2006 European Athletics Championships – Men's 1500 metres

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The men's 1500 metres at the 2006 European Athletics Championships were held at the Ullevi stadium on August 7 and August 9, 2006.

Baala successfully defended his 2002 title, while Heshko pipped Higuero on the final stretch.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Mehdi Baala
 France
Ivan Heshko
 Ukraine
Juan Carlos Higuero
 Spain

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 7, 2006 19:10 Semifinals
August 9, 2006 19:20 Final

Results[edit]

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

First 4 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) advance to the Final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Mehdi Baala  France 3:39.74 Q
2 2 Mykola Labovskyy  Ukraine 3:40.10 Q
3 2 Juan Carlos Higuero  Spain 3:40.97 Q
4 2 Christian Obrist  Italy 3:41.32 Q
5 2 Mirosław Formela  Poland 3:41.38 q
6 2 Rizak Dirshe  Sweden 3:41.67 q
7 2 Andrew Baddeley  United Kingdom 3:41.92 q
8 2 Liam Reale  Ireland 3:41.97 q
9 2 Manuel Damião  Portugal 3:42.56
10 2 Carsten Schlangen  Germany 3:42.62
11 2 Aleksandr Krivchonkov  Russia 3:43.03
12 2 Daniel Spitzl  Austria 3:46.08
13 1 Ivan Heshko  Ukraine 3:47.12 Q
14 1 Arturo Casado  Spain 3:47.16 Q
15 1 Sergio Gallardo  Spain 3:47.82 Q
16 1 Michal Šneberger  Czech Republic 3:47.96 Q
17 1 Abdelkader Bakhtache  France 3:48.09
18 1 Sergey Ivanov  Russia 3:48.27
19 1 Mounir Yemmouni  France 3:48.34
20 1 Bob Winter  Netherlands 3:48.35
21 1 Tim Clerbout  Belgium 3:48.43
22 1 Joel Bodén  Sweden 3:48.54
23 1 Stephen Davies  United Kingdom 3:48.64
24 1 Christian Neunhäuserer  Italy 3:49.34
25 1 Bård Kvalheim  Norway 3:49.55
26 1 James Nolan  Ireland 3:49.94
27 2 Matthieu Vandiest  Belgium 3:50.28
28 1 Michael East  United Kingdom 4:11.89
2 Jonas Hamm  Finland DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mehdi Baala  France 3:39.02
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ivan Heshko  Ukraine 3:39.50
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Juan Carlos Higuero  Spain 3:39.62
4 Arturo Casado  Spain 3:40.86
5 Sergio Gallardo  Spain 3:41.24
6 Andrew Baddeley  United Kingdom 3:42.31
7 Christian Obrist  Italy 3:42.59
8 Liam Reale  Ireland 3:42.65
9 Rizak Dirshe  Sweden 3:42.87
10 Mirosław Formela  Poland 3:43.16
11 Mykola Labovskyy  Ukraine 3:43.47
12 Michal Šneberger  Czech Republic 3:45.99

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superb Baala defends 1500m title, from BBC, retrieved 10 August 2006

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