Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 21
Competitors 31 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Giuseppe Dordoni  Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Josef Doležal  Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Antal Róka  Hungary
← 1948
1956 →

The Men's 50 kilometres walk at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on July 21 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Italian athlete Giuseppe Dordoni earned the gold medal and set a new Olympic Record.[1]

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Giuseppe Dordoni  Italy 4:28:07.8 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Josef Doležal  Czechoslovakia 4:30:17.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Antal Róka  Hungary 4:31:27.2
4 Rex Whitlock  Great Britain 4:32:21.0
5 Sergey Lobastov  Soviet Union 4:32:34.2
6 Vladimir Ukhov  Soviet Union 4:32:51.6
7 Dumitru Paraschivescu  Romania 4:41:05.2
8 Ion Baboe  Romania 4:41:52.8
9 John Ljunggren  Sweden 4:43:45.2
10 Giuseppe Kressevich  Italy 4:44:30.2
11 Harold Whitlock  Great Britain 4:45:12.6
12 Sándor László  Hungary 4:45:55.8
13 Rudi Lüttge  Germany 4:47:28.6
14 Pekka Viljanen  Finland 4:49:16.4
15 Donald Tunbridge  Great Britain 4:50:40.4
16 Raymond Lesage  France 4:52:37.8
17 Edgar Bruun  Norway 4:52:48.4
18 Claude Hubert  France 4:55:28.2
19 Salvatore Cascino  Italy 4:56:46.0
20 Harry Kristensen  Denmark 4:57:35.8
21 Jean Strunc  France 4:59:08.2
22 Adolf Weinacker  United States 5:01:00.4
23 Pavel Kazankov  Soviet Union 5:02:37.8
24 Gilert Marquis  Switzerland 5:02:56.2
25 Ferd Hayward  Canada 5:04:40.4
26 René Charrière  Switzerland 5:08:59.0
27 Gerhard Winther  Norway 5:11:40.2
28 Åke Söderlund  Sweden 5:30:56.6
Guillermo Weller  Argentina DNF
John Deni  United States DNF
Leo Sjogren  United States DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 

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