Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon

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Men's marathon
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Abebe Bikila 1964 Olympics.jpg
Abebe Bikila with gold medal from the marathon
VenueOlympic Stadium, Tokyo
Dates21 October
Competitors79 from 41 nations
Winning time2:12:11.2
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Abebe Bikila  Ethiopia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Basil Heatley  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kōkichi Tsuburaya  Japan
← 1960
1968 →

The men's marathon was part of the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 21 October 1964. 79 athletes from 41 nations entered, with 68 starting and 58 finishing.[1]

Results[edit]

Bikila broke the world's best time for the marathon to defend his Olympic gold medal.

Place Athlete Time
1  Abebe Bikila (ETH) 2:12:11.2 WR
2  Basil Heatley (GBR) 2:16:19.2
3  Kōkichi Tsuburaya (JPN) 2:16:22.8
4  Brian Kilby (GBR) 2:17:02.4
5  József Sütő (HUN) 2:17:55.8
6  Leonard Edelen (USA) 2:18:12.4
7  Aurèle Vandendriessche (BEL) 2:18:42.6
8  Kenji Kimihara (JPN) 2:19:49.0
9  Ron Clarke (AUS) 2:20:26.8
10  Demissie Wolde (ETH) 2:21:25.2
11  Lee Sang-hun (KOR) 2:22:02.8
12  Bakir Benaïssa (MAR) 2:22:27.0
13  Eino Oksanen (FIN) 2:22:36.0
14  Billy Mills (USA) 2:22:55.4
15  Toru Terasawa (JPN) 2:23:09.0
16  Kim Yun-Bum (KOR) 2:24:40.6
17  Giorgio Jegher (ITA) 2:24:45.2
18  Václav Chudomel (TCH) 2:24:46.8
19  Ron Hill (GBR) 2:25:34.4
20  Paavo Pystynen (FIN) 2:26:00.6
21  Fidel Negrete (MEX) 2:26:07.0
22  Nikolay Tikhomirov (URS) 2:26:07.4
23  Pete McArdle (USA) 2:26:24.4
24  Heinrich Hagen (EUA) 2:26:39.8
25  Pavel Kantorek (TCH) 2:26:47.2
26  Nikolay Abramov (URS) 2:27:09.4
27  Ray Puckett (NZL) 2:27:34.0
28  Eino Valle (FIN) 2:27:34.8
29  Jeff Julian (NZL) 2:27:57.6
30  Ricardo Vidal (CHI) 2:28:01.6
31  Robert Vagg (AUS) 2:28:41.0
32  Guido Vögele (SUI) 2:29:17.8
33  Balkrishan Akotkar (IND) 2:29:27.4
34  Jean Aniset (LUX) 2:29:52.6
35  Thin Sumbwegam (BIR) 2:30:35.8
36  Constantin Grecescu (ROU) 2:30:42.6
37  Janos Pinter (HUN) 2:30:50.2
38  Gerhard Hönicke (EUA) 2:33:23.0
39  Manfred Naumann (EUA) 2:33:42.0
40  Antonio Ambu (ITA) 2:34:37.6
41  Oskar Leupi (SUI) 2:35:05.4
42  Ivan Keats (NZL) 2:36:16.8
43  Harbans Lal (IND) 2:37:05.8
44  Armando Aldegalega (POR) 2:38:02.2
45  Chrisantus Nyakwayo (KEN) 2:38:38.6
46  Constantino Kapambwe (NRH) 2:39:28.4
47  Omari Abdallah (TAN) 2:40:06.0
48  Muhammad Youssef (PAK) 2:40:46.0
49  Naftali Temu (KEN) 2:40:46.6
50  Ju Hyeong-gyeol (KOR) 2:41:08.2
51  Mathias Kanda (RHO) 2:41:09.0
52  Anthony Cook (AUS) 2:42:03.6
53  Víctor Peralta (MEX) 2:44:23.6
54  Trevor Haynes (NRH) 2:45:08.6
55  Abraham Fornés (PUR) 2:46:22.6
56  Robson Mrombe (RHO) 2:49:30.8
57  Laurent Chifita (NRH) 2:51:52.2
58  Chanom Sirirangsri (THA) 2:59:25.6
 Ganga Bahadur Thapa (NEP) Did not finish
2:23:41 at 40 km
 Bhupendra Silwal (NEP) Did not finish
2:34:12 at 40 km
 James Hogan (IRL) Did not finish
1:51:27 at 35 km
 Viktor Baykov (URS) Did not finish
1:39:13 at 30 km
 Mohamed Hadheb Hannachi (TUN) Did not finish
1:46:18 at 30 km
 Andrew Soi (KEN) Did not finish
1:23:37 at 25 km
 Osvaldo Roberto Suarez (ARG) Did not finish
1:09:00 at 20 km
 Mamo Wolde (ETH) Did not finish
0:47:14 at 15 km
 Hedhili Ben Boubaker (TUN) Did not finish
0:47:51 at 15 km
 Nguyễn Văn Lý (VIE) Did not finish
1:02:51 at 15 km
 Jean Louis Brougier (FRA) Did not start
 Dumitru Chitoban (ROU) Did not start
 Suliman Fighi Hassan (LBA) Did not start
 Mohammed Gammoudi (TUN) Did not start
 Alberto Garabito (BOL) Did not start
 Bruce Kidd (CAN) Did not start
 Lajos Mecser (HUN) Did not start
 Alejo Montano (BOL) Did not start
 Jean Randrianjatovo (MAD) Did not start
 Ryoo Man-Hyung (PRK) Did not start

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Men's Marathon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 May 2017.

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