Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
|Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
|Venue||Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir|
|Dates||July 7 (semifinals)
July 9 (final)
|Competitors||19 from 9 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 3000 metres steeplechase event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Monday, July 7, 1924 and on Wednesday, July 9, 1924.
As for all other races the track was 500 metres in circumference.
Nineteen runners from nine nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||9:33.4(*)||Paul Bontemps||Paris (FRA)||June 9, 1924|
|Olympic Record||10:00.4||Percy Hodge||Antwerp (BEL)||August 20, 1920|
All semi-finals were held on Monday, July 7, 1924.
The best three finishers of every heat qualified for the final.
|1||Elias Katz (FIN)||9:43.8||Q OR|
|2||Paul Bontemps (FRA)||9:47.2||Q|
|3||Evelyn Montague (GBR)||9:48.0||Q|
|4||Nestori Järvelä (FIN)|
|5||Russell Payne (USA)|
|6||Georges Leclerc (FRA)||10:20.0|
|7||Antenore Negri (ITA)|
|1||Albert Isola (FRA)||9:57.8||Q|
|2||Mike Devaney (USA)||Q|
|3||Kalle Ebb (FIN)||Q|
|4||Ernesto Ambrosini (ITA)|
|5||David Cummings (GBR)|
|6||Len Richardson (RSA)|
|7||Sean Kelly (IRL)|
|1||Ville Ritola (FIN)||9:59.0||Q|
|2||Marvin Rick (USA)||10:11.0||Q|
|3||Sidney Newey (GBR)||Q|
|4||Maurice Deconninck (FRA)||10:19.0|
|5||Stanisław Ziffer (POL)||10:38.4|
The final was held on Wednesday, July 9, 1924.
|1||Ville Ritola (FIN)||9:33.6 OR|
|2||Elias Katz (FIN)||9:44.0|
|3||Paul Bontemps (FRA)||9:45.2|
|4||Marvin Rick (USA)||9:56.4|
|5||Kalle Ebb (FIN)||9:57.5|
|6||Evelyn Montague (GBR)||9:58.0|
|7||Mike Devaney (USA)||10:01.0|
|8||Albert Isola (FRA)||10:14.8|
|9||Sidney Newey (GBR)|
- Olympic Report
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich". Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2008. (Polish)