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Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 20 km Walk at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. There were a total number of 21 participants from 10 nations.[1]

Final classificationEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
    Leonid Spirin (URS) 1:31:27.4
    Antanas Mikenas (URS) 1:32:03.0
    Bruno Junk (URS) 1:32:12.0
4.   John Ljunggren (SWE) 1:32:24.0
5.   Stan Vickers (GBR) 1:32:34.2
6.   Don Keane (AUS) 1:33:52.0
7.   George Coleman (GBR) 1:34:01.8
8.   Roland Hardy (GBR) 1:34:40.4
9.   Giuseppe Dordoni (ITA) 1:35:00.4
10.   Ted Allsopp (AUS) 1:35:43.0
11.   Abdon Pamich (ITA) 1:36:03.6
12.   Henry Laskau (USA) 1:38:46.8
13.   Ronald Crawford (AUS) 1:39:35.0
14.   Dumitru Parachivescu (ROU) 1:39:57.4
15.   Ion Barbu (ROU) 1:41:37.8
16.   Bruce MacDonald (USA) 1:43:25.6
17.   James Hewson (USA) 1:46:24.8
  Josef Dolezal (TCH) DNF
  Alexander Oakley (CAN) DNF
  Dieter Lindner (EUA) DSQ
  Lars Hindmar (SWE) DSQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's 20 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 November 2017.

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