Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's team pursuit

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Cycling - Men's team pursuit
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Melbourne
Dates 3-4 December 1956
Competitors 65 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1952 1960»
Cycling at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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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 Team Pursuit at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.[1] There were a total number of 65 participants from 16 nations, due to the Italian team having five riders, instead of four.[2]

Final classification[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Antonio Domenicali
Franco Gandini
Leandro Faggin
Valentino Gasparella
Virginio Pizzali
Italy 4:37.4
2 Jean Graczyk
Jean-Claude Lecante
Michel Vermeulin
René Bianchi
France 4:39.4
3 Donald Burgess
John Geddes
Mike Gambrill
Tom Simpson
Great Britain 4:42.2
4 Alfred Swift
Jan Hettema
Charles Jonker
Robert Fowler
South Africa 4:39.4
5 André Bar
François De Wagheneire
Guillaume Van Tongerloo
Gustaaf De Smet
Belgium
František Jursa
Jaroslav Cihlář
Jiří Nouza
Jiří Opavský
Czechoslovakia
Donald Eagle
Leonard Kent
Neil Ritchie
Warwick Dalton
New Zealand
Eduard Gusev
Rodislav Chizhikov
Viktor Ilyin
Volodymyr Mitin
Soviet Union
9 Héctor Monsalve
Honorio Rua
Octavio Echeverry
Ramón Hoyos
Colombia
Rudolf Maresch
Franz Wimmer
Kurt Schein
Walter Bortel
Austria
Din Meraj
Muhammad Naqi Mallick
Saleem Farooqi
Shazada Muhammad Shah-Rukh
Pakistan
Kurt Gieseler
Rolf Nitzsche
Siegfried Köhler
Werner Malitz
Germany
Alberto Velázquez
Eduardo Puertollano
Luis Serra
René Deceja
Uruguay
Antonio Montilla
Arsenio Chirinos
Domingo Rivas
Franco Cacioni
Venezuela
Cliff Burvill
Frank Brazier
Roy Moore
Warren Scarfe
Australia
Allen Bell
Art Longsjo
David Rhoads
Richard Cortright
United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Team Pursuit". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Italy Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

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