Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing Olympic Stadium
Dates August 22
Competitors 61 from 32 nations
Winning time 3:37:09 OR
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    Russia
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The men's 50 kilometres walk at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 22 at the Beijing National Stadium.[1]

The qualifying standards were 4:00:00 (A standard) and 4:07:00 (B standard).[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record Russia Denis Nizhegorodov (RUS) 3:34:14 Cheboksary, Russia 11 May 2008
Olympic record  Vyacheslav Ivanenko (URS) 3:38:29 Seoul, South Korea 30 September 1988

The following new Olympic record was set during this competition.

Date Name Nationality Time OR WR
22 August Alex Schwazer Italy 3:37:09 OR

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1st Alex Schwazer Italy 3:37:09 OR
2nd Jared Tallent Australia 3:39:27 PB
3rd Denis Nizhegorodov Russia 3:40:14
4 Jesús Ángel García Spain 3:44:08 SB
5 Erik Tysse Norway 3:45:21 PB
6 Horacio Nava Mexico 3:45:21 PB
7 Yuki Yamazaki Japan 3:45:47
8 Rafał Fedaczyński Poland 3:46:51 PB
9 Grzegorz Sudoł Poland 3:47:18
10 Luke Adams Australia 3:47:45 PB
11 Antonio Pereira Portugal 3:48:12 NR
12 André Höhne Germany 3:49:52
13 Mikel Odriozola Spain 3:51:30
14 Li Jianbo China 3:52:20
15 Jarkko Kinnunen Finland 3:52:25 PB
16 Igors Kazakevics Latvia 3:52:38 PB
17 Si Tianfeng China 3:52:58
18 Jesús Sánchez Mexico 3:53:58
19 Marco de Luca Italy 3:54:47
20 Antti Kempas Finland 3:55:19 PB
21 Zhao Chengliang China 3:56:47
22 Luis Fernando García Guatemala 3:56:58 SB
23 Mario Iván Flores Mexico 3:58:04
24 Sergiy Budza Ukraine 3:58:21 PB
25 Fausto Quinde Ecuador 3:59:28 PB
26 Santiago Pérez Spain 3:59:41 SB
27 Oleksiy Shelest Ukraine 3:59:46
28 Eddy Riva France 4:00:49
29 Takayuki Tanii Japan 4:01:37
30 Nenad Filipović Serbia 4:02:16 PB
31 Kim Dong-Young South Korea 4:02:32
32 Tadas Suskevicius Lithuania 4:02:45
33 Hatem Ghoula Tunisia 4:03:47
34 Rodrigo Moreno Colombia 4:03:52
35 Milos Batovsky Slovakia 4:06:30
36 Xavier Moreno Ecuador 4:07:04
37 Konstadinos Stefanopoulos Greece 4:07:53
38 Tim Berrett Canada 4:08:18
39 Philip Dunn United States 4:08:32
40 Augusto Cardoso Portugal 4:09:00
41 Mário dos Santos Brazil 4:10:25
42 Ingus Janevics Latvia 4:12:45
43 Andrei Stsepanchuk Belarus 4:14:09
44 Jamie Costin Ireland 4:15:16
45 Roman Bilek Czech Republic 4:18:32
46 Zoltán Czukor Hungary 4:20:07
47 Kazimir Verkin Slovakia 4:21:26
Oleksiy Kazanin Ukraine DNF
Yohan Diniz France DNF
Trond Nymark Norway DNF
Donatas Skarnulis Lithuania DNF
Sergey Kirdyapkin Russia DNF
Adam Rutter Australia DNF
Peter Korcok Slovakia DNF
Artur Brzozowski Poland DQ
Diego Cafagna Italy DQ
Colin Griffin Ireland DQ
Salvador Mira El Salvador DQ
Darius Skarnulis Lithuania DQ
Igor Erokhin Russia DNS
Joao Vieira Portugal DNS

OR - Olympic Record / PB - Personal Best / SB - Season Best / NR - National Record / DNF - Did Not Finish / DQ - Disqualified / DNS - Did Not Start

Intermediates[edit]

Intermediate Athlete Country Mark
10 KM 1. Denis Nizhegorodov  Russia 44:39
2. Adam Rutter  Australia s.t.
3. Jianbo Li  China s.t.
4. Jared Tallent  Australia +0:01
5. Alex Schwazer  Italy s.t.
20 KM 1. Denis Nizhegorodov  Russia 1:27:38
2. Jianbo Li  China +0:01
3. Jared Tallent  Australia s.t.
4. Alex Schwazer  Italy s.t.
5. Yohan Diniz  France +0:08
30 KM 1. Jared Tallent  Australia 2:10:38
2. Alex Schwazer  Italy +0:01
3. Denis Nizhegorodov  Russia s.t.
4. Jianbo Li  China s.t.
5. Yohan Diniz  France +1:48
40 KM 1. Jared Tallent  Australia 2:54:36
2. Alex Schwazer  Italy s.t.
3. Denis Nizhegorodov  Russia s.t.
4. Jianbo Li  China +1:58
5. Grzegorz Sudol  Poland +3:56

s.t. - same time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04.