Athletics at the 1959 Summer Universiade – Men's 1500 metres

The men's 1500 metres event at the 1959 Summer Universiade was held at the Stadio Comunale di Torino in Turin with the final on 5 and 6 September 1959.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Béla Szekeres
  Hungary
John Winch
  Great Britain
Kuniaki Watanabe
  Japan

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

[1]

Rank Heat Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Jerzy   Poland 3:59.0 Q
2 1 Tomatio   Italy 4:00.4 Q
3 1 Kuniaki Watanabe   Japan 4:00.7 Q
4 1 Michel Guilhaumon   France 4:02.8 [2]
1 2 Béla Szekeres   Hungary 3:51.9 Q
2 2 Bolesław Kowalczyk   Poland 3:58.8 Q
3 2 Stephen James   Great Britain 3:58.8 Q
4 2 Holzer    Switzerland 4:00.7
5 2 Abraham   Venezuela 4:36.4
1 3 John Winch   Great Britain 3:50.7 Q[3]
2 3 Herbert Stichnote   West Germany 3:51.5 Q
3 3 Henk Heida   Netherlands 3:52.0 Q
4 3 László Wittine   Hungary 3:53.8
5 3 Porro   Italy 3:54.3
6 3 Johansson   Sweden 3:54.3
? Jean-Marie Argelès   France DQ [2]

FinalEdit

[4]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Béla Szekeres   Hungary 3:50.9
  John Winch   Great Britain 3:52.0
  Kuniaki Watanabe   Japan 3:52.1
4 Stephen James   Great Britain 3:52.1
5 Jerzy   Poland 3:54.0
6 Herbert Stichnote   West Germany 3:54.0
7 Tomatio   Italy 3:57.0 [5]
8 Bolesław Kowalczyk   Poland 3:59.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resultados Universiada - 1959" (PDF). Atletismo (in Spanish). November 1959: 9. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b French results
  3. ^ Soviet results (p42)
  4. ^ García, Gerardo (7 September 1959). "Terminaron los Juegos de la Universiada" (in Spanish). Mundo Deportivo. p. 6. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  5. ^ Boccacini, Gigi (7 September 1959). "L'Universiade si è chiusa con un record italiano" (in Italian). La Stampa. p. 24. Retrieved 26 February 2021.