Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres team race

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Men's 3000 metres team race
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
Dates July 11 (semifinals)
July 13 (final)
Competitors 44 from 9 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Katz, Nurmi, Ritola
Liewendahl, Seppälä, Tala
 Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Johnston, Macdonald, Webber
Clark, Porter, Seagrove
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Cox, Kirby, Tibbetts
Connolly, Larrivee, Ray
 United States
← 1920

The men's 3000 metres team event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. It was the third and last appearance of a 3000-metre team race event after the debut in 1912, but the sixth time that a team contest was arranged at the Olympics. The competition was held on Friday, July 11, 1924, and on Sunday, July 13, 1924.

Forty-four runners from nine nations competed.

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Both semi-finals were held on Friday, July 11, 1924, and the first heat started at 3:15 p.m. The top two teams in each heat qualified for the final.

Semifinal 1

Team result

Place Team Scores Qual.
1 2 3 Total
1  Finland (FIN) 1 2 3 6 Q
2  Great Britain (GBR) 4 5 6 15 Q
3  Norway (NOR) 8 9 10 27
4  Italy (ITA) 7 11 13 31
5  Poland (POL) 12 14 15 41

Individual race result

Place Athlete Score
1  Paavo Nurmi (FIN) 1
2  Ville Ritola (FIN) 2
3  Sameli Tala (FIN) 3
4  Walter Porter (GBR) 4
5  Herbert Johnston (GBR) 5
6  Bertram Macdonald (GBR) 6
7  Angelo Davoli (ITA) 7
8  Hans Gundhus (NOR) 8
9  William Seagrove (GBR)
10  Nils Andersen (NOR) 9
11  Haakon Jansen (NOR) 10
12  Frej Liewendahl (FIN)
13  Elias Katz (FIN)
14  Ferruccio Bruni (ITA) 11
15  Johan Badendyck (NOR)
16  Stanisław Ziffer (POL) 12
17  Giovanni Garaventa (ITA) 13
18  Julian Łukaszewicz (POL) 14
19  Stefan Szelestowski (POL) 15
 Eino Seppälä (FIN) DNF
 Arthur Clark (GBR) DNF
 George Webber (GBR) DNF
 Ernesto Ambrosini (ITA) DNF

Semifinal 2

Team result:

Place Team Scores Qual.
1 2 3 Total
1  United States (USA) 2 3 4 9 Q
2  France (FRA) 5 6 7 18 Q
3  Sweden (SWE) 1 8 12 21
4  Spain (ESP) 9 10 11 30

Individual race result:

Place Athlete Score
1  Edvin Wide (SWE) 1
2  William Cox (USA) 2
3  Edward Kirby (USA) 3
4  Willard Tibbetts (USA) 4
5  Paul Bontemps (FRA) 5
6  Lucien Duquesne (FRA) 6
7  Camille Barbaud (FRA) 7
8  James Connolly (USA)
9  Axel Eriksson (SWE) 8
10  Armand Burtin (FRA)
11  Joie Ray (USA)
12  Jesús Diéguez (ESP) 9
13  José Andía (ESP) 10
14  Léonard Mascaux (FRA)
15  Fabián Velasco (ESP) 11
16  Jean Keller (FRA)
17  Miguel Palau (ESP)
18  Joaquín Miquel (ESP)
19  Sven Emil Lundgren (SWE) 12
20  Leo Larrivee (USA)
21  Stig Reuterswärd (SWE)

Final[edit]

The final was held on Sunday, July 13, 1924, and started at 4:45 p.m.

Team result:

Place Team Scores
1 2 3 Total
1  Finland (FIN) 1 2 5 8
2  Great Britain (GBR) 3 4 7 14
3  United States (USA) 6 8 11 25
4  France (FRA) 9 10 12 31

Individual race result:

Place Athlete Score
1  Paavo Nurmi (FIN) 1
2  Ville Ritola (FIN) 2
3  Bertram Macdonald (GBR) 3
4  Herbert Johnston (GBR) 4
5  Elias Katz (FIN) 5
6  Edward Kirby (USA) 6
7  George Webber (GBR) 7
8  William Cox (USA) 8
9  Paul Bontemps (FRA) 9
10  Walter Porter (GBR)
11  Armand Burtin (FRA) 10
12  Willard Tibbetts (USA) 11
13  Sameli Tala (FIN)
14  Arthur Clark (GBR)
15  Léonard Mascaux (FRA) 12
16  William Seagrove (GBR)
17  Leo Larrivee (USA)
18  Joie Ray (USA)
19  Camille Barbaud (FRA)
 Frej Liewendahl (FIN) DNF
 James Connolly (USA) DNF
 Jean Keller (FRA) DNF
 Lucien Duquesne (FRA) DNF

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