Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 kilometres walk
|Men's 10 kilometres walk
at the Games of the V Olympiad
The final with George Goulding in the middle.
|Venue||Stockholm Olympic Stadium|
|Dates||July 8 (semifinals)
July 11 (final)
|Competitors||22 from 12 nations|
|Athletics at the
1912 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|4×100 m relay||men|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|3000 m team race||men|
|10 km walk||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
|2-hand shot put||men|
The men's 10 kilometres walk was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second appearance of racewalking, which had debuted at the previous games with the 10 mile and 3500 metre walks. The 10 kilometre was the only racewalking event in 1912. The competition was held on Monday, July 8, 1912 and on Thursday, July 11, 1912.
Twenty-two racewalkers from twelve nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in hours) prior to the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Both semi-finals were held on Monday, July 8, 1912.
|1||George Goulding (CAN)||47:14.5||QF|
|2||Ernest Webb (GBR)||47:25.4||QF|
|3||Aage Rasmussen (DEN)||48:15.8||QF|
|4||Fernando Altimani (ITA)||48:54.2||QF|
|5||William Palmer (GBR)||51:21.0||QF|
|6||Samuel Schwartz (USA)||53:30.8|
|7||Edward Renz (USA)||53:30.8|
|—||Kaarel Lukk (RUS)||Did not finish|
|Rudolf Richter (BOH)||Did not finish|
|Eduard Hermann (RUS)||Disqualified|
|1||William Yates (GBR)||49:43.6||QF|
|2||Arthur St. Norman (RSA)||50:17.9||QF|
|3||Thomas Dumbill (GBR)||50:57.6||QF|
|4||Vilhelm Gylche (DEN)||51:13.8||QF|
|5||Frederick Kaiser (USA)||51:31.8||QF|
|6||Alfred Voellmeke (USA)||52:29.0|
|7||Rolando Salinas (CHI)||55:02.0|
|8||Henrik Ripszám (HUN)||55:20.6|
|9||Aleksis Aide (RUS)||59:24.4|
|—||István Drubina (HUN)||Did not finish|
|Robert Bridge (GBR)||Disqualified|
|William Murray (ANZ)||Disqualified|
|Niels Petersen (DEN)||Disqualified|
The final was held on Thursday, July 11, 1912.
|1||George Goulding (CAN)||46:28.4|
|2||Ernest Webb (GBR)||46:50.4|
|3||Fernando Altimani (ITA)||47:37.6|
|4||Aage Rasmussen (DEN)||48:00.0|
|—||Vilhelm Gylche (DEN)||Did not finish|
|Frederick Kaiser (USA)||Did not finish|
|William Palmer (GBR)||Did not finish|
|Thomas Dumbill (GBR)||Disqualified|
|Arthur St. Norman (RSA)||Disqualified|
|William Yates (GBR)||Disqualified|
- Bergvall, Erik (ed.) (1913). Adams-Ray, Edward (trans.)., ed. The Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912. Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand.
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich". Retrieved 3 January 2007. (Polish)