2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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Events at the
2007 World 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
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 800 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on 30, 31 August and 2 September.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Alfred Kirwa Yego
 Kenya
Gary Reed
 Canada
Yuriy Borzakovskiy
 Russia

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

World record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:41.11 Cologne, Germany 24 August 1997
Championship record  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:43.06 Rome, Italy 1 September 1987
World leading  Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA) 1:43.74 Monaco 25 July 2007

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 30, 2007 19:40 Heats
August 31, 2007 20:05 Semifinals
September 2, 2007 19:55 Final

Results[edit]

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

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 in each heat(Q) and the next 6 fastest(q) advance to the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Yusuf Saad Kamel  Bahrain 1:45.25 Q
2 4 Alfred Kirwa Yego  Kenya 1:45.52 Q, SB
3 3 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi  South Africa 1:45.56 Q
4 5 Mohammed Al-Salhi  Saudi Arabia 1:45.58 Q
5 3 Rashid Ramzi  Bahrain 1:45.64 Q, SB
6 3 Dmitriy Bogdanov  Russia 1:45.66 Q
6 4 Michael Rimmer  United Kingdom 1:45.66 Q
8 6 Abraham Chepkirwok  Uganda 1:45.68 Q
9 4 Dmitrijs Miļkevičs  Latvia 1:45.72 Q
10 3 Fabiano Peçanha  Brazil 1:45.77 q
11 4 Khadevis Robinson  United States 1:45.78 q
12 5 Yuriy Borzakovskiy  Russia 1:45.79 Q
13 5 Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:45.79 Q
14 6 Mohammad Al-Azemi  Kuwait 1:45.85 Q
15 4 Manuel Olmedo  Spain 1:45.90 q
15 5 Yassine Bensghir  Morocco 1:45.90 q, SB
17 1 Amine Laâlou  Morocco 1:46.00 Q
17 2 Gary Reed  Canada 1:46.00 Q
19 2 Nabil Madi  Algeria 1:46.02 Q
20 2 Justus Koech  Kenya 1:46.08 Q
21 1 Nick Symmonds  United States 1:46.16 Q
21 6 Mouhssin Chehibi  Morocco 1:46.16 q
23 1 Kléberson Davide  Brazil 1:46.17 Q
24 5 Abdoulaye Wagne  Senegal 1:46.20 q
25 6 Samwel Mwera  Tanzania 1:46.24 SB
26 3 Yeimer López  Cuba 1:46.28
27 4 Eduard Villanueva  Venezuela 1:46.33 PB
28 1 Belal Mansoor Ali  Bahrain 1:46.34
29 2 Antonio Manuel Reina  Spain 1:46.35
30 5 Abubaker Kaki Khamis  Sudan 1:46.38
31 3 Mattias Claesson  Sweden 1:46.43 PB
32 4 David Campbell  Ireland 1:46.47
33 6 Jozef Repcìk  Slovakia 1:46.53
34 3 Eugenio Barrios  Spain 1:46.62
35 1 Achraf Tadili  Canada 1:46.73
36 1 Sajjad Moradi  Iran 1:46.75
37 3 Bram Som  Netherlands 1:46.81
38 5 Masato Yokota  Japan 1:47.16 PB
39 2 Arnoud Okken  Netherlands 1:47.23
40 2 Jeffrey Riseley  Australia 1:47.44
41 2 Aunese Curreen  Samoa 1:47.72 NR
42 4 Fadrique Iglesias  Bolivia 1:48.42
43 6 Duane Solomon  United States 1:48.95
44 5 Mahamoud Farah  Djibouti 1:49.06
45 6 Souleymane Ould Chebal  Mauritania 1:56.45 SB
46 1 Mohammed Ahmed Al-Yafaee  Yemen 1:56.55
1 Ismail Ahmed Ismail  Sudan DNF
2 Ivan Heshko  Ukraine DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Qualification: First 2 in each semifinal (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Alfred Kirwa Yego  Kenya 1:44.54 Q, SB
2 1 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi  South Africa 1:44.71 Q
3 1 Abraham Chepkirwok  Uganda 1:44.84 q
4 2 Gary Reed  Canada 1:44.92 Q
5 2 Amine Laâlou  Morocco 1:45.11 Q
6 3 Yuriy Borzakovskiy  Russia 1:45.12 Q
7 3 Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:45.20 Q
8 3 Mohammed Al-Salhi  Saudi Arabia 1:45.23 q
9 3 Yusuf Saad Kamel  Bahrain 1:45.31
10 2 Dmitriy Bogdanov  Russia 1:45.36 SB
11 1 Khadevis Robinson  United States 1:45.45
12 2 Nabil Madi  Algeria 1:45.59
13 2 Manuel Olmedo  Spain 1:45.61
14 1 Fabiano Peçanha  Brazil 1:45.95
15 1 Dmitrijs Miļkevičs  Latvia 1:46.27
16 2 Nick Symmonds  United States 1:46.41
17 3 Kléberson Davide  Brazil 1:46.45
18 1 Abdoulaye Wagne  Senegal 1:46.49
19 2 Justus Koech  Kenya 1:46.86
20 3 Michael Rimmer  United Kingdom 1:47.39
21 2 Rashid Ramzi  Bahrain 1:47.76
22 3 Yassine Bensghir  Morocco 1:48.04
23 3 Mohammad Al-Azemi  Kuwait 1:50.28
24 1 Mouhssin Chehibi  Morocco 1:51.31

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Alfred Kirwa Yego  Kenya 1:47.09
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gary Reed  Canada 1:47.10
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yuriy Borzakovskiy  Russia 1:47.39
4 Abraham Chepkirwok  Uganda 1:47.41
5 Wilfred Bungei  Kenya 1:47.42
6 Amine Laâlou  Morocco 1:47.45
7 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi  South Africa 1:47.52
8 Mohammed Al-Salhi  Saudi Arabia 1:47.58

References[edit]

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