Athletics at the 1986 Commonwealth Games – Men's 30 kilometres walk

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The men's 10,000 metres event at the 1986 Commonwealth Games was held on 31 July in Edinburgh. [1]

10,000 metres common long distance running event

The 10,000 metres or the 10,000-metre run is a common long-distance track running event. The event is part of the athletics programme at the Olympic Games and the World Championships in Athletics and is common at championship level events. The race consists of 25 laps around an Olympic-sized track. It is less commonly held at track and field meetings, due to its duration. The 10,000-metre track race is usually distinguished from its road running counterpart, the 10K run, by its reference to the distance in metres rather than kilometres.

Athletics at the 1986 Commonwealth Games

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Edinburgh Capital city in Scotland

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Results

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Simon Baker Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:07:47
Silver medal icon.svg Guillaume LeBlanc Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:08:38
Bronze medal icon.svg Ian McCombie Flag of England.svg  England 2:10:36
4 Chris Maddocks Flag of England.svg  England 2:12:42
5 Willi Sawall Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:14:29
6 Murray Day Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:15:11
7 Martin Rush Flag of England.svg  England 2:16:01
8 Ossie Johnson Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2:21:05
9 Graham Seatter Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:22:48
10 Steve Partington Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man 2:23:02
François Lapointe Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada DQ

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