Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics


The cycling competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only.[1] The track cycling events were held at the Herne Hill Velodrome in south London. The road race events were held in Windsor Great Park, south of Windsor.

at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Olympic rings without rims.svg
VenuesWindsor Great Park
Herne Hill Velodrome
Date7 August – 11 August
Competitors188 from 33 nations
← 1936
1952 →

Medal summaryEdit

Road cyclingEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
José Beyaert
Gerrit Voorting
Lode Wouters
Road race, Team
  Belgium (BEL)
Léon Delathouwer
Eugène van Roosbroeck
Lode Wouters
  Great Britain (GBR)
Robert John Maitland
Ian Scott
Gordon Thomas
Ernie Clements
  France (FRA)
José Beyaert
Jacques Dupont
Alain Moineau

Track cyclingEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Pursuit, Team
  France (FRA)
Fernand Decanali
Pierre Adam
Serge Blusson
Charles Coste
  Italy (ITA)
Rino Pucci
Arnaldo Benfenati
Guido Bernardi
Anselmo Citterio
  Great Britain (GBR)
Wilfred Waters
Robert Geldard
Tommy Godwin
David Ricketts
Mario Ghella
Reg Harris
  Great Britain
Axel Schandorff
  Renato Perona
and Ferdinando Teruzzi (ITA)
  Alan Bannister
and Reg Harris (GBR)
  Gaston Dron
and René Faye (FRA)
Time trial
Jacques Dupont
Pierre Nihant
Tommy Godwin
  Great Britain

Participating nationsEdit

Reg Harris wins the quarter final of the 1000m time trial

188 cyclists from 33 nations competed.[1]

Medal tableEdit

1  France3025
2  Italy2103
3  Belgium1113
4  Great Britain0325
5  Netherlands0101
6  Denmark0011
Totals (6 entries)66618


  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1948 London Summer Games". Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 July 2014.

External linksEdit

  • Official Olympic Report