2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 800 metres

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Men's 800 metres
at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships
Venue Ergo Arena
Dates 7 March (heats)
9 March (final)
Competitors 19 from 16 nations
Winning time 1:46.40
Medalists
gold medal    Ethiopia
silver medal    Poland
bronze medal    Great Britain
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The men's 800 metres at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place on 7 and 9 March 2014. Poland's Marcin Lewandowski originally won the bronze medal, but a single step on the infield led to his disqualification and the promotion of Great Britain's Andrew Osagie to the third podium position.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Mohammed Aman
 Ethiopia
Adam Kszczot
 Poland
Andrew Osagie
 Great Britain

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
Championship record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
World Leading  Mohammed Aman (ETH) 1:44.52 Birmingham, Great Britain 15 February 2014
African record  Mohammed Aman (ETH) 1:44.52 Birmingham, Great Britain 15 February 2014
Asian record  Yusuf Saad Kamel (BHR) 1:45.26 Valencia, Spain 9 March 2008
European record  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.67 Paris, France 9 March 1997
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Johnny Gray (USA) 1:45.00 Sindelfingen, Germany 8 March 1992
Oceanian record  Ryan Foster (AUS) 1:47.48 State College, United States 30 January 2010
South American record  José Luíz Barbosa (BRA) 1:45.43 Piraeus, Greece 8 March 1989

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor Outdoor
1:47.00 1:44.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
7 March 2014 13:30 Heats
9 March 2014 17:20 Final
Fifth-place finisher, Thijmen Kupers
Andre Olivier finished fourth in the final
Adam Kszczot took the silver for the host nation
Mohammed Aman finishing first in the final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: The winner of each heat (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualified.[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Adam Kszczot  Poland 1:45.76 Q
2 3 1 Andrew Osagie  Great Britain 1:45.88 q
3 2 5 André Olivier  South Africa 1:46.18 Q
4 2 1 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland 1:46.26 q
5 2 3 Thijmen Kupers  Netherlands 1:46.55 q, PB
6 1 3 Mohammed Aman  Ethiopia 1:46.73 Q
7 1 2 Stepan Poistogov  Russia 1:47.11
8 2 6 Nick Symmonds  United States 1:47.29 SB
9 1 1 Kevin López  Spain 1:47.34
10 3 5 Jeremiah Kipkorir Mutai  Kenya 1:47.41
11 1 6[3] Mukhtar Mohammed  Great Britain 1:47.59 SB
12 3 2 Mark English  Ireland 1:47.60
13 1 7[3] Erik Sowinski  United States 1:48.04
14 3 3 Kristinn Thór Kristinsson  Iceland 1:51.20 PB
15 3 6 Brice Etès  Monaco 1:51.24 NR
16 2 2 Farkhod Kuralov  Tajikistan 1:52.36 NR
17 1 5 Tenirberdi Suiunbaev  Kyrgyzstan 2:00.51 PB
1 4 Saddam Hussain  Pakistan DQ R163.3(b)[4]
2 4 Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla  Qatar DQ R163.3(a)[5]

Final[edit]

[6]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mohammed Aman  Ethiopia 1:46.40
2nd, silver medalist(s) Adam Kszczot  Poland 1:46.76
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Andrew Osagie  Great Britain 1:47.10
4 André Olivier  South Africa 1:47.31
5 Thijmen Kupers  Netherlands 1:47.74
Marcin Lewandowski  Poland DQ R163.3(b)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jalava, Mirko (2014-03-09). Report: men’s 800m final – Sopot 2014. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-03-09.
  2. ^ Heats results
  3. ^ a b There is an error on the pdf results. Refer to http://media.aws.iaaf.org/competitiondocuments/photofinish/4952/M_800_h_1.jpg?v=-608598375
  4. ^ Infringement of the inside border
  5. ^ Lane infringement
  6. ^ Final results
  7. ^ Infringement of the inside border; original time: 1:47.09