1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Events at the
1991 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 women
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
10 km walk 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 km Walk event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with the final held on Saturday August 24, 1991 with the start at 08:30h local time.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Italy Maurizio Damilano
Italy (ITA)
Silver Soviet Union Mikhail Shchennikov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Soviet Union Yevgeniy Misyulya
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 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:18.13 September 16, 1990 Germany Hildesheim, Germany
Event Record  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:20.45 August 30, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Broken records during the 1991 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:19.37 August 24, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan

Intermediates[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:19:37 CR
Med 2.png  Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 1:19:46
Med 3.png  Yevgeniy Misyulya (URS) 1:20:22
4.  Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 1:20:29
5.  Valentí Massana (ESP) 1:20:29
6.  Robert Ihly (GER) 1:20:52
7.  Walter Arena (ITA) 1:21:01
8.  Li Mingcai (CHN) 1:21:15
9.  Thierry Toutain (FRA) 1:21:22
10.  Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 1:21:32
11.  Axel Noack (GER) 1:21:35
12.  Carlos Mercenario (MEX) 1:21:37
13.  Igor Kollár (TCH) 1:21:44
14.  Sándor Urbanik (HUN) 1:21:57
15.  Roman Mrazek (TCH) 1:22:03
16.  Ronald Weigel (GER) 1:22:18
17.  Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:22:34
18.  José Urbano (POR) 1:23:09
19.  Héctor Moreno (COL) 1:23:27
20.  Nick A'Hern (AUS) 1:23:44
21.  Miguel Ángel Prieto (ESP) 1:24:06
22.  Tim Berrett (CAN) 1:24:10
23.  Vladimir Ostrovskiy (ISR) 1:24:35
24.  Marcelo Palma (BRA) 1:24:54
25.  Sérgio Galdino (BRA) 1:25:20
26.  Artur Shumak (URS) 1:25:22
27.  Ian McCombie (GBR) 1:25:30
28.  Gyula Dudás (HUN) 1:25:52
29.  Bobby O'Leary (IRL) 1:29:28
30.  Stefan Johansson (SWE) 1:29:47
31.  Tim Lewis (USA) 1:30:55
32.  Santiago Fonseca (HON) 1:38:36
 Joel Sánchez (MEX) DNF
 Claudio Luiz Bertolino (BRA) DNF
 Guillaume LeBlanc (CAN) DSQ
 Daniel Plaza (ESP) DSQ
 Hirofumi Sakai (JPN) DSQ

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