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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 20 km Walk event at the 1997 World Championships held on Saturday 2 August 1997 in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 49 participating athletes.

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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 1997 World Athletics Championships
Event Record Narinder Singh 1:24:50 19 April 1997 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
World Record   Bu Lingtang (CHN) 1:18.04 April 7, 1994   Beijing, PR China
Event Record   Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:19.37 August 24, 1991   Tokyo, Japan

StartlistEdit

IntermediatesEdit

Final rankingEdit

Rank Athlete Time Note
    Daniel García (MEX) 1:21:43
    Mikhail Shchennikov (RUS) 1:21:53
    Mikhail Khmelnitskiy (BLR) 1:22:01
4   Yu Guohui (CHN) 1:22:57
5   Li Zewen (CHN) 1:23:03
6   Yevgeniy Misyulya (BLR) 1:23:10
7   Michele Didoni (ITA) 1:23:14
8   Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 1:23:33
9   Hatem Ghoula (TUN) 1:23:49
10   Daniel Plaza (ESP) 1:23:53
11   Robert Ihly (GER) 1:24:12
12   Alessandro Gandellini (ITA) 1:24:24
13   Igor Kollár (SVK) 1:24:37
14   Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 1:24:46
15   Jacek Muller (POL) 1:24:47
16   Joel Sánchez (MEX) 1:24:48
17   Denis Langlois (FRA) 1:25:27
18   Omar Zepeda (MEX) 1:25:38
19   Nicholas A'Hern (AUS) 1:25:46
20   Artur Meleshkevich (BLR) 1:25:47
21   Sérgio Galdino (BRA) 1:25:50
22   Roberto Oscal (GUA) 1:26:20
23   Marco Giungi (ITA) 1:26:23
24   Modris Liepins (LAT) 1:26:24
25   Jean-Olivier Brosseau (FRA) 1:26:39
26   Sándor Urbanik (HUN) 1:26:50
27   Gyula Dudás (HUN) 1:27:17
28   José Urbano (POR) 1:27:25
29   Milos Holusa (CZE) 1:27:27
30   Fedosei Ciumacenco (MDA) 1:28:51
31   Luis Fernando García (GUA) 1:28:51
32   Dion Russell (AUS) 1:30:49
33   Róbert Valíček (SVK) 1:31:28
34   Curt Clausen (USA) 1:32:05
35   Valeriy Borisov (KAZ) 1:32:32
36   Dimitrios Orfanopoulos (GRE) 1:32:37
37   Fernando Vázquez (ESP) 1:32:44
38   Chris Britz (RSA) 1:34:02
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
  Aigars Fadejevs (LAT) DNF
  Scott Nelson (NZL) DNF
  Claus Jørgensen (DEN) DNF
  Thierry Toutain (FRA) DNF
  Vladimir Andreyev (RUS) DNF
DISQUALIFIED (DSQ)
  Jan Staaf (SWE) DSQ
  Andreas Erm (GER) DSQ
  Julio René Martínez (GUA) DSQ
  Ilya Markov (RUS) DSQ
  Rami Ali Deeb (PLE) DSQ
  Narinder Singh Al Harbans Singh (MAS) DSQ

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