Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Men's 20 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Mexico
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1964 1972»
Athletics at the
1968 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

20K walk[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Volodymyr Holubnychy Soviet Union 1-33:58.4
2 José Pedraza Mexico 1-34:00.0
3 Nikolay Smaga Soviet Union 1-34:03.4
4 Rudy Haluza United States 1-35:00.2
5 Gerhard Sperling East Germany 1-35:27.2
6 Otto Barch Soviet Union 1-36:16.8
7 Hans-Georg Reimann East Germany 1-36:31.4
8 Stefan Ingvarsson Sweden 1-36:43.4
9 Leonida Caraiosifoglu Romania 1-37:07.6
10 Peter Frenkel East Germany 1-37:20.8
11 Arthur Jones Great Britain 1-37:32.0
12 Pasquale Busca Italy 1-37:32.0
13 José Oliveros Mexico 1-38:17
14 Antal Kiss Hungary 1-38:24
15 Stig Lindberg Sweden 1-40:03
16 Frank Clark Australia 1-40:06
17 Tom Dooley United States 1-40:08
18 Karl-Heinz Merschenz Canada 1-40:11
19 Charles Sowa Luxembourg 1-40:17
20 Eladio Campos Mexico 1-41:52
21 Örjan Andersson Sweden 1-41:58
22 John Webb Great Britain 1-42:51
23 René Pfister Switzerland 1-43:36
24 Bob Hughes Great Britain 1-43:50
25 Ron Laird United States 1-44:38
26 Mieczysław Rutyna Poland 1-47:29
27 Euclides Calzado Cuba 1-49:27
28 Julio Ortíz Guatemala 1-54:48
29 Roberto Castellanos El Salvador 1-58:48
Julius Müller West Germany DQ
José Esteban Valle Nicaragua DNF
Carlos Vanegas Nicaragua DNF
Felix Cappella Canada DNF
Kazuo Saito Japan DNF