Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Men's 10,000 metres
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates July 31, 1932
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1928 1936»
Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 10,000 metres long distance event at the 1932 Summer Olympics took place on July 31 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.


The race was contested in a final only format, no heats.


Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Janusz Kusociński Poland 30:11.4 OR
2nd Volmari Iso-Hollo Finland 30:12.6
3rd Lasse Virtanen Finland 30:35.0
4 Billy Savidan New Zealand 31:09.0
5 Max Syring Germany 31:35.0
6 Jean-Gunnar Lindgren Sweden 31:37.0
7 Juan Morales Mexico 32:03.0
8 Cliff Bricker Canada
9 Masamichi Kitamoto Japan
10 Shoichiro Takenaka Japan
11 José Ribas Argentina
12 Fernando Cicarelli Argentina
13 Adalberto Cardoso Brazil
- Eino Pentti United States DNF
- Tom Ottey United States DNF
- Lou Gregory United States DNF

Key: OR = Olympic record; DNF = did not finish