Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 1 and August 2
Competitors 15 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Volmari Iso-Hollo
 Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tom Evenson
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joe McCluskey
 United States
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Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
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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 3000 Metres Steeplechase event at the 1932 Summer Olympics was 3460 metres due to an error in lap counting – the runners did an extra lap of the track.[1]

Results[edit]

Round One[edit]

The fastest five athletes in each of the two heats advanced to the Final Round.

Heat One

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tom Evenson  Great Britain 9:18.8 OR
2 Walter Pritchard  United States 9:19.2
3 Verner Toivonen  Finland 9:41.0
4 Giuseppe Lippi  Italy 9:42.0
5 Nello Bartolini  Italy 9:49.0
6 Roger Vigneron  France 9:57.0
- Luis Oliva  Argentina DNF

Heat Two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Volmari Iso-Hollo  Finland 9:14.6 OR
2 Joe McCluskey  United States 9:14.8
3 Glen Dawson  United States 9:15.0
4 George Bailey  Great Britain 9:16.0
5 Martti Matilainen  Finland 9:43.0
6 Alfredo Furia  Italy 10:11.0
- Harold Gallop  Canada DNF
- Sonny Murphy  Ireland DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Volmari Iso-Hollo  Finland 10:33.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tom Evenson  Great Britain 10:46.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joe McCluskey  United States 10:46.2
4 Martti Matilainen  Finland 10:52.4
5 George Bailey  Great Britain 10:53.2
6 Glen Dawson  United States 10:58.0
7 Giuseppe Lippi  Italy 11:04.0
8 Walter Pritchard  United States 11:04.5
9 Verner Toivonen  Finland 11:10.2
10 Nello Bartolini  Italy 11:29.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lynch, Steven. "What was unusual about the 3000-metre steeplechase final at the 1932 Olympics?". www.espn.co.uk. Retrieved June 25, 2012. 

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