Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Neo Faliro Velodrome, Peiraias
Date Started: April 11, 1896
Date Finished: April 11, 1896
Format: 1,000 metres.
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.