Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 23 (heats)
July 25 (final)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Horace Ashenfelter
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Kazantsev
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) John Disley
 Great Britain
← 1948
1956 →
Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games took place July 23 and July 25. The final was won by American Horace Ashenfelter.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on July 23. The four fastest runners from each heat qualified to the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Vladimir Kazantsev  Soviet Union 8:58.0 OR
2 Günter Hesselmann  Germany 9:05.0
3 Gunnar Tjörnebo  Sweden 9:05.4
4 Cahit Önel  Turkey 9:06.0
5 Jindřich Roudný  Czechoslovakia 9:06.4
6 Kauko Lusenius  Finland 9:26.8
7 Kenneth Johnson  Great Britain 9:27.0
8 Drago Štritof  Yugoslavia 9:28.0
9 Victor Firea  Romania 9:29.2
10 Guillermo Solá  Chile 9:32.2
11 Pierre Prat  France 9:32.8
12 Gulzara Singh Mann  India 9:48.6
Bill Ashenfelter  United States DNF

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 John Disley  Great Britain 8:59.4
2 Olavi Rinteenpää  Finland 8:59.4
3 József Apró  Hungary 9:00.4
4 Helmut Gude  Germany 9:04.2
5 Fyodor Marulin  Soviet Union 9:08.4
6 Ali Baghbanbashi  Iran 9:13.2
7 Jan Kielas  Poland 9:15.4
8 André Lebrun  France 9:17.8
9 Susumu Takahashi  Japan 9:21.6
10 Božidar Đurašković  Yugoslavia 9:23.2
11 Eric Nilsson  Sweden 9:25.0
12 Browning Ross  United States 9:44.0

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Horace Ashenfelter  United States 8:51.0 OR
2 Mikhail Saltykov  Soviet Union 8:55.8
3 Curt Söderberg  Sweden 9:02.4
4 Chris Brasher  Great Britain 9:03.2
5 Urho Julin  Finland 9:09.4
6 László Jeszenszky  Hungary 9:11.2
7 André Paris  France 9:30.0
8 Robert Schoojans  Belgium 9:30.6
9 Petar Šegedin  Yugoslavia 9:40.2
Víctorio Solares  Guatemala DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Horace Ashenfelter  United States 8:45.4 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Kazantsev  Soviet Union 8:51.6
3rd, bronze medalist(s) John Disley  Great Britain 8:51.8
4 Olavi Rinteenpää  Finland 8:55.2
5 Curt Söderberg  Sweden 8:55.6
6 Günter Hesselmann  Germany 8:55.8
7 Mikhail Saltykov  Soviet Union 8:56.2
8 Helmut Gude  Germany 9:01.4
9 József Apró  Hungary 9:04.2
10 Cahit Önel  Turkey 9:04.4
11 Chris Brasher  Great Britain 9:14.0
12 Gunnar Tjörnebo  Sweden 10:26.4

Key: WR = World record

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