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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres

These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 57 competitors, with one non-starter.[1]

Men's 800 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium
Dates28 to 31 July
Competitors56 from 42 nations
Winning time1:42.58 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vebjørn Rodal
 Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hezekiél Sepeng
 South Africa
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fred Onyancha
 Kenya
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MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 1:41.73   Sebastian Coe Florence (ITA) June 10, 1981
Olympic Record 1:43.00   Joaquim Cruz Los Angeles (USA) August 6, 1984

In the final Vebjørn Rodal set a new Olympic record with 1:42.58 minutes.

Final classificationEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE FINAL LANE SEMI HEAT
    Vebjørn Rodal (NOR) 1:42.58 1 1:43.96 1:45.30
    Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:42.74 6 1:45.16 1:45.45
    Fred Onyancha (KEN) 1:42.79 7 1:44.02 1:46.07
4.   Norberto Téllez (CUB) 1:42.85 4 1:43.79 1:47.24
5.   Nico Motchebon (GER) 1:43.91 8 1:45.40 1:45.82
6.   David Kiptoo (KEN) 1:44.19 5 1:43.90 1:45.11
7.   Johnny Gray (USA) 1:44.21 2 1:44.00 1:45.87
8.   Benyounes Lahlou (MAR) 1:45.52 3 1:43.99 1:45.85

Non-qualifiersEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE SEMI HEAT
  Philip Kibitok (KEN) 1:45.58 1:45.34
  André Bucher (SUI) 1:46.41 1:46.85
  Giuseppe D'Urso (ITA) 1:46.97 1:45.27
  Paul Byrne (AUS) 1:47.58 1:47.05
  Bruno Konczylo (FRA) 1:48.02 1:46.04
  Craig Winrow (GBR) 1:48.57 1:47.41
  Arthémon Hatungimana (BDI) 1:44.92 1:47.10
  Savieri Ngidhi (ZIM) 1:46.78 1:46.46
  Curtis Robb (GBR) 1:47.48 1:45.85
  Johan Botha (RSA) 1:48.06 1:45.63
  José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:50.33 1:46.58
  Einārs Tupurītis (LAT) 1:46.41 1:45.88
  David Matthews (IRL) 1:47.83 1:46.76
  Jimmy Jean-Joseph (FRA) 1:48.50 1:45.64
  Balázs Korányi (HUN) 1:50.30 1:46.63
  Andrea Benvenuti (ITA) DNF 1:47.45
  Joachim Dehmel (GER) DNQ 1:47.12
  Joseph Rakotoarimanana (MAD) DNQ 1:47.33
  Tommy Asinga (SUR) DNQ 1:48.29
  Adem Hecini (ALG) DNQ 1:47.23
  Abdul Rahman Al-Abdullah (QAT) DNQ 1:48.52
  Flavio Godoy (BRA) DNQ 1:48.91
  Chérif Baba Aidara (MTN) DNQ 1:56.20
  Pavel Soukup (CZE) DNQ 1:47.67
  Andrés Manuel Díaz (ESP) DNQ 1:47.86
  Atle Douglas (NOR) DNQ 1:48.60
  Cedric Harris (DMA) DNQ 1:51.46
  Fernando Arlete (GBS) DNQ 2:00.07
  Ibrahim Aden (SOM) DNQ 1:47.31
  Charles Nkazamyampi (BDI) DNQ 1:47.95
  Tavakalo Kailes (VAN) DNQ 1:55.07
  Naseer Ismail (MDV) DNQ 1:58.70
  Marius van Heerden (RSA) DNQ 1:47.46
  David Strang (GBR) DNQ 1:47.96
  Boris Kaveshnikov (KGZ) DNQ 1:48.88
  José Parrilla (USA) DNQ 1:49.99
  Yaya Terap Adoum (CHA) DNQ 1:52.68
  Antonio Abrantes (POR) DNQ 1:47.73
  Clive Terrelonge (JAM) DNQ 1:48.29
  Themba Makhanya (SWZ) DNQ 1:59.02
  Andrea Giocondi (ITA) DNQ 1:47.26
  Brandon Rock (USA) DNQ 1:48.47
  Jean Destine (HAI) DNQ 1:48.82
  Saeed Basweidan (YEM) DNQ 1:49.35
  Greg Rhymer (IVB) DNQ 1:50.03
  Alex Morgan (JAM) DNQ 1:47.40
  Mohamed Babiker Yagoub (SUD) DNQ 1:48.50
  Manlio Molinari (SMR) DNQ 1:56.08
  Roberto Parra (ESP) DNQ DNS

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Games: Men's 800 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017.

External linksEdit