Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 3 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games took place August 3 and August 5. The final was won by Swede Tore Sjöstrand. Sjöstrand's compatriots, Erik Elmsäter and Göte Hagström took 2nd and 3rd place.




Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st Tore Sjöstrand Sweden 9:04.6
2nd Erik Elmsäter Sweden 9:08.2
3rd Göte Hagström Sweden 9:11.8
4 Alexis Guyodo France 9:13.6
5 Pentti Siltaloppi Finland 9:19.6
6 Petar Šegedin Yugoslavia 9:20.4
7 Browning Ross United States 9:24.1
8 Constantino Miranda Spain 9:26.6
9 Robert Everaert Belgium 9:28.2
10 Aarne Kainlauri Finland 9:29.0
11 Roger Chesneau France 9:30.2
Raphaël Pujazon France DNF

Key: DNF = Did not finish