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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres Final

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 2, 1948
Date Finished: August 2, 1948

Gold: BEL Gaston Reiff
Silver: TCH Emil Zátopek
Bronze: NED Wim Slijkhuis

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) ATM
1 Gaston Reiff 27 Belgium BEL 14:17.6 OR
2 Emil Zátopek 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 14:17.8 at 0.26
3 Wim Slijkhuis 25 Netherlands NED 14:26.8
4 Erik Ahldén 24 Sweden SWE 14:28.6
5 Bertil Albertsson 26 Sweden SWE 14:39.0
6 Curt Stone 25 United States USA 14:39.4
7 Väinö Koskela 27 Finland FIN 14:41.0
8 Väinö Mäkelä 26 Finland FIN 14:43.0
9 Marcel Vandewattyne 24 Belgium BEL
10 Martin Stokken 25 Norway NOR
11 Helge Perälä 33 Finland FIN
AC Evert Nyberg 23 Sweden SWE DNF