Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Venues
Road cycling Antwerp and surrounding area
Track cycling Vélodrome d'Anvers Zuremborg
Dates 9 August – 10 August
Cyclists 103 from 14 countries
Top ranked countries
 Great Britain: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
 Sweden: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
 Netherlands: 1st, gold medalist(s)  2nd, silver medalist(s)  3rd, bronze medalist(s)  
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The cycling competitions at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp consisted of two road racing events and four track racing events, all for men only.[1] The 50 km track event was held for the first time at these Games.

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual time trial
details
 Harry Stenqvist (SWE)  Henry Kaltenbrun (RSA)  Fernand Canteloube (FRA)
Team time trial
details
 France (FRA)
Achille Souchard
Fernand Canteloube
Georges Detreille
Marcel Gobillot
 Sweden (SWE)
Harry Stenqvist
Sigfrid Lundberg
Ragnar Malm
Axel Persson
 Belgium (BEL)
Albert Wyckmans
Albert De Bunné
Jean Janssens
André Vercruysse

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Sprint
details
 Maurice Peeters (NED)  Horace Johnson (GBR)  Harry Ryan (GBR)
50 kilometres
details
 Henry George (BEL)  Cyril Alden (GBR)  Piet Ikelaar (NED)
Tandem
details
 Thomas Lance
and Harry Ryan (GBR)
 William Smith
and James Walker (RSA)
 Frans de Vreng
and Piet Ikelaar (NED)
Team pursuit
details
 Italy (ITA)
Primo Magnani
Arnaldo Carli
Ruggerio Ferrario
Franco Giorgetti
 Great Britain (GBR)
Albert White
Cyril Alden
Horace Johnson
William Stewart
 South Africa (RSA)
James Walker
Sammy Goosen
Henry Kaltenbrun
William Smith

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 103 cyclists from 14 nations competed at the Antwerp Games.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain (GBR) 1 3 1 5
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 0 2
3  Netherlands (NED) 1 0 2 3
4  Belgium (BEL) 1 0 1 2
 France (FRA) 1 0 1 2
6  Italy (ITA) 1 0 0 1
7  South Africa (RSA) 0 2 1 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 December 2013.