Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Men's 20 kilometre walk
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 2
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 20 kilometres walk race walk event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 2. The event was held in a final only format.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Vladimir Golubnichy Soviet Union 1:34:07.2
2 Noel Freeman Australia 1:34:16.4
3 Stan Vickers Great Britain 1:34:56.4
4 Dieter Lindner Germany 1:35:33.8
5 Norman Read New Zealand 1:36:59.0
6 Lennart Back Sweden 1:37:17.0
7 John Ljunggren Sweden 1:37:59.0
8 Ladislav Moc Czechoslovakia 1:38:32.4
9 Alex Oakley Canada 1:38:46.0
10 Eric Hall Great Britain 1:38:54.0
11 Ronald Crawford Australia 1:39:16.2
12 Henri Delerue France 1:39:37.6
13 George Hazle South Africa 1:40:16.2
14 Lennart Carlsson Sweden 1:40:25.0
15 Tommy Kristensen Denmark 1:41:07.6
16 Hannes Koch Germany 1:41:53.4
17 Louis Marquis Switzerland 1:41:59.6
18 Charles Sowa Luxembourg 1:42:43.8
19 Ron Zinn United States 1:42:47.0
20 Zora Singh India 1:43:19.8
21 Stefano Serchinich Italy 1:43:58.6
22 Luigi De Rosso Italy 1:45:04.2
23 Bob Mimm United States 1:45:09.0
24 Rudy Haluza United States 1:45:11.0
25 Leo Rosschou Denmark 1:46:35.8
26 Gianni Corsaro Italy 1:46:47.2
27 Khalifa Bahroumi Tunisia 1:47:09.6
28 Naoui Zlassi Tunisia 1:55:21.0
- Ajit Singh India DQ
- Anatoly Vedyakov Soviet Union DQ
- Mohamed Ben Lazhar Tunisia DQ
- Gabriel Reymond Switzerland DQ
- Gennady Solodov Soviet Union DQ
- Siegfried Lefanczik Germany DQ
- Tibor Balajcza Hungary DQ
- Ken Matthews Great Britain DNF

Key: DQ = disqualified; DNF = did not finish

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