Athletics at the 1986 Commonwealth Games – Men's 800 metres

The men's 800 metres event at the 1986 Commonwealth Games was held on 28 and 31 July at the Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Steve Cram
  England
Tom McKean
  Scotland
Peter Elliott
  England

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 4 of each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.[2]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Pat Scammell   Australia 1:49.68 Q
2 1 Peter Elliott   England 1:49.73 Q
3 1 Mal Edwards   Wales 1:49.81 Q
4 1 Paul Forbes   Scotland 1:50.07 Q
5 1 Joseph Ramotshabi   Botswana 1:50.07 q
6 1 Isaac Ganunga   Malawi 1:50.78 q
7 3 Peter Bourke   Australia 1:51.23 Q
8 3 Steve Cram   England 1:51.42 Q
9 3 Simon Hoogewerf   Canada 1:51.90 Q
10 3 Paul Williams   Wales 1:52.55 Q
11 2 Sebastian Coe   England 1:53.13 Q
12 2 Brian Thompson   Canada 1:53.25 Q
13 2 Mark Kirk   Northern Ireland 1:53.29 Q
14 2 Tom McKean   Scotland 1:53.31 Q
15 1 John Chappory   Gibraltar 1:53.38 q
16 2 Nick Hand   Guernsey 1:53.45 q
17 2 Mike Guegan   Jersey 1:53.97
18 3 Binesh Prasad   Fiji 1:55.13
19 3 Avelino Baldachino   Gibraltar 1:55.14
20 2 Gideon Mthembu   Swaziland 1:55.77
21 1 Sawelio Lutuni   Fiji 1:58.09

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: First 4 of each semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.[2]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Peter Elliott   England 1:47.42 Q
2 2 Simon Hoogewerf   Canada 1:47.63 Q
3 2 Sebastian Coe   England 1:48.07 Q
4 2 Paul Forbes   Scotland 1:48.29 Q
5 2 Peter Bourke   Australia 1:48.40
6 2 Paul Williams   Wales 1:48.52
7 1 Steve Cram   England 1:48.71 Q
8 1 Tom McKean   Scotland 1:49.02 Q
9 1 Pat Scammell   Australia 1:49.24 Q
10 1 Mal Edwards   Wales 1:49.33 Q
11 1 Mark Kirk   Northern Ireland 1:49.69
12 1 Joseph Ramotshabi   Botswana 1:49.98
13 1 Brian Thompson   Canada 1:50.25
14 2 Isaac Ganunga   Malawi 1:50.88
15 1 Nick Hand   Guernsey 1:54.83
16 2 John Chappory   Gibraltar 1:55.29

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Steve Cram   England 1:43.22 GR
  Tom McKean   Scotland 1:44.80 PB
  Peter Elliott   England 1:45.42
4 Pat Scammell   Australia 1:45.86
5 Mal Edwards   Wales 1:47.27
6 Simon Hoogewerf   Canada 1:49.04
7 Paul Forbes   Scotland 1:51.29
Sebastian Coe   England DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2016-10-30.
  2. ^ a b Heats and semifinals results