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Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 50 kilometres walk event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, held on 3 September. This distance was not conducted in 1976, but returned in 1980. There were no heats with this event, it was held as a finals only event.[1]

Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date3 September 1972
Competitors36 from 18 nations
Winning time3:56:11.6
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Bernd Kannenberg
 West Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Veniamin Soldatenko
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Larry Young
 United States
← 1968
1980 →

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time
  Bernd Kannenberg   West Germany 3:56:11.6
  Veniamin Soldatenko   Soviet Union 3:58:24.0
  Larry Young   United States 4:00:46.0
4 Otto Barch   Soviet Union 4:01:35.4
5 Peter Selzer   East Germany 4:04:05.4
6 Gerhard Weidner   West Germany 4:06:26.0
7 Vittorio Visini   Italy 4:08:31.4
8 Gabriel Hernández   Mexico 4:12:09.0
9 Paul Nihill   Great Britain 4:14:09.4
10 Charles Sowa   Luxembourg 4:14:21.2
11 Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller   East Germany 4:14:28.8
12 Hans Tenggren   Sweden 4:16:37.6
13 Daniel Björkgren   Sweden 4:20:00.0
14 Christoph Höhne   East Germany 4:20:43.8
15 Stefan Ingvarsson   Sweden 4:21:01.0
16 Horst-Rüdiger Magnor   West Germany 4:21:53.4
17 William Weigle   United States 4:22:52.2
18 John Warhurst   Great Britain 4:23:21.6
19 Shaul Ladany   Israel 4:24:38.6
20 Raúl González   Mexico 4:26:13.4
21 Alex Oakley   Canada 4:28:42.6
22 János Dalmati   Hungary 4:32:23.2
23 Domenico Carpentieri   Italy 4:33:10.6
24 Kjell Georg Lund   Norway 4:34:23.4
25 Howard Timms   Great Britain 4:34:43.8
26 Antal Kiss   Hungary 4:34:45.0
27 Steve Hayden   United States 4:36:07.2
28 Adalberto Scorza   Argentina 4:42:41.4
29 Ole David Jensen   Denmark 4:57:13.8
- Abdon Pamich   Italy DQ
- Sergey Grigoryev   Soviet Union DQ
- Alfred Badel   Switzerland DNF
- Jan Ornoch   Poland DNF
- Jean-Claude Decosse   France DNF
- José Oliveros   Mexico DNF
- Karl-Heinz Merschenz   Canada DNF
- Ion Benga   Romania DNS
- Andrzej Siennicki   Poland DNS
- Winicjusz Nowosielski   Poland DNS
- Vasile Dumitrescu   Romania DNS
- Yuri Penalba   Nicaragua DNS
- Ilia Popov   Bulgaria DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 December 2017.

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