Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 3 (final)
Competitors 15 from 10 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 50 kilometres walk event at the 1932 Summer Olympic Games took place August 3. The final was won by Tommy Green of Great Britain.


Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Tommy Green Great Britain 4:50:10 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jānis Daliņš Latvia 4:57:20
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ugo Frigerio Italy 4:59:06
4 Karl Hähnel Germany 5:06:06
5 Ettore Rivolta Italy 5:07:39
6 Paul Sievert Germany 5:16:41
7 Henri Quintric France 5:27:25
8 Ernie Crosbie United States 5:28:02
9 Bill Chisholm United States 5:51:00
10 Alfred Maasik Estonia 6:19:00
Henry Cieman Canada DNF
John Moralis Greece DNF
Francesco Pretti Italy DNF
Arthur Tell Schwab Switzerland DNF
Harry Hinkel United States DNF

Key: DNF = Did not finish, OR = Olympic record