2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 800 metres

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
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The men's 800 metres at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held at the Ataköy Athletics Arena on 9 and 11 March. The gold medal was won by 18-year-old Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia, in one minute 48.36 seconds. [1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Mohammed Aman
 Ethiopia
Jakub Holuša
 Czech Republic
Andrew Osagie
 United Kingdom

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
Championship record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
World Leading  Adam Kszczot (POL) 1:44.57 Liévin, France 14 February 2012
African record  Joseph Mutua (KEN) 1:44.71 Stuttgart, Germany 31 January 2004
Asian record  Yusuf Saad Kamel (BHR) 1:45.26 Valencia, Spain 9 March 2008
European record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Johnny Gray (USA) 1:45.00 Sindelfingen, Germany 8 March 1992
Oceanian Record  Ryan Foster (AUS) 1:47.48 State College, United States 30 January 2010
South American record  José Luíz Barbosa (BRA) 1:45.43 Piraeus, Greece 8 March 1989

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor Outdoor
1:48.00 1:45.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
9 March 2012 10:10 Heats
10 March 2012 11:50 Semi-final
11 March 2012 16:20 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

[2]

Qualification: First 2 (Q) plus the 6 fastest times qualified (q)

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Boaz Kiplagat Lalang  Kenya 1:49.50 Q
2 2 Timothy Kitum  Kenya 1:49.57 Q
3 2 Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla  Qatar 1:49.71 Q
4 6 Michael Rutt  United States 1:49.72 Q
5 2 Andrew Osagie  Great Britain 1:49.73 q
5 4 Joe Thomas  Great Britain 1:49.73 Q
7 2 Raphael Pallitsch  Austria 1:49.78 q
8 6 Julius Mutekanga  Uganda 1:49.81 q
9 4 Andreas Rapatz  Austria 1:49.89 Q
10 1 Antonio Manuel Reina  Spain 1:50.02 Q
10 4 Rafith Rodríguez  Colombia 1:50.02 q
12 4 Luis Alberto Marco  Spain 1:50.13 q
13 1 Adam Kszczot  Poland 1:50.14 Q
14 3 Jakub Holuša  Czech Republic 1:50.49 Q
15 3 Mohammed Aman  Ethiopia 1:50.56 Q
16 1 Tevan Everett  United States 1:50.67 q
17 3 Ismail Ahmed Ismail  Sudan 1:50.72
18 6 Farkhod Kuralov  Tajikistan 1:52.61 NR
19 3 Moussa Camara  Mali 1:52.62 NR
20 5 Jan Van Den Broeck  Belgium 1:52.65 Q
21 5 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland 1:52.67 Q
22 5 Jamaal James  Trinidad and Tobago 1:52.71
23 2 Brice Etes  Monaco 1:52.93
24 5 Vid Jakob Tršan  Slovenia 1:53.64
25 3 Halit Kiliç  Turkey 1:54.06
26 6 Dustin Emrani  Israel 1:54.20
27 2 Arnold Sorina  Vanuatu 1:54.44 NR
28 1 Nimet Gashi  Albania 1:54.70
29 1 Gaylord Silly  Seychelles 1:54.93 NR
30 4 Benjamín Enzema  Equatorial Guinea 1:58.19 NR
31 5 Ashot Hayrapetyan  Armenia 1:58.21
32 4 Kieng Samorn  Cambodia 1:59.14 NR

Semi-final[edit]

Qualification: First 2 of each heat qualified (Q)

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Jakub Holuša  Czech Republic 1:47.23 Q, SB
2 3 Adam Kszczot  Poland 1:47.90 Q
3 1 Mohammed Aman  Ethiopia 1:48.07 Q
4 3 Luis Alberto Marco  Spain 1:48.12
5 1 Andrew Osagie  Great Britain 1:48.13 Q
6 3 Andreas Rapatz  Austria 1:48.15
7 1 Timothy Kitum  Kenya 1:48.22
8 1 Antonio Manuel Reina  Spain 1:48.36
9 2 Michael Rutt  United States 1:48.88 Q
10 2 Jan Van Den Broeck  Belgium 1:48.90 Q
11 3 Joe Thomas  Great Britain 1:49.12
12 2 Boaz Kiplagat Lalang  Kenya 1:49.31
13 1 Julius Mutekanga  Uganda 1:49.32
14 2 Raphael Pallitsch  Austria 1:49.42
15 1 Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla  Qatar 1:49.51
16 3 Tevan Everett  United States 1:49.57
99 2 Rafith Rodríguez  Colombia DNF
99 2 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland DNF

Final[edit]

6 athletes from 6 countries participated. The final started at 16:20.[3]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Mohammed Aman  Ethiopia 1:48.36
2nd Jakub Holuša  Czech Republic 1:48.62
3rd Andrew Osagie  Great Britain 1:48.92
4 Adam Kszczot  Poland 1:49.16
5 Jan van den Broeck  Belgium 1:50.83
6 Michael Rutt  United States 1:51.47

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teenager Aman's rise continues with Ethiopia's first 800m gold". iaaf.org. 10 March 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Start List
  3. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Men's 800 metres (final)". Omega Timing. Retrieved 11 March 2012.