1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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These are the official results of the Men's 20 km Walk event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with the final held on Saturday August 24, 1991, with the start at 08:30h local time.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Italy Maurizio Damilano
Italy (ITA)
Silver Soviet Union Mikhail Shchennikov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Soviet Union Yevgeniy Misyulya
Soviet Union (URS)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:18.13 September 16, 1990 Germany Hildesheim, Germany
Event Record  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:20.45 August 30, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Broken records during the 1991 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:19.37 August 24, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan

Intermediates[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:19:37 CR
Med 2.png  Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 1:19:46
Med 3.png  Yevgeniy Misyulya (URS) 1:20:22
4.  Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 1:20:29
5.  Valentí Massana (ESP) 1:20:29
6.  Robert Ihly (GER) 1:20:52
7.  Walter Arena (ITA) 1:21:01
8.  Li Mingcai (CHN) 1:21:15
9.  Thierry Toutain (FRA) 1:21:22
10.  Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 1:21:32
11.  Axel Noack (GER) 1:21:35
12.  Carlos Mercenario (MEX) 1:21:37
13.  Igor Kollár (TCH) 1:21:44
14.  Sándor Urbanik (HUN) 1:21:57
15.  Roman Mrazek (TCH) 1:22:03
16.  Ronald Weigel (GER) 1:22:18
17.  Pavol Blažek (TCH) 1:22:34
18.  José Urbano (POR) 1:23:09
19.  Héctor Moreno (COL) 1:23:27
20.  Nick A'Hern (AUS) 1:23:44
21.  Miguel Ángel Prieto (ESP) 1:24:06
22.  Tim Berrett (CAN) 1:24:10
23.  Vladimir Ostrovskiy (ISR) 1:24:35
24.  Marcelo Palma (BRA) 1:24:54
25.  Sérgio Galdino (BRA) 1:25:20
26.  Artur Shumak (URS) 1:25:22
27.  Ian McCombie (GBR) 1:25:30
28.  Gyula Dudás (HUN) 1:25:52
29.  Bobby O'Leary (IRL) 1:29:28
30.  Stefan Johansson (SWE) 1:29:47
31.  Tim Lewis (USA) 1:30:55
32.  Santiago Fonseca (HON) 1:38:36
 Joel Sánchez (MEX) DNF
 Claudio Luiz Bertolino (BRA) DNF
 Guillaume LeBlanc (CAN) DSQ
 Daniel Plaza (ESP) DSQ
 Hirofumi Sakai (JPN) DSQ

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