Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Men's 20 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Volodymyr Holubnychy  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) José Pedraza  Mexico
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nikolay Smaga  Soviet Union
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Athletics at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

20K walk[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Volodymyr Holubnychy  Soviet Union 1-33:58.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) José Pedraza  Mexico 1-34:00.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nikolay Smaga  Soviet Union 1-34:03.4
4 Rudy Haluza  United States 1-35:00.2
5 Gerhard Sperling  East Germany 1-35:27.2
6 Otto Barch  Soviet Union 1-36:16.8
7 Hans-Georg Reimann  East Germany 1-36:31.4
8 Stefan Ingvarsson  Sweden 1-36:43.4
9 Leonida Caraiosifoglu  Romania 1-37:07.6
10 Peter Frenkel  East Germany 1-37:20.8
11 Arthur Jones  Great Britain 1-37:32.0
12 Pasquale Busca  Italy 1-37:32.0
13 José Oliveros  Mexico 1-38:17
14 Antal Kiss  Hungary 1-38:24
15 Stig Lindberg  Sweden 1-40:03
16 Frank Clark  Australia 1-40:06
17 Tom Dooley  United States 1-40:08
18 Karl-Heinz Merschenz  Canada 1-40:11
19 Charles Sowa  Luxembourg 1-40:17
20 Eladio Campos  Mexico 1-41:52
21 Örjan Andersson  Sweden 1-41:58
22 John Webb  Great Britain 1-42:51
23 René Pfister  Switzerland 1-43:36
24 Bob Hughes  Great Britain 1-43:50
25 Ron Laird  United States 1-44:38
26 Mieczysław Rutyna  Poland 1-47:29
27 Euclides Calzado  Cuba 1-49:27
28 Julio Ortíz  Guatemala 1-54:48
29 Roberto Castellanos  El Salvador 1-58:48
Julius Müller  West Germany DQ
José Esteban Valle  Nicaragua DNF
Carlos Vanegas  Nicaragua DNF
Felix Cappella  Canada DNF
Kazuo Saito  Japan DNF