Marathon M - Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Marathon - Athletics
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Athletics
Men's Marathon 1956
Final
Alain Mimoun FRA 2.25.00
Franjo Mihalic YUG 2.26.32
Veikko Karvonen FIN 2.27.47
4. Lee Chang-hoon KOR 2.28.45
5. Yoshiaki Kawashima JPN 2.29.19
6. Emil Zatopek TCH 2.29.34
7. Ivan Filin URS 2.30.27
8. Evert Nyberg SWE 2.31.12
9. Thomas Nilsson SWE 2.33.33
10. Eino Oksanen FIN 2.36.10
11. Arnold Vaide SWE 2.36.21
12. Choi Chung-sik KOR 2.36.53
13. Paavo Kotila FIN 2.38.59
14. Mercer Davies RSA 2.39.48
15. Henry Hicks GBR 2.39.55
16. Hideo Hamamura JPN 2.40.53
17. Albert Richards NZL 2.41.34
18. John Russell AUS 2.41.44
19. Lothar Beckert GER 2.42.10
20. Nicholas Costes USA 2.42.20
21. John Kelley USA 2.43.40
22. Muhammad Havildar Aslam PAK 2.44.33
23. Adolf Gruber AUT 2.46.20
24. Aurele Vandendriessche BEL 2.47.18
25. Keith Ollerenshaw AUS 2.48.12
26. Myitung Naw MYA 2.49.32
27. Pavel Kantorek TCH 2.52.05
28. Kurt Hartung GER 2.52.14
29. Bashay Feleke ETH 2.53.37
30. Abdul Rashid PAK 2.57.47
31. Kanuti Sum KEN 2.58.42
32. Gebre Birkay ETH 2.58.49
33. Kurao Hiroshima JPN 3.04.17
Leslie Perry AUS dnf
Frederick Norris GBR dnf
Klaus Porbadnik GER dnf
Eduardo Fontecilla CHI dnf
Ali Baghbanbashi IRI dnf
Jan Barnard RSA dnf
Ronald Clark AUS dnf
Boris Grishayev URS dnf
Albert Ivanov URS dnf
Giuseppe Lavelli ITA dnf
Lim Hwa-dong KOR dnf
Juan Silva CHI dnf
Dean Thackwray USA dnf
Men's Marathon - Athletics - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: The competition was a mass start event where all athletes started together at the same time. The first athlete to pass the finishing line was the Olympic gold medal winner.

Event facts: Men's Marathon competition was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and 46 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Marathon - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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