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Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam
Date Started: July 31, 1928
Date Finished: July 31, 1928
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: FIN Ville Ritola
Silver: FIN Paavo Nurmi
Bronze: SWE Edvin Wide

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Leo Lermond 22 United States USA 15:02.6 QU
2 Staņislavs Petkevičs 19 Latvia LAT 15:03.0 QU
3 Eino Purje 28 Finland FIN 15:03.6 QU
4 Ragnar Magnusson 26 Sweden SWE 15:03.8 QU
5 Wally Beavers 24 Great Britain GBR
6 Carl Axel Holger Petersen 26 Denmark DEN 15:13.0
7 Frederick Light Great Britain GBR
8 Lucien Duquesne 27 France FRA
9 Seghir Beddari 26 France FRA
AC Ciro Chapa Mexico MEX DNF
AC Charles Haworth 21 United States USA DNF
AC Karel Nedobitý 22 Czechoslovakia TCH DNF
AC Billy Kibblewhite Canada CAN DNF
AC Nol Wolf 24 Netherlands NED DNF
AC Julien Serwy Belgium BEL DNF

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nils Eklöf 23 Sweden SWE 15:07.4 QU
2 Ville Ritola 32 Finland FIN 15:10.8 QU
3 Armas Kinnunen 28 Finland FIN 15:10.8 QU
4 Brian Oddie 23 Great Britain GBR 15:16.0 QU
5 Jesús Oyarbide 26 Spain ESP 15:22.0
6 Roger Pelé 26 France FRA
7 Willi Boltze 23 Germany GER 15:33.0
8 Jozef Koščak 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 15:42.0
9 Andreas Paouris 25 Greece GRE
10 Julius Petraitis Lithuania LTU
11 Dave Abbott 26 United States USA
AC Art Keay 21 Canada CAN DNF
AC George Hyde 23 Australia AUS DNF
AC Pieter Gerbrands 19 Netherlands NED DNF

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Macauley Smith 23 United States USA 15:04.0 QU
2 Edvin Wide 32 Sweden SWE 15:05.0 QU
3 Bert Johnston 26 Great Britain GBR 15:06.3 QU
4 Paavo Nurmi 30 Finland FIN 15:08.0 QU
5 Otto Kohn 20 Germany GER
6 Arie Klaase 24 Netherlands NED
7 Arturo Peña 24 Spain ESP 15:45.0
8 Vincent Callard 32 Canada CAN
AC Gurbachan Singh India IND DNF