1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
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5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
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Marathon men women
10 km walk women
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50 km walk men
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Triple jump men
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Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 42 participating athletes, with three qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on Tuesday August 27, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Kenya Billy Konchellah
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Brazil José Luiz Barbosa
Brazil (BRA)
Bronze United States Mark Everett
United States (CAN)

Schedule[edit]

Heats
25.08.1991 – 17:35h
Semifinals
26.08.1991 – 18:15h
Final
27.08.1991 – 19:50h

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Sebastian Coe (GBR) 1:41.73 Florence, Italy June 10, 1981
Championship Record  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:43.06 Rome, Italy September 1, 1987

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:43.99
Med 2.png  José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:44.24
Med 3.png  Mark Everett (USA) 1:44.67
4.  Paul Ereng (KEN) 1:44.75
5.  Piotr Piekarski (POL) 1:45.44
6.  Johnny Gray (USA) 1:45.67
7.  Andrey Sudnik (URS) 1:46.36
8.  Tomas de Teresa (ESP) 1:47.65

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • Held on Monday 1991-08-26
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:46.86
2.  Mark Everett (USA) 1:46.96
3.  Johnny Gray (USA) 1:47.04
4.  Piotr Piekarski (POL) 1:47.14
5.  Freddie Williams (CAN) 1:47.17
6.  Robert Kibet (KEN) 1:47.36
7.  Frédéric Cornette (FRA) 1:48.04
8.  Steve Heard (GBR) 1:49.91


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:45.42
2.  Paul Ereng (KEN) 1:45.84
3.  Tomas de Teresa (ESP) 1:45.84
4.  Andrey Sudnik (URS) 1:45.91
5.  George Kersh (USA) 1:45.98
6.  Mbiganyi Thee (BOT) 1:46.30
7.  Joachim Dehmel (GER) 1:47.91
8.  Brian Whittle (GBR) 1:54.14

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1991-08-25
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:47.35
2.  Mark Everett (USA) 1:47.37
3.  Tom McKean (GBR) 1:47.38
4.  Desta Asgedom (ETH) 1:48.28
5.  Fabian Franco (GIB) 1:54.29
6.  Charles Nkazamyampi (BDI) 4:13.28
 Ismael Youssef (QAT) DQ


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Paul Ereng (KEN) 1:45.94
2.  Tomás de Teresa (ESP) 1:46.41
3.  Slobodan Popović (YUG) 1:46.89
4.  Valeriy Starodubtsev (URS) 1:47.55
5.  Ari Suhonen (FIN) 1:48.15
6.  Luis Martinez (GUA) 1:49.07 (NR)
 Ibrahim Okash (SOM) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Robert Kibet (KEN) 1:50.13
2.  Brian Whittle (GBR) 1:50.30
3.  Luis Javier González (ESP) 1:50.46
4.  Reda Abdenouz (ALG) 1:50.47
5.  Pablo Squella (CHI) 1:50.92
6.  Luis Migueles (ARG) 1:51.42
7.  Samson Vallabouy (MAS) 1:51.46


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  George Kersh (USA) 1:47.00
2.  Frédéric Cornette (FRA) 1:47.02
3.  Ahmed Belkessam (ALG) 1:47.06
4.  Esko Parpala (FIN) 1:47.28
5.  Babacar Niang (SEN) 1:47.75
6.  Dale Jones (ATG) 1:48.62
 Dieudonné Kwizera (BDI) DNS


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:45.68
2.  Freddie Williams (CAN) 1:45.83
3.  Mbiganyi Thee (BOT) 1:45.94
4.  Joachim Dehmel (GER) 1:46.24
5.  Steve Heard (GBR) 1:46.29
6.  Tommy Asinga (SUR) 1:47.33
 João N'Tyampa (ANG) DQ


RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.  Johnny Gray (USA) 1:46.59
2.  Piotr Piekarski (POL) 1:46.63
3.  Andrey Sudnik (URS) 1:46.77
4.  Giuseppe D'Urso (ITA) 1:46.82
5.  Markus Trinkler (SUI) 1:47.67
6.  Antonio Abrantes (POR) 1:47.91
7.  Douglas Kalembo (ZAM) 1:48.26

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