Lintott placed second in his semifinal heat of the 800 metres, not advancing to the final. He stayed close to winner Mel Sheppard, finishing at 1:58.8 to Sheppard's 1:58.0 before the American runner went on to break the world record in winning the gold medal in the final.
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