeon South Korea DNF
Robert Bintz Luxembourg DNF
Marcel Ernzer Luxembourg DNF
Henri Kellen Luxembourg DNF
Pitty Scheer Luxembourg DNF
Placido Herrera Mexico DNF
Francisco Rodríguez Mexico DNF
Gabino Rodríguez Mexico DNF
Manuel Solis Mexico DNF
Nick Carter New Zealand DNF
Lorang Christiansen Norway DNF
Leif Flengsrud Norway DNF
Erling Kristiansen Norway DNF
Aage Myhrvold Norway DNF
Wazir Ali Pakistan DNF
Hernán Llerena Peru DNF
Pedro Mathey Peru DNF
Luis Poggi Peru DNF
Dirkie Binneman South Africa DNF
George Estman South Africa DNF
Wally Rivers South Africa DNF
Olle Wänlund Sweden DNF
Giovanni Rossi Switzerland DNF
Ali Çetiner Turkey DNF
Mustafa Osmanlı Turkey DNF
Orhan Suda Turkey DNF
Talat Tunçalp Turkey DNF
Frank Brilando United States DNF
Ed Lynch United States DNF
Chester Nelsen United States DNF
Wendell Rollins United States DNF
Waldemar Bernatzky Uruguay DNF
Enrique Demarco Uruguay DNF
Mario Figueredo Uruguay DNF
Luis López Uruguay DNF
Milan Poredski Yugoslavia DNF
August Prosenik Yugoslavia DNF
Aleksandar Strain Yugoslavia DNF
Aleksandar Zorić Yugoslavia DNF