1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Events at the
1987 World 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 women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk 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

The men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 30 participating athletes, with the final being held on 29 August 1987.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Kenya Paul Kipkoech
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Italy Francesco Panetta
Italy (ITA)
Bronze East Germany Hansjörg Kunze
East Germany (GDR)

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Fernando Mamede (POR) 27:13.81 Stockholm, Sweden July 2, 1984
Championship Record  Fernando Mamede (POR) 27:45.54 Helsinki, Finland August 7, 1983

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Paul Kipkoech (KEN) 27:38.63 CR
Med 2.png  Francesco Panetta (ITA) 27:48.98
Med 3.png  Hansjörg Kunze (GDR) 27:50.37
4.  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 27:59.66
5.  Steve Binns (GBR) 28:03.08
6.  Martin Vrabel (TCH) 28:05.59
7.  Spyros Andriopoulos (GRE) 28:07.17 NR
8.  Steve Plasencia (USA) 28:11.38
9.  Jean-Louis Prianon (FRA) 28:19.47
10.  Rolando Vera (ECU) 28:20.24
11.  Ezequiel Canario (POR) 28:28.24
12.  Mats Erixon (SWE) 28:29.08
13.  Paul Arpin (FRA) 28:29.21
14.  Zhang Guowei (CHN) 28:30.00
15.  Jon Solly (GBR) 28:31.97
16.  Salvatore Antibo (ITA) 28:33.77
17.  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 28:34.58
18.  Brian Sheriff (ZIM) 28:34.96
19.  Paul McCloy (CAN) 28:41.89
20.  Kozu Akutsu (JPN) 28:45.89
21.  Ed Eyestone (USA) 29:00.33
22.  Some Muge (KEN) 29:06.40
23.  Haji Bulbula (ETH) 29:10.45
24.  Wodajo Bulti (ETH) 29:17.09
25.  Habib Romdhani (TUN) 29:21.35
26.  John Treacy (IRL) 29:22.14
 Martti Vainio (FIN) DNF
 Paul Williams (CAN) DNF
 Gerhard Hartmann (AUT) DNS
 Gerard Donakowski (USA) DNS

See also[edit]

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