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Cycling at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:

Men's Road Race, Team

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue(s): Hem Bridge, Amsterdam
Date Started: August 7, 1928
Date Finished: August 7, 1928
Format: 168 kilometre time trial. Four-man teams with fastest three times to count towards the team result.

Gold: DEN Denmark
Silver: GBR Great Britain
Bronze: SWE Sweden


Denmark was definitely not among the top favorites for the team race, with France and Belgium being the top choices. But these countries disappointed, and the podium was occupied by the same nations as in the individual race. [Henry Hansen] won the individual race by 8 minutes. Britain placed two riders in the top five, [Frank Southall] in second and [Jack Lauterwasser] in fifth, but they could not overcome Hansen’s huge margin, and Denmark won the gold medal, with Great Britain second – five minutes back.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TT
1 Denmark DEN Gold 15-09:14
2 Great Britain GBR Silver 15-14:49
3 Sweden SWE Bronze 15-27:49
4 Italy ITA 15-33:12
5 Belgium BEL 15-33:50
6 Switzerland SUI 15-35:21
7 France FRA 15-38:20
8 Argentina ARG 15-42:55
9 Netherlands NED 15-54:44
10 Luxembourg LUX 16-20:55
11 Czechoslovakia TCH 16-36:45
12 Yugoslavia YUG 16-48:53
13 Poland POL 17-16:35
14 Canada CAN 17-22:01
15 United States USA 17-32:52