|Date||11 April 1896 — 15:00|
|Location||Podilatodromio Neou Falirou, Peiraias|
|Participants||4 from 3 countries|
It was very cold on this day. There was only one final heat of the four competitors, with no qualifying rounds. There were no pacemakers, and the race was very slow until the finish when Paul Masson won easily.
|1||Paul Masson||FRA||4:58 1/5||Gold|
|2||Stamatios Nikolopoulos||GRE||5:00 1/5||Silver|