1982 European Athletics Championships – Men's 1500 metres

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Events at the 1982 European
Athletics Championships

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 1,500 metres event at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece, held at Olympic Stadium "Spiros Louis" on 9 and 11 September 1982.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Steve Cram
 Great Britain
Silver Nikolay Kirov
 Soviet Union
Bronze José Manuel Abascal
 Spain

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

11 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Steve Cram  Great Britain 3:36.49
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nikolay Kirov  Soviet Union 3:36.99
3rd, bronze medalist(s) José Manuel Abascal  Spain 3:37.04
4 Robert Nemeth  Austria 3:37.81
5 Vitaliy Tishchenko  Soviet Union 3:38.15
6 Uwe Becker  West Germany 3:38.17
7 Pierre Délèze   Switzerland 3:39.64
8 Ray Flynn  Ireland 3:40.44
9 Dragan Zdravković  Yugoslavia 3:42.44
10 Vinko Pokrajčić  Yugoslavia 3:44.00
11 Andreas Busse  East Germany 3:44.50
12 Graham Williamson  Great Britain DNF

Heats[edit]

9 September

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Pierre Délèze   Switzerland 3:42.75 Q
2 Graham Williamson  Great Britain 3:43.01 Q
3 Dragan Zdravković  Yugoslavia 3:43.02 Q
4 Claudio Patrignani  Italy 3:43.12
5 Mirosław Żerkowski  Poland 3:43.46
6 Alexandre Gonzalez  France 3:43.70
7 Hristos Papahristos  Greece 3:44.12
8 Arno Körmeling  Netherlands 3:44.18
9 Jan Persson  Sweden 3:44.94
10 Antonio Atabao  Portugal 3:46.99
11 John Chappory  Gibraltar 3:57.91

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 José Manuel Abascal  Spain 3:40.32 Q
2 Uwe Becker  West Germany 3:40.50 Q
3 Andreas Busse  East Germany 3:40.53 Q
4 Nikolay Kirov  Soviet Union 3:40.91 q
5 João Campos  Portugal 3:42.74
6 Johnny Kroon  Sweden 3:42.75
7 Dave Taylor  Ireland 3:43.86
8 Jón Diðriksson  Iceland 3:44.03
9 Sermet Timurlenk  Turkey 3:44.24
10 Philippe Dien  France 3:45.13

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Steve Cram  Great Britain 3:38.06 Q
2 Vitaliy Tishchenko  Soviet Union 3:38.46 Q
3 Ray Flynn  Ireland 3:38.62 Q
4 Robert Nemeth  Austria 3:39.57 q
5 Vinko Pokrajčić  Yugoslavia 3:40.86 q
6 Justin Gloden  Luxembourg 3:41.62
7 Carlos Cabral  Portugal 3:42.29
8 Stefano Mei  Italy 3:43.05

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 29 athletes from 20 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]