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1924 Olympic Games Paris, France - Men's 10 km Walk

 

 

Host City: Paris, France Format: Top five in each heat advanced to the final.
Date Started: July 9, 1924  
Date Finished: July 13, 1924  
(Competitors: 22; Countries: 13; Finalists: 10)  
    Venue(s): Colombes Olympic Stadium, Colombes
Overview by IAAF   paris-1924-stade-olympique-de-colombes.jpg
Goodwin (49:04.0) and Pavesi (49:09.0) were faster than Frigerio (49:16.5) in the heats, but the status quo was maintained in the final. Pavesi led at the start, but Goodwin soon took over the lead, and Frigerio made the decisive break after 400m. He passed halfway in 23:18.2, and he went on to win by almost 200m.
       
Summary by Sports-reference.com      
Ugo Frigerio defended his gold medal in this event. His heat time of 49:16.5 placed him behind Gordon Goodwin and Donato Pavesi, but in the final he won by 200 metres, Goodwin second, and South African Cecil McMaster getting in for the bronze medal over Pavesi.
 

Records

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.

World Record 45:26.4 Denmark Aage Rasmussen  ? 1918
Olympic Record 46:28.4 Canada George Goulding Stockholm (SWE) August 11, 1912
 
        Results          
 
10 km Walk Men     Final 13 July        
                   
Rank Mark     Athlete Country NOC Age Records Notes
1 47.49.0     Ugo Frigerio Italy ITA 22    
2 48.37.9     Gordon Goodwin Great Britain GBR 28    
3 49.08.0     Cecil McMaster South Africa RSA 28    
4 49.17.0     Donato Pavesi Italy ITA 34    
5 49.50.0     Arthur Tell Schwab Switzerland SUI 27    
6 49.59.2     Ernie Clark Great Britain GBR 26    
7 50.07.0     Armando Valente Italy ITA 21    
8 50.09.0     Luigi Bosatra Italy ITA 18    
9 50.16.8     Harry Hinkel United States USA 20    
10 51.41.6     Henri Clermont France FRA 22    
10 km Walk Men     Round One Heat One 11 July        
                   
Rank Mark     Athlete Country NOC Age Records Notes
1 49.04.0   Q Gordon Goodwin Great Britain GBR 28    
2 49.09.0   Q Donato Pavesi Italy ITA 34    
3 at 250 m to 2nd   Q Harry Hinkel United States USA 20    
4 at 450 m to 3rd   Q Luigi Bosatra Italy ITA 18    
5 at 2 m to 4th   Q Henri Clermont France FRA 22    
6 DQ     Eversleigh Freeman Canada CAN 31    
7 DQ     Ernie Austen Australia AUS 32    
8 DQ     Henk Keemink Netherlands NED 21    
9 DQ     Arvīds Ķibilds Latvia LAT 28    
10 DQ     Alfrēds Ruks Latvia LAT 33    
11 DQ     Daniel Eslava Mexico MEX      
AC DQ     Rudolf Kühnel Austria AUT 28    
10 km Walk Men     Round One Heat Two 11 July        
                   
Rank Mark     Athlete Country NOC Age Records Notes
1 49.15.6   Q Ugo Frigerio Italy ITA 22    
2 at 100 m+   Q Cecil McMaster South Africa RSA 28    
3     Q Arthur Tell Schwab Switzerland SUI 27    
4     Q Armando Valente Italy ITA 21    
5     Q Ernie Clark Great Britain GBR 26    
6       François Decrombecque France FRA 39    
7       Alfrēds Kalniņš Latvia LAT 29    
8       Phil Granville Canada CAN      
9       Charles H. Foster United States USA 30    
AC DQ     Gordon Watts Great Britain GBR 30    
AC DQ     Mihály Fekete Hungary HUN 29   DQ (4.000 m)
AC DQ     Rudolf Kühnel Austria AUT 28   DQ (6.000 m)
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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