1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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The men's 800 metres event at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Annecy, France, at Parc des Sports on 28, 29 and 31 July.[1][2]

Medalists[edit]

Gold William Chirchir
 Kenya
Silver Wilfred Bungei
 Kenya
Bronze Paskar Owor
 Uganda

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

31 July

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) William Chirchir  Kenya 1:47.23
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:47.53
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paskar Owor  Uganda 1:48.20
4 João Pires  Portugal 1:48.22
5 Bram Som  Netherlands 1:48.36
6 Chris Moss  United Kingdom 1:48.77
7 Dmitriy Bogdanov  Russia 1:48.91
8 Dwayne Miller  Jamaica 1:49.25

Semifinals[edit]

29 July

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Chris Moss  United Kingdom 1:50.65 Q
2 Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:50.70 Q
3 Dwayne Miller  Jamaica 1:50.76 Q
4 Lucky Hadebe  South Africa 1:51.01
5 Nicolas Aïssat  France 1:51.11
6 Ramon Wächter   Switzerland 1:51.11
7 Mechal Gebreab  Ethiopia 1:51.19
8 Rachid Khouia  Morocco 1:51.49

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 William Chirchir  Kenya 1:48.93 Q
2 João Pires  Portugal 1:49.05 Q
3 Paskar Owor  Uganda 1:49.25 Q
4 Dmitriy Bogdanov  Russia 1:49.31 q
5 Bram Som  Netherlands 1:49.80 q
6 Joeri Jansen  Belgium 1:53.46
7 Mohamed Al-Bayed  Palestine 1:54.51
Glauco Santos  Brazil DNS

Heats[edit]

28 July

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:49.47 Q
2 Dwayne Miller  Jamaica 1:49.59 Q
3 Glauco Santos  Brazil 1:50.41 q
4 Kiyoharo Sato  Japan 1:50.58
5 John Chávez  Colombia 1:51.23
6 Said Chabane  Algeria 1:56.89
7 Safari Rwakabera  Rwanda 2:01.29

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 João Pires  Portugal 1:50.73 Q
2 Mohamed Al-Bayed  Palestine 1:51.18 Q
3 Sergio Gallardo  Spain 1:51.32
4 Marlon Greensword  Jamaica 1:51.60
5 Youcef Djebbab  Algeria 1:51.94
6 Jon Stevens  United States 1:52.19
7 Shawn Jeffers  British Virgin Islands 1:55.98
8 Casper Pule  Solomon Islands 2:00.43

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Chris Moss  United Kingdom 1:49.92 Q
2 Mechal Gebreab  Ethiopia 1:50.28 Q
3 Nicolas Aïssat  France 1:50.30 q
4 Alberto Revilla  Spain 1:50.75
5 Craig Wood  Australia 1:50.91
6 Kim Myung-Hwan  South Korea 1:54.38
7 Baiju Mirandi  India 1:56.41
8 Gerard Solomon  Vanuatu 1:56.79

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Paskar Owor  Uganda 1:51.99 Q
2 Bram Som  Netherlands 1:52.15 Q
3 Jasmin Salihović  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:52.28
4 Nick Lorenz  Australia 1:53.27
5 Jon Andersson  Sweden 1:54.80
6 Claudinel Vitor  Brazil 1:56.68
7 Clive Baron  Dominica 1:57.03
8 Florent Battistel  Monaco 2:00.31

Heat 5[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Dmitriy Bogdanov  Russia 1:52.64 Q
2 Lucky Hadebe  South Africa 1:52.97 Q
3 Park Ho-Min  South Korea 1:53.14
4 Igor Khalavniov  Belarus 1:53.16
5 Mark Hassell  United States 1:53.16
6 Abdelkabir Louraïbi  Morocco 1:53.25
7 Florent Lacasse  France 1:54.42
8 Tobias Ganzmann  Germany 1:55.99

Heat 6[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Joeri Jansen  Belgium 1:50.84 Q
2 Rachid Khouia  Morocco 1:51.91 Q
3 Dario Sbrana  Italy 1:52.01
4 Jan Drees  Germany 1:52.20
5 Ivan Heshko  Ukraine 1:53.10
6 Simon Lees  United Kingdom 1:53.79
7 Farid Salvaterra  São Tomé and Príncipe 1:58.09
8 Kamardin Andriantambezina  Madagascar 2:00.09

Heat 7[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 William Chirchir  Kenya 1:51.78 Q
2 Ramon Wächter   Switzerland 1:51.89 Q
3 Geert Waelput  Belgium 1:52.29
4 Mandla Nkosi  South Africa 1:54.08
5 Francesco Roncalli  Italy 1:55.89
6 Hamed Ahmed Mohamed  Sudan 1:56.38
7 Rickard Pell  Sweden 1:58.12

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 54 athletes from 38 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1998 Annecy FRA Jul 28-Aug 2, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 3 Dec 2013, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015