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Olympic Games 1968 - Mexico City

The men's marathon was held on Sunday October 20, 1968. The race started at 3.00 p.m. local time. There were a total number of 74 competitors from 41 countries. Seventeen of them did not finish.


Results

MamoWoldeEthiopia2:20:26
KenjiKimiharaJapan2:23:31
MikeRyanNew Zealand2:23:45
IsmailAkçayTurkey2:25:18
WilliamAdcocksGreat Britain2:25:33
GabrouMerawiEthiopia2:27:16
DerekClaytonAustralia2:27:23
TimothyJohnstonGreat Britain2:28:04
AkioUsamiJapan2:28:06
10°AndyBoychakTurkey2:28:40
11°GastonRoelantsBelgium2:29:04
12°PatMcMahonIreland2:29:21
13°AlfredoPenalozaMexico2:29:48
14°KennethMooreUnited States of America2:29:49
15°JürgenBuschWest Germany2:30:42
16°GeorgeYoungUnited States of America2:31:15
17°ManfredSteffnyWest Germany2:31:23
18°ThinSumbwegamMyanmar2:32:22
19°NaftaliTemuKenya2:32:36
20°MauricePeirenBelgium2:32:49
21°AntonioAmbuItaly2:33:19
22°RonDawsUnited States of America2:33:53
23°Karl-HeinzSieversWest Germany2:34:11
24°GyulaTóthHungary2:34:49
25°HüseyinAktasTurkey2:35:09
26°PabloGarridoMexico2:35:47
27°AadSteylenNetherlands2:37:42
28°AnatolySukharyevSoviet Union2:38:07
29°LeeMyung-JungSouth Korea2:38:52
30°IvailoSharankovBulgaria2:39:49
31°Gioacchinode PalmaItaly2:39:58
32°JosefGwerderSwitzerland2:40:16
33°HubertRiesnerWest Germany2:41:29
34°GeorgOlsenDenmark2:42:24
35°DouglasSinkalaZambia2:42:51
36°ExequielBaezaChile2:43:15
37°DaveMcKenzieNew Zealand2:43:36
38°KimBong-NaeSouth Korea2:43:56
39°CarlosCuqueGuatemala2:45:20
40°GodwinKalimbweZambia2:45:26
41°MickMolloyIreland2:48:13
42°NikolaSimeonovBulgaria2:48:30
43°JohnFarringtonAustralia2:50:16
44°HelmutKunischSwitzerland2:50:58
45°AlifuMassaquoiSierra Leone2:52:28
46°LeeSang-HoonSouth Korea2:52:46
47°HlaTheinMyanmar2:54:03
48°PaulMoseKenya2:55:17
49°BenjaminSilva-NettoPhilippines2:56:19
50°HarryProwellGuyana2:57:01
51°WimalasenaPereraCeylon2:59:05
52°FulgencioHernándezGuatemala3:00:40
53°GustavoGutiérrezEcuador3:03:07
54°MartinAndeNigeria3:03:47
55°MustaphaMusaUganda3:04:53
56°EnochNwembaZambia3:06:16
57°John StephenAkhwariTanzania3:25:17

Did not finish

DNFPeterBuniakCanada
DNFHernándoBarrenecheColombia
DNFAbebeBikilaEthiopia
DNFPenttiRummakkoFinland
DNFRenéCombesFrance
DNFGuyTexereauFrance
DNFJimAlderGreat Britain
DNFLajosMecserHungary
DNFSeiichiroSasakiJapan
DNFMraljebAyed-MansoorKuwait
DNFSaoudObaid-DaifallahKuwait
DNFJoséGarcíaMexico
DNFMukhamedShakirovSoviet Union
DNFCarlosPérezSpain
DNFEdgarFriedliSwitzerland
DNFArmandoGonzálezUruguay
DNFNedoFarcicYugoslavia

Did not start


Disqualified


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