Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Men's 20 kilometre walk
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 2
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vladimir Golubnichy
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Noel Freeman
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stan Vickers
 Great Britain
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Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
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
20 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 20 kilometres walk race walk event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 2. The event was held in a final only format.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Vladimir Golubnichy  Soviet Union 1:34:07.2
2nd, silver medalist(s) Noel Freeman  Australia 1:34:16.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Stan Vickers  Great Britain 1:34:56.4
4 Dieter Lindner  United Team of Germany 1:35:33.8
5 Norman Read  New Zealand 1:36:59.0
6 Lennart Back  Sweden 1:37:17.0
7 John Ljunggren  Sweden 1:37:59.0
8 Ladislav Moc  Czechoslovakia 1:38:32.4
9 Alex Oakley  Canada 1:38:46.0
10 Eric Hall  Great Britain 1:38:54.0
11 Ronald Crawford  Australia 1:39:16.2
12 Henri Delerue  France 1:39:37.6
13 George Hazle  South Africa 1:40:16.2
14 Lennart Carlsson  Sweden 1:40:25.0
15 Tommy Kristensen  Denmark 1:41:07.6
16 Hannes Koch  United Team of Germany 1:41:53.4
17 Louis Marquis  Switzerland 1:41:59.6
18 Charles Sowa  Luxembourg 1:42:43.8
19 Ron Zinn  United States 1:42:47.0
20 Zora Singh  India 1:43:19.8
21 Stefano Serchinich  Italy 1:43:58.6
22 Luigi De Rosso  Italy 1:45:04.2
23 Bob Mimm  United States 1:45:09.0
24 Rudy Haluza  United States 1:45:11.0
25 Leo Rosschou  Denmark 1:46:35.8
26 Gianni Corsaro  Italy 1:46:47.2
27 Khalifa Bahroumi  Tunisia 1:47:09.6
28 Naoui Zlassi  Tunisia 1:55:21.0
- Ajit Singh  India DQ
- Anatoly Vedyakov  Soviet Union DQ
- Mohamed Ben Lazhar  Tunisia DQ
- Gabriel Reymond  Switzerland DQ
- Gennady Solodov  Soviet Union DQ
- Siegfried Lefanczik  United Team of Germany DQ
- Tibor Balajcza  Hungary DQ
- Ken Matthews  Great Britain DNF

Key: DQ = disqualified; DNF = did not finish

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