2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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Events at the
2001 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
5000 m men women
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
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 2001 IAAF World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with five qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on Tuesday 7 August 2001 at 19:50h.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Switzerland André Bucher
Switzerland (SUI)
Silver Kenya Wilfred Bungei
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze Poland Paweł Czapiewski
Poland (POL)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:41.11 August 24, 1997 Germany Cologne, Germany
Event Record  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:43.06 September 1, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  André Bucher (SUI) 1:42.90 July 20, 2001 Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  André Bucher (SUI) 1:43.70
Med 2.png  Wilfred Bungei (KEN) 1:44.55
Med 3.png  Paweł Czapiewski (POL) 1:44.63
4.  William Yiampoy (KEN) 1:44.96
5.  Nils Schumann (GER) 1:45.00
6.  Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA) 1:45.01
7.  Khalid Tighazouine (MAR) 1:45.58
8.  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:46.68

Semi-Final[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 5 August 2001
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Wilfred Bungei (KEN) 1:45.66
2.  Khalid Tighazouine (MAR) 1:45.69
3.  Nils Schumann (GER) 1:45.86
4.  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:45.97
5.  Jean-Patrick Nduwimana (BDI) 1:46.42
6.  Glody Dube (BOT) 1:46.91
7.  David Krummenacker (USA) 1:47.46
8.  Nicholas Wachira (KEN) 1:48.93


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  André Bucher (SUI) 1:44.47
2.  William Yiampoy (KEN) 1:44.61
3.  Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA) 1:44.81
4.  Paweł Czapiewski (POL) 1:44.89
5.  Arthémon Hatungimana (BDI) 1:45.21
6.  Adem Hecini (ALG) 1:46.02
7.  Bram Som (NED) 1:47.40
8.  Marvin Watts (JAM) 1:47.64

Heats[edit]

Held on Tuesday 7 August 2001

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Nils Schumann (GER) 1:45.69
2.  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:45.93
3.  Arthémon Hatungimana (BDI) 1:45.97
4.  Grzegorz Krzosek (POL) 1:47.17
5.  Derrick Peterson (USA) 1:48.56
6.  Mohamed S. Naji Haidara (BHR) 1:49.09
7.  Vanco Stojanov (MKD) 1:49.54


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Wilfred Bungei (KEN) 1:44.73
2.  Paweł Czapiewski (POL) 1:45.57
3.  Bram Som (NED) 1:45.60
4.  Daniel Caulfield (IRL) 1:47.23
5.  Wilson Kirwa (FIN) 1:47.65
6.  Boris Kaveshnikov (RUS) 1:47.65
7.  Saïdou Mahamadou (NIG) 1:57.47
 Douzi Nguerdjeoubel (CHA) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  André Bucher (SUI) 1:45.49
2.  Khalid Tighazouine (MAR) 1:45.63
3.  Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA) 1:46.05
4.  João Pires (POR) 1:47.34
5.  Khadevis Robinson (USA) 1:49.42
6.  Isireli Naikelekelevesi (FIJ) 1:50.74
7.  John Lozada (PHI) 1:59.63


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  William Yiampoy (KEN) 1:48.02
2.  David Krummenacker (USA) 1:48.15
3.  Antonio Manuel Reina (ESP) 1:48.26
4.  Joeri Jansen (BEL) 1:48.42
5.  Nathan Brannen (CAN) 1:48.60
6.  Otukile Lekote (BOT) 1:49.40
7.  Liam Byrne (GIB) 1:55.98
8.  Naseer Ismail (MDV) 2:00.19


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Jean-Patrick Nduwimana (BDI) 1:45.13
2.  Glody Dube (BOT) 1:45.39
3.  Adem Hecini (ALG) 1:45.56
4.  Nicholas Wachira (KEN) 1:45.97
5.  Marvin Watts (JAM) 1:46.43
6.  Tom Omey (BEL) 1:48.37
7.  Prince Mumba (ZAM) 1:49.49

References[edit]