Cycling at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Cycling
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
VenuesParis and surrounding area
Vélodrome de Vincennes
Date23 July – 27 July
Competitors139 from 24 nations
← 1920
1928 →

The cycling competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only.[1] The 50 km track event was held for the last time at these Games, having only been introduced in 1920.

Medal summary[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual time trial
details
 Armand Blanchonnet (FRA)  Henri Hoevenaers (BEL)  René Hamel (FRA)
Team time trial
details
 France (FRA)
Armand Blanchonnet
René Hamel
André Leducq
Georges Wambst
 Belgium (BEL)
Henri Hoevenaers
Alphonse Parfondry
Jean Van Den Bosch
Fernand Saivé
 Sweden (SWE)
Gunnar Sköld
Erik Bohlin
Ragnar Malm
Erik Bjurberg

Track cycling[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 km
details
 Ko Willems (NED)  Cyril Alden (GBR)  Harry Wyld (GBR)
Sprint
details
 Lucien Michard (FRA)  Jacob Meijer (NED)  Jean Cugnot (FRA)
Tandem
details
 Lucien Choury
and Jean Cugnot (FRA)
 Edmund Hansen
and Willy Hansen (DEN)
 Gerard Bosch van Drakestein
and Maurice Peeters (NED)
Team pursuit
details
 Italy (ITA)
Francesco Zucchetti
Angelo De Martini
Alfredo Dinale
Aurelio Menegazzi
 Poland (POL)
Tomasz Stankiewicz
Franciszek Szymczyk
Józef Lange
Jan Lazarski
 Belgium (BEL)
Jean Van Den Bosch
Léonard Daghelinckx
Henri Hoevenaers
Fernand Saive

Participating nations[edit]

Finish of the men's 50 kilometres

A total of 139 cyclists from 24 nations competed at the Paris Games:[1]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)4026
2 Netherlands (NED)1113
3 Italy (ITA)1001
4 Belgium (BEL)0213
5 Great Britain (GBR)0112
6 Denmark (DEN)0101
 Poland (POL)0101
8 Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (8 nations)66618


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 December 2013.