Cycling Races at the 1896 Olympic Games

There were six cycling events held at the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, of those five have been discontinued. The cycling event on the program that is still held today is the road race.

1 lap (1/3km) Time Trial

The time trial event was held over the distance of one-third of a kilometre. When the event returned to the Olympic program for the 1928 Summer Olympics, the distance was set at one kilometre.

2000 Metre Sprint (Scratch)

  1. Paul Masson FRA 4:58.2
  2. Stamatios Nikolopoulos GRE 5:00.2
  3. Léon Flameng FRA

10,000 Metres

  1. Paul Masson FRA 17:54.2
  2. Léon Flameng FRA 17:54.8
  3. Adolf Schmal AUT

100 Kilometres

Only two cylists finished the race.

12 Hours

Only two cylists finished the race.

  1. Adolf Schmal AUT 295.300km
  2. Frank Keeping GBR 294.654km

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