Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 kilometres walk
|Men's 10 kilometres walk
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
|Venue||Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir|
|Dates||July 9 & 11 (semifinals)
July 13 (final)
|Competitors||23 from 13 nations|
|Athletics at the
1924 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|3000 m steeplechase||men|
|4×100 m relay||men|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|3000 m team race||men|
|10 km walk||men|
The men's 10 kilometres walk event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. It was the only racewalking event at this Games. After 1924, the 10 kilometre walk would not be held again until 1948. The competition was held from Wednesday, July 9, 1924 to Sunday, July 13, 1924.
The races were held on the track which was as for all other events of 500 metres in circumference.
Twenty-three race walkers from 13 nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||45:26.4||Aage Rasmussen||?||1918|
|Olympic Record||46:28.4||George Goulding||Stockholm (SWE)||August 11, 1912|
The first semi-final was held on Wednesday, July 9, 1924. The best five finishers qualified for the final.
|1||Gordon Goodwin (GBR)||49:04.0||Q|
|2||Donato Pavesi (ITA)||49:09.0||Q|
|3||Harry Hinkel (USA)||Q|
|4||Luigi Bosatra (ITA)||Q|
|5||Henri Clermont (FRA)||Q|
|—||Edward Freeman (CAN)||DSQ|
|Ernie Austen (AUS)||DSQ|
|Harry Keemink (NED)||DSQ|
|Arvīds Ķibilds (LAT)||DSQ|
|Alfrēds Ruks (LAT)||DSQ|
|Daniel Eslava (MEX)||DSQ|
|Rudolf Kühnel (AUT)||DSQ|
The second semi-final was held on Friday, July 11, 1924. After a protest against his disqualification Rudolf Kühnel was allowed to start also in this race - he was disqualified again. The best five finishers qualified for the final.
|1||Ugo Frigerio (ITA)||49:15.6||Q|
|2||Cecil McMaster (RSA)||Q|
|3||Arthur Tell Schwab (SUI)||Q|
|4||Armando Valente (ITA)||Q|
|5||Ernie Clark (GBR)||Q|
|—||François Decrombecque (FRA)||DSQ|
|Alfrēds Kalniņš (LAT)||DSQ|
|Philip Grandville (CAN)||DSQ|
|Charles Foster (USA)||DSQ|
|Gordon Watts (GBR)||DSQ|
|Mihály Fekete (HUN)||DSQ|
|Rudolf Kühnel (AUT)||DSQ|
The final was held on Sunday, July 13, 1924.
|1||Ugo Frigerio (ITA)||47:49.0|
|2||Gordon Goodwin (GBR)||48:37.9|
|3||Cecil McMaster (RSA)||49:08.0|
|4||Donato Pavesi (ITA)||49:17.0|
|5||Arthur Tell Schwab (SUI)||49:50.0|
|6||Ernie Clark (GBR)||49:59.2|
|7||Armando Valente (ITA)||50:07.0|
|8||Luigi Bosatra (ITA)||50:09.0|
|9||Harry Hinkel (USA)||50:16.8|
|10||Henri Clermont (FRA)||51:41.6|
- Olympic Report
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 9 October 2008.