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Athletics at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 17, 1920
Date Finished: August 18, 1920

Gold: ITA Ugo Frigerio
Silver: USA Joe Pearman
Bronze: GBR Charlie Gunn


The United States’ Joe Pearman led for the first half of the race. At that point, Ugo Frigerio picked up the pace and won by over half of a lap.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Ugo Frigerio 18 Italy ITA Gold
2 Joe Pearman 27 United States USA Silver
3 Charlie Gunn 34 Great Britain GBR Bronze
4 Cecil McMaster 24 South Africa RSA
5 William Hehir 33 Great Britain GBR
6 Thomas Maroney 24 United States USA
7 Jean Seghers Belgium BEL
8 Antoine Doyen Belgium BEL
AC George Parker Australia AUS
AC Luis Meléndez 19 Spain ESP
AC Donato Pavesi 30 Italy ITA
4 h2 r1/2 William Plant 27 United States USA
7 h1 r1/2 Winfred Rolker 28 United States USA
AC h1 r1/2 Paul Verlaeckt Belgium BEL
AC h1 r1/2 Gunnar Rasmussen 26 Denmark DEN
AC h1 r1/2 Eduard Hermann 32 Estonia EST
AC h1 r1/2 Martial Simon France FRA
AC h1 r1/2 Charles Dowson 30 Great Britain GBR
AC h1 r1/2 Josef Šlehofer 20 Czechoslovakia TCH
AC h2 r1/2 Charles Wiggers Belgium BEL
AC h2 r1/2 Eversleigh Freeman 27 Canada CAN
AC h2 r1/2 Niels Pedersen 31 Denmark DEN
AC h2 r1/2 Stanislas Anselmetti Switzerland SUI