Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon

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Men's marathon
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Venue Amsterdam
Dates August 5
Competitors 69 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    France
Silver medal    Chile
Bronze medal    Finland
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Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
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men
4×100 m relay men women
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Triple jump men
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Men's Marathon event at the 1928 Summer Olympics took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sunday, August 5, 1928. The race started on 15.14h local time. A total number of 57 athletes completed the race, with Willem van der Steen from the Netherlands finishing in last position in 3:29:21. There were 69 competitors from 23 countries. Twelve of them did not finish.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Boughera El Ouafi (FRA) 2:32:57
2  Manuel Plaza (CHI) 2:33:23
3  Martti Marttelin (FIN) 2:35:02
4  Kanematsu Yamada (JPN) 2:35:29
5  Joie Ray (USA) 2:36:04
6  Seiichiro Tsuda (JPN) 2:36:20
7  Yrjö Korholin-Koski (FIN) 2:36:40
8  Sam Ferris (GBR) 2:37:41
9  Albert Michelsen (USA) 2:38:56
10  Clifford Bricker (CAN) 2:39:24
11  Harry Wood (GBR) 2:41:15
12  Verner Laaksonen (FIN) 2:41:35
13  Harry Payne (GBR) 2:42:39
14  Eino Rastas (FIN) 2:43:08
15  Väinö Sipilä (FIN) 2:43:08
16  Alois Krof (TCH) 2:43:18
17  John Miles (CAN) 2:43:32
18  Léon Broers (BEL) 2:44:37
19  Hans Stelges (GER) 2:45:27
20  Duncan Wright (GBR) 2:45:30
21  Herbert Bignall (GBR) 2:45:44
22  Ernest Harper (GBR) 2:45:44
23  Jean Gérault (FRA) 2:46:08
24  Ilmari Kuokka (FIN) 2:46:34
25  Gustav Kinn (SWE) 2:47:35
26  Silas McLellan (CAN) 2:49:33
27  Clarence DeMar (USA) 2:50:42
28  Marcel Denis (FRA) 2:51:15
29  Guillaume Tell (FRA) 2:51:18
30  Henri Landheer (NED) 2:51:59
31  Paul Hempel (GER) 2:52:01
32  Aurelio Terrazas (MEX) 2:52:22
33  František Zyka (TCH) 2:52:42
34  Giuseppe Ferrera (ITA) 2:53:10
35  José Torres (MEX) 2:54:00
36  Johan Støa (NOR) 2:54:15
37  Gerard Steuers (BEL) 2:54:48
38  Arturs Motmillers (LAT) 2:56:45
39  James Henigan (USA) 2:56:50
40  Martinus Steytler (RSA) 2:57:21
41  Harvey Frick (USA) 2:57:24
42  Jean Linsen (BEL) 2:58:08
43  Frank Hughes (CAN) 2:58:12
44  William Agee (USA) 2:58:50
45  Percy Wyer (CAN) 2:58:52
46  Georg Hörger (GER) 2:59:01
47  Hans Schneider (GER) 2:59:36
48  Juichi Nagatani (JPN) 3:03:34
49  József Galambos (HUN) 3:05:58
50  Paul Gerhardt (GER) 3:09:30
51  Gottlieb Bach (DEN) 3:10:10
52  Emilio Ferrer (ESP) 3:11:05
53  Dimitrije Stefanović (YUG) 3:11:35
54  Joop Vermeulen (NED) 3:13:47
55  Pleun van Leenen (NED) 3:14:37
56  Jean Marien (BEL) 3:16:13
57  Willem van der Steen (NED) 3:19:53
 Axel Elofs (SWE) DNF
 Aksel Madsen (DEN) DNF
 Hans Olsen (DEN) DNF
 Vintilǎ Cristescu (ROU) DNF
 Romeo Bertini (ITA) DNF
 Attilio Conton (ITA) DNF
 Stefano Natale (ITA) DNF
 Vilis Cimmermans (LAT) DNF
 Karl Laas (EST) DNF
 Teun Sprong (NED) DNF
 Bram Groeneweg (NED) DNF
 Franz Wanderer (GER) DNF

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