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Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

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Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 20 kilometres walk

Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The Men's 20 km Race Walk at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 42 competitors. Four athletes did not start in the final, held on August 3, 1984.


Gold  Ernesto Canto
Mexico (MEX)
Silver  Raúl González
Mexico (MEX)
Bronze  Maurizio Damilano
Italy (ITA)


DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best


Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 1:19:30 September 23, 1983 Bergen, Norway
Olympic Record  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:23:35.5 July 24, 1980 Moscow, Soviet Union
Broken records during the 1984 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:23:13 August 3, 1984 Los Angeles, United States



Final ranking

Rank Athlete Time Note
1st  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 1:23:13 OR
2nd  Raúl González (MEX) 1:23:20
3rd  Maurizio Damilano (ITA) 1:23:26
4  Guillaume LeBlanc (CAN) 1:24:29
5  Carlo Mattioli (ITA) 1:25:07
6  Josep Marín (ESP) 1:25:32
7  Marco Evoniuk (USA) 1:25:42
8  Erling Andersen (NOR) 1:25:54
9  Querubín Moreno (COL) 1:26:04
10  David Smith (AUS) 1:26:48
11  François Lapointe (CAN) 1:27:06
12  Héctor Moreno (COL) 1:27:12
13  Philip Vesty (GBR) 1:27:28
14  Simon Baker (AUS) 1:27:43
15  Gérard Lelièvre (FRA) 1:27:50
16  Willi Sawall (AUS) 1:28:24
17  Marcelino Colin (MEX) 1:28:26
18  Francisco Vargas (COL) 1:28:46
19  Ian McCombie (GBR) 1:28:53
20  Martial Fesselier (FRA) 1:29:46
21  Marcel Jobin (CAN) 1:29:49
22  Chand Ram (IND) 1:30:06
23  Jim Heiring (USA) 1:30:20
24  Steve Barry (GBR) 1:30:46
25  José Pinto (POR) 1:30:54
26  Abdelouahab Ferguene (ALG) 1:31:24
27  Zhang Fuxin (CHN) 1:32:10
28  Alessandro Pezzatini (ITA) 1:32:27
29  Martin Toporek (AUT) 1:33:58
30  Benamar Kechkouche (ALG) 1:34:12
31  Santiago Folseca (HON) 1:34:47
32  Pius Munyasia (KEN) 1:34:53
33  Daniel O'Connor (USA) 1:35:12
34  José Víctor Alonzo (GUA) 1:35:32
35  Stefano Casali (SMR) 1:35:48
36  Osvaldo Morejon (BOL) 1:44:42
37  Luis Campos (ESA) 1:48:45
38  Amjad Tawalbeh (JOR) 1:49:35
 Reima Salonen (FIN) DNS
 Dominique Guebey (FRA) DNS
 Dieter Hoffmann (FRG) DNS
 Lars Ove Moen (NOR) DNS

See also


  • (English) Results
  • (English) sports-reference

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