1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Events at the 1998 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
5000 m men women
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 women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

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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