1982 European Athletics Championships – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Events at the 1982 European
Athletics Championships

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 20 km walk event at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece, held on 7 September 1982.[1]


Gold Spain José Marín
Spain (ESP)
Silver Czechoslovakia Jozef Pribilinec
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Bronze Czechoslovakia Pavol Blažek
Czechoslovakia (TCH)



7 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) José Marín  Spain 1:23:43
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jozef Pribilinec  Czechoslovakia 1:25:55
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pavol Blažek  Czechoslovakia 1:26:13
4 Gérard Lelièvre  France 1:26:30
5 Alessandro Pezzatini  Italy 1:26:39
6 Carlo Mattioli  Italy 1:26:56
7 Nikolay Matveyev  Soviet Union 1:27:57
8 Reima Salonen  Finland 1:28:04
9 Roland Wieser  East Germany 1:29:11
10 Pyotr Pochenchuk  Soviet Union 1:30:13
11 Steven Barry  United Kingdom 1:31:00
12 Martial Fesselier  France 1:32:23
13 Ian McCombie  United Kingdom 1:32:36
14 José Pinto  Portugal 1:34:19
15 Lennart Mether  Sweden 1:35:09
16 Jan Staaf  Sweden 1:37:37
17 Franz-Josef Weber  West Germany 1:39:38
18 Leif Christensen  Denmark 1:45:45
19 Bo Gustafsson  Sweden DQ
20 Maurizio Damilano  Italy DQ
21 Aristidis Karagiorgos  Greece DQ


According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 13 countries participated in the event.

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