Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Athletics at the
1956 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
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 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

These are the official results of the Men's 20 km Walk at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. There were a total number of 21 participants from 10 nations.

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
Med 1.png  Leonid Spirin (URS) 1:31:27.4
Med 2.png  Antanas Mikenas (URS) 1:32:03.0
Med 3.png  Bruno Junk (URS) 1:32:12.0
4.  John Ljunggren (SWE) 1:32:24.0
5.  Stan Vickers (GBR) 1:32:34.2
6.  Donald Keane (AUS) 1:33:52.0
7.  George Coleman (GBR) 1:34:01.8
8.  Roland Hardy (GBR) 1:34:40.4
9.  Giuseppe Dordoni (ITA) 1:35:00.4
10.  Ted Allsopp (AUS) 1:35:43.0
11.  Abdon Pamich (ITA) 1:36:03.6
12.  Henry Laskau (USA) 1:38:46.8
13.  Ronald Crawford (AUS) 1:39:35.0
14.  Dumitru Parachivescu (ROU) 1:39:57.4
15.  Ion Barbu (ROU) 1:41:37.8
16.  Bruce MacDonald (USA) 1:43:25.6
17.  James Hewson (USA) 1:46:24.8
 Josef Dolezal (TCH) DNF
 Alexander Oakley (CAN) DNF
 Dieter Lindner (EUA) DSQ
 Lars Hindmar (SWE) DSQ

References[edit]