1962 European Athletics Championships – Men's 1500 metres

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The men's 1500 metres at the 1962 European Athletics Championships was held in Beograd, then Yugoslavia, at JNA Stadium on 14 and 16 September 1962.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Michel Jazy
 France
Silver Witold Baran
 Poland
Bronze Tomás Salinger
 Czechoslovakia

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

16 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Michel Jazy  France 3:40.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Witold Baran  Poland 3:42.1
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tomás Salinger  Czechoslovakia 3:42.2
4 Heinz Böthling  West Germany 3:42.7
5 Werner Krause  East Germany 3:43.8
6 Vasiliy Savinkov  Soviet Union 3:44.2
7 Henk Snepvangers  Netherlands 3:44.8
8 Mike Berisford  Great Britain 3:45.2
Harald Norpoth  West Germany DNF

Heats[edit]

14 September

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Heinz Böthling  West Germany 3:47.4 Q
2 Henk Snepvangers  Netherlands 3:47.5 Q
3 Mike Berisford  Great Britain 3:47.6 Q
4 Ivan Belitskiy  Soviet Union 3:48.3
5 Manuel de Oliveira  Portugal 3:48.8 NR
6 Georgios Mesimertzis  Greece 3:51.8

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Witold Baran  Poland 3:44.1 Q
2 Vasiliy Savinkov  Soviet Union 3:44.4 Q
3 Werner Krause  East Germany 3:44.8 Q
4 Simo Važić  Yugoslavia 3:45.5
5 György Kiss  Hungary 3:45.7
6 Jean Clausse  France 3:46.4
7 Muharrem Dalkılıç  Turkey 3:46.8
8 William Cornell  Great Britain 3:49.9
9 Hugo Walser  Liechtenstein 4:01.8

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Michel Jazy  France 3:47.7 Q
2 Harald Norpoth  West Germany 3:48.0 Q
3 Tomás Salinger  Czechoslovakia 3:48.0 Q
4 Peter Parsch  Hungary 3:48.4
5 Stan Taylor  Great Britain 3:49.9
6 Rudolf Klaban  Austria 3:50.0
7 Tomás Barris  Spain 3:50.0
8 Alfredo Rizzo  Italy 4:00.3

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 23 athletes from 17 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 391–397, retrieved 13 August 2014