Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

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Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 3 September 1972
Competitors 36 from 18 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Bernd Kannenberg  West Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Veniamin Soldatenko  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Larry Young  United States
← 1968
1980 →

These are the official results of the Men's 50 kilometres walk event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 3 September. This distance was removed from the program following these Olympics, it was included back in the 1980 Summer Olympics. There were no heats with this event, it was held as a finals only event.[1]

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Bernd Kannenberg  West Germany 3:56:11.6
2nd, silver medalist(s) Veniamin Soldatenko  Soviet Union 3:58:24.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Larry Young  United States 4:00:46.0
4 Otto Barch  Soviet Union 4:01:35.4
5 Peter Selzer  East Germany 4:04:05.4
6 Gerhard Weidner  West Germany 4:06:26.0
7 Vittorio Visini  Italy 4:08:31.4
8 Gabriel Hernández  Mexico 4:12:09.0
9 Paul Nihill  Great Britain 4:14:09.4
10 Charles Sowa  Luxembourg 4:14:21.2
11 Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller  East Germany 4:14:28.8
12 Hans Tenggren  Sweden 4:16:37.6
13 Daniel Björkgren  Sweden 4:20:00.0
14 Christoph Höhne  East Germany 4:20:43.8
15 Stefan Ingvarsson  Sweden 4:21:01.0
16 Horst-Rüdiger Magnor  West Germany 4:21:53.4
17 William Weigle  United States 4:22:52.2
18 John Warhurst  Great Britain 4:23:21.6
19 Shaul Ladany  Israel 4:24:38.6
20 Raúl González  Mexico 4:26:13.4
21 Alex Oakley  Canada 4:28:42.6
22 János Dalmati  Hungary 4:32:23.2
23 Domenico Carpentieri  Italy 4:33:10.6
24 Kjell Georg Lund  Norway 4:34:23.4
25 Howard Timms  Great Britain 4:34:43.8
26 Antal Kiss  Hungary 4:34:45.0
27 Steve Hayden  United States 4:36:07.2
28 Adalberto Scorza  Argentina 4:42:41.4
29 Ole David Jensen  Denmark 4:57:13.8
- Abdon Pamich  Italy DQ
- Sergey Grigoryev  Soviet Union DQ
- Alfred Badel  Switzerland DNF
- Jan Ornoch  Poland DNF
- Jean-Claude Decosse  France DNF
- José Oliveros  Mexico DNF
- Karl-Heinz Merschenz  Canada DNF
- Ion Benga  Romania DNS
- Andrzej Siennicki  Poland DNS
- Winicjusz Nowosielski  Poland DNS
- Vasile Dumitrescu  Romania DNS
- Yuri Penalba  Nicaragua DNS
- Ilia Popov  Bulgaria DNS

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 December 2017. 

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