Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Men's 10,000 metres
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 20 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1948 1956»
Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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
steeplechase
men
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 10,000 metres event at the 1952 Olympic Games took place July 20. The final was won by Czechoslovakian Emil Zátopek.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st Emil Zátopek Czechoslovakia 29:17.0 OR
2nd Alain Mimoun France 29:32.8
3rd Aleksandr Anufriyev Soviet Union 29:48.2
4 Hannu Posti Finland 29:51.4
5 Frank Sando Great Britain 29:51.8
6 Valter Nyström Sweden 29:54.8
7 Gordon Pirie Great Britain 30:04.2
8 Fred Norris Great Britain 30:09.8
9 Ivan Pozhidayev Soviet Union 30:13.4
10 Martin Stokken Norway 30:22.2
11 Nikifor Popov Soviet Union 30:24.2
12 Bertil Albertsson Sweden 30:34.6
13 Bertil Karlsson Sweden 30:35.8
14 Béla Juhász Hungary 30:39.6
15 Osman Coşgül Turkey 30:42.4
16 Väinö Koskela Finland 30:43.0
17 Ould Lamine Abdallah France 30:53.0
18 Franjo Mihalić Yugoslavia 30:53.2
19 Hugo Niskanen Finland 30:59.6
20 Curt Stone United States 31:02.6
21 Fred Wilt United States 31:04.0
22 Marcel Vandewattyne Belgium 31:15.8
23 Raúl Inostroza Chile 31:28.6
24 Thyge Thøgersen Denmark 31:47.8
25 Ahmed Ben Labidi France 31:52.2
26 Kristján Jóhannsson Iceland 32:00.0
27 Helmuth Perz Austria 32:13.2
28 Bill Keith South Africa 32:32.4
29 Alphonse Vandenrydt Belgium 33:13.4
30 Abdul Rashid Pakistan 33:50.4
31 Luis Velásquez Guatemala 35:34.0
32 Trần Văn Lý Vietnam 37:33.0
Les Perry Australia DNF

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

References[edit]