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

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]

Cycling – Men's team pursuit
at the Games of the X Olympiad
VenueRose Bowl, Pasadena
DatesAugust 2
Competitors20 (individuals), 5 (teams) from 5 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
 Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
 France
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ernest Johnson
William Harvell
Frank Southall
Charles Holland
 Great Britain
← 1928
1936 →

ResultsEdit

The top four teams by time advanced to the semifinal.

Qualifying roundEdit

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.

SemifinalEdit

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

FinalEdit

Match 1/2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Marco Cimatti
Paolo Pedretti
Alberto Ghilardi
Nino Borsari
  Italy 4:53.0
  Amédée Fournier
René Le Grevès
Henri Mouillefarine
Paul Chocque
  France 4:55.7

Match 3/4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 July 2014.