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1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 20 kilometres race walk event at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. The race was held on 7 August 1983.

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MedalistsEdit

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record   Domingo Colin (MEX) 1:19.35 April 27, 1980   Cherkasy, Soviet Union
Event Record New event
Broken records during the 1983 World Athletics Championships
Event Record   Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:20.49 August 7, 1983   Helsinki, Finland

IntermediatesEdit

Final rankingEdit

Rank Athlete Time Note
    Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:20:49
    Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 1:20:59
    Yevgeniy Yevsyukov (URS) 1:21:08
4   Josep Marín (ESP) 1:21:21
5   Gérard Lelièvre (FRA) 1:21:37 NR
6   Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:21:54
7   Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:21:57
8   Guillaume LeBlanc (CAN) 1:22:04 NR
9   Raúl González (MEX) 1:22:06
10   Roland Wieser (GDR) 1:22:14
11   Anatoliy Gorshkov (URS) 1:22:34
12   Reima Salonen (FIN) 1:22:51
13   Pyotr Pochenchuk (URS) 1:24:55
14   Ralf Kowalsky (GDR) 1:25:13
15   Dave Smith (AUS) 1:25:23
16   Enrique Vera (MEX) 1:25:27
17   Alik Basriev (BUL) 1:25:49
18   Carlo Mattioli (ITA) 1:25:53
19   Jim Heiring (USA) 1:25:55
20   Marcel Jobin (CAN) 1:26:13
21   Erling Andersen (NOR) 1:26:39
22   Michael Bonke (GDR) 1:26:57
23   José Pinto (POR) 1:27:10
24   Alessandro Pezzatini (ITA) 1:27:15
25   Phil Vesty (GBR) 1:27:20
26   Martial Fesselier (FRA) 1:27:39
27   Roman Mrázek (TCH) 1:27:46
28   Jordi Llopart (ESP) 1:27:49
29   Simon Baker (AUS) 1:28:09
30   Willi Sawall (AUS) 1:28:16
31   Per Rasmussen (SWE) 1:28:51
32   Matti Katila (FIN) 1:29:14
33   Lars Ove Moen (NOR) 1:29:16
34   Francisco Botonero (ESP) 1:29:42
35   Abdelwahab Ferguene (ALG) 1:29:53
36   Tim Lewis (USA) 1:30:10
37   Roger Mills (GBR) 1:30:25
38   Shemsu Hassan (ETH) 1:30:36
39   Kevin Taylor (NZL) 1:30:38
40   Li Guangxing (CHN) 1:31:02
41   Ian McCombie (GBR) 1:31:14
42   Ram Chand (IND) 1:31:32
43   Jiang Shaohong (CHN) 1:31:43
44   Petri Makela (FIN) 1:32:21
45   Benamar Kachkouche (ALG) 1:32:33
46   Takehiro Sonohara (JPN) 1:33:45
47   Sergio Gutierrez (CRC) 1:33:59
48   Joseph Martens (BEL) 1:34:39
49   Santiago Fonseca (HON) 1:35:07
50   Shane Donelly (NZL) 1:35:21
51   Osvaldo Morejon (BOL) 1:36:37
52   Per Nielsen (DEN) 1:38:52
53   Stefano Casali (SMR) 1:39:41
54   Nadarajan Rengasamy (SIN) 1:51:35
55   Uaongo Areai (COK) 2:05:13
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
  Marco Evoniuk (USA) DNF
  François Lapointe (CAN) DNF
  Keith Olsthoom (NZL) DNF
DISQUALIFIED (DSQ)
  Bo Gustafsson (SWE) DSQ
  Burhan Vurgun (TUR) DSQ
DID NOT START (DNS)
  Jan Staaf (SWE) DNS
  Zhang Fuxin (CHN) DNS

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