Cycling At the 1964 Summer Olympics - Men's Team Pursuit
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Cycling At the 1964 Summer Olympics %E2%80%93 Men's Team Pursuit

Men's cycling team pursuit
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueHachioji Velodrome
Date18-20 October 1964
Competitors72from 18 nations

The men's team pursuit was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. The course was 4000 metres. It was held on 19 October and 21 October 1964 at the Hachioji Velodrome. 18 teams of 4 cyclists each competed.[1]




In the first round of heats, the 18 teams were divided into 9 pairs. Placing in the heats was not used to advance; rather, the 8 fastest teams from across the heats advanced to the quarterfinals.

Heat 1
1.  Lothar Claesges, Karl Link, Karl-Heinz Henrichs, and Ernst Streng (EUA) 4:42.28 QQ
2.  Trevor Bull, Hugh Porter, Harry Jackson, and Brian Sandy (GBR) 4:47:67
Heat 2
1.  Luigi Roncaglia, Carlo Rancati, Vincenzo Mantovani, and Franco Testa (ITA) 4:39.06 QQ
2.  Carlos Alberto Álvarez, Juan Alberto Merlos, Ernesto Contreras, and Alberto Trillo (ARG) 4:44.66 QQ
Heat 3
1.  Dzintars L?cis, Stanislav Moskvin, Leonid Kolumbet, and Sergey Tereshchenkov (URS) 4:43.76 QQ
2.  Robert Varga, Joseph Pare, Christian Cuch, and Jacques Suire (FRA) 4:50.62
Heat 4
1.  Bent Hansen, Jan Ingstrup-Mikkelsen, Preben Isaksson, and Kurt vid Stein (DEN) 4:46.97 QQ
2.  Jiri Daller, Ji?í Pecka, Antonín K?í?, and Frantisek Rezak (TCH) 4:47.04 QQ
Heat 5
1.  Kevin Brislin, Victor Browne, Robert Baird, and Hendrikus Vogels (AUS) 4:44.90 QQ
2.  Gerard Koel, Jaap Oudkerk, Henk Cornelisse, and Cor Schuuring (NED) 4:45.33 QQ
Heat 6
1.  Hans Wolf, Donald Nelsen, Oliver Martin, and Arnold Uhrlass (USA) 5:01.41
2.  Leopold Heuvelmans, Roland van de Rijse, Roland de Neve, and Albert Van Vlierberghe (BEL) 5:04.25
Heat 7
1.  Preeda Chullamondhol, Smaisuk Krisansuwan, and Somchai Chantarasamrit (THA) 5:31.52
2.  Muhammad Ashiq, Muhammad Hafeez, Lal Bakhsh, and Muhammad Shafi (PAK) 5:38.77
Heat 8
1.  Norio Hotogi, Kosaku Takahashi, Fujio Ito, and Hiromi Yamafuji (JPN) 4:55.04
2.  Amar Singh Billing, Chetan Singh Hari, Dalbir Singh Gill, and Amar Singh Sokhi (IND) Elim.
Heat 9
1.  Oscar Almada, Elio Juárez, Ruben Etchebarne, and Juan Timon (URU) DNF
2.  Ng Joo Pong, Arulraj Rosli, Choy Mow Thim, and Kamsari Salam (MAS) DNF


The quarterfinals paired off the 8 remaining teams into 4 heats. Winners advanced, losers were eliminated.


The winner of each semifinal advanced to the gold medal match, while the loser was sent to the bronze medal match.



  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.


  1. ^ "Cycling at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's team pursuit". Retrieved 2014.

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