1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's 20 kilometres race walk event at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. The race was held on 7 August 1983.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Mexico Ernesto Canto
Mexico (MEX)
Silver Czechoslovakia Jozef Pribilinec
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Bronze Soviet Union Yevgeniy Yevsyukov
Soviet Union (URS)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Domingo Colin (MEX) 1:19.35 April 27, 1980 Soviet Union Cherkasy, Soviet Union
Event Record New event
Broken records during the 1983 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:20.49 August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland

Intermediates[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:20:49
2nd  Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 1:20:59
3rd  Yevgeniy Yevsyukov (URS) 1:21:08
4  Josep Marín (ESP) 1:21:21
5  Gérard Lelièvre (FRA) 1:21:37 NR
6  Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:21:54
7  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:21:57
8  Guillaume LeBlanc (CAN) 1:22:04 NR
9  Raúl González (MEX) 1:22:06
10  Roland Wieser (GDR) 1:22:14
11  Anatoliy Gorshkov (URS) 1:22:34
12  Reima Salonen (FIN) 1:22:51
13  Pyotr Pochenchuk (URS) 1:24:55
14  Ralf Kowalsky (GDR) 1:25:13
15  Dave Smith (AUS) 1:25:23
16  Enrique Vera (MEX) 1:25:27
17  Alik Basriev (BUL) 1:25:49
18  Carlo Mattioli (ITA) 1:25:53
19  Jim Heiring (USA) 1:25:55
20  Marcel Jobin (CAN) 1:26:13
21  Erling Andersen (NOR) 1:26:39
22  Michael Bonke (GDR) 1:26:57
23  José Pinto (POR) 1:27:10
24  Alessandro Pezzatini (ITA) 1:27:15
25  Phil Vesty (GBR) 1:27:20
26  Martial Fesselier (FRA) 1:27:39
27  Roman Mrázek (TCH) 1:27:46
28  Jordi Llopart (ESP) 1:27:49
29  Simon Baker (AUS) 1:28:09
30  Willi Sawall (AUS) 1:28:16
31  Per Rasmussen (SWE) 1:28:51
32  Matti Katila (FIN) 1:29:14
33  Lars Ove Moen (NOR) 1:29:16
34  Francisco Botonero (ESP) 1:29:42
35  Abdelwahab Ferguene (ALG) 1:29:53
36  Tim Lewis (USA) 1:30:10
37  Roger Mills (GBR) 1:30:25
38  Shemsu Hassan (ETH) 1:30:36
39  Kevin Taylor (NZL) 1:30:38
40  Li Guangxing (CHN) 1:31:02
41  Ian McCombie (GBR) 1:31:14
42  Ram Chand (IND) 1:31:32
43  Jiang Shaohong (CHN) 1:31:43
44  Petri Makela (FIN) 1:32:21
45  Benamar Kachkouche (ALG) 1:32:33
46  Takehiro Sonohara (JPN) 1:33:45
47  Sergio Gutierrez (CRC) 1:33:59
48  Joseph Martens (BEL) 1:34:39
49  Santiago Fonseca (HON) 1:35:07
50  Shane Donelly (NZL) 1:35:21
51  Osvaldo Morejon (BOL) 1:36:37
52  Per Nielsen (DEN) 1:38:52
53  Stefano Casali (SMR) 1:39:41
54  Nadarajan Rengasamy (SIN) 1:51:35
55  Uaongo Areai (COK) 2:05:13
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
 Marco Evoniuk (USA) DNF
 François Lapointe (CAN) DNF
 Keith Olsthoom (NZL) DNF
DISQUALIFIED (DSQ)
 Bo Gustafsson (SWE) DSQ
 Burhan Vurgun (TUR) DSQ
DID NOT START (DNS)
 Jan Staaf (SWE) DNS
 Zhang Fuxin (CHN) DNS

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