Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's team road race

The men's team road race cycling event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place on 13 August and was one of six events at the 1948 Olympics. Teams had four riders and the team time taken as sum of the team's three best finishers.[1]

Cycling - Men's team road race
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
VenueOlympic Road Course, Windsor Great Park
194.633 km (120.9 mi)
Dates13 August 1948
Competitors96 (individuals) 25 (teams) from 25 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lode Wouters
Leon De Lathouwer
Eugène Van Roosbroeck
 Belgium
2nd, silver medalist(s) Bob Maitland
Gordon Thomas
Ian Scott
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) José Beyaert
Alain Moineau
Jacques Dupont
 France
← 1936
1952 →

The race was won by the Belgian team. However, the Belgian cyclists were not aware that there was a team competition, and returned to Belgium, missing the medal ceremony. Only in 2010 did they receive their medals.[2]

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time
  Lode Wouters
Leon De Lathouwer
Eugène Van Roosbroeck
Liévin Lerno
  Belgium 15:58:17.4
  Bob Maitland
Gordon Thomas
Ian Scott
Ernie Clements
  Great Britain 16:03:31.6
  José Beyaert
Alain Moineau
Jacques Dupont
René Rouffeteau
  France 16:08:19.4
4 Adolfo Ferrari
Silvio Pedroni
Franco Fanti
Livio Isotti
  Italy 16:13:05.2
5 Nils Johansson
Harry Snell
Åke Olivestedt
Olle Wänlund
  Sweden 16:20:26.6
6 Jakob Schenk
Jean Brun
Walter Reiser
Giovanni Rossi
  Switzerland 16:23:04.2
7 Ceferino Peroné
Dante Benvenuti
Miguel Sevillano
Mario Mathieu
  Argentina 16:39:46.2
AC Jack Hoobin
Russell Mockridge
Jim Nestor
Ken Caves
  Australia DNF
Rudi Valenta
Hans Goldschmid
Josef Pohnetal
Siegmund Huber
  Austria DNF
Florent Jodoin
Lance Pugh
Laurent Tessier
Lorne Atkinson
  Canada DNF
Exequiel Ramírez
Mario Masanés
Rogelio Salcedo
Rafael Iturrate
  Chile DNF
Kristian Pedersen
Knud Andersen
Børge Saxil Nielsen
Rudolf Rasmussen
  Denmark DNF
Erkki Koskinen
Paul Backman
Thorvald Högström
  Finland DNF
Evangelos Kouvelis
Manthos Kaloudis
Petros Leonidis
  Greece DNF
Eruch Mistry
Homi Powri
Malcolm Havladar
Raj Kumar Mehra
  India DNF
Henri Kellen
Marcel Ernzer
Pitty Scheer
Robert Bintz
  Luxembourg DNF
Francisco Rodríguez
Gabino Rodríguez
Manuel Solis
Placido Herrera
  Mexico DNF
Gerrit Voorting
Evert Grift
Henk Faanhof
Piet Peters
  Netherlands DNF
Aage Myhrvold
Erling Kristiansen
Leif Flengsrud
Lorang Christiansen
  Norway DNF
Hernán Llerena
Luis Poggi
Pedro Mathey
  Peru DNF
George Estman
Dirkie Binneman
Wally Rivers
  South Africa DNF
Ali Çetiner
Mustafa Osmanlı
Orhan Suda
Talat Tunçalp
  Turkey DNF
Enrique Demarco
Luis López
Mario Figueredo
Waldemar Bernatzky
  Uruguay DNF
Chester Nelsen
Ed Lynch
Frank Brilando
Wendell Rollins
  United States DNF
Aleksandar Strain
Aleksandar Zorić
August Prosenik
Milan Poredski
  Yugoslavia DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1948 London Summer Games: Men's Road Race, Team". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Belgische goudenmedaillewinnaar van Spelen 1948 overleden" [Belgian golden medal winner of Games 1948 passed away]. Sporza (in Dutch). 29 March 2018. Archived from the original on 30 March 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2018.