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Cycling at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial

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Events:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Cycling Stadium, Berlin
Date Started: August 8, 1936
Date Finished: August 8, 1936

Gold: NED Arie van Vliet
Silver: FRA Pierre Georget
Bronze: GER Rudolf Karsch

Summary

[Arie van Vliet] (NED) had been second in the sprint at the 1934 and 1935 World Championships. The day before this event, he had placed second again, to Germany’s [Toni Merkens] in a controversial final. Merkens did not compete in the time trial, and van Vliet won gold, leading France’s [Pierre Georget] by 8/10th’s of a second. At the 1936 World Championships, van Vliet and Georget also finished 1-2, in that order, in the match sprint. Georget would again finish second in the sprint at the 1937 World Championships.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal T
1 Arie van Vliet 20 Netherlands NED Gold 1:12.0 OR
2 Pierre Georget 18 France FRA Silver 1:12.8
3 Rudolf Karsch 22 Germany GER Bronze 1:13.2
4 Benedetto Pola 21 Italy ITA 1:13.6
5T Arne Pedersen 18 Denmark DEN 1:14.0
5T László Orczán 24 Hungary HUN 1:14.0
7 Ray Hicks 19 Great Britain GBR 1:14.8
8T George Giles 22 New Zealand NZL 1:15.0
8T Edy Baumann 22 Switzerland SUI 1:15.0
10 Al Sellinger 22 United States USA 1:15.2
11 Tassy Johnson 19 Australia AUS 1:15.8
12 Frans Cools 18 Belgium BEL 1:16.0
13 Alfred Mohr 23 Austria AUT 1:16.4
14 Harry Haraldsen 24 Norway NOR 1:16.8
15T Bob McLeod 23 Canada CAN 1:17.0
15T Ted Clayton 25 South Africa RSA 1:17.0
17 Jonas Persson 23 Sweden SWE 1:17.2
18 Thor Porko 31 Finland FIN 1:18.2
AC Boris Dimitrov 24 Bulgaria BUL DNF