Cycling at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's sprint

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Men's Sprint
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Competitors 17 from 17 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Roger Beaufrand  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Antoine Mazairac  Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Willy Hansen  Denmark
← 1924
1932 →

The men's sprint at the 1928 Summer Olympics took place at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam.[1]

This track cycling event consisted of numerous rounds. The competition began with a preliminary round consisting of six races, with the winner of each advancing to the quarterfinals. The losers of the preliminary round competed in a two-round repechage, with two cyclists qualifying for the finals out of the repechage. Beginning with the quarterfinals, the competition was a single elimination tournament, with a bronze medal match.


Cycling at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Road cycling
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Individual road race   men
Team road race men
Track cycling
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Time trial men
Team pursuit men
Sprint men
Tandem men


Preliminary round[edit]

Repechage round 1[edit]

Repechage final[edit]

Rank Cyclist
1 Q  Jerzy Koszutski (POL)
2 Q  Antonio Malvassi (ARG)
3  Sydney Cozens (GBR)
4  Walter Knabenhans (SUI)



Medal matches[edit]


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Sprint". Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "1928 Summer Olympics official report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Cycling - Track 1928".