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Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Road cycling Windsor Great Park
Track cycling Herne Hill Velodrome
Dates 7 August – 11 August
Cyclists 188 from 33 countries
Top ranked countries
« 1936 1952 »

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.


  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
 José Beyaert
France (FRA)
 Gerrit Voorting
Netherlands (NED)
 Lode Wouters
Belgium (BEL)
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
1000m time trial
 Jacques Dupont
France (FRA)
 Pierre Nihant
Belgium (BEL)
 Tommy Godwin
Great Britain (GBR)
 Mario Ghella
Italy (ITA)
 Reg Harris
Great Britain (GBR)
 Axel Schandorff
Denmark (DEN)
 Italy (ITA)
Renato Perona
Ferdinando Teruzzi
 Great Britain (GBR)
Alan Bannister
Reg Harris
 France (FRA)
Gaston Dron
René Faye
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

Participating nations

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

188 cyclists from 33 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 France 3 0 2 5
2 Italy 2 1 0 3
3 Belgium 1 1 1 3
4 Great Britain 0 3 2 5
5 Netherlands 0 1 0 1
6 Denmark 0 0 1 1


  1. ^ a b "Cycling at the 1948 London Summer Games". Retrieved 15 July 2014. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Report
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