Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's tandem

The men's tandem cycling event at the 1936 Summer Olympics took place on 7 and 8 August and was one of six events at the 1936 Olympics.[1]

Cycling - Men's tandem
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
VenueOlympic Cycling Stadium, Berlin
Dates7-8 August 1936
Competitors22 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ernst Ihbe, Carl Lorenz
 Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Bernard Leene, Hendrik Ooms
 Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Pierre Georget, Georges Maton
 France
← 1932
1948 →

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

The winning pair of each heat advanced to the second round. The second-place and third-place pairs were relegated to the repechage for another chance at qualifying.

Heat 1
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Frans Cools
Roger Pirotte
  Belgium 11.4 Q
2 Heino Dissing
Bjørn Stiler
  Denmark R
Heat 2
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Pierre Georget
Georges Maton
  France 11.0 Q
2 Franz Dusika
Alfred Mohr
  Austria R
Heat 3
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Bernard Leene
Hendrik Ooms
  Netherlands 11.2 Q
2 Karl Burkhart
Fritz Ganz
  Switzerland R
Heat 4
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Carlo Legutti
Bruno Loatti
  Italy 11.6 Q
2 Ernest Chambers
John Sibbit
  Great Britain R
Heat 5
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Ernst Ihbe
Carl Lorenz
  Germany 11.6 Q
2 William Logan
Al Sellinger
  United States R
3 Miklós Németh
Ferenc Pelvássy
  Hungary R

RepechageEdit

The winners of each repechage heat qualified for the second round. The losers were eliminated.

Repechage 1
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Heino Dissing
Bjørn Stiler
  Denmark 11.4 Q
2 Franz Dusika
Alfred Mohr
  Austria
Repechage 2
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 William Logan
Al Sellinger
  United States 12.0 Q
2 Karl Burkhart
Fritz Ganz
  Switzerland
Repechage 3
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Ernest Chambers
John Sibbit
  Great Britain Q
2 Miklós Németh
Ferenc Pelvássy
  Hungary DNS

Round 2Edit

The winners of each heat advanced to the semifinals. The losers were eliminated.

Heat 1
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Pierre Georget
Georges Maton
  France 11.0 Q
2 Frans Cools
Roger Pirotte
  Belgium
Heat 2
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Ernst Ihbe
Carl Lorenz
  Germany 11.8 Q
2 Heino Dissing
Bjørn Stiler
  Denmark
Heat 3
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Bernard Leene
Hendrik Ooms
  Netherlands 11.2 Q
2 Ernest Chambers
John Sibbit
  Great Britain
Heat 4
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Carlo Legutti
Bruno Loatti
  Italy 11.0 Q
2 William Logan
Al Sellinger
  United States

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinal winners advanced to the gold medal final. The losers competed in a bronze medal final.

Semifinal 1
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Ernst Ihbe
Carl Lorenz
  Germany 11.4 Q
2 Pierre Georget
Georges Maton
  France B
Heat 2
Rank Name Nation Time Notes
1 Bernard Leene
Hendrik Ooms
  Netherlands 11.4 Q
2 Carlo Legutti
Bruno Loatti
  Italy B

FinalsEdit

Both the gold and bronze medal finals were conducted as best-of-three competitions. In each case, the same team won both of the first two races, making a third race unnecessary.

Gold medal final
Rank Name Nation Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 W L
  Ernst Ihbe
Carl Lorenz
  Germany 11.0 11.0 2 0
  Bernard Leene
Hendrik Ooms
  Netherlands 0 2
Bronze medal final
Rank Name Nation Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 W L
  Pierre Georget
Georges Maton
  France 11.0 11.4 2 0
4 Carlo Legutti
Bruno Loatti
  Italy 0 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Men's Tandem". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  • 1936 Official Report.