Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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The men's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 33 competitors, with three qualifying heats (33 runners) and two semifinals (26) before the final (13) took place on Friday September 30, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Julius Kariuki
Kenya (KEN)
Silver  Peter Koech
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Mark Rowland
Great Britain (GBR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

World Record 8:05.40 Kenya Henry Rono Seattle (USA) May 13, 1978
Olympic Record 8:08.02 Sweden Anders Gärderud Montreal (CAN) July 28, 1976

The following Olympic record (in minutes) was set during this competition.

Date Event Athlete Time OR WR
September 30, 1988 Final  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 8:05.51 OR

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 8:05.51(OR)
Med 2.png  Peter Koech (KEN) 8:06.79
Med 3.png  Mark Rowland (GBR) 8:07.96
4.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:12.17
5.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:13.99
6.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:14.39
7.  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:15.22
8.  Bogusław Mamiński (POL) 8:15.97
9.  Francesco Panetta (ITA) 8:17.79
10.  Hagen Melzer (GDR) 8:19.82
11.  Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:21.73
12.  Raymond Pannier (FRA) 8:23.80
13.  Azzeddine Brahmi (ALG) 8:26.68

Semi-Finals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:15.63
2.  Peter Koech (KEN) 8:15.68
3.  Hagen Melzer (GDR) 8:16.27
4.  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:16.70
5.  Francesco Panetta (ITA) 8:17.23
6.  Bogusław Mamiński (POL) 8:18.28
7.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:18.94
8.  Hans Koeleman (NED) 8:21.86
9.  Bruno Le Stum (FRA) 8:26.69
10.  Eddie Wedderburn (GBR) 8:28.62
11.  Adauto Domingues (BRA) 8:35.05
12.  Hector Begeo (PHI) 8:35.09 (NR)
 Roger Hackney (GBR) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Azzeddine Brahmi (ALG) 8:16.54
2.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:16.92
3.  Mark Rowland (GBR) 8:18.31
4.  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 8:18.53
5.  Raymond Pannier (FRA) 8:19.39
6.  Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:19.99
7.  Brian Diemer (USA) 8:23.89
8.  Jens Volkmann (FRG) 8:25.19
9.  Brian Abshire (USA) 8:27.78
10.  Fathi Baccouche (TUN) 8:31.36
11.  Brendan Quinn (IRL) 8:43.34
12.  Hameed Al-Dousari (KSA) 8:44.22
13.  Ramón Lopez (PAR) 8:52.62 (NR)

Qualifying heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Raymond Pannier (FRA) 8:30.94
2.  Mark Rowland (GBR) 8:31.40
3.  Peter Koech (KEN) 8:31.66
4.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:32.59
5.  Adauto Domingues (BRA) 8:32.77
6.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:33.89
7.  Hans Koeleman (NED) 8:35.20
8.  Hector Begeo (PHI) 8:46.60
9.  Ramón Lopez (PAR) 8:56.06
10.  Davendra Singh (FIJ) 9:23.50
 Abdelaziz Sahere (MAR) DSQ


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Francesco Panetta (ITA) 8:29.75
2.  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 8:33.42
3.  Azzeddine Brahmi (ALG) 8:35.59
4.  Brian Diemer (USA) 8:38.40
5.  Eddie Wedderburn (GBR) 8:38.90
6.  Bogusław Mamiński (POL) 8:45.72
7.  Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:51.25
8.  Han-Sik Cha (KOR) 8:59.82
9.  Ikaji Salom (TAN) 9:10.36
 Emilio Ulloa (CHI) DNF
 Bela Vago (HUN) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:36.11
2.  Jens Volkmann (FRG) 8:36.37
3.  Hagen Melzer (GDR) 8:36.45
4.  Brian Abshire (USA) 8:36.56
5.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:36.80
6.  Bruno Le Stum (FRA) 8:36.95
7.  Fathi Baccouche (TUN) 8:38.67
8.  Roger Hackney (GBR) 8:39.30
9.  Brendan Quinn (IRL) 8:40.87
10.  Hameed Al-Dousari (KSA) 8:45.25
11.  Abdullah Al-Doseri (BRN) 9:10.85

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