Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's team pursuit

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Men's team pursuit
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics, Italian team, team pursuit.jpg
The winning team from Italy
Venue Vélodrome d'Anvers Zuremborg
Dates 9–10 August
Competitors 32 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario, Franco Giorgetti, Primo Magnani
 Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Cyril Alden, Horace Johnson, William Stewart, Albert White
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sammy Goosen, Henry Kaltenbrunn, William Smith, James Walker
 South Africa
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The men's team pursuit event was part of the track cycling programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[1]

Results[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Quarterfinal 1

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  Italy (ITA), Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario, Franco Giorgetti, Primo Magnani 6:20.0 Q
2  France (FRA), Enguerrand, Henri Habent, Courder, Lucien Faucheux

Quarterfinal 2

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  Belgium (BEL), Jean Janssens, Albert De Bunné, Charles Van Doorselaer, Gustave De Schryver 6:18.4 Q
2  United States (USA), Christopher Dotterweich, Anthony Young, Willie Beck, Fred Taylor

Quarterfinal 3

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  Great Britain (GBR), Cyril Alden, Horace Johnson, William Stewart, Albert White 5:23.8 Q
2  Netherlands (NED), Maurice Peeters, Frans de Vreng, Pieter Beets, Piet Ikelaar

Quarterfinal 4

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  South Africa (RSA), Sammy Goosen, Henry Kaltenbrunn, William Smith, James Walker 5:21.0 Q
2  Canada (CAN), Herbert McDonald, Harold Bounsall, Norman Webster, William Taylor

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  Great Britain (GBR), Cyril Alden, Horace Johnson, William Stewart, Albert White 5:14.0 Q
2  Belgium (BEL), Jean Janssens, Albert De Bunné, Charles Van Doorselaer, Gustave De Schryver 5:20.2

Semifinal 2

Place Cyclists Time Qual.
1  Italy (ITA), Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario, Franco Giorgetti, Primo Magnani 5:10.8 Q
2  South Africa (RSA), Sammy Goosen, Henry Kaltenbrunn, William Smith, James Walker 5:17.8

Final[edit]

Italy took first place after a protest of the results of the final. No third place match was held between South Africa and Belgium; instead, their times in the semifinals were used to determine final placings.

Place Cyclists Time
1  Italy (ITA), Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario, Franco Giorgetti, Primo Magnani 5:14.2
2  Great Britain (GBR), Cyril Alden, Horace Johnson, William Stewart, Albert White 5:13.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres". sports-reference.com. 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.