Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
VenuesWindsor Great Park
Herne Hill Velodrome
Date7 August – 11 August
Competitors188 from 33 nations
← 1936
1952 →

The cycling competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only.[1] The track cycling events were held at the Herne Hill Velodrome in south London. The road race events were held in Windsor Great Park, south of Windsor.

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
details
José Beyaert
 France
Gerrit Voorting
 Netherlands
Lode Wouters
 Belgium
Road race, Team
details
 Belgium (BEL)
Léon Delathouwer
Eugène van Roosbroeck
Lode Wouters
 Great Britain (GBR)
Robert John Maitland
Ian Scott
Gordon Thomas
Ernie Clements
 France (FRA)
José Beyaert
Jacques Dupont
Alain Moineau

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
details
 France (FRA)
Fernand Decanali
Pierre Adam
Serge Blusson
Charles Coste
 Italy (ITA)
Rino Pucci
Arnaldo Benfenati
Guido Bernardi
Anselmo Citterio
 Great Britain (GBR)
Wilfred Waters
Robert Geldard
Tommy Godwin
David Ricketts
Sprint
details
Mario Ghella
 Italy
Reg Harris
 Great Britain
Axel Schandorff
 Denmark
Tandem
details
 Renato Perona
and Ferdinando Teruzzi (ITA)
 Alan Bannister
and Reg Harris (GBR)
 Gaston Dron
and René Faye (FRA)
Time trial
details
Jacques Dupont
 France
Pierre Nihant
 Belgium
Tommy Godwin
 Great Britain

Participating nations[edit]

Reg Harris wins the quarter final of the 1000m time trial

188 cyclists from 33 nations competed.[1]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France3025
2 Italy2103
3 Belgium1113
4 Great Britain0325
5 Netherlands0101
6 Denmark0011
Totals (6 nations)66618


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 July 2014.

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