Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres

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Men's 800 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Dates 28 to 31 July
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vebjørn Rodal  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hezekiél Sepeng  South Africa
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fred Onyancha  Kenya
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These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 57 competitors, with one non-starter.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Vebjørn Rodal
 Norway
Silver Hezekiél Sepeng
 South Africa
Bronze Fred Onyancha
 Kenya

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 1:41.73 United Kingdom Sebastian Coe Florence (ITA) June 10, 1981
Olympic Record 1:43.00 Brazil Joaquim Cruz Los Angeles (USA) August 6, 1984

In the final Vebjørn Rodal set a new Olympic record with 1:42.58 minutes.

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE FINAL LANE SEMI HEAT
Med 1.png  Vebjørn Rodal (NOR) 1:42.58 1 1:43.96 1:45.30
Med 2.png  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:42.74 6 1:45.16 1:45.45
Med 3.png  Fred Onyancha (KEN) 1:42.79 7 1:44.02 1:46.07
4.  Norberto Téllez (CUB) 1:42.85 4 1:43.79 1:47.24
5.  Nico Motchebon (GER) 1:43.91 8 1:45.40 1:45.82
6.  David Kiptoo (KEN) 1:44.19 5 1:43.90 1:45.11
7.  Johnny Gray (USA) 1:44.21 2 1:44.00 1:45.87
8.  Benyounes Lahlou (MAR) 1:45.52 3 1:43.99 1:45.85

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE SEMI HEAT
 Philip Kibitok (KEN) 1:45.58 1:45.34
 André Bucher (SUI) 1:46.41 1:46.85
 Giuseppe D'Urso (ITA) 1:46.97 1:45.27
 Paul Byrne (AUS) 1:47.58 1:47.05
 Bruno Konczylo (FRA) 1:48.02 1:46.04
 Craig Winrow (GBR) 1:48.57 1:47.41
 Arthémon Hatungimana (BDI) 1:44.92 1:47.10
 Savieri Ngidhi (ZIM) 1:46.78 1:46.46
 Curtis Robb (GBR) 1:47.48 1:45.85
 Johan Botha (RSA) 1:48.06 1:45.63
 José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:50.33 1:46.58
 Einārs Tupurītis (LAT) 1:46.41 1:45.88
 David Matthews (IRL) 1:47.83 1:46.76
 Jimmy Jean-Joseph (FRA) 1:48.50 1:45.64
 Balázs Korányi (HUN) 1:50.30 1:46.63
 Andrea Benvenuti (ITA) DNF 1:47.45
 Joachim Dehmel (GER) DNQ 1:47.12
 Joseph Rakotoarimanana (MAD) DNQ 1:47.33
 Tommy Asinga (SUR) DNQ 1:48.29
 Adem Hecini (ALG) DNQ 1:47.23
 Abdul Rahman Al-Abdullah (QAT) DNQ 1:48.52
 Flavio Godoy (BRA) DNQ 1:48.91
 Chérif Baba Aidara (MTN) DNQ 1:56.20
 Pavel Soukup (CZE) DNQ 1:47.67
 Andrés Manuel Díaz (ESP) DNQ 1:47.86
 Atle Douglas (NOR) DNQ 1:48.60
 Cedric Harris (DMA) DNQ 1:51.46
 Fernando Arlete (GBS) DNQ 2:00.07
 Ibrahim Aden (SOM) DNQ 1:47.31
 Charles Nkazamyampi (BDI) DNQ 1:47.95
 Tavakalo Kailes (VAN) DNQ 1:55.07
 Naseer Ismail (MDV) DNQ 1:58.70
 Marius van Heerden (RSA) DNQ 1:47.46
 David Strang (GBR) DNQ 1:47.96
 Boris Kaveshnikov (KGZ) DNQ 1:48.88
 José Parrilla (USA) DNQ 1:49.99
 Yaya Terap Adoum (CHA) DNQ 1:52.68
 Antonio Abrantes (POR) DNQ 1:47.73
 Clive Terrelonge (JAM) DNQ 1:48.29
 Themba Makhanya (SWZ) DNQ 1:59.02
 Andrea Giocondi (ITA) DNQ 1:47.26
 Brandon Rock (USA) DNQ 1:48.47
 Jean Destine (HAI) DNQ 1:48.82
 Saeed Basweidan (YEM) DNQ 1:49.35
 Greg Rhymer (IVB) DNQ 1:50.03
 Alex Morgan (JAM) DNQ 1:47.40
 Mohamed Babiker Yagoub (SUD) DNQ 1:48.50
 Manlio Molinari (SMR) DNQ 1:56.08
 Roberto Parra (ESP) DNQ DNS

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Games: Men's 800 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 

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