Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 18 October
Competitors 39 from 20 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Sweden
«1960 1968»
Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 50 kilometres walk was the longer of the two men's race walking events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo, as well as the longest event on the program. It was held on 18 October 1964. 39 athletes from 20 nations entered, with 34 starting and 31 finishing.

Results[edit]

12 walkers beat the old Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Abdon Pamich Italy 4:11:12.4 OR
2 Paul Nihill Great Britain 4:11:31.2
3 Ingvar Pettersson Sweden 4:14:17.4
4 Burkhard Leuschke Germany 4:15:26.8
5 Bob Gardiner Australia 4:17:06.8
6 Christoph Höhne Germany 4:17:41.6
7 Anatoly Vediakov Soviet Union 4:19:55.8
8 Kurt Sakowski Germany 4:20:31.0
9 Charles Sowa Luxembourg 4:20:37.2
10 Donald James Thompson Great Britain 4:22:39.4
11 Ronald Crawford Australia 4:24:19.6
12 Gennady Agapov Soviet Union 4:24:34.0
13 Raymond Middleton Great Britain 4:25:49.2
14 Alex Oakley Canada 4:27:24.6
15 Henri Delerue France 4:27:47.6
16 John Ljunggren Sweden 4:29:09.2
17 Ted Allsopp Australia 4:31:07.8
18 Eugeny Liungin Soviet Union 4:32:01.6
19 István Havasi Hungary 4:34:14.0
20 Alexander Bilek Czechoslovakia 4:34:54.2
21 Christopher McCarthy United States 4:35:41.6
22 Ejiri Tadamasa Japan 4:37:31.8
23 Erwin Stutz Switzerland 4:40:45.0
24 Malkolm Roy Syversson Sweden 4:41:47.6
25 Saito Kazuo Japan 4:43:01.0
26 Bruce Macdonald United States 4:45:10.4
27 Miwa Sumio Japan 4:52:00.6
28 Ilie Popa Romania 4:57:40.8
29 Michael Warren Brodie United States 4:57:41.0
30 Chedli El Marghni Tunisia 4:59:13.0
31 So Kam Tong Hong Kong 5:07:53.2
Rajan (athlete) Burma Did not finish
1:48:39 at 20 km
Mieczysław Rutyna Poland Disqualified
1:17:08 at 15 km
Naceur Ben Messaoud Tunisia Disqualified
0:24:34 at 5 km
Emil Dragan Romania Did not start
Istvan Gori Hungary Did not start
Kim Tai Koo North Korea Did not start
Antal Kiss Hungary Did not start
Pak Tai Keun North Korea Did not start

References[edit]

  • Official Report