2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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Events at the
2012 World Junior
Championships in Athletics

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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
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
10,000 m walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 800 metres at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 13, 14, and 15 July.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Nigel Amos
 Botswana
Silver Timothy Kitum
 Kenya
Bronze Edwin Kiplagat Melly
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

World Junior Record  Abubaker Kaki (SUD) 1:42.69 Oslo, Norway 6 June 2008
Championship Record  Benson Koech (KEN) 1:44.77 Seoul, South Korea 18 September 1992
World Junior Leading  Nigel Amos (BOT) 1:43.11 Mannheim, Germany 9 June 2012
Broken records during the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics
Championship Record  Nigel Amos (BOT) 1:43.79 Barcelona, Spain 15 July 2012

Results[edit]

The field of the 800 metres

Heats[edit]

Qualification: The first 3 of each heat (Q) and the 3 fastest times (q) qualified

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 3 2 Jamal Hairane  Qatar 1:47.61 Q, PB
2 3 6 Jena Umar  Ethiopia 1:47.80 Q
3 4 4 Timothy Kitum  Kenya 1:47.96 Q
4 4 5 Mohamed Belbachir  Algeria 1:48.24 Q, PB
5 1 8 Edwin Kiplagat Melly  Kenya 1:48.27 Q, PB
6 2 1 Nijel Amos  Botswana 1:48.31 Q
7 3 5 Žan Rudolf  Slovenia 1:48.63 Q
8 2 6 Elnazeer Abdelgader  Sudan 1:48.66 Q, SB
9 1 2 Wesley Vazquez  Puerto Rico 1:48.78 Q
9 4 2 Tyler Smith  Canada 1:48.78 Q
11 3 4 Shaquille Dill  Bermuda 1:49.06 q, PB
12 2 2 Anthonio Mascoll  Barbados 1:49.31 Q
12 3 3 Nikolaus Franzmair  Austria 1:49.31 q, NJ
14 1 9 Ben Waterman  Great Britain 1:49.48 Q
15 2 5 Shaquille Walker  United States 1:49.55 q
16 1 4 Brad Mathas  New Zealand 1:49.73
17 3 8 Joren Bouckaert  Belgium 1:49.74
18 7 7 Brandon McBride  Canada 1:49.77 Q
19 7 6 Sho Kawamoto  Japan 1:50.12 Q
20 2 7 Johan Rogestedt  Sweden 1:50.25
21 2 9 Daniel Andújar  Spain 1:50.30
22 7 1 Kevin Stadler  Germany 1:50.39 Q
23 4 1 Sean Molloy  Great Britain 1:50.43
24 6 8 Radouane Baaziri  Morocco 1:50.45 Q
24 1 1 Guilherme Pinto  Portugal 1:50.45 PB
26 6 4 Thapelo Madiba  South Africa 1:50.52 Q
27 6 9 Muayad Mohamed Ahmed  Qatar 1:50.57 Q
28 7 5 Oleksandr Shelest  Ukraine 1:50.70 PB
29 2 3 Filip Ingebrigtsen  Norway 1:50.74
30 1 3 Tanner Sork  United States 1:50.80
31 7 3 Víctor Emilio Ortiz  Costa Rica 1:51.01
32 6 3 Brecht Bertels  Belgium 1:51.18
33 3 9 Robert Lister  Australia 1:51.42
34 7 4 Alejandro Peirano  Chile 1:51.45
35 4 9 Ignacio Díaz-Cano  Spain 1:51.62
36 5 3 Mark English  Ireland 1:51.74 Q
37 6 7 Mohamed Amine Layachi  Algeria 1:51.84
38 5 7 Dennis Krüger  Germany 1:51.86 Q
39 7 9 Karl Griffin  Ireland 1:51.98
40 6 2 Žan Kozan  Slovenia 1:52.01
41 7 2 Soufiane El Kabbouri  Italy 1:52.11
42 4 8 Valentin Voicu  Romania 1:52.18
43 4 7 Christos Dimitriou  Cyprus 1:52.59
44 7 8 Geabel Ali Al-Muradi  Yemen 1:52.73 PB
45 4 6 Alberto Mamba  Mozambique 1:52.91
46 2 8 Mark London  Trinidad and Tobago 1:53.23
47 1 6 Shota Kozuma  Japan 1:53.40
48 5 1 Dominik Stadlmann  Austria 1:53.78 Q
49 5 8 Artur Kuciapski  Poland 1:53.95
50 5 6 Joel Hogarth  Australia 1:53.98
51 1 7 Roald H. Frøskeland  Norway 1:54.12
52 6 6 Julian Oakley  New Zealand 1:54.74
53 6 5 Nemanja Kojić  Serbia 1:54.79
54 5 2 Jorge Collares  Uruguay 1:55.19 PB
55 3 7 Jacopo Lahbi  Italy 1:55.45
56 2 4 Alex Beddoes  Cook Islands 1:58.30 NJ
57 5 5 Mohamed Ahmed Ismail  Sudan 1:58.65
58 1 5 Agit Mutlu  Turkey 2:00.60
59 4 3 Rondre Lewis  Belize 2:03.67 PB
5 9 Fiker Belete  Ethiopia DQ
5 4 Carlos Díaz  Chile DNS

Semi-Final[edit]

Qualification: The first 2 of each heat (Q) and the 2 fastest times (q) qualified

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 3 8 Edwin Kiplagat Melly  Kenya 1:47.08 Q, PB
2 3 5 Wesley Vazquez  Puerto Rico 1:47.37 Q
3 3 6 Brandon McBride  Canada 1:47.69 q
4 3 7 Mark English  Ireland 1:47.77 q
5 3 4 Radouane Baaziri  Morocco 1:48.10
6 2 5 Timothy Kitum  Kenya 1:49.09 Q
7 2 8 Mohamed Belbachir  Algeria 1:49.46 Q
8 1 7 Nijel Amos  Botswana 1:49.67 Q
9 2 4 Jena Umar  Ethiopia 1:49.68
10 3 3 Nikolaus Franzmair  Austria 1:49.71
11 3 2 Muayad Mohamed Ahmed  Qatar 1:49.79
12 1 9 Dennis Krüger  Germany 1:49.89 Q
12 2 6 Jamal Hairane  Qatar 1:49.89
14 1 5 Žan Rudolf  Slovenia 1:49.93
15 2 7 Sho Kawamoto  Japan 1:50.17
16 2 9 Elnazeer Abdelgader  Sudan 1:51.18
17 2 2 Shaquille Walker  United States 1:51.43
18 3 9 Anthonio Mascoll  Barbados 1:51.44
19 1 2 Shaquille Dill  Bermuda 1:51.66
20 2 3 Kevin Stadler  Germany 1:52.23
21 1 3 Dominik Stadlmann  Austria 1:52.43
22 1 6 Thapelo Madiba  South Africa 1:53.10
23 1 8 Ben Waterman  Great Britain 1:53.78
24 1 4 Tyler Smith  Canada 1:54.95

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 6 Nijel Amos  Botswana 1:43.79 CR
2 5 Timothy Kitum  Kenya 1:44.56
3 4 Edwin Kiplagat Melly  Kenya 1:44.79 PB
4 7 Wesley Vazquez  Puerto Rico 1:45.29 NJ
5 3 Mark English  Ireland 1:46.02
6 9 Brandon McBride  Canada 1:46.07 NJ
7 8 Mohamed Belbachir  Algeria 1:46.70 NJ
8 2 Dennis Krüger  Germany 1:46.92 PB

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