1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's marathon

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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
 

The Men's Marathon at the inaugural 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland was held on August 14, 1983.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medallist Robert de Castella (right) shakes hands with bronze medallist Waldemar Cierpinski after the race
Gold Australia Robert de Castella
Australia (AUS)
Silver Ethiopia Kebede Balcha
Ethiopia (ETH)
Bronze East Germany Waldemar Cierpinski
East Germany (GDR)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
WL world leading
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  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:08:18 December 6, 1981 Japan Fukuoka, Japan
Event Record New event
Season Best  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:08:37 April 9, 1983 Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
Broken records at the 1983 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:10:03 August 14, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland

Intermediates[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1  Robert de Castella (AUS) 2:10:03
2  Kebede Balcha (ETH) 2:10:27
3  Waldemar Cierpinski (GDR) 2:10:37
4  Kjell-Erik Ståhl (SWE) 2:10:38 NR
5  Agapius Masong (TAN) 2:10:42
6  Armand Parmentier (BEL) 2:10:57
7  Gianni Poli (ITA) 2:11:05 NR
8  Hugh Jones (GBR) 2:11:15
9  Karel Lismont (BEL) 2:11:24
10  Stig Roar Husby (NOR) 2:11:29 NR
11  Art Boileau (CAN) 2:11:30
12  Juan Carlos Traspaderne (ESP) 2:11:34 NR
13  Marco Marchei (ITA) 2:11:47
14  Pertti Tiainen (FIN) 2:12:11
15  Juma Ikangaa (TAN) 2:13:11
16  Ryszard Marczak (POL) 2:13:20
17  Svend-Erik Kristensen (DEN) 2:13:34
18  Ron Tabb (USA) 2:13:38
19  Henrik Jørgensen (DEN) 2:14:10
20  Hans Joachim Truppel (GDR) 2:14:20
21  Ricardo Ortega (ESP) 2:14:46
22  Tommy Persson (SWE) 2:14:57
23  Bruno Lafranchi (SUI) 2:14:58
24  Dave Edge (CAN) 2:15:43
25  Yuriy Pleshkov (URS) 2:15:50
26  Øyvind Dahl (NOR) 2:16:02
27  Paul Ballinger (NZL) 2:16:06
28  Jürgen Eberding (GDR) 2:16:55
29  Gerard Nijboer (NED) 2:16:59
30  Frederik Vandervennet (BEL) 2:17:11
31  Trevor Wright (NZL) 2:17:31
32  Mehmet Terzi (TUR) 2:17:56
33  Delfim Moreira (POR) 2:18:27
34  Li Jong-Hyong (PRK) 2:18:51
35  Yoshihiro Nishimura (JPN) 2:18:56
36  Cidalio Caetano (POR) 2:19:21
37  John Skøvbjerg (DEN) 2:19:44
38  Jeff Coole (AUS) 2:20:25
39  Benji Durden (USA) 2:20:38
40  So Chang-Sik (PRK) 2:20:43
41  Wilson Theleso (BOT) 2:21:36 NR
42  Hideki Kita (JPN) 2:21:37
43  Baikuntha Manandhar (NEP) 2:21:43
44  Henrik Sandström (FIN) 2:21:56
45  Rudi Verriet (NED) 2:22:07
46  Dominique Chauvelier (FRA) 2:23:25
47  Djama Robleh (DJI) 2:24:04
48  Gerry Helme (GBR) 2:25:02
49  Sam Hlawe (SWZ) 2:26:42
50  Jan-Iwar Westlund (SWE) 2:27:05
51  Carlos Carvajal (CHI) 2:27:30
52  Don Greig (NZL) 2:27:37
53  Luis Tipán (ECU) 2:28:30
54  Palmireno Benjamin Campos (BRA) 2:29:41
55  Jan Fjaerestad (NOR) 2:30:58
56  Tavares Silva (POR) 2:31:31
57  Syrja Dalipi (ALB) 2:31:40
58  Raymond Swan (BER) 2:33:20
59  Chang-Ming Chen (TPE) 2:34:00
60  Agust Thorsteinsson (ISL) 2:34:05
61  José Jaime Hernández (ESA) 2:34:26
62  Michael Lekhelsi (LES) 2:52:01
63  Said Toumane (COM) 3:03:10
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
 Ahmet Altun (TUR) DNF
 Santiago de la Parte (ESP) DNF
 Mike Gratton (GBR) DNF
 Gerhard Hartmann (AUT) DNF
 Yair Karni (ISR) DNF
 Koshiro Kawaguchi (JPN) DNF
 Louis Kenny (IRL) DNF
 Ramón López (PAR) DNF
 Alfredo Maravilla (ARG) DNF
 Ed Mendoza (USA) DNF
 Giampaolo Messina (ITA) DNF
 Dereje Nedi (ETH) DNF
 Peter Quance (CAN) DNF
 Ahmed Salah (DJI) DNF
 Carlos Victorino (MEX) DNF
 Grenville Wood (AUS) DNF
 Antonio Villanueva (MEX) DNF
 Ralf Salzmann (FRG) DNF

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