Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's tandem

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The men's tandem was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. It was held on 21 October 1964 at the Hachioji Velodrome. 13 pairs competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Angelo Damiano
and Sergio Bianchetto (ITA)
 Imants Bodnieks
and Viktor Logunov (URS)
 Willi Fuggerer
and Klaus Kobusch (EUA)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The 13 pairs competed in 6 heats of 2 cyclists (one of 3) in the heats. The winner of each heat advanced to the quarterfinals, with the defeated cyclists relegated to the repechage.

Heat 1
1.  Angelo Damiano and Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 11.00 QQ
2.  Jose Mercado and Jose Tellez (MEX) QRE
Heat 2
1.  Richard Bicskey and Ferenc Habony (HUN) 10.97 QQ
2.  Madarame Hideo and Toshima Toshimitsu (JPN) QRE
Heat 3
1.  Imants Bodnieks and Viktor Logunov (URS) 10.67 QQ
2.  Karel Paar and Karel Stark (TCH) QRE
Heat 4
1.  Willi Fuggerer and Klaus Kobusch (EUA) 11.18 QQ
2.  Niels Fredborg and Per Jorgensen (DEN) QRE
Heat 5
1.  Ian Browne and Daryl Perkins (AUS) 10.81 QQ
2.  Daniel Morelon and Pierre Trentin (FRA) QRE
Heat 6
1.  Arie de Graaf and Pieter van der Touw (NED) 11.29 QQ
2.  Karl Barton and Christopher Church (GBR) QRE
3.  Jack Disney and Tim Mountford (USA) QRE

Repechage, eliminations[edit]

Three heats of two or three cyclists each were held, with the winner of each moving to the finals of the repechage while the other 4 cyclists were eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Daniel Morelon and Pierre Trentin (FRA) 13.49 QRF
2.  Jose Mercado and Jose Tellez (MEX)
3.  Madarame Hideo and Teshima Toshimitsu (JPN)
Heat 2
1.  Karel Paar and Karel Stark (TCH) 10.77 QRF
2.  Jack Disney and Tim Mountford (USA)
Heat 3
1.  Niels Fredborg and Per Jorgensen (DEN) 11.03 QRF
2.  Karl Barton and Christopher Church (GBR)
Repechage, finals[edit]

There was one heat of finals for the repechage, with the top two pairs advancing to the quarterfinals and the third pair eliminated.

Heat 1
1.  Karel Paar and Karel Stark (TCH) 10.82 QQ
2.  Niels Fredborg and Per Jorgensen (DEN) QQ
3.  Daniel Morelon and Pierre Trentin (FRA)

Quarterfinals[edit]

The quarterfinals saw the 8 remaining pairs 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.  Angelo Damiano and Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 10.67 10.84 QS
2.  Niels Fredborg and Per Jorgensen (DEN)
Quarterfinal 2
1.  Imants Bodnieks and Viktor Logunov (URS) 10.58 10.70 QS
2.  Ian Browne and Daryl Perkins (AUS)
Quarterfinal 3
1.  Willi Fuggerer and Klaus Kobusch (EUA) 10.82 10.84 QS
2.  Richard Bicskey and Ferenc Habony (HUN)
Quarterfinal 4
1.  Arie de Graaf and Pieter van der Touw (NED) 10.87 11.32 QS
2.  Karel Paar and Karel Stark (TCH) 10.95

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.  Angelo Damiano and Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 11.03 wo QG
2.  Willi Fuggerer and Klaus Kobusch (EUA) 10.90 DQ QB
Semifinal 2
1.  Imants Bodnieks and Viktor Logunov (URS) 10.78 10.65 QG
2.  Arie de Graaf and Pieter van der Touw (NED) QB

Finals[edit]

Gold medal match
Med 1.png  Angelo Damiano and Sergio Bianchetto (ITA) 10.85 10.75
Med 2.png  Imants Bodnieks and Viktor Logunov (URS) 10.80
Bronze medal match
Med 3.png  Willi Fuggerer and Klaus Kobusch (EUA) 10.98 11.04
4.  Arie de Graaf and Pieter van der Touw (NED)

Sources[edit]

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