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50 kilometres Walk, Men

Date29 September 2000 — 8:00
StatusOlympic
LocationOlympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Participants56 from 28 countries
Olympic Record 3-38:29 / Vyacheslav Ivanenko URS / 30 September 1988

Robert Korzeniowski set several records in this race. He became the first walker to win the 20/50K double at the same Olympics. He became the first walker to defend the 50 km. gold medal. And he became the first walker to win three Olympic gold medals. The race was close thru 40 km. when Korzo pulled away from Joel Sánchez (MEX). Sánchez was passed in the last 10K by Latvia’s Aigars Fadejevs.

PosNrWalkerNOCTimeWarnings
12711Robert KorzeniowskiPOL3-42:221Gold
22452Aigars FadejevsLAT3-43:401Silver
32568Joel SánchezMEX3-44:361Bronze
41599Valentí MassanaESP3-46:011
52893Nikolay MatyukhinRUS3-46:370
61063Nathan DeakesAUS3-47:291
72566Miguel Ángel RodríguezMEX3-48:120
82716Roman MagdziarczykPOL3-48:170
92454Modris LiepiņšLAT3-48:360
101372Yang YongjianCHN3-48:421
113433Aleksandar RakovićSCG3-49:162
121585Jesús Ángel GarcíaESP3-49:312
131371Wang YinhangCHN3-50:191
141730Denis LangloisFRA3-52:560
152345Sergey KorepanovKAZ3-53:300
161513Miloš HolušaCZE3-53:482
173096Peter TichýSVK3-54:470
182676Craig BarrettNZL3-55:531
191892Mike TrautmannGER3-56:192
203094Štefan MalíkSVK3-56:440
211891Denis TrautmannGER3-58:141
223260Curt ClausenUSA3-58:391
233091Peter KorčokSVK3-58:460
241606Mikel OdriozolaESP3-59:501
252343Valery BorisovKAZ4-01:111
262896Vladimir PoteminRUS4-02:380
271087Dion RussellAUS4-02:500
283270Philip DunnUSA4-03:052
291711Sylvain CaudronFRA4-03:220
302491Daugvinas ZujusLTU4-06:040
313282Andrew HermannUSA4-07:182
323212Oleksiy ShelestUKR4-07:390
332757Pedro MartinsPOR4-08:130
341059Duane CousinsAUS4-10:432
352451Uģis BrūvelisLAT4-11:412
362304Fumio ImamuraJPN4-13:282
372046Gyula DudásHUN4-17:550
383468Jamie CostinIRL4-24:220
391808Chris MaddocksGBR4-52:121
AC2714Tomasz LipiecPOL0DNF
AC2187Ivano BrugnettiITA0DNF
AC1873Robert IhlyGER0DNF
AC1968Spyros KastanisGRE0DNF
AC2210Gianni PerricelliITA2DNF
AC2914Valery SpitsynRUS1DNF
AC1738René PillerFRA0DNF
AC2220Arturo Di MezzaITA0DNF
AC1982Theodoros StamatopoulosGRE2DNF
AC1692Valentin KononenFIN3DQ
AC2567Germán SánchezMEX3DQ
AC1225Viktar HinkoBLR3DQ
AC2044Zoltán CzukorHUN3DQ
AC2543Feodosiy CiumacencoMDA0DQ1
AC1321Arturo HuertaCAN3DQ
AC1312Tim BerrettCAN3DQ
AC2311Akihiko KoikeJPN3DQ