Willy Gervin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilly Viggo•Gervin
Used nameWilly•Gervin
Born28 November 1903 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Died8 July 1951 in Roskilde (DEN)
Measurements170 cm
AffiliationsDBC, København (DEN)
NOC Denmark


At the World Championships, Willy Gervin was second in the sprint event for amateurs in 1931 and third in 1929. He won the 1930 Nordic Championship in the kilometre and the 1929 Danish Championship in the sprint. From 1933-40 Gervin competed as a professional. His brother Axel was also a professional cyclist from 1926-31.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) DEN Willy Gervin
Sprint, Men (Olympic) =5
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Harald Christensen 3 Bronze