Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Men's 5000 metres
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 7 (final)
Competitors 41 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1932 1948»
Athletics at the
1936 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 5000 metres event at the 1936 Olympic Games took place August 4 and August 7. The final was won by Finn Gunnar Höckert in Olympic record time.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The fastest five runners in each of the three heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Umberto Cerati Italy 15:01.0
2 Harry Siefert Denmark 15:02.8
3 Don Lash United States 15:04.4
4 Ilmari Salminen Finland 15:06.6
5 Aubrey Reeve Great Britain 15:06.8
6 Åke Jansson Sweden 15:10.0
7 Raymond Lefebvre France 15:15.4
8 Edmund Stadler Germany 15:17.0
9 István Simon Hungary 15:25.0
10 Scotty Rankine Canada
11 Friedrich Fischer Austria
12 Ivan Krevs Yugoslavia 15:40.0
13 Mohamed Ahmed Abu Sobea Egypt
14 Gottfried Utiger Switzerland
15 Raunaq Singh Gill India

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gunnar Höckert Finland 15:10.2
2 Frank Close Great Britain 15:10.6
3 Józef Noji Poland 15:11.2
4 Bror Hellström Sweden 15:12.0
5 Rolf Hansen Norway 15:12.6
6 René Lécuron France 15:14.2
7 Henry Nielsen Denmark 15:25.0
8 Karl-Heinz Becker Germany 15:27.0
9 Tom Deckard United States
10 János Kelen Hungary 15:35.0
11 Hideo Tanaka Japan
12 Oscar Van Rumst Belgium
13 Valentín González Mexico

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Henry Jonsson Sweden 14:54.0
2 Kohei Murakoso Japan 14:56.6
3 Peter Ward Great Britain 14:59.0
4 Lauri Lehtinen Finland 15:00.0
5 Louis Zamperini United States 15:02.2
6 Salvatore Mastroieni Italy 15:02.2
7 Roger Rochard France 15:12.2
8 Cecil Matthews New Zealand
9 Jenő Szilágyi Hungary 15:20.6
10 Max Syring Germany
11 Milton Wallace Canada
12 Hernando Navarrete Colombia
13 Michel Medinger, Sr. Luxembourg

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Gunnar Höckert Finland 14:22.2 OR
2nd Lauri Lehtinen Finland 14:25.8
3rd Henry Jonsson Sweden 14:29.0
4 Kohei Murakoso Japan 14:30.0
5 Józef Noji Poland 14:33.4
6 Ilmari Salminen Finland 14:39.8
7 Umberto Cerati Italy 14:44.4
8 Louis Zamperini United States 14:46.8
9 Rolf Hansen Norway 14:48.0
10 Harry Siefert Denmark 14:48.4
11 Peter Ward Great Britain 14:57.2
12 Frank Close Great Britain
13 Don Lash United States
14 Bror Hellström Sweden
Aubrey Reeve Great Britain DNF

Key: DNF = Did not finish, OR = Olympic record

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