1971 European Athletics Championships – Men's 800 metres

The men's 800 metres at the 1971 European Athletics Championships was held in Helsinki, Finland, at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 10, 11, and 12 August 1971.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Yevgeniy Arzhanov
  Soviet Union
Silver Dieter Fromm
  East Germany
Bronze Andy Carter
  Great Britain

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

12 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Yevgeniy Arzhanov   Soviet Union 1:45.62 CR
  Dieter Fromm   East Germany 1:45.96
  Andy Carter   Great Britain 1:46.16 NR
4 Hans-Henning Ohlert   East Germany 1:46.87
5 Peter Browne   Great Britain 1:47.00
6 Jozef Plachý   Czechoslovakia 1:47.33
7 Jože Međimurec   Yugoslavia 1:48.44
8 Philippe Meyer   France 1:50.91

Semi-finalsEdit

11 August

Semi-final 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Andy Carter   Great Britain 1:48.46 Q
2 Hans-Henning Ohlert   East Germany 1:48.66 Q
3 Jože Međimurec   Yugoslavia 1:48.92 Q
4 Philippe Meyer   France 1:48.94 Q
5 Stanisław Waśkiewicz   Poland 1:49.10
6 Stanislav Meshcherskikh   Soviet Union 1:49.10
7 Gerd Larsen   Denmark 1:49.33
8 Markku Aalto   Finland 1:50.61

Semi-final 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Dieter Fromm   East Germany 1:48.60 Q
2 Yevgeniy Arzhanov   Soviet Union 1:48.96 Q
3 Peter Browne   Great Britain 1:49.03 Q
4 Jozef Plachý   Czechoslovakia 1:49.07 Q
5 Andrzej Kupczyk   Poland 1:49.28
6 Antonio Fernández   Spain 1:49.92
7 Sjef Hensgens   Netherlands 1:50.20
8 Jens-Bodo Fried   West Germany 1:50.54

HeatsEdit

10 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Dieter Fromm   East Germany 1:48.81 Q
2 Jože Međimurec   Yugoslavia 1:49.15 Q
3 Antonio Fernández   Spain 1:49.29 Q
4 Markku Aalto   Finland 1:49.33 Q
5 Hans Bertram   West Germany 1:49.57
6 Krzysztof Linkowski   Poland 1:51.67
7 Ragnar Schie   Norway 1:54.21

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Andy Carter   Great Britain 1:46.82 Q
2 Jens-Bodo Fried   West Germany 1:47.43 Q
3 Stanislav Meshcherskikh   Soviet Union 1:47.49 Q
4 Sjef Hensgens   Netherlands 1:47.90 Q
5 Fernando Mamede   Portugal 1:48.44 NR
6 André Boonen   Belgium 1:49.61
7 Aurelio Falero   Gibraltar 1:59.75

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yevgeniy Arzhanov   Soviet Union 1:49.27 Q
2 Gerd Larsen   Denmark 1:49.31 Q
3 Stanisław Waśkiewicz   Poland 1:49.35 Q
4 Peter Browne   Great Britain 1:49.41 Q
5 Reiner Föhrenbach   West Germany 1:49.57
6 Mehmet Tümkan   Turkey 1:49.80

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Hans-Henning Ohlert   East Germany 1:59.23 Q
2 Jozef Plachý   Czechoslovakia 2:00.09 Q
3 Andrzej Kupczyk   Poland 2:00.13 Q
4 Philippe Meyer   France 2:00.60 Q

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 24 athletes from 17 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 412–420, retrieved 13 August 2014