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
← 1928
1936 →

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][2]

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. 
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles: Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 November 2017.