Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    Poland
Bronze medal    East Germany
«1972 1980»
Athletics at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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
10,000 m men
100 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 women
Road events
Marathon men
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The competition was held on July 25, 1976, and on July 28, 1976.

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1976 Summer Olympics.

World Record 8:09.70 Sweden Anders Gärderud Stockholm (SWE) July 1, 1975
Olympic Record 8:23.64 Kenya Kipchoge Keino Munich (FRG) September 7, 1972

Final[edit]

  • Held on July 28, 1976
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Anders Gärderud (SWE) 8:08.02 (WR)
Med 2.png  Bronisław Malinowski (POL) 8:09.11
Med 3.png  Frank Baumgartl (GDR) 8:10.36
4.  Tapio Kantanen (FIN) 8:12.60
5.  Michael Karst (FRG) 8:20.14
6.  Euan Robertson (NZL) 8:21.08
7.  Dan Glans (SWE) 8:21.53
8.  Antonio Campos (ESP) 8:22.65
9.  Dennis Coates (GBR) 8:22.99
10.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:23.99
11.  Tony Staynings (GBR) 8:33.66
12.  Ismo Toukonen (FIN) 8:42.74

Heats[edit]

  • Held on July 25, 1972
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Bronisław Malinowski (POL) 8:18.56
2.  Frank Baumgartl (GDR) 8:21.25
3.  Anders Gärderud (SWE) 8:21.43
4.  Antonio Campos (ESP) 8:24.53
5.  Ismo Toukonen (FIN) 8:27.96
6.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:31.46
7.  Jean-Paul Villain (FRA) 8:35.03
8.  John Bicourt (GBR) 8:35.71
9.  Willi Maier (FRG) 8:44.82
10.  Peter Larkins (AUS) 8:46.89
11.  Ágúst Ásgeirsson (ISL) 8:53.95
 Gerd Frähmcke (FRG) DNF


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Dennis Coates (GBR) 8:18.95
2.  Tapio Kantanen (FIN) 8:20.82
3.  Dan Glans (SWE) 8:23.73
4.  Michael Karst (FRG) 8:25.02
5.  Euan Robertson (NZL) 8:26.31
6.  Tony Staynings (GBR) 8:29.21
7.  Paul Thijs (BEL) 8:31.55
8.  Doug Brown (USA) 8:33.25
9.  Takaharu Koyama (JPN) 8:37.28
10.  Mike Roche (USA) 8:37.36
11.  Dušan Moravčík (TCH) 8:41.95
12.  Gheorghe Cefan (ROM) 8:57.22

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