Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the men's 10,000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. The final was held on July 29, 1996.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Haile Gebrselassie
Ethiopia (ETH)
Silver  Paul Tergat
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Salah Hissou
Morocco (MAR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 26:43.53 Ethiopia Haile Gebrselassie Hengelo (NED) June 5, 1995
Olympic Record 27:21.46 Morocco Brahim Boutayeb Seoul (KOR) September 26, 1988

Haile Gebrselassie set a new Olympic record with 27:07.34 in the final.

Final classification[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:07.34
Med 2.png  Paul Tergat (KEN) 27:08.17
Med 3.png  Salah Hissou (MAR) 27:24.67
4.  Aloys Nizigama (BDI) 27:33.79
5.  Josphat Machuka (KEN) 27:35.08
6.  Paul Koech (KEN) 27:35.19
7.  Khalid Skah (MAR) 27:46.98
8.  Mathias Ntawulikura (RWA) 27:50.73
9.  Stephane Franke (GER) 27:59.08
10.  Jon Brown (GBR) 27:59.72
11.  Armando Quintanilla (MEX) 28:09.46
12.  Marko Hhawu (TAN) 28:20.58
13.  Abel Antón (ESP) 28:29.37
14.  Carlos de la Torre (ESP) 28:32.11
15.  Alejandro Gómez (ESP) 28:39.11
16.  Zoltan Kaldy (HUN) 28:45.48
17.  Worku Bikila (ETH) 28:59.15
18.  Stefano Baldini (ITA) 29:07.77
19.  Alyan Al-Qahtani (KSA) DNF
20.  Paul Evans (GBR) DNF

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK NON-QUALIFIERS TIME
 Silvio Guerra (ECU) 28:30.15
 Abraham Assefa (ETH) 28:32.24
 Toshinari Takaoka (JPN) 28:38.18
 Robbie Johnston (NZL) 28:40.60
 Shaun Creighton (AUS) 28:44.29
 Alfredo Braz (POR) 28:50.28
 Katsuhiko Hanada (JPN) 28:52.22
 Róbert Štefko (SVK) 29:03.80
 Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 29:07.81
 Brad Barquist (USA) 29:11.20
 Charles Mulinga (ZAM) 29:14.99
 Carlos Patrício (POR) 29:15.41
 Miroslav Vanko (SVK) 29:17.53
 Sean Dollman (IRL) 29:19.03
 Hamid Sadjadi (IRI) 29:22.65
 Ronaldo da Costa (BRA) 29:26.58
 Jeff Schiebler (CAN) 29:47.79
 Dan Middleman (USA) 29:50.72
 Mohamed Ezzher (FRA) 29:55.34
 Martín Pitayo (MEX) 30:32.20
 Herder Vasquez (COL) 33:26.15
 Majed Abu Maraheel (PLE) 34:40.50
 Larbi Zeroual (MAR) DNF
 Abdellah Béhar (FRA) DNF
 Paulo Guerra (POR) DNF
 Todd Williams (USA) DNF
 Julian Paynter (AUS) DNS
 Yasuyuki Watanabe (JPN) DNS

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