Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's sprint

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Men's cycling sprint
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Hachioji Road Race Course, Tokyo
Date 17-18 October 1964
Competitors 39 from 22 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    Italy
Bronze medal    France
«1960 1968»
Cycling at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Road cycling
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Road race   men
Team time trial men
Track cycling
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Individual pursuit men
Team pursuit men
Sprint men
1000 m time trial men
Tandem men

The men's sprint was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. It was held on 17 October 1964 at the Hachioji Velodrome. 39 cyclists from 22 nations competed.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Giovanni Pettenella
Italy (ITA)
 Sergio Bianchetto
Italy (ITA)
 Daniel Morelon
France (FRA)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

In the first round of heats, the 39 cyclists were divided into 13 heats of 3 cyclists each. The winner of each heat advanced to the 1/8 finals, while the 26 remaining cyclists were relegated to the first round of repechages.

Heat 1
1.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 12.77 Q 1/8
2.  Nguyễn Văn Châu (VIE) Q R1E
3.  Jose Tellez (MEX) Q R1E
Heat 2
1.  Daniel Morelon (FRA) 12.84 Q 1/8
2.  Eduardo Bustos (COL) Q R1E
3.  Tan Thol (CAM) Q R1E
Heat 3
1.  Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 11.58 Q 1/8
2.  Muhammad Hafeez (PAK) Q R1E
3.  Suchha Singh (IND) Q R1E
Heat 4
1.  Patrick Sercu (BEL) 11.67 Q 1/8
2.  Oscar García (ARG) Q R1E
3.  Amar Singh Billing (IND) Q R1E
Heat 5
1.  Ivan Kučírek (TCH) 11.60 Q 1/8
2.  Roger Gibbon (TRI) Q R1E
3.  Alan Grieco (USA) Q R1E
Heat 6
1.  Karl Barton (GBR) 12.68 Q 1/8
2.  Richárd Bicskey (HUN) Q R1E
3.  Carlos Alberto Vázquez (ARG) DNF
Heat 7
1.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) 11.40 Q 1/8
2.  Fitzroy Hoyte (TRI) Q R1E
3.  Tim Phivana (CAM) Q R1E
Heat 8
1.  Omar Pkhak'adze (URS) 12.26 Q 1/8
2.  Willi Fuggerer (EUA) Q R1E
3.  Peder Pedersen (DEN) Q R1E
Heat 9
1.  Valery Khitrov (URS) 11.54 Q 1/8
2.  Christopher Church (GBR) Q R1E
3.  Arie de Graaf (NED) Q R1E
Heat 10
1.  Katsuhiko Sato (JPN) 11.92 Q 1/8
2.  José Mercado (MEX) Q R1E
3.  Jackie Simes (USA) Q R1E
Heat 11
1.  Thomas Harrison (AUS) 11.60 Q 1/8
2.  Pieter van der Touw (NED) Q R1E
3.  Ferenc Habony (HUN) Q R1E
Heat 12
1.  Mario Vanegas (COL) 12.09 Q 1/8
2.  Gordon Johnson (AUS) Q R1E
3.  Zbysław Zając (POL) Q R1E
Heat 13
1.  Ulrich Schillinger (EUA) 12.60 Q 1/8
2.  Niels Fredborg (DEN) Q R1E
3.  Tsuyoshi Kawachi (JPN) Q R1E

First repechage, eliminations[edit]

All of the competitors who had not qualified for the 1/8 finals in the heats competed in the first round repechage. Ten heats, each with 2 or 3 cyclists, were held. The winner of each heat moved on to the first round repechage finals, all others (16 in all) were eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Oscar Garcia (ARG) 12.16 Q R1F
2.  Fitzroy Hoyte (TRI)
3.  Jose Tellez (MEX)
Heat 2
1.  Roger Gibbon (TRI) 11.65 Q R1F
2.  Tsuyoshi Kawachi (JPN)
3.  Tim Phivana (CAM)
Heat 3
1.  Zbysław Zając (POL) 12.31 Q R1F
2.  Nguyễn Văn Châu (VIE)
3.  Amar Singh Billing (IND)
Heat 4
1.  Tan Thol (CAM) 13.00 Q R1F
2.  Richárd Bicskey (HUN)
3.  Christopher Church (GBR)
Heat 5
1.  Niels Fredborg (DEN) 12.31 Q R1F
2.  Alan Grieco (USA)
3.  José Mercado (MEX)
Heat 6
1.  Willi Fuggerer (EUA) 12.69 Q R1F
2.  Jackie Simes (USA)
Heat 7
1.  Peder Pedersen (DEN) 11.61 Q R1F
2.  Muhammad Hafeez (PAK)
Heat 8
1.  Arie de Graaf (NED) 12.21 Q R1F
2.  Suchha Singh (IND)
Heat 9
1.  Pieter van der Touw (NED) 12.48 Q R1F
2.  Eduardo Bustos (COL)
Heat 10
1.  Gordon Johnson (AUS) 12.20 Q R1F
2.  Ferenc Habony (HUN)
First repechage, finals[edit]

The winners of the 10 heats of the elimination round of the first repechage competed against each other in 5 heats of repechage finals. The winners of the five heats advanced to the 1/8 finals, the losers were eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Zbysław Zając (POL) 12.09 Q 1/8
2.  Oscar Garcia (ARG)
Heat 2
1.  Niels Fredborg (DEN) 12.25 Q 1/8
2.  Tan Thol (CAM)
Heat 3
1.  Peder Pedersen (DEN) 11.91 Q 1/8
2.  Pieter van der Touw (NED)
Heat 4
1.  Roger Gibbon (TRI) 11.35 Q 1/8
2.  Arie de Graaf (NED)
Heat 5
1.  Willi Fuggerer (EUA) 11.52 Q 1/8
2.  Gordon Johnson (AUS)

1/8 finals[edit]

The 18 remaining cyclists competed in 6 heats of 3 cyclists in the 1/8 finals. The winner of each heat advanced to the quarterfinals, with the 2 defeated cyclists in each heat relegated to the second round of repechages.

Heat 1
1.  Mario Vanegas (COL) 12.07 Q QF
2.  Omar Pkhak'adze (URS) Q R2E
3.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) Q R2E
Heat 2
1.  Daniel Morelon (FRA) 11.93 Q QF
2.  Niels Fredborg (DEN) Q R2E
3.  Karl Barton (GBR) Q R2E
Heat 3
1.  Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 11.83 Q QF
2.  Ulrich Schillinger (EUA) Q R2E
3.  Peder Pedersen (DEN) Q R2E
Heat 4
1.  Patrick Sercu (BEL) 11.43 Q QF
2.  Thomas Harrison (AUS) Q R2E
3.  Roger Gibbon (TRI) Q R2E
Heat 5
1.  Zbysław Zając (POL) 12.06 Q QF
2.  Valery Khitrov (URS) Q R2E
3.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) Q R2E
Heat 6
1.  Willi Fuggerer (EUA) 12.15 Q QF
2.  Ivan Kučírek (TCH) Q R2E
3.  Katsuhiko Sato (JPN) Q R2E

Second repechage, eliminations[edit]

Four heats of three cyclists each were held, with the winner of each moving to the finals of the second repechage while the other 8 cyclists were eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 12.81 Q R2F
2.  Karl Barton (GBR)
3.  Roger Gibbon (TRI) DNF
Heat 2
1.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) 12.06 Q R2F
2.  Ulrich Schillinger (EUA)
3.  Niels Fredborg (DEN)
Heat 3
1.  Omar Pkhak'adze (URS) 11.70 Q R2F
2.  Thomas Harrison (AUS)
3.  Katsuhiko Sato (JPN)
Heat 4
1.  Valery Khitrov (URS) 11.45 Q R2F
2.  Ivan Kučírek (TCH)
3.  Peder Pedersen (DEN)
Second repechage, finals[edit]

The four winners of the eliminations of the second repechage faced off in two heats of finals for the repechage. The winner in each heat moved on to the semifinals, the loser was eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 11.88 Q QF
2.  Valery Khitrov (URS)
Heat 2
1.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) 11.71 Q QF
2.  Omar Pkhak'adze (URS)

Quarterfinals[edit]

The quarterfinals, which began the day of 19 October, were the first round of direct elimination. The 8 remaining cyclists were paired off into four heats. The winner of each match, which was in a best-of-three format, advanced, the loser was eliminated.

Quarterfinal 1
1.  Daniel Morelon (FRA) 12.07 12.18 Q SF
2.  Zbysław Zając (POL)
Quarterfinal 2
1.  Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 13.00 12.31 Q SF
2.  Mario Vanegas (COL)
Quarterfinal 3
1.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) 12.03 11.57 Q SF
2.  Patrick Sercu (BEL)
Quarterfinal 4
1.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 12.58 12.72 Q SF
2.  Thomas Harrison (AUS) 12.52

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were also raced in a best-of-three format. The winner of each semifinal advanced to the gold medal match, while the loser was sent to the bronze medal match.

Semifinal 1
1.  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) wo 12.74 Q GMM
2.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 12.89 DQ Q BMM
Semifinal 2
1.  Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 12.52 12.91 Q GMM
2.  Daniel Morelon (FRA) 11.83 Q BMM

Finals[edit]

The two finals each pitted a pair of countrymen against each other; Italians in the gold medal match and Frenchmen in the bronze. Again the format was best-of-three.

Gold medal match
Med 1.png  Giovanni Pettenella (ITA) 13.85 13.69
Med 2.png  Sergio Bianchetto (ITA)
Bronze medal match
Med 3.png  Daniel Morelon (FRA) 11.58 13.85
4.  Pierre Trentin (FRA) 11.42

Sources[edit]

  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Sprint". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 25 August 2014.