1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

These are the official results of the Men's 3.000 metres Steeplechase event at the inaugural 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total of 38 participating athletes, with three qualifying heats and the final held on Saturday 1987-09-05.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Francesco Panetta
Italy (ITA)
Silver   Hagen Melzer
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze   William Van Dijck
Belgium (BEL)

RecordsEdit

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record   Henry Rono (KEN) 8:05.4 Seattle, USA May 13, 1978
Championship Record   Patriz Ilg (FRG) 8:15.06 Helsinki, Finland August 12, 1983

FinalEdit

RANK FINAL TIME
    Francesco Panetta (ITA) 8:08.57 CR
    Hagen Melzer (GDR) 8:10.32
    William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:12.18
4.   Brian Diemer (USA) 8:14.46
5.   Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:16.46
6.   Henry Marsh (USA) 8:17.78
7.   Peter Koech (KEN) 8:20.08
8.   Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:20.45
9.   Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:24.25
10.   Raymond Pannier (FRA) 8:26.50
11.   José Regalo (POR) 8:27.64
12.   Patriz Ilg (FRG) 8:38.46
13.   Franco Boffi (ITA) 8:43.60
14.   Roger Hackney (GBR) 8:48.86
  Joshua Kipkemboi (KEN) DNF

Qualifying heatsEdit

  • Held on Thursday 1987-09-03
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Francesco Panetta (ITA) 8:16.08
2.   Raymond Pannier (FRA) 8:16.93
3.   William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:19.19
4.   Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:22.26
5.   Eddie Wedderburn (GBR) 8:24.09
6.   Adauto Domingues (BRA) 8:26.67
7.   Bela Vago (HUN) 8:27.24
8.   Francisco Sánchez (ESP) 8:34.29
9.   Michael Heist (FRG) 8:38.80
10.   Brian Abshire (USA) 8:39.97
11.   Liam O'Brien (IRL) 8:40.88
12.   Herman Hofstee (NED) 8:44.04
13.   Emilio Ulloa (CHI) 8:44.51


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Joshua Kipkemboi (KEN) 8:20.75
2.   Hagen Melzer (GDR) 8:21.07
3.   Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:21.21
4.   Brian Diemer (USA) 8:21.32
5.   Fethi Baccouche (TUN) 8:22.75
6.   Bogusław Mamiński (POL) 8:24.32
7.   Tommy Ekblom (FIN) 8:24.66
8.   Ricardo Vera (URU) 8:36.80
9.   Colin Reitz (GBR) 8:40.55
10.   Shigeyuki Aikyo (JPN) 8:41.41
11.   Espen Borge (NOR) 8:47.34
12.   Ramón López (PAR) 9:10.29
  Flemming Jensen (DEN) DNF


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   Patriz Ilg (FRG) 8:18.73
2.   Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:18.87
3.   Peter Koech (KEN) 8:19.28
4.   José Regalo (POR) 8:20.70
5.   Henry Marsh (USA) 8:20.98
6.   Roger Hackney (GBR) 8:21.35
7.   Franco Boffi (ITA) 8:21.69
8.   Bruno Le Stum (FRA) 8:23.61
9.   Valeriy Vandyak (URS) 8:30.43
10.   Hans Koeleman (NED) 8:41.80
11.   Domingo Ramón (ESP) 8:46.23
  Mirosław Żerkowski (POL) DNF

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