Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Men's 3000 metres steeplechase
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date July 25-28
Competitors 24 from 16 nations
Winning time 8:08,0
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Anders Gärderud
 Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Bronisław Malinowski
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Frank Baumgartl
 East Germany
← 1972
1980 →

These are the official results of the Men's 3000 metres steeplechase event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The competition was held on July 25, 1976, and on July 28, 1976.[1]

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1976 Summer Olympics.

World Record 8:09.70 Sweden Anders Gärderud Stockholm (SWE) July 1, 1975
Olympic Record 8:23.64 Kenya Kipchoge Keino Munich (FRG) September 7, 1972

Final[edit]

  • Held on July 28, 1976
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Anders Gärderud (SWE) 8:08.02 (WR)
Med 2.png  Bronisław Malinowski (POL) 8:09.11
Med 3.png  Frank Baumgartl (GDR) 8:10.36
4.  Tapio Kantanen (FIN) 8:12.60
5.  Michael Karst (FRG) 8:20.14
6.  Euan Robertson (NZL) 8:21.08
7.  Dan Glans (SWE) 8:21.53
8.  Antonio Campos (ESP) 8:22.65
9.  Dennis Coates (GBR) 8:22.99
10.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:23.99
11.  Tony Staynings (GBR) 8:33.66
12.  Ismo Toukonen (FIN) 8:42.74

Heats[edit]

  • Held on July 25, 1972
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Bronisław Malinowski (POL) 8:18.56 OR
2.  Frank Baumgartl (GDR) 8:21.25
3.  Anders Gärderud (SWE) 8:21.43
4.  Antonio Campos (ESP) 8:24.53
5.  Ismo Toukonen (FIN) 8:27.96
6.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:31.46
7.  Jean-Paul Villain (FRA) 8:35.03
8.  John Bicourt (GBR) 8:35.71
9.  Willi Maier (FRG) 8:44.82
10.  Peter Larkins (AUS) 8:46.89
11.  Ágúst Ásgeirsson (ISL) 8:53.95
 Gerd Frähmcke (FRG) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Dennis Coates (GBR) 8:18.95
2.  Tapio Kantanen (FIN) 8:20.82
3.  Dan Glans (SWE) 8:23.73
4.  Michael Karst (FRG) 8:25.02
5.  Euan Robertson (NZL) 8:26.31
6.  Tony Staynings (GBR) 8:29.21
7.  Paul Thijs (BEL) 8:31.55
8.  Doug Brown (USA) 8:33.25
9.  Takaharu Koyama (JPN) 8:37.28
10.  Mike Roche (USA) 8:37.36
11.  Dušan Moravčík (TCH) 8:41.95
12.  Gheorghe Cefan (ROM) 8:57.22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1976 Montreal: Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.