Cycling Track at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Dates 4 – 6 August 1928
Medal Events 4

The program was changed slightly from 1924 as the 50 km race was dropped, and the kilometre time trial was added. The track races consisted of the kilometre time trial, match sprint, tandem match sprint, and team pursuit, which would remain the track cycling program through the 1960 Olympics. The track events were conducted within the Olympic Stadium on a velodrome surrounding the running track. It was outdoors with a concrete surface measuring 500 metres. The four track events were won by four different nations – Denmark, France, Italy, and the Netherlands.

Events

Event Status Date Participants NOCs
Sprint, Men Olympic 4 – 6 August 1928 18 18
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men Olympic 5 August 1928 16 16
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men Olympic 4 – 6 August 1928 14 7
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men Olympic 5 – 6 August 1928 49 12
81 (81/0) 18 (18/0)

Medals

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Sprint, Men Roger BeaufrandFRA Antoine MazairacNED Willy Falck HansenDEN
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men Willy Falck HansenDEN Gerard Bosch van DrakesteinNED Dunc GrayAUS
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men NetherlandsNED Great BritainGBR GermanyGER
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men ItalyITA NetherlandsNED Great BritainGBR

Medal table

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Netherlands NED 1 3 0 4
Denmark DEN 1 0 1 2
France FRA 1 0 0 1
Italy ITA 1 0 0 1
Great Britain GBR 0 1 1 2
Australia AUS 0 0 1 1
Germany GER 0 0 1 1