| Athletics at the|
1998 Commonwealth Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
| 3000 m|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|10 km walk||women|
|20 km walk||men|
|50 km walk||men|
The men's 20 kilometres walk event at the 1998 Commonwealth Games was held on 17 September in Kuala Lumpur.
At the 1998 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 16–21 September 1998.
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, or commonly known as KL, is the national capital and largest city in Malaysia. As the global city of Malaysia, it covers an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 1.73 million as of 2016. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.25 million people as of 2017. It is among the fastest growing metropolitan regions in Southeast Asia, in both population and economic development.
|6||Teoh Boon Lim||1:27:47||PB|
|9||Harbans Narinder Singh||1:30:13|
|15||Mohd Sharrulhaizy Abdul Rahman||1:36:32||PB|