1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 1500 metres

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
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These are the official results of the Men's 1.500 metres event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 43 participating athletes, with three qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on Sunday September 1, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Algeria Noureddine Morceli
Algeria (ALG)
Silver Kenya Wilfred Kirochi
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze Germany Hauke Fuhlbrügge
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Heats
29.08.1991 – 16:50h
Semifinals
30.08.1991 – 17:30h
Final
01.09.1991 – 15:40h

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 3:29.46 Berlin, Germany August 23, 1985
Championship Record  Abdi Bile (SOM) 3:35.67 Rome, Italy September 4, 1987

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:32.84 CR
Med 2.png  Wilfred Kirochi (KEN) 3:34.84
Med 3.png  Hauke Fuhlbrügge (GER) 3:35.28
4.  Jens-Peter Herold (GER) 3:35.37
5.  Fermín Cacho (ESP) 3:35.62
6.  Mario Silva (POR) 3:35.76
7.  David Kibet (KEN) 3:36.03
8.  Gennaro di Napoli (ITA) 3:36.56
9.  Mohamed Suleiman (QAT) 3:38.12
10.  Matthew Yates (GBR) 3:38.71
11.  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 3:39.49
12.  Simon Doyle (AUS) 3:41.54

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • Held on Friday 1991-08-30
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:39.90
2.  Wilfred Kirochi (KEN) 3:40.73
3.  Fermín Cacho (ESP) 3:40.83
4.  Gennaro di Napoli (ITA) 3:40.84
5.  Mario Silva (POR) 3:40.94
6.  Matthew Yates (GBR) 3:41.24
7.  Hauke Fuhlbrügge (GER) 3:41.41
8.  Peter Rono (KEN) 3:41.76
9.  Rachid El Basir (MAR) 3:42.89
10.  Mikael Svensson (SWE) 3:43.69
11.  João N'Tyamba (ANG) 3:44.64
12.  Pat Scammell (AUS) 3:45.17


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Jens-Peter Herold (GER) 3:41.23
2.  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 3:41.45
3.  Mohamed Suleiman (QAT) 3:41.48
4.  Simon Doyle (AUS) 3:41.52
5.  David Kibet (KEN) 3:41.54
6.  Teófilo Benito (ESP) 3:41.61
7.  Steve Cram (GBR) 3:41.67
8.  José Luis González (ESP) 3:41.71
9.  Davide Tirelli (ITA) 3:43.08
10.  Mogens Guldberg (DEN) 3:44.34
11.  Sergey Melnikov (URS) 3:44.62
12.  Pascal Thiébaut (FRA) 3:45.18
13.  Mitsuhiro Okuyama (JPN) 3:49.96

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Thursday 1991-08-29
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:43.45
2.  Teófilo Benito (ESP) 3:43.88
3.  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 3:43.93
4.  Peter Rono (KEN) 3:44.37
5.  Pat Scammell (AUS) 3:44.60
6.  Mikael Svensson (SWE) 3:44.66
7.  Steve Cram (GBR) 3:44.69
8.  Karol Dudij (POL) 3:44.89
9.  Mbiganyi Thee (BOT) 3:45.04
10.  Edgar de Oliveira (BRA) 3:45.59
11.  Alex Geissbuhler (SUI) 3:46.38
12.  Terrance Herrington (USA) 3:47.28
13.  Dale Jones (ATG) 3:55.41
14.  Elonga Lucas Eningo (GEQ) 4:31.23
 Abdi Bile (SOM) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Jens-Peter Herold (GER) 3:41.21
2.  José Luis González (ESP) 3:41.48
3.  Simon Doyle (AUS) 3:41.50
4.  Pascal Thiébaut (FRA) 3:41.50
5.  Wilfred Kirochi (KEN) 3:41.64
6.  Davide Tirelli (ITA) 3:41.77
7.  Mogens Guldberg (DEN) 3:42.00
8.  Sergey Melnikov (URS) 3:42.15
9.  Zeki Oztürk (TUR) 3:42.86
10.  Luis Núñez (DOM) 3:48.54
11.  Fabian Franco (GIB) 4:03.94
 Han Kulker (NED) DNS
 Jim Spivey (USA) DNS
 Daouda Kassougue (MTN) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  David Kibet (KEN) 3:38.07
2.  Rachid El Basir (MAR) 3:38.29
3.  Fermín Cacho (ESP) 3:38.31
4.  Mario Silva (POR) 3:38.37
5.  Gennaro di Napoli (ITA) 3:38.63
6.  Hauke Fuhlbrügge (GER) 3:38.65
7.  Mohamed Suleiman (QAT) 3:38.89
8.  Matthew Yates (GBR) 3:39.30
9.  Mitsuhiro Okuyama (JPN) 3:40.35
10.  João N'Tyamba (ANG) 3:41.05
11.  Alemayehu Roba (ETH) 3:42.76
12.  José Lopez (VEN) 3:45.61
13.  Luis Martínez (GUA) 3:46.39
 Joe Falcon (USA) DNS

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