Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's individual road race

The Men's Individual Road Race at the 1952 Summer Olympics was held on 2 August, the 2nd last day of the Olympics on an 11,2 km course running counter-clockwise from Käpylä through Pakila and Maunula and back to Käpylä. The course was circled seventeen times, so the total length of the competition was 190,4 km. About half of the road was hard-surfaced, the other half sand-surfaced.

Men's individual road race
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Helsingin olympialaiset 1952.jpg
VenueKäpylä, Finland
Date2 August 1952
Competitors154 from 31 nations
Winning time5:06:03.4
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) André Noyelle  Belgium
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Robert Grondelaers  Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Edi Ziegler  Germany
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There were 154 entries from 31 nations and 112 participants from 30 nations.[1]

ResultsEdit

Final ClassificationEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
    André Noyelle (BEL) 5:06:03.4
    Robert Grondelaers (BEL) 5:06:51.2
    Edi Ziegler (GER) 5:07:47.5
4.   Lucien Victor (BEL) 5:07:52.0
5.   Dino Bruni (ITA) 5:10:54.0
6.   Vincenzo Zucconelli (ITA) 5:11:16.5
7.   Gianni Ghidini (ITA) 5:11:16.8
8.   Oskar Zeissner (GER) 5:11:18.5
9.   Hans Andresen (DEN) 5:11:18.5
10.   Arend van 't Hoft (NED) 5:11:19.0
11.   André Moes (LUX) 5:11:19.0
12.   Jacques Anquetil (FRA) 5:11:19.0
13.   Alfred Tonello (FRA) 5:11:20.0
14.   Roger Ludwig (LUX) 5:11:20.0
15.   Bruno Monti (ITA) 5:11.35.0
16.   Yngve Lundh (SWE) 5:12:15.2
17.   Rolf Graf (SUI) 5:12:45.3
18.   Stig Mårtensson (SWE) 5:13:00.0
19.   Jørgen Frank Rasmussen (DEN) 5:14:09.4
20.   Josef Schraner (SUI) 5:15:06.1
21.   Allan Carlsson (SWE) 5:16:19.1
22.   Jan Plantaz (NED) 5:16:19.1
23.   Claude Rouer (FRA) 5:16:19.1
24.   Odd Berg (NOR) 5:17:30.2
25.   Erling Kristiansen (NOR) 5:17:30.2
26.   Desmond Robinson (GBR) 5:18:08.9
27.   Brian Robinson (GBR) 5:18:08.9
28.   Lorang Christiansen (NOR) 5:20:01.3
29.   Constantin Stănescu (ROU) 5:20:01.4
30.   Alois Lampert (LIE) 5:20:06.6
31.   Graham Vines (GBR) 5:22:33.2
32.   Donald Sheldon (USA) 5:22:33.3
33.   Virgilio Pereyra (URU) 5:22:33.4
34.   Peter Pryor (AUS) 5:22:33.5
35.   Jim Nevin (AUS) 5:22:33.6
36.   Thomas O'Rourke (USA) 5:22:33.7
37.   Wedell Østergaard (DEN) 5:22:34.1
38.   Luis Angel de los Santos (URU) 5:22:34.3
39.   Hugo Machado (URU) 5:23:33.7
40.   Yevgeny Klevtsov (URS) 5:23:34.0
41.   Marin Niculescu (ROU) 5:23:34.1
42.   Raino Koskenkorva (FIN) 5:23:34.6
43.   Ewald Hasler (LIE) 5:23:34.8
44.   Victor Georgescu (ROU) 5:24:27.5
45.   Ángel Romero (MEX) 5:24:33.9
46.   Petar Georgiev (BUL) 5:24:34.0
47.   Luu Quan (VIE) 5:24:34.1
48.   Paul Maue (GER) 5:24:44.5
49.   Adrie Voorting (NED) 5:24:44.6
50.   Fausto Lurati (SUI) 5:24:58.0
51.   Nicolas Morn (LUX) 5:26:25.0
52.   Helge Hansen (DEN) 5:27:08.8

Did not finishEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling: Men's individual road race". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 December 2012.

NotesEdit