Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 20 kilometres walk event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 31 August. There were no heats with this event, it was held as a finals only event.[1]

Men's 20 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date31 August 1972
Competitors24 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Peter Frenkel
 East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Volodymyr Holubnychy
 Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Hans-Georg Reimann
 East Germany
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FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Peter Frenkel   East Germany 1:26:42.4 OR
  Volodymyr Holubnychy   Soviet Union 1:26:55.2
  Hans-Georg Reimann   East Germany 1:27:16.6
4 Gerhard Sperling   East Germany 1:27:55.0
5 Nikolay Smaga   Soviet Union 1:28:16.6
6 Paul Nihill   Great Britain 1:28:44.4
7 Jan Ornoch   Poland 1:32:01.6
8 Vittorio Visini   Italy 1:32:30.0
9 José Oliveros   Mexico 1:32:40.6
10 Larry Young   United States 1:32:53.4
11 Jan Rolstad   Norway 1:33:03.2
12 Pedro Aroche   Mexico 1:33:05.0
13 Heinz Mayr   West Germany 1:33:13.8
14 Phil Embleton   Great Britain 1:33:22.2
15 Tom Dooley   United States 1:34:58.8
16 Wilfried Wesch   West Germany 1:35:20.6
17 Peter Marlow   Great Britain 1:35:38.8
18 Charles Sowa   Luxembourg 1:36:23.8
19 Goetz Klopfer   United States 1:38:33.6
20 Hunde Toure   Ethiopia 1:43:11.6
21 José Esteban Valle   Nicaragua 1:45:09.4
22 Ismael Avila   Mexico 1:45:45.4
- Bernd Kannenberg   West Germany DNF
- Yevgeniy Ivchenko   Soviet Union DQ
- Tadeusz Gorzechowski   Poland DNS
- Ludomir Nitkowski   Poland DNS
- Shaul Ladany   Israel DNS
- Teodor Ionescu   Romania DNS
- Ioan Mureşanu   Romania DNS
- Daniel Björkgren   Sweden DNS
- Stefan Ingvarsson   Sweden DNS
- Hans Tenggren   Sweden DNS
- Fernando Ielli   Italy DNS
- Oscar Barletta   Italy DNS
- Kjell Georg Lund   Norway DNS
- Aram Levonian   Bulgaria DNS
- János Dalmati   Hungary DNS
- Antal Kiss   Hungary DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's 20 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 30 November 2017.

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