Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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steeplechase
men
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These are the official results of the Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 35 participating athletes, with two semi-finals and three qualifying heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Joseph Keter
Kenya (KEN)
Silver  Moses Kiptanui
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Alessandro Lambruschini
Italy (ITA)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 7:59.18 Kenya Moses Kiptanui Zürich (SUI) August 16, 1995
Olympic Record 8:05.51 Kenya Julius Kariuki Seoul (KOR) September 30, 1988

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Joseph Keter (KEN) 8:07.12
Med 2.png  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:08.33
Med 3.png  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:11.28
4.  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:17.18
5.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:17.84
6.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:18.52
7.  Brahim Boulami (MAR) 8:23.13
8.  Jim Svenøy (NOR) 8:23.39
9.  Angelo Carosi (ITA) 8:29.67
10.  Martin Strege (GER) 8:30.31
11.  Hicham Bouaouiche (MAR) 8:46.22
12.  Marc Davis (USA) 9:51.96

Semifinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Marc Davis (USA) 8:26.76
2.  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:27.16
3.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:27.32
4.  Hicham Bouaouiche (MAR) 8:27.76
5.  Martin Strege (GER) 8:27.99
6.  Florin Ionescu (ROU) 8:28.77
7.  Joël Bourgeois (CAN) 8:31.45
8.  Abdelaziz Sahere (MAR) 8:33.90
9.  Vladimir Golyas (RUS) 8:36.85
10.  Godfrey Siamusiye (ZAM) 8:37.41
11.  Keith Cullen (GBR) 8:46.74
12.  Kim Bauermeister (GER) 8:51.83


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Joseph Keter (KEN) 8:18.90
2.  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:18.91
3.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:19.11
4.  Jim Svenøy (NOR) 8:19.79
5.  Brahim Boulami (MAR) 8:20.43
6.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:21.01
7.  Angelo Carosi (ITA) 8:21.86
8.  Chris Unthank (AUS) 8:25.59
9.  Justin Chaston (GBR) 8:28.50
10.  Vladimir Pronin (RUS) 8:34.79
11.  Jamal Hassan (QAT) 8:36.40
12.  Nadir Bosch (FRA) 8:47.31

Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Joseph Keter (KEN) 8:30.23
2.  Godfrey Siamusiye (ZAM) 8:30.56
3.  Florin Ionescu (ROU) 8:31.34
4.  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:31.69
5.  Hicham Bouaouiche (MAR) 8:31.97
6.  Martin Strege (GER) 8:32.76
7.  Jamal Abdi Hassan (QAT) 8:36.99
8.  Eduardo Henriques (POR) 8:38.58
9.  Elisardo de la Torre (ESP) 8:42.75
10.  Spencer Duval (GBR) 8:46.76
11.  Robert Gary (USA) 8:49.68
 Primo Higa (SOL) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Abdelaziz Sahere (MAR) 8:26.79
2.  Matthew Birir (KEN) 8:27.09
3.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:27.91
4.  Joël Bourgeois (CAN) 8:28.14
5.  Justin Chaston (GBR) 8:28.32
6.  Vladimir Pronin (RUS) 8:29.49
7.  Nadir Bosch (FRA) 8:31.65
8.  Kim Bauermeister (GER) 8:36.86
9.  Ricardo Vera (URU) 8:40.78
10.  Néstor Nieves (VEN) 8:47.34
11.  Vítor Almeida (POR) 8:48.16
12.  Clodoaldo do Carmo (BRA) 8:51.78


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Angelo Carosi (ITA) 8:30.83
1.  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:30.87
2.  Brahim Boulami (MAR) 8:30.97
3.  Steffen Brand (GER) 8:31.18
4.  Marc Davis (USA) 8:31.25
5.  Keith Cullen (GBR) 8:31.26
6.  Jim Svenøy (NOR) 8:31.30
7.  Chris Unthank (AUS) 8:31.86
8.  Vladimir Golyas (RUS) 8:35.50
9.  Shadrack Mogotsi (RSA) 8:46.24
10.  Ibrahim Al-Asiri Yahya (KSA) 8:46.37

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