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Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics


Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Road cycling Avus motor road
Track cycling Berliner SV 1892 Stadium
Dates 6 August – 8 August
Cyclists 175 from 30 countries
Top ranked countries
France: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Germany: 1st  2nd  3rd  
Netherlands: 1st  2nd  3rd  
« 1932 1948 »

The cycling competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics consisted of two road cycling events and four track cycling events, all for men only.[1]


  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road race, Individual
 Robert Charpentier
France (FRA)
 Guy Lapébie
France (FRA)
 Ernst Nievergelt
Switzerland (SUI)
Road race, Team
 France (FRA)
Robert Charpentier
Robert Dorgebray
Guy Lapébie
 Switzerland (SUI)
Edgar Buchwalder
Ernst Nievergelt
Kurt Ott
 Belgium (BEL)
Auguste Garrebeek
Armand Putzeys
François Vandermotte
1000m time trial
 Arie van Vliet
Netherlands (NED)
Pierre Georget
France (FRA)
 Rudolf Karsch
Germany (GER)
 Toni Merkens
Germany (GER)
 Arie van Vliet
Netherlands (NED)
 Louis Chaillot
France (FRA)
 Germany (GER)
Ernst Ihbe
Carl Lorenz
 Netherlands (NED)
Bernhard Leene
Hendrik Ooms
 France (FRA)
Pierre Georget
Georges Maton
Pursuit, team
 France (FRA)
Roger-Jean Le Nizerhy
Robert Charpentier
Jean Goujon
Guy Lapébie
 Italy (ITA)
Severino Rigoni
Bianco Bianchi
Mario Gentili
Armando Latini
 Great Britain (GBR)
Ernie Mills
Harry Hill
Ernest Johnson
Charles King

Participating nations

175 cyclists from 30 nations competed.[1]

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 3 2 2 7
2  Germany (GER) 2 0 1 3
3  Netherlands (NED) 1 2 0 3
4  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 1 2
5  Italy (ITA) 0 1 0 1
6  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1


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