Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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steeplechase
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These are the official results of the men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 33 participating athletes, with four qualifying heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Matthew Birir
Kenya (KEN)
Silver  Patrick Sang
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  William Mutwol
Kenya (KEN)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 8:05.35 Kenya Peter Koech Stockholm (SWE) July 3, 1989
Olympic Record 8:05.51 Kenya Julius Kariuki Seoul (KOR) September 30, 1988

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 7, 1992
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:08.84
Med 2.png  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:09.55
Med 3.png  William Mutwol (KEN) 8:10.74
4.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:15.52
5.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:16.60
6.  Tom Hanlon (GBR) 8:18.14
7.  Brian Diemer (USA) 8:18.77
8.  Azzedine Brahmi (ALG) 8:20.71
9.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:22.51
10.  Elarbi Khattabi (MAR) 8:23.82
11.  Clodoaldo Lopes do Carmo (BRA) 8:25.92
12.  Ricardo Vera (URU) 8:26.35

Semifinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:25.55
2.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:26.12
3.  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:26.46
4.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:26.70
5.  Tom Hanlon (GBR) 8:26.91
6.  Ricardo Vera (URU) 8:27.46
7.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:30.15
8.  Tom Buckner (GBR) 8:32.89
9.  Ville Hautala (FIN) 8:33.69
10.  João Junqueira (POR) 8:39.17
11.  Daniel Lopez (USA) 8:41.28
12.  Joseph Mahmoud (FRA) 8:52.00


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  William Mutwol (KEN) 8:19.83
2.  Clodoaldo Lopes do Carmo (BRA) 8:20.46
3.  Brian Diemer (USA) 8:23.30
4.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:23.56
5.  Azzedine Brahmi (ALG) 8:25.85
6.  Elarbi Khattabi (MAR) 8:27.00
7.  Vladimir Golias (EUN) 8:30.26
8.  Colin Walker (GBR) 8:34.82
9.  Mohammed Al-Dossary (KSA) 8:36.38
10.  Whaddon Niewoudt (RSA) 8:37.99
11.  Hagen Melzer (GER) 8:38.07
12.  Thierry Brusseau (FRA) 8:42.48

Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  William Mutwol (KEN) 8:26.23
2.  Brian Diemer (USA) 8:28.88
3.  Colin Walker (GBR) 8:29.34
4.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:30.03
5.  Vladimir Golias (EUN) 8:32.49
6.  Thierry Brusseau (FRA) 8:33.10
7.  Ville Hautala (FIN) 8:34.10
8.  Michael Buchleitner (AUT) 8:40.46
9.  Graeme Fell (CAN) 8:50.87
10.  Prakash Davendra Singh (FIJ) 9:07.49
 Abdelaziz Sahere (MAR) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:23.22
2.  Clodoaldo Lopes do Carmo (BRA) 8:26.31
3.  William Van Dijck (BEL) 8:27.23
4.  Azzeddine Brahmi (ALG) 8:28.01
5.  Tom Buckner (GBR) 8:28.36
6.  Elarbi Khattabi (MAR) 8:28.50
7.  Daniel Lopez (USA) 8:29.01
8.  Hagen Melzer (GER) 8:31.89
9.  Mohammed Al-Dossary (KSA) 8:36.73
10.  Ivan Konovalov (EUN) 8:58.04
11.  Hector Begeo (PHI) 9:14.48


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:27.01
2.  Tom Hanlon (GBR) 8:27.46
3.  Ricardo Vera (URU) 8:27.71
4.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:28.15
5.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:29.64
6.  Joseph Mahmoud (FRA) 8:30.54
7.  Whaddon Niewoudt (RSA) 8:30.61
8.  João Junqueira (POR) 8:32.68
9.  Hamid Sajjadi (IRI) 8:36.87
10.  Marcelo Cascabelo (ARG) 8:38.89
11.  Jamal Abdi Hassan (QAT) 8:54.98

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