Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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These are the official results of the Men's 20 km Walk at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. There were a total number of 21 participants from 10 nations.

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
Med 1.png  Leonid Spirin (URS) 1:31:27.4
Med 2.png  Antanas Mikenas (URS) 1:32:03.0
Med 3.png  Bruno Junk (URS) 1:32:12.0
4.  John Ljunggren (SWE) 1:32:24.0
5.  Stan Vickers (GBR) 1:32:34.2
6.  Don Keane (AUS) 1:33:52.0
7.  George Coleman (GBR) 1:34:01.8
8.  Roland Hardy (GBR) 1:34:40.4
9.  Giuseppe Dordoni (ITA) 1:35:00.4
10.  Ted Allsopp (AUS) 1:35:43.0
11.  Abdon Pamich (ITA) 1:36:03.6
12.  Henry Laskau (USA) 1:38:46.8
13.  Ronald Crawford (AUS) 1:39:35.0
14.  Dumitru Parachivescu (ROU) 1:39:57.4
15.  Ion Barbu (ROU) 1:41:37.8
16.  Bruce MacDonald (USA) 1:43:25.6
17.  James Hewson (USA) 1:46:24.8
 Josef Dolezal (TCH) DNF
 Alexander Oakley (CAN) DNF
 Dieter Lindner (EUA) DSQ
 Lars Hindmar (SWE) DSQ

References[edit]