Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's individual road race

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Men's cycling road race
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Broadmeadows, Victoria, Melbourne
187.73 km (116.7 mi)
Date 7 December 1956
Competitors 88 from 28 nations
Winning time 5:21:17
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    Great Britain
«1952 1960»
Cycling at the
1956 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

These are the official results of the Men's Individual Road Race at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, held on Friday 7 December 1956. There were 88 participants from 28 nations. Of the 88 starters 44 rode the distance to the end.[1]

Final classification[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1st Ercole Baldini Italy 5:21:17
2nd Arnaud Geyre France 5:23:16
3rd Alan Jackson Great Britain 5:23:16
4 Horst Tüller Germany 5:23:16
5 Gustav-Adolf Schur Germany 5:23:16
6 Arthur Brittain Great Britain 5:23:40
7 Arnaldo Pambianco Italy 5:23:40
8 Maurice Moucheraud France 5:23:40
9 Magdaleno Cano Mexico 5:23:40
10 Lars Nordwall Sweden 5:23:40
11 Paul Nyman Finland 5:23:40
12 Michel Vermeulin France 5:23:40
13 Ramón Hoyos Colombia 5:23:40
14 William Holmes Great Britain 5:23:50
15 Anatoly Cherepovich Soviet Union 5:23:50
16 Mykola Kolumbet Soviet Union 5:23:50
17 Karl-Ivar Andersson Sweden 5:23:50
18 Reinhold Pommer Germany 5:24:38
19 Harold Reynolds Great Britain 5:24:44
20 Roland Ströhm Sweden 5:24:44
21 Juan Pérez Chile 5:25:38
22 Erich Hagen Germany 5:26:38
23 Norbert Verougstraete Belgium 5:26:47
24 Gustaaf De Smet Belgium 5:26:47
25 Guremu Demboba Ethiopia 5:26:58
26 Veselin Petrović Yugoslavia 5:26:58
27 René Abadie France 5:27:28
28 Dino Bruni Italy 5:27:28
29 Patrick Murphy Canada 5:27:28
30 Franz Wimmer Austria 5:27:28
31 Gunnar Göransson Sweden 5:30:45
32 Viktor Kapitonov Soviet Union 5:30:45
33 René Deceja Uruguay 5:31:58
34 Aurelio Cestari Italy 5:34:20
35 Viktor Vershinin Soviet Union 5:34:21
36 Mesfen Tesfaye Ethiopia 5:34:25
37 Kim Ho-soon South Korea 5:34:37
38 Zehaye Bahta Ethiopia 5:34:37
39 Pablo Hurtado Colombia 5:34:49
40 Jaime Villegas Colombia 5:34:49
41 John O'Sullivan Australia 5:36:58
42 François Van Den Bosch Belgium 5:38:16
43 Joe Becker United States 5:38:16
44 Jim Nevin Australia 5:47:02
AC Jim Nestor Australia DNF
Jack Trickey Australia DNF
Walter Bortel Austria DNF
Kurt Schein Austria DNF
Rudolf Maresch Austria DNF
François De Wagheneire Belgium DNF
Fred Markus Canada DNF
James Davies Canada DNF
Jorge Luque Colombia DNF
František Jursa Czechoslovakia DNF
Jaroslav Cihlář Czechoslovakia DNF
Jiří Nouza Czechoslovakia DNF
Jiří Opavský Czechoslovakia DNF
Palle Lykke Denmark DNF
Negousse Mengistou Ethiopia DNF
Tetsuo Osawa Japan DNF
Im Sang-jo South Korea DNF
Gaston Dumont Luxembourg DNF
Francisco Lozano Mexico DNF
Felipe Liñan Mexico DNF
Rafael Vaca Mexico DNF
Muhammad Naqi Mallick Pakistan DNF
Din Meraj Pakistan DNF
Saleem Farooqi Pakistan DNF
Shazada Muhammad Shah-Rukh Pakistan DNF
Alfred Swift South Africa DNF
Robert Fowler South Africa DNF
Jan Hettema South Africa DNF
Charles Jonker South Africa DNF
Hylton Mitchell Trinidad and Tobago DNF
David Rhoads United States DNF
Erhard Neumann United States DNF
George Van Meter United States DNF
Alberto Velázquez Uruguay DNF
Eduardo Puertollano Uruguay DNF
Walter Moyano Uruguay DNF
Arsenio Chirinos Venezuela DNF
Antonio Montilla Venezuela DNF
Domingo Rivas Venezuela DNF
Franco Cacioni Venezuela DNF
Trần Gia Thu Vietnam DNF
Nguyễn Hw Thoa Vietnam DNF
Ngô Thành Liêm Vietnam DNF
Trung Trung Lê Vietnam DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Road Race, Individual". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

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