1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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The Men's 50 km walk event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary was held on Friday August 21, 1998.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Poland Robert Korzeniowski
Poland (POL)
Silver Finland Valentin Kononen
Finland (FIN)
Bronze Russia Andrey Plotnikov
Russia (RUS)

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 1998 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Andrey Perlov (URS) 3:37:41 August 5, 1989 Soviet Union Leningrad, Soviet Union
Event Record  Hartwig Gauder (GDR) 3:40:55 August 31, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st, gold medalist(s)  Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 3:43:51 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Valentin Kononen (FIN) 3:44:29 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Andrey Plotnikov (RUS) 3:45:53
4  Mikel Odriozola (ESP) 3:47:24 PB
5  Tomasz Lipiec (POL) 3:48:05
6  Santiago Pérez (ESP) 3:48:17
7  Arturo Di Mezza (ITA) 3:48:49 SB
8  Denis Trautmann (GER) 3:49:46 PB
9  René Piller (FRA) 3:51:03
10  Sylvain Caudron (FRA) 3:54:43
11  Robert Ihly (GER) 3:55:31
12  Peter Tichy (SVK) 3:55:37 SB
13  Štefan Malík (SVK) 3:57:35
14  Spiridon Kastanis (GRE) 3:58:28 SB
15  Antero Lindman (FIN) 3:58:45
16  Nikolay Matyukhin (RUS) 3:59:23
17  José Magalhaes (POR) 3:59:46
18  Miloš Holuša (CZE) 4:01:38
19  Trond Nymark (NOR) 4:02:33
20  Bengt Bengtsson (SWE) 4:02:43
21  Peter Korčok (SVK) 4:04:17
22  Ervin Leczky (HUN) 4:04:54 SB
23  Jacob Sørensen (DEN) 4:05:25
24  Zoltán Czukor (HUN) 4:09:02
25  Klaus Jensen (DEN) 4:15:49 PB
DISQUALIFIED (DSQ)
 Oleg Ishutkin (RUS) DSQ
 Oleg Ginko (BLR) DSQ
 Axel Noack (GER) DSQ
 Jesús Ángel García (ESP) DSQ
 Peter Ferrari (SWE) DSQ
 Vitaliy Gordey (BLR) DSQ
 Gabor Lengyel (HUN) DSQ
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
 Yevgeniy Misyulya (BLR) DNF
 Modris Liepiņš (LAT) DNF
 Jan Staaf (SWE) DNF
 Pascal Charriere (SUI) DNF
 Giovanni Perricelli (ITA) DNF
 Aleksandar Raković (SCG) DNF
 Stanisław Stosik (POL) DNF
 Daugvinas Zugus (LTU) DNF
 Alessandro Mistretta (ITA) DNF
 Thierry Toutain (FRA) DNF

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