Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres

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Men's 50 kilometres
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Vélodrome d'Anvers Zuremborg
Date 10 August
Competitors 31 from 10 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Henry George  Belgium
2nd, silver medalist(s) Cyril Alden  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Piet Ikelaar  Netherlands
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Cycling at the
1920 Summer Olympics
Road cycling
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Individual time trial   men
Team time trial men
Track cycling
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Sprint men
Tandem men
50 km men
Team pursuit men

The men's 50 kilometres event was part of the track cycling programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[1]


Place Cyclist Time
1  Henry George (BEL) 1:16:43.2
2  Cyril Alden (GBR)
3  Piet Ikelaar (NED)
4  Ruggero Ferrario (ITA)
5  Herbert McDonald (CAN)
6  Franco Giorgetti (ITA)
7  William Smith (RSA)
8  Charles Cadron (BEL)
 Gaston Alancourt (FRA)
 Gustave De Schryver (BEL)
 William Stewart (GBR)
 Primo Magnani (ITA)
 Thomas Harvey (GBR)
 Jack King (AUS) DNF
 Félix Dockx (BEL) DNF
 Harold Bounsall (CAN) DNF
 William Taylor (CAN) DNF
 Norman Webster (CAN) DNF
 Courder (FRA) DNF
 Enguerrand (FRA) DNF
 Horace Johnson (GBR) DNF
 Luigi Gilardi (ITA) DNF
 Jean Majérus (LUX) DNF
 Arie van der Stel (NED) DNF
 Anton Krijgsman (NED) DNF
 Willem Ooms (NED) DNF
 James Walker (RSA) DNF
 Fred Taylor (USA) DNF
 William Beck (USA) DNF
 Frank Small (USA) DNF
 Anthony Young (USA) DNF


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:Men's 50 kilometres". Retrieved 25 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2007.