Cycling at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's track time trial

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Men's cycling track time trial
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Competitors 14 from 14 nations
Winning time 1:14.2
1st, gold medalist(s) Willy Hansen  Denmark
2nd, silver medalist(s) G. Bosch van Drakestein  Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dunc Gray  Australia
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The men's track time trial, a part of the cycling events at the 1928 Summer Olympics, took place at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. The race was won by the Danish rider Willy Hansen in 1 minutes, 14.2 seconds. Each nation was limited to one competitor. The distance was 1 kilometre.[1]

Final classification[edit]

Source: Official results[2][3]

Rank Rider Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Willy Hansen (DEN) 1:14.2
Silver medal icon.svg  Gerard Bosch van Drakestein (NED) 1:15.1
Bronze medal icon.svg  Dunc Gray (AUS) 1:15.3
4  Octave Dayen (FRA) 1:16.0
5  Kurt Einsiedel (GER) 1:17.1
6  Edward Kerridge (GBR) 1:18.0
 Józef Lange (POL) 1:18.0
8  Francisco Rodríguez (ARG) 1:18.4
9  Jean Aerts (BEL) 1:18.6
 Angelo Cattaneo (ITA) 1:18.6
11  Lew Elder (CAN) 1:19.0
 Bertie Donnelly (IRL) 1:19.0
13  Erich Fäs (SUI) 1:19.2
14  Eduardo Maillard (CHI) 1:20.1
15  Franz Dusika (AUT) 1:22.0
16  Galip Cav (TUR) 1:22.3


De Wael lists 16 competitors, with Francisco Rodríguez of Argentina placing 8th and Angelo Cattaneo of Italy tying with Aerts for 9th (with other finishers moving down correspondingly).[3] Their names were not on the 1928 Official Report, but were discovered via research on Dutch newspapers from the time.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's Time Trial". Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "1928 Summer Olympics official report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Cycling - Road 1928".