Cycling at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's team time trial

These are the official results of the Men's Team Time Trial at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, held on 26 August 1960. There were 126 participants from 32 nations.[1]

Men's cycling team time trial
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
VenuePacific Ocean Lane, Rome
100.00 km (62.1 mi)
Date26 August 1960
Competitors126 from 32 nations
Winning time2:14:33.53
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Antonio Bailetti, Ottavio Cogliati, Giacomo Fornoni, Livio Trapè  Italy
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Gustav-Adolf Schur, Egon Adler, Erich Hagen, Günter Lörke  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Viktor Kapitonov, Yevgeny Klevtsov, Yury Melikhov, Aleksei Petrov  Soviet Union
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The event, which was held in extremely hot conditions, was marred by the death of Knud Enemark Jensen, who collapsed from sunstroke and suffered a fractured skull.[2]. It was later determined that before the race Jensen had taken Ronicol, a blood circulation stimulant.[2]

Final classificationEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time
  Antonio Bailetti
Ottavio Cogliati
Giacomo Fornoni
Livio Trapè
  Italy 2:14:33.53
  Gustav-Adolf Schur
Egon Adler
Erich Hagen
Günter Lörke
  United Team of Germany 2:16:56.31
  Viktor Kapitonov
Yevgeny Klevtsov
Yury Melikhov
Aleksei Petrov
  Soviet Union 2:18:41.67
4 Jan Hugens
René Lotz
Ab Sluis
Lex van Kreuningen
  Netherlands 2:19:15.71
5 Owe Adamson
Gunnar Göransson
Osvald Johansson
Gösta Pettersson
  Sweden 2:19:36.37
6 Ion Cosma
Gabriel Moiceanu
Aurel Şelaru
Ludovic Zanoni
  Romania 2:20:18.91
7 Henri Duez
François Hamon
Roland Lacombe
Jacques Simon
  France 2:20:36.38
8 Ignacio Astigarraga
Juan Sánchez
José Antonio Momeñe
Ramón Sáez Marzo
  Spain 2:21:34.59
9 Erwin Jaisli
Roland Zöffel
René Rutschmann
Hubert Bächli
  Switzerland 2:22:09.63
10 Bogusław Fornalczyk
Wiesław Podobas
Jan Chtiej
Mieczysław Wilczewski
  Poland 2:23:44.16
11 Bill Freund
Michael Hiltner
Wes Chowen
Rob Tetzlaff
  United States 2:24:00.97
12 Ricardo Senn
Gabriel Niell
Federico Cortés
Pedro Simionato
  Argentina 2:24:13.47
13 Peter Deimböck
Fritz Inthaler
Kurt Postl
Kurt Schweiger
  Austria 2:24:33.92
14 Bill Bradley
William Holmes
Jim Hinds
Ken Laidlaw
  Great Britain 2:24:59.02
15 Ivan Levačić
Veselin Petrović
Janez Žirovnik
Nevenko Valčić
  Yugoslavia 2:25:35.15
16 Rubén Darío Gómez
Roberto Buitrago
Pablo Hurtado
Hernán Medina
  Colombia 2:25:39.88
17 Boyan Kotsev
Dimitar Kotev
Ognyan Toshev
Stoyan Georgiev Demirev
  Bulgaria 2:26:20.48
18 Benoni Beheyt
Willy Monty
Willy Vanden Berghen
Yvan Covent
  Belgium 2:27:11.12
19 Mohamed Ben Mohamed
Mohamed Ghandora
Abdallah Lahoucine
Ahmed Omar
  Morocco 2:27:41.35
20 Paul Nyman
Unto Hautalahti
Raimo Honkanen
Matti Herronen
  Finland 2:27:47.68
21 Warren Scarfe
Garry Jones
Alan Grindal
Frank Brazier
  Australia 2:29:43.54
22 Nico Pleimling
René Andring
Louis Grisius
Raymond Bley
  Luxembourg 2:30:36.30
23 José Ferreira
Francisco Mujica
Arsenio Chirinos
Víctor Chirinos
  Venezuela 2:30:52.30
24 Armando Martínez
Filiberto Mercado
Luis Zárate
  Mexico 2:31:39.24
25 José Pacheco
Mário Silva
Francisco Valada
Ramiro Martins
  Portugal 2:33:19.61
26 Sanusi
Rusli Hamsjin
Theo Polhaupessy
Hendrik Brocks
  Indonesia 2:34:29.98
27 Bechir Mardassi
Mohamed Touati
Ali Ben Ali
Mohamed El-Kemissi
  Tunisia 2:36:05.54
28 Guremu Demboba
Kouflu Alazar
Amousse Tessema
Negousse Mengistou
  Ethiopia 2:38:34.08
29 John Bugeja
Paul Camilleri
Joseph Polidano
  Malta 2:44:35.56
30 Pak Jong-hyeon
Lee Seung-hun
No Do-cheon
Jo Jae-hyeon
  South Korea 2:53:09.51
AC Knud Enemark Jensen
Vagn Bangsborg
Niels Baunsøe
Jørgen Jørgensen
  Denmark DNF
Salvatore Palmucci
Sante Ciacci
Domenico Cecchetti
Vito Corbelli
  San Marino DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b Wallechinsky, David (1984). The Complete Book of the Olympics. England: Penguin Books. p. 207. ISBN 0140066322.