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Cycling at the 1906 Athina Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Neo Faliro Velodrome, Peiraias
Date Started: April 24, 1906
Date Finished: April 25, 1906

Gold: ITA Francesco Verri
Silver: GBR Herbert Crowther
Bronze: FRA Fernand Vast
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This was the third of Francesco Verri's victories at the 1906 Olympics. He was unchallenged in his, his semi-final, and he won the final fairly easily as well. Despite his prominence at the 1906 Olympics, Verri never challenged in any other major cycling events, amateur or professional.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Francesco Verri 20 Italy ITA Gold
2 Herbert Crowther 23 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Fernand Vast France FRA Bronze
4 Émile Demangel 23 France FRA
5 Max Götze 25 Germany GER
2 h1 r3/3 Otto Meixner Austria AUT
2 h2 r3/3 Federico Della Ferrera 18 Italy ITA
2 h3 r3/3 Johnnie Matthews 21 Great Britain GBR
2 h5 r3/3 Arthur Rushen Great Britain GBR
2 h6 r3/3 Henri Menjou France FRA
3 h1 r3/3 Maurice Bardonneau 20 France FRA
3 h2 r3/3 Gaston Delaplane 24 France FRA
3 h3 r3/3 Bruno Götze 23 Germany GER
3 h4 r3/3 Hans Holly Austria AUT
3 h5 r3/3 Ernst Meyer Switzerland SUI
3 h7 r3/3 Ioannis Petritsis Greece GRE
4 h1 r3/3 Erich Dannenberg Germany GER
4 h3 r3/3 Hans Studer Switzerland SUI
AC h6 r3/3 Andrew Hansson 23 Sweden SWE
AC h6 r3/3 Konrad Puhrer Austria AUT
AC h7 r3/3 Alois Wutte Austria AUT DQ
AC h7 r3/3 Karl Arnold Germany GER DQ
2 h2 r2/3 Edmond Luguet 20 France FRA
3 h1 r2/3 Otto Küpferling Germany GER
3 h2 r2/3 Eugène Debongnie 22 Belgium BEL
3 h3 r2/3 Herbert Bouffler 25 Great Britain GBR