1946 European Athletics Championships – Men's 800 metres

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The men's 800 metres at the 1946 European Athletics Championships was held in Oslo, Norway, at Bislett Stadion on 22 and 24 August 1946.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Rune Gustafsson
 Sweden
Silver Niels Holst-Sørensen
 Denmark
Bronze Marcel Hansenne
 France

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

24 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Rune Gustafsson  Sweden 1:51.0
2nd, silver medalist(s) Niels Holst-Sørensen  Denmark 1:51.1
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marcel Hansenne  France 1:51.2
4 Olle Ljunggren  Sweden 1:51.4
5 Thomas White  Great Britain 1:51.5
6 Robert Chef d’Hôtel  France 1:53.0
7 Jørgen Heller Andersen  Denmark 1:53.7
8 Richard Brancart  Belgium 2:02.2

Heats[edit]

22 August

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Rune Gustafsson  Sweden 1:51.1 Q
2 Marcel Hansenne  France 1:52.2 Q
3 Jørgen Heller Andersen  Denmark 1:52.2 Q
4 Richard Brancart  Belgium 1:53.5 Q
5 Joseph Barthel  Luxembourg 1:56.1
6 Óskar Jónsson  Iceland 1:56.1 NR
7 Dagfinn Fløisand  Norway 1:58.4
8 Jan Staniszewski  Poland 2:00.7

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Niels Holst-Sørensen  Denmark 1:54.2 Q
2 Olle Ljunggren  Sweden 1:54.7 Q
3 Robert Chef d'Hôtel  France 1:54.8 Q
4 Thomas White  Great Britain 1:54.8 Q
5 Karl Volkmer   Switzerland 1:55.0
6 Runar Björklöf  Finland 1:55.8
7 Tomas Sale  Czechoslovakia 1:56.7
8 Kjartan Jóhannsson  Iceland 1:56.7
9 Kaare Vefling  Norway 1:57.3

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 17 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 367–372, retrieved 13 August 2014