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Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

The men's 50 kilometres walk was the longer of the two men's race walking events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo, as well as the longest event on the program. It was held on 18 October 1964. 39 athletes from 20 nations entered, with 34 starting and 31 finishing.[1]

Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Paul Nihill, Abdon Pamich, Ingvar Pettersson 1964.jpg
Paul Nihill, Abdon Pamich and Ingvar Pettersson
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates18 October
Competitors39 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Abdon Pamich  Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Paul Nihill  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ingvar Pettersson  Sweden
← 1960
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ResultsEdit

12 walkers beat the old Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Abdon Pamich   Italy 4:11:12.4 OR
2 Paul Nihill   Great Britain 4:11:31.2
3 Ingvar Pettersson   Sweden 4:14:17.4
4 Burkhard Leuschke   United Team of Germany 4:15:26.8
5 Bob Gardiner   Australia 4:17:06.8
6 Christoph Höhne   United Team of Germany 4:17:41.6
7 Anatoly Vediakov   Soviet Union 4:19:55.8
8 Kurt Sakowski   United Team of Germany 4:20:31.0
9 Charles Sowa   Luxembourg 4:20:37.2
10 Don Thompson   Great Britain 4:22:39.4
11 Ronald Crawford   Australia 4:24:19.6
12 Gennady Agapov   Soviet Union 4:24:34.0
13 Ray Middleton   Great Britain 4:25:49.2
14 Alex Oakley   Canada 4:27:24.6
15 Henri Delerue   France 4:27:47.6
16 John Ljunggren   Sweden 4:29:09.2
17 Ted Allsopp   Australia 4:31:07.8
18 Eugeny Liungin   Soviet Union 4:32:01.6
19 István Havasi   Hungary 4:34:14.0
20 Alexander Bilek   Czechoslovakia 4:34:54.2
21 Christopher McCarthy   United States 4:35:41.6
22 Tadamasa Ejiri   Japan 4:37:31.8
23 Erwin Stütz   Switzerland 4:40:45.0
24 Malkolm Roy Syversson   Sweden 4:41:47.6
25 Kazuo Saito   Japan 4:43:01.0
26 Bruce MacDonald   United States 4:45:10.4
27 Sumio Miwa   Japan 4:52:00.6
28 Ilie Popa   Romania 4:57:40.8
29 Mike Brodie   United States 4:57:41.0
30 Chedli El Marghni   Tunisia 4:59:13.0
31 So Kam Tong   Hong Kong 5:07:53.2
Maung Rajan   Burma Did not finish
1:48:39 at 20 km
Mieczysław Rutyna   Poland Disqualified
1:17:08 at 15 km
Naceur Ben Messaoud   Tunisia Disqualified
0:24:34 at 5 km
Emil Dragan   Romania Did not start
Istvan Gori   Hungary Did not start
Kim Tai Koo   North Korea Did not start
Antal Kiss   Hungary Did not start
Pak Tai Keun   North Korea Did not start

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 December 2017.