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Cycling at the 1924 Paris Summer Games

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Host City: Paris, France
Date Started: July 23, 1924
Date Finished: July 27, 1924
Events: 6

Participants: 139 (139 men and 0 women) from 24 countries
Youngest Participant: CAN Joe Laporte (17 years, 115 days)
Oldest Participant: NED Maurice Peeters (42 years, 82 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): BEL Rik Hoevenaers (3 medals)
Most Medals (Country): FRA France (6 medals)

Overview

The program was the same as in 1924 – a single road race that awarded both individual and team medals, and four track events – match sprint, tandem match sprint, team pursuit, and the 50 km. race. The road race began and ended near the Colombes Stadium, and was conducted as an individual time trial over 188 km. The team segment consisted of four riders for each nation with the three best times of the four riders to count towards the team time. The track races were held on the Vélodrome Municipal de Vincennes, a 500 metre cement track and the same site that had been used for the 1900 Olympic events.

Medalists