Cycling at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's team road race

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Cycling - Men's team road race
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
Venue Broadmeadows, Victoria, Melbourne
Dates 7 September 1956
Competitors 60 (individuals) 20 (teams) from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Arnaud Geyre
Maurice Moucheraud
Michel Vermeulin
 France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alan Jackson
Arthur Brittain
William Holmes
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Horst Tüller
Gustav-Adolf Schur
Reinhold Pommer
 United Team of Germany
← 1952
Cycling at the
1956 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

These are the official results of the Men's Team Road Race at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, held on Friday 7 December 1956 as a part of the Men's Individual Road Race. The best three performances by nation were rewarded, with twenty teams competing.[1]

Final classification[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Ranking Points
1st, gold medalist(s) Arnaud Geyre
Maurice Moucheraud
Michel Vermeulin
René Abadie
 France 2
8
12
22
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alan Jackson
Arthur Brittain
William Holmes
Harold Reynolds
 Great Britain 3
6
14
23
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Horst Tüller
Gustav-Adolf Schur
Reinhold Pommer
Erich Hagen
 United Team of Germany 4
5
18
27
4 Ercole Baldini
Arnaldo Pambianco
Dino Bruni
Aurelio Cestari
 Italy 1
7
28
36
5 Lars Nordwall
Karl-Ivar Andersson
Roland Ströhm
Gunnar Göransson
 Sweden 10
17
20
47
6 Anatoly Cherepovich
Mykola Kolumbet
Viktor Kapitonov
Viktor Vershinin
 Soviet Union 15
16
32
63
7 Norbert Verougstraete
Gustaaf De Smet
François Vandenbosch
François De Wagheneire
 Belgium 23
24
42
89
8 Ramón Hoyos
Pablo Hurtado
Jaime Villegas
Jorge Luque
 Colombia 13
39
40
92
9 Guremu Demboba
Mesfen Tesfaye
Zehaye Bahta
Negousse Mengistou
 Ethiopia 25
36
38
99
AC John O'Sullivan
Jim Nevin
Jim Nestor
Jack Trickey
 Australia DNF
Franz Wimmer
Kurt Schein
Rudolf Maresch
Walter Bortel
 Austria DNF
Patrick Murphy
Fred Markus
James Davies
 Canada DNF
Magdaleno Cano
Felipe Liñan
Francisco Lozano
Rafael Vaca
 Mexico DNF
Din Meraj
Shazada Muhammad Shah-Rukh
Muhammad Naqi Mallick
Saleem Farooqi
 Pakistan DNF
Jan Hettema
Alfred Swift
Abe Jonker
Robert Fowler
 South Africa DNF
František Jursa
Jaroslav Cihlář
Jiří Nouza
Jiří Opavský
 Czechoslovakia DNF
René Deceja
Alberto Velázquez
Eduardo Puertollano
Walter Moyano
 Uruguay DNF
Joe Becker
David Rhoads
Butch Neumann
George Van Meter
 United States DNF
Arsenio Chirinos
Antonio Montilla
Domingo Rivas
Franco Cacioni
 Venezuela DNF
Trung Trung Lê
Ngô Thành Liêm
Nguyễn Hw Thoa
Trần Gia Thu
 South Vietnam DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's Road Race, Team". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 

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