2006 European Athletics Championships – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Events at the
2006 European
Athletics Championships

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3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
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The men's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2006 European Athletics Championships were held at the Ullevi on August 9 and August 11.

Finland's Keskisalo takes surprise gold after two injury-filled years. He ran behind the whole pack until the last lap, during which he sprinted on the back straight to take the win ahead of Spain's José Luis Blanco and France's Bouabdellah Tahri.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Jukka Keskisalo
 Finland
José Luis Blanco
 Spain
Bouabdellah Tahri
 France

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 9, 2006 10:10 Semifinals
August 11, 2006 19:25 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 Antonio David Jiménez  Spain 8:24.12 Q
2 2 Bouabdellah Tahri  France 8:24.38 Q
3 2 Itai Maggidi  Israel 8:25.04 Q, NR
4 2 Radosław Popławski  Poland 8:25.54 Q
5 2 Mustafa Mohamed  Sweden 8:26.66 q
6 2 Günther Weidlinger  Austria 8:27.53 q
7 2 Jukka Keskisalo  Finland 8:29.06 q
8 1 Simon Vroemen  Netherlands 8:29.62 Q
9 1 José Luis Blanco  Spain 8:30.26 Q
10 1 César Pérez  Spain 8:30.52 Q
11 1 Martin Pröll  Austria 8:31.34 Q
12 1 Pavel Potapovich  Russia 8:32.78 q
13 2 Pieter Desmet  Belgium 8:32.93
14 2 Andrey Kozhevnikov  Russia 8:33.00
15 1 Ion Luchianov  Moldova 8:34.86
16 2 Adam Bowden  United Kingdom 8:35.79
17 2 Andrey Farnosov  Russia 8:36.94
18 1 Tomasz Szymkowiak  Poland 8:37.00
19 1 Matteo Villani  Italy 8:39.66
20 1 Jermaine Mays  United Kingdom 8:41.70
21 2 Vadym Slobodenyuk  Ukraine 8:42.55
22 1 Mário Teixeira  Portugal 8:43.14
23 1 Bjørnar Ustad Kristensen  Norway 8:53.93
24 1 Mohamed-Khaled Belabbas  France 9:01.62
25 2 Boštjan Buč  Slovenia 9:13.90
1 Vincent Le Dauphin  France DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Jukka Keskisalo  Finland 8:24.89
2nd, silver medalist(s) José Luis Blanco  Spain 8:26.22
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bouabdellah Tahri  France 8:27.15
4 Mustafa Mohamed  Sweden 8:27.79
5 Antonio David Jiménez  Spain 8:28.78
6 Radosław Popławski  Poland 8:29.33
7 Günther Weidlinger  Austria 8:29.54
8 César Pérez  Spain 8:30.40
9 Martin Pröll  Austria 8:35.69
10 Pavel Potapovich  Russia 8:38.19
11 Itai Maggidi  Israel 8:52.69
Simon Vroemen  Netherlands DNS

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