Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres team race

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Men's 3000 metres team race
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Olympisch Stadion
Dates August 21–22
Competitors 31 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1912 1924»
Athletics at the
1920 Summer Olympics
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The men's 3000 metres team event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. It was the second appearance of a 3000 metre team race event after the debut in 1912, but the fifth time that a team contest was arranged at the Olympics. The competition was held on Saturday, August 21, 1920 and on Sunday, August 22, 1920.

31 runners from six nations competed.

According to the International Olympic Committee medal database only the best three runners of each team were awarded with medals.

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Both semi-finals were held on Saturday, August 21, 1920.

Semifinal 1

Team result

Place Team Scores Qual.
1 2 3 Total
1  Great Britain (GBR) 2 4 5 11 Q
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 3 8 12 Q
3  Italy (ITA) 6 9 10 25 Q
4  Belgium (BEL) 7 11 12 30

Individual race result

Place Athlete Score
1  Sven Lundgren (SWE) 1
2  Duncan McPhee (GBR) 2
3  John Zander (SWE) 3
4  Joe Blewitt (GBR) 4
5  William Seagrove (GBR) 5
6  Ernesto Ambrosini (ITA) 6
7  Julien Van Campenhout (BEL) 7
8  Eric Backman (SWE) 8
9  Augusto Maccario (ITA) 9
10  Carlo Speroni (ITA) 10
11  Edvin Wide (SWE)
12  Percy Hodge (GBR)
13  James Hatton (GBR)
14  Claude Otterbeen (BEL) 11
15  Carlo Martinenghi (ITA)
16  Lucien Bangels (BEL) 12
17  Josef Holsner (SWE)
18  François Vyncke (BEL)
19  Pierre Trullemans (BEL)
20  Henri Smets (BEL)

Semifinal 2

Team result:

Place Team Scores Qual.
1 2 3 Total
1  France (FRA) 1 2 4 7 Q
2  United States (USA) 3 5 6 14 Q

Individual race result:

Place Athlete Score
1  Edmond Brossard (FRA) 1
2  Armand Burtin (FRA) 2
3  Horace Brown (USA) 3
4  Gaston Heuet (FRA) 4
5  Michael Devaney (USA) 5
6  Ivan Dresser (USA) 6
7  Lawrence Shields (USA)
8  Arlie Schardt (USA)
9  Lucien Duquesne (FRA)
10  René Vignaud (FRA)

Final[edit]

The final was held on Sunday, August 22, 1920.

Team result:

Place Team Scores
1 2 3 Total
1  United States (USA) 1 3 6 10
2  Great Britain (GBR) 5 7 8 20
3  Sweden (SWE) 2 10 12 24
4  France (FRA) 4 11 15 30
5  Italy (ITA) 9 13 14 36

Individual race result:

Place Athlete Score
1  Horace Brown (USA) 1
2  Eric Backman (SWE) 2
3  Arlie Schardt (USA) 3
4  Armand Burtin (FRA) 4
5  Joe Blewitt (GBR) 5
6  Ivan Dresser (USA) 6
7  Albert Hill (GBR) 7
8  Lawrence Shields (USA)
9  William Seagrove (GBR) 8
10  James Hatton (GBR)
11  Ernesto Ambrosini (ITA) 9
12  Michael Devaney (USA)
13  Sven Lundgren (SWE) 10
14  Gaston Heuet (FRA) 11
15  Edvin Wide (SWE) 12
16  Augusto Maccario (ITA) 13
17  Carlo Speroni (ITA) 14
18  Edmond Brossard (FRA) 15
19  Carlo Martinenghi (ITA)
20  Josef Holsner (SWE)
21  Lucien Duquesne (FRA)
 Duncan McPhee (GBR) DNF
 René Vignaud (FRA) DNF

References[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 16 August 2007.