Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon

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Men's marathon
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Dates July 31
Competitors 67 from 36 nations
Winning time 2:09:55
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Waldemar Cierpinski  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank Shorter  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Karel Lismont  Belgium
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Athletics at the
1976 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 women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 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 women
Road events
Marathon men
20 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

The official results of the Men's Marathon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, held on Saturday July 31, 1976. The race started on 17.30 local time. There were 67 competitors from 36 countries. Seven of them did not finish.[1]

Final ranking[edit]

Waldemar Cierpinski, 1976 Summer Olympics Men's Marathon winner
Place Athlete Time
1  Waldemar Cierpinski (GDR) 2:09:55
2  Frank Shorter (USA) 2:10:45
3  Karel Lismont (BEL) 2:11:12
4.  Don Kardong (USA) 2:11:15
5.  Lasse Virén (FIN) 2:13:10
6.  Jerome Drayton (CAN) 2:13:30
7.  Leonid Moseyev (URS) 2:13:33
8.  Franco Fava (ITA) 2:14:24
9.  Aleksandr Gotsky (URS) 2:15:34
10.  Henri Schoofs (BEL) 2:15:52
11.  Shivnath Singh (IND) 2:16:22
12.  Chang Sop-choe (PRK) 2:16:33
13.  Massimo Magnani (ITA) 2:16:56
14.  Göran Bengtsson (SWE) 2:17:39
15.  Kazimierz Orzeł (POL) 2:17:43
16.  Håkan Spik (FIN) 2:17:50
17.  Jack Foster (NZL) 2:17:53
18.  Mario Cuevas (MEX) 2:18:08
19.  Rodolfo Gómez (MEX) 2:18:21
20.  Shigeru So (JPN) 2:18:26
21.  Noriyasu Mizukami (JPN) 2:18:44
22.  Anacleto Pinto (POR) 2:18:53
23.  José de Jesús (PUR) 2:19:34
24.  Yuri Velikorodny (URS) 2:19:45
25.  Jos Hermens (NED) 2:19:48
26.  Jeffrey Norman (GBR) 2:20:04
27.  Jukka Toivola (FIN) 2:20:46
28.  Jørgen Jensen (DEN) 2:20:44
29.  Mikhail Koussis (GRE) 2:21:42
30.  Tom Howard (CAN) 2:22:08
31.  Keith Angus (GBR) 2:22:18
32.  Akio Usami (JPN) 2:22:29
33.  Rigoberto Mendoza (CUB) 2:22:43
34.  Fernand Kolbeck (FRA) 2:22:56
35.  Chris Wardlaw (AUS) 2:23:56
36.  Wayne Yetman (CAN) 2:24:17
37.  Hüseyin Aktaş (TUR) 2:24:30
38.  Veli Balli (TUR) 2:24:47
39.  James McNamara (IRL) 2:24:57
40.  Bill Rodgers (USA) 2:25:14
41.  Hipólito López (HON) 2:26:00
42.  Danny McDaid (IRL) 2:27:07
43.  Eusebio Cardoso (PAR) 2:27:22
44.  Kim Chang-Son (PRK) 2:27:38
45.  Barry Watson (GBR) 2:28:32
46.  Agustin Fernández-Diaz (ESP) 2:28:37
47.  Jerzy Gros (POL) 2:28:45
48.  Jairo Cubillos (COL) 2:29:04
49.  Luis Raudales (HON) 2:29:25
50.  Baikuntha Manandhar (NEP) 2:30:07
51.  Antonio Baños (ESP) 2:31:01
52.  Koh Chun-son (PRK) 2:31:54
53.  Víctor Serrano (PUR) 2:34:59
54.  Günter Mielke (FRG) 2:35:44
55.  Neil Cusack (IRL) 2:35:47
56.  Tau John Tokwepota (PNG) 2:38:04
57.  Víctor Idava (PHI) 2:38:23
58.  Raymond Swan (BER) 2:39:18
59.  John Kokinai (PNG) 2:41:49
60.  Lucio Guachalla (BOL) 2:45:31
 David Chettle (AUS) DNF
 Ross Haywood (AUS) DNF
 Rafael Mora (COL) DNF
 Santiago Manguan (ESP) DNF
 Thancule Dezart (HAI) DNF
 Giuseppe Cindolo (ITA) DNF
 Kevin Ryan (NZL) DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's Marathon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 

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