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

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]

Cycling - Men's team road race
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
VenueBroadmeadows, Victoria, Melbourne
Dates7 September 1956
Competitors60 (individuals) 20 (teams) from 20 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Arnaud Geyre
Maurice Moucheraud
Michel Vermeulin
 France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Alan Jackson
Arthur Brittain
William Holmes
 Great Britain
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Horst Tüller
Gustav-Adolf Schur
Reinhold Pommer
 United Team of Germany
← 1952

Final classificationEdit

Rank Name Nationality Ranking Points
  Arnaud Geyre
Maurice Moucheraud
Michel Vermeulin
René Abadie
  France 2
8
12
22
  Alan Jackson
Arthur Brittain
William Holmes
Harold Reynolds
  Great Britain 3
6
14
23
  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 Liñán
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

ReferencesEdit

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

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