Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

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Men's 1500 metres
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 3 (heats)
September 6 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
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
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 1500 metres middle distance event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place between September 3 and September 6.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The fastest three runners in each of the three heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Herb Elliott Australia 3:41.50
2 István Rózsavölgyi Hungary 3:42.15
3 Dyrol Burleson United States 3:42.40
4 Terry Sullivan Rhodesia 3:42.96
5 Yevgeny Momotkov Soviet Union 3:43.80
6 Olavi Salonen Finland 3:46.57
7 Rudolf Klaban Austria 3:47.24
8 Arthur Hannemann Germany 3:47.57
9 Laurie Reed Great Britain 3:48.24
10 Joe Mullins Canada 3:53.45
11 Tomás Barris Spain 3:56.10
12 Mohamed Gouider Tunisia 3:58.52
- Zbigniew Orywał Poland DNF

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Michel Bernard France 3:42.34
2 Jim Grelle United States 3:43.65
3 Arne Hamarsland Norway 3:44.63
4 Brian Kent-Smith Great Britain 3:46.21
5 Albie Thomas Australia 3:46.95
6 Siegfried Valentin Germany 3:46.99
7 Svavar Markússon Iceland 3:47.20
8 Alfredo Rizzo Italy 3:47.56
9 Andrei Barabaş Romania 3:47.71
10 Muharrem Dalkılıç Turkey 3:47.18
11 Dhira Phiphobmongkol Thailand 4:24.4
- Péter Parsch Hungary DNF
- Egon Oehri Liechtenstein DNF

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Dan Waern Sweden 3:44.18
2 Michel Jazy France 3:45.03
3 Zoltan Vamoş Romania 3:45.07
4 Adolf Schwarte Germany 3:45.46
5 Lajos Kovács Hungary 3:46.20
6 Mike Wiggs Great Britain 3:46.61
7 Merv Lincoln Australia 3:47.18
8 Evangelos Depastas Greece 3:48.77
9 Pete Close United States 3:50.69
10 Olavi Vuorisalo Finland 3:52.68
11 Stefan Lewandowski Poland 3:59.75
12 Yair Pantilat Israel 4:00.14
13 Kassim Mukhtar Iraq 4:00.33

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Herb Elliott Australia 3:35.6 WR
2 Michel Jazy France 3:38.4
3 István Rózsavölgyi Hungary 3:39.2
4 Dan Waern Sweden 3:40.0
5 Zoltan Vamoş Romania 3:40.8
6 Dyrol Burleson United States 3:40.9
7 Michel Bernard France 3:41.5
8 Jim Grelle United States 3:45.0
9 Arne Hamarsland Norway 3:45.0

Key: WR = world record; DNF = did not finish

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