Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 1 (heats)
September 3 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
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

The men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place between September 1 and September 3.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Nikolay Sokolov Soviet Union 8:43.56
2 Gunnar Karlsson-Tjörnebo Sweden 8:48.77
3 Hans Hüneke Germany 8:50.59
4 Georgios Papavasileiou Greece 8:51.46
5 Phil Coleman United States 8:56.72
6 Vlastimil Brlica Czechoslovakia 9:00.07
7 Attila Simon Hungary 9:02.79
8 Guy Texereau France 9:04.23
9 Walter Kammermann Switzerland 9:11.8
10 Eric Shirley Great Britain 9:14.8
11 Joaquim Ferreira Portugal 9:30.2

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Poland 8:49.92
2 Ludwig Müller Germany 8:49.86
3 Aleksandr Konov Soviet Union 8:50.19
4 George Young United States 8:50.93
5 Bohumír Zháňal Czechoslovakia 8:53.01
6 Dave Chapman Great Britain 8:53.24
7 Pentti Karvonen Finland 9:04.91
8 José Fernández Spain 9:12.8
9 Mubarak Shah Pakistan 9:20.0
10 Alfredo Tinoco Mexico 9:38.0

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Semyon Rzhishchin Soviet Union 8:48.11
2 Deacon Jones United States 8:49.32
3 Gaston Roelants Belgium 8:49.52
4 Hermann Buhl Germany 8:49.56
5 Lage Tedenby Sweden 8:52.94
6 Franc Hafner Yugoslavia 8:55.68
7 Jerzy Chromik Poland 9:06.68
8 Michael Palmer Great Britain 9:10.68
9 Gerhart Hecker Hungary 9:12.4
10 Cahit Önel Turkey 9:14.6
11 Mohamed Lahcen Morocco 9:29.4

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Poland 8:34.30 OR
2 Nikolay Sokolov Soviet Union 8:36.55
3 Semyon Rzhishchin Soviet Union 8:42.34
4 Gaston Roelants Belgium 8:47.45
5 Gunnar Karlsson-Tjörnebo Sweden 8:58.87
6 Ludwig Müller Germany 9:01.57
7 Deacon Jones United States 9:18.22
8 Aleksandr Konov Soviet Union 9:18.23
- Hans Hüneke Germany DNF

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

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