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Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

The Men's 50 kilometres walk at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on July 21 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Italian athlete Giuseppe Dordoni earned the gold medal and set a new Olympic Record.[1]

Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
DatesJuly 21
Competitors31 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Giuseppe Dordoni  Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Josef Doležal  Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Antal Róka  Hungary
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ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
  Giuseppe Dordoni   Italy 4:28:07.8 OR
  Josef Doležal   Czechoslovakia 4:30:17.8
  Antal Róka   Hungary 4:31:27.2
4 Rex Whitlock   Great Britain 4:32:21.0
5 Sergey Lobastov   Soviet Union 4:32:34.2
6 Vladimir Ukhov   Soviet Union 4:32:51.6
7 Dumitru Paraschivescu   Romania 4:41:05.2
8 Ion Baboie   Romania 4:41:52.8
9 John Ljunggren   Sweden 4:43:45.2
10 Giuseppe Kressevich   Italy 4:44:30.2
11 Harold Whitlock   Great Britain 4:45:12.6
12 Sándor László   Hungary 4:45:55.8
13 Rudi Lüttge   Germany 4:47:28.6
14 Pekka Viljanen   Finland 4:49:16.4
15 Donald Tunbridge   Great Britain 4:50:40.4
16 Raymond Lesage   France 4:52:37.8
17 Edgar Bruun   Norway 4:52:48.4
18 Claude Hubert   France 4:55:28.2
19 Salvatore Cascino   Italy 4:56:46.0
20 Harry Kristensen   Denmark 4:57:35.8
21 Jean Strunc   France 4:59:08.2
22 Adolf Weinacker   United States 5:01:00.4
23 Pavel Kazankov   Soviet Union 5:02:37.8
24 Gilbert Marquis   Switzerland 5:02:56.2
25 Ferd Hayward   Canada 5:04:40.4
26 René Charrière   Switzerland 5:08:59.0
27 Gerhard Winther   Norway 5:11:40.2
28 Åke Söderlund   Sweden 5:30:56.6
Guillermo Weller   Argentina DNF
John Deni   United States DNF
Leo Sjogren   United States DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

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