Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres

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Men's 800 metres
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates July 29 (heats)
July 30 (semifinals)
July 31 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Sweden
Bronze medal    Germany
«1924 1932»
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 800 metre event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between July 29 & July 31.

Results[edit]

Round One[edit]

The first three finishers in each of the eight heats advanced to the Semifinal Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Alex Wilson Canada 1:59.2
2 Erik Byléhn Sweden 1:59.8
3 John Sittig United States 2:00.6
4 Guus Zeegers Netherlands
5 Gérald Bertheloot Belgium
6 Vasilios Stavrinos Greece
7 Louis Schmit Luxembourg

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Otto Peltzer Germany 1:57.4
2 Brant Little Canada 1:57.8
3 Wilfred Tatham Great Britain 1:58.2
4 Adje Paulen Netherlands
5 William Whyte Australia
6 Albert Larsen Denmark

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jean Keller France 1:59.0
2 Paul Martin Switzerland 1:59.4
3 Ray Watson United States 1:59.6
4 Wilhelm Tarnogrocki Germany 1:59.9
5 Alfonso García Mexico
6 Andries Hoogerwerf Netherlands
7 Antonios Mangos Greece

Heat Four

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Georges Baraton France 2:03.4
2 Earl Fuller United States 2:03.8
3 Olaf Strand Norway 2:03.8
4 Ettore Tavernari Italy
5 Philippe Coenjaerts Belgium
6 Harry Houghton Great Britain

Heat Five

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lloyd Hahn United States 1:56.8
2 Hermann Englehard Sweden 1:57.0
3 Vilém Šindler Czechoslovakia 1:57.0
4 René Féger France
5 Jack Walters Canada
6 Charles Stuart Australia

Heat Six

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Serafín Dengra Argentina 2:01.2
2 Douglas Lowe Great Britain 2:02.2
3 Guido Cominotto Italy 2:02.4
4 Ömer Besim Koşalay Turkey

Heat Seven

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Séra Martin France 1:58.8
2 László Barsi Hungary 1:59.0
3 Fredy Müller Germany 1:59.4
4 Adolf Kittel Czechoslovakia 1:59.6
5 Feliks Malanowski Poland 1:59.8
6 Gerry Coughlan Ireland
7 J. Murphy India

Heat Eight

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Phil Edwards Canada 1:59.4
2 Ralph Starr Great Britain 1:59.8
3 Norman MacEachern Ireland 1:59.8
4 Leopoldo Ledesma Argentina
5 José Lucílo Iturbe Mexico
6 Joaquín Miquel Spain 2:03.2

Semifinals[edit]

The three fastest runners from each of the three heats advanced to the Final Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Earl Fuller United States 1:55.6
2 Douglas Lowe Great Britain 1:55.8
3 Jean Keller France 1:56.0
4 László Barsi Hungary 1:56.2
5 Otto Peltzer Germany 1:56.3
6 Alex Wilson Canada 1:57.1
7 Vilém Šindler Czechoslovakia
AC Norman MacEachern Ireland DNF

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Erik Blyéhn Sweden 1:55.6
2 Ray Watson United States 1:56.8
3 Hermann Engelhard Germany 1:56.8
4 Brant Little Canada 1:57.6
5 Ralph Starr Great Britain
6 Guido Cominotto Italy
7 Serafín Dengra Argentina

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lloyd Hahn United States 1:52.6
2 Phil Edwards Canada 1:52.8
3 Séra Martin France 1:53.0
4 Paul Martin Switzerland 1:53.3
5 John Sittig United States 1:53.4
6 Fredy Müller Germany 1:53.8
7 Wilfred Tatham Great Britain
8 Olaf Strand Norway 1:59.9

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Douglas Lowe Great Britain 1:51.8 OR
2 Erik Byléhn Sweden 1:52.8
3 Hermann Engelhard Germany 1:53.2
4 Phil Edwards Canada 1:54.0
5 Lloyd Hahn United States 1:54.2
6 Séra Martin France 1:54.6
7 Earl Fuller United States 1:55.0
8 Jean Keller France 1:57.0
9 Ray Watson United States 2:03.0

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]