Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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These are the official results of the Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. There were a total number of 23 participants.[1]

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE HEAT FINAL
Med 1.png  Chris Brasher (GBR) 8:53.8 8:41.2
Med 2.png  Sándor Rozsnyói (HUN) 8:46.6 8:43.6
Med 3.png  Ernst Larsen (NOR) 8:46.8 8:44.0
4.  Heinz Laufer (EUA) 8:53.0 8:44.4
5.  Semyon Rzshishchin (URS) 8:53.0 8:44.6
6.  John Disley (GBR) 8:46.6 8:44.6
7.  Neil Robbins (AUS) 8:55.4 8:50.0
8.  Eric Shirley (GBR) 8:52.6 8:57.0
9.  Charles Jones (USA) 8:47.4 9:13.0
10.  Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak (POL) 8:48.0 DNF
 Horace Ashenfelter (USA) 8:51.0 DNQ
 Vasily Vlasenko (URS) 8:55.0 DNQ
 Georgios Papavassiliou (GRE) 8:55.6 DNQ
 Gunnar Tjörnebo (SWE) 9:02.0 DNQ
 Ilkka Auer (FIN) 9:04.0 DNQ
 Laszlo Jeszenski (HUN) 9:04.2 DNQ
 Yevgeny Kadyaykin (URS) 9:09.6 DNQ
 Graham Thomas (AUS) 9:09.8 DNQ
 Phillip Coleman (USA) 9:10.0 DNQ
 Olavi Rinteenpaa (FIN) 9:10.0 DNQ
 Ron Blackney (AUS) 9:16.0 DNQ
 Frans Herman (BEL) DNF DNQ
 Eduardo Fontecilla (CHI) DNF DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne: Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 November 2017. 

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