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Cycling at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Date Started: August 2, 1932
Date Finished: August 3, 1932

Gold: ITA Italy
Silver: FRA France
Bronze: GBR Great Britain

Summary

Five teams came to the mark, with the United States’ foursome eliminated in the qualifying round. The semi-finals saw France defeat Great Britain, while Italy easily outrode Canada in the second semi. The final between Italy and France was close for eight laps, but Italy pulled away in the final two laps. This was the fourth consecutive gold medal for Italy in the team pursuit, beginning in 1920. In the bronze medal match, Britain won laughably over Canada.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Italy ITA Gold
2 France FRA Silver
3 Great Britain GBR Bronze
4 Canada CAN
5 United States USA