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Not held in other editions
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Team Sprint, Professionals (Course des Nations), Men

Date14 September 1900
StatusOlympic (non-medal)
LocationVélodrome Municipal de Vincennes, Paris
Participants24 from 9 countries

Eight three-man teams from nine nations (there was one mixed team) competed in this event. It was a team sprint event, but not similar to the current Olympic sprint that is contested by one rider at a time. In each heat, or match race, all six riders were on the track at the same time, and they simply raced to the finish, with point-for-place scoring used to determine the winning teams. Four heats were held in the first round, with France, Italy, the United States, and the mixed British/New Zealand team advancing to the semi-finals. In the semis, the United States defeated Italy and France defeated the mixed team to set up the final. The final was very close with the United States winning over France, with the riders finishing in the following order: 1) Edmond Jacquelin, 2) Tom Cooper, 3) Floyd McFarland, 4) Paul Bourrillon, 5) George Banker, 6) Jean-Baptiste Louvet. The US finishes of 2-3-5 gave them 10 points to France’s 11, for finishes of 1-4-6. Italy easily defeated the mixed British/New Zealand team for third place, winning 8-13.

PosCompetitor(s)NOC
1United StatesUSA
Tom CooperFloyd McFarlandGeorge Banker
2FranceFRA
Edmond JacquelinPaul BourillonJean-Baptiste Louvet
3ItalyITA
Gian-Ferdinando TommaselliPietro BixioGiuseppe Singrossi
4Mixed team 1MIX
Jack Green (GBR) • George Sutherland (NZL) • Sydney Jenkins (GBR)
2 h1 r1/2GermanyGER
Willy ArendAnton HuberHenri Mayer
2 h2 r1/2AustriaAUT
Franz SeidlRichard HellerMaxime Lurion
2 h3 r1/2BelgiumBEL
Robert ProtinLouis GrognaCharles Van den Born
2 h4 r1/2NetherlandsNED
Harry MeijersJaap EdenGuus Schilling

Round One (14 September 1900)

Heat One

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1Mixed team 1MIX10 points2:21.413.2Q
Sydney Jenkins (GBR) • Jack Green (GBR) • George Sutherland (NZL)
2GermanyGER11 points
Willy ArendAnton HuberHenri Mayer

Heat Two

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1ItalyITA10 points2:33.612.6Q
Pietro BixioGian-Ferdinando TommaselliGiuseppe Singrossi
2AustriaAUT11 points
Franz SeidlRichard HellerMaxime Lurion

Heat Three

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1United StatesUSA8 points2:17.813.0Q
Floyd McFarlandTom CooperGeorge Banker
2BelgiumBEL13 points
Robert ProtinLouis GrognaCharles Van den Born

Heat Four

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1FranceFRA9 points2:15.612.6Q
Edmond JacquelinPaul BourillonJean-Baptiste Louvet
2NetherlandsNED12 points
Harry MeijersJaap EdenGuus Schilling

Semi-Finals (14 September 1900)

Heat One

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1United StatesUSA8 points2:26.413.6Q
Tom CooperFloyd McFarlandGeorge Banker
2ItalyITA13 points
Pietro BixioGiuseppe SingrossiGian-Ferdinando Tommaselli

Heat Two

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1FranceFRA10 points2:19.213.0Q
Paul BourillonJean-Baptiste LouvetEdmond Jacquelin
2Mixed team 1MIX11 points
Sydney Jenkins (GBR) • Jack Green (GBR) • George Sutherland (NZL)

Final Round (14 September 1900)

Match 1/2

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1United StatesUSA10 points2:17.212.4
Tom CooperFloyd McFarlandGeorge Banker
2FranceFRA11 points
Edmond JacquelinPaul BourillonJean-Baptiste Louvet

Match 3/4

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTime200
1ItalyITA8 points2:23.412.6
Gian-Ferdinando TommaselliPietro BixioGiuseppe Singrossi
2Mixed team 1MIX13 points
Jack Green (GBR) • George Sutherland (NZL) • Sydney Jenkins (GBR)