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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres Final

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 24, 1952
Date Finished: July 24, 1952

Gold: TCH Emil Zátopek
Silver: FRA Alain Mimoun
Bronze: GER Herbert Schade

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Emil Zátopek 29 Czechoslovakia TCH 14:06.6 14:06.72 OR
2 Alain Mimoun 31 France FRA 14:07.4 14:07.58
3 Herbert Schade 30 Germany GER 14:08.6 14:08.80
4 Gordon Pirie 21 Great Britain GBR 14:18.0 14:18.31
5 Chris Chataway 21 Great Britain GBR 14:18.0 14:18.38
6 Les Perry 29 Australia AUS 14:23.6 14:23.16
7 Ernő Béres 23 Hungary HUN 14:24.8
8 Åke Andersson 26 Sweden SWE 14:26.0
9 Bertil Albertsson 30 Sweden SWE 14:27.8
10 Aleksandr Anufriyev 26 Soviet Union URS 14:31.4
11 Alan Parker 24 Great Britain GBR 14:37.0
12 Ilmari Taipale 24 Finland FIN 14:40.0
13 Eero Tuomaala 25 Finland FIN 14:54.2
14 Lucien Theys 25 Belgium BEL 14:59.0
AC Gaston Reiff 31 Belgium BEL DNF