Cycling at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's team pursuit

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Cycling – Men's team pursuit
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Rose Bowl, Pasadena
Dates August 2
Competitors 20 (individuals), 5 (teams) from 5 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
 Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
 France
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ernest Johnson
William Harvell
Frank Southall
Charles Holland
 Great Britain
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Cycling at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Cycling (road) pictogram.svg
Road events
Individual road race men
Team road race men
Track events
1000m time trial men
Sprint men
Tandem men
Team pursuit men

The men's team pursuit cycling event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place on August 2. The format was a 4000 metres pursuit.[1]

Results[edit]

The top four teams by time advanced to the semifinal.

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualifying

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
 Italy 4:52.9 OR
2 Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
 France 4:54.4
3 Ernest Johnson
William Harvell
Frank Southall
Charles Holland
 Great Britain 4:58.2
4 Lew Rush
Glen Robbins
Russ Hunt
Frank Elliott
 Canada 5:10.4
5 Eddie Testa
Ruggero Berti
Harold Ade
Russell Allen
 United States 5:17.4

The winner of each of the two heats advanced to the final round.

Semifinal[edit]

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
 France 4:53.9
2 Ernest Johnson
William Harvell
Frank Southall
Charles Holland
 Great Britain 4:57.4

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
 Italy 5:24.9
2 Lew Rush
Glen Robbins
Russ Hunt
Frank Elliott
 Canada 5:34.4

Final[edit]

Match 1/2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
 Italy 4:53.0
2nd, silver medalist(s) Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
 France 4:55.7

Match 3/4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ernest Johnson
William Harvell
Frank Southall
Charles Holland
 Great Britain 4:56.0
4 Lew Rush
Glen Robbins
Russ Hunt
Frank Elliott
 Canada 6:04.0

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]