1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

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These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 45 participating athletes, with six qualifying heats, four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and the final held on Tuesday September 1, 1987.

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In the final José Luiz Barbosa took the lead from the break, chased primarily by Billy Konchellah and Faouzi Lahbi up to a 50.59 400 metres. Peter Elliott stayed on the rail slightly off the lead through the first lap joined by Stephen Ole Marai on the outside and Tom McKean boxed on the inside. Through the penultimate turn, these three tried to move forward, Elliott moving outside to the shoulders of the lead pack, followed by Mara and McKean, but McKean was held inside. By the time they reached the backstretch, McKean tried again to run around Marai, this time he tripped over Marai, injuring himself, eventually falling out the back of the field. Konchellah caught Barbosa at the end of the straightaway and went into the lead. Elliott tried to follow, but Barbosa held him off through the turn. By the end of the turn, the three medalists had separated from the rest of the field, Lahbi the last to hold on. As Konchellah sprinted away to victory, Barbosa and Elliott both started sprinting for home in chase. Barbosa came off the turn a bit wide, leaving room for Elliott to slowly edge his way along the rail and ahead of Barbosa to take the silver.

Medalists

Gold Flag of Kenya.svg Billy Konchellah
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Peter Elliott
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg José Luiz Barbosa
Brazil (BRA)

Final

RANKFINALTIME
Med 1.png Flag of Kenya.svg  Billy Konchellah  (KEN)1:43.06CR
Med 2.png Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Peter Elliott  (GBR)1:43.41
Med 3.png Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  José Luiz Barbosa  (BRA)1:43.76
4.Flag of Poland.svg  Ryszard Ostrowski  (POL)1:44.59
5.Flag of Morocco.svg  Faouzi Lahbi  (MAR)1:44.83
6.Flag of Kenya.svg  Stephen Ole Marai  (KEN)1:44.84
7.Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Slobodan Popović  (YUG)1:45.07
8.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tom McKean  (GBR)1:49.21

Semi-Finals

RANKHEAT 1TIME
1.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tom McKean  (GBR)1:44.86
2.Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  José Luiz Barbosa  (BRA)1:45.03
3.Flag of Kenya.svg  Stephen Ole Marai  (KEN)1:45.09
4.Flag of Morocco.svg  Faouzi Lahbi  (MAR)1:45.19
5.Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Slobodan Popović  (YUG)1:45.33
6.Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Vladimir Graudyn  (URS)1:45.36
7.Flag of Senegal.svg  Moussa Fall  (SEN)1:47.55
8.Flag of France.svg  Philippe Collard  (FRA)1:48.24


RANKHEAT 2TIME
1.Flag of Kenya.svg  Billy Konchellah  (KEN)1:46.11
2.Flag of Poland.svg  Ryszard Ostrowski  (POL)1:46.22
3.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Peter Elliott  (GBR)1:46.23
4.Flag of Senegal.svg  Babacar Niang  (SEN)1:46.23
5.Flag of Burundi.svg  Dieudonné Kwizera  (BDI)1:46.26
6.Flag of the United States.svg  David Mack  (USA)1:48.49
7.Flag of Finland.svg  Ari Suhonen  (FIN)1:48.85
8.Flag of Portugal.svg  Alvaro Silva  (POR)1:49.41

Quarter-Finals

RANKHEAT 1TIME
1.Flag of Kenya.svg  Stephen Ole Marai  (KEN)1:45.97
2.Flag of Poland.svg  Ryszard Ostrowski  (POL)1:46.04
3.Flag of Morocco.svg  Faouzi Lahbi  (MAR)1:46.12
4.Flag of the United States.svg  Stanley Redwine  (USA)1:46.25
5.Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg  William Wuycke  (VEN)1:46.38
6.Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Robin van Helden  (NED)1:46.69
7.Flag of Mexico.svg  Luis Karin Toledo  (MEX)1:46.88
8.Flag of Algeria.svg  Reda Abdenouz  (ALG)1:48.96
Flag of Ethiopia (1987-1991).svg  Getahun Ayana  (ETH)DNS


RANKHEAT 2TIME
1.Flag of Senegal.svg  Moussa Fall  (SEN)1:44.74
2.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Peter Elliott  (GBR)1:44.98
3.Flag of Burundi.svg  Dieudonné Kwizera  (BDI)1:45.06
4.Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Slobodan Popović  (YUG)1:45.15
5.Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Vladimir Graudyn  (URS)1:45.19
6.Flag of Portugal.svg  Alvaro Silva  (POR)1:45.63
7.Flag of the United States.svg  David Mack  (USA)1:45.68
8.Flag of Kenya.svg  Edwin Koech  (KEN)1:46.36


RANKHEAT 3TIME
1.Flag of Kenya.svg  Billy Konchellah  (KEN)1:45.53
2.Flag of France.svg  Philippe Collard  (FRA)1:45.89
3.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tom McKean  (GBR)1:46.11
4.Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Andrey Sudnik  (URS)1:46.48
5.Flag of Somalia.svg  Ibrahim Okash  (SOM)1:47.00
6.Flag of Qatar.svg  Ismael Youssef  (QAT)1:49.26
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Gert Kilbert  (SUI)DNF
Flag of Chile.svg  Pablo Squella  (CHI)DNS


RANKHEAT 4TIME
1.Flag of Senegal.svg  Babacar Niang  (SEN)1:45.81
2.Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  José Luiz Barbosa  (BRA)1:46.07
3.Flag of Finland.svg  Ari Suhonen  (FIN)1:46.18
4.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tony Morrell  (GBR)1:46.25
5.Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Braun  (FRG)1:48.53
6.Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Luc Bernaert  (BEL)1:49.06
7.Flag of Sweden.svg  Martin Enholm  (SWE)1:49.17
8.Flag of the United States.svg  Johnny Gray  (USA)1:49.50

Qualifying heats

RANKHEAT 1TIME
1.Flag of Morocco.svg  Faouzi Lahbi  (MAR)1:46.07
2.Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Dieudonne Kwizera  (BUR)1:46.27
3.Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Andrey Sudnik  (URS)1:46.29
4.Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  José Luíz Barbosa  (BRA)1:46.31
5.Flag of Somalia.svg  Ibrahim Okash  (SOM)1:46.61
6.Flag of Thailand.svg  Chern Srichudanu  (THA)1:50.37
7.Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Rob Druppers  (NED)1:50.58
8.Flag of Fiji.svg  Semi Vuetibau  (FIJ)1:58.58


RANKHEAT 2TIME
1.Flag of the United States.svg  Johnny Gray  (USA)1:46.53
2.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Peter Elliott  (GBR)1:46.63
3.Flag of Kenya.svg  Marai Stephen Ole  (KEN)1:46.91
4.Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Robin van Helden  (NED)1:46.98
5.Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Luc Bernaert  (BEL)1:47.47
6.Flag of Chile.svg  Pablo Squella  (CHI)1:47.48
7.Flag of San Marino.svg  Manlio Molinari  (SMR)1:53.41


RANKHEAT 3TIME
1.Flag of Kenya.svg  Billy Konchellah  (KEN)1:47.98
2.Flag of Senegal.svg  Moussa Fall  (SEN)1:48.01
3.Flag of Poland.svg  Ryszard Ostrowski  (POL)1:48.07
4.Flag of Portugal.svg  Álvaro Silva  (POR)1:48.19
5.Flag of Switzerland.svg  Gert Kilbert  (SUI)1:48.48
6.Flag of Argentina.svg  Luis Migueles  (ARG)1:49.52
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  Agberto Guimaraes  (BRA)DNS
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Mohamed Hossain Milzer  (BAN)DNS


RANKHEAT 4TIME
1.Flag of France.svg  Philippe Collard  (FRA)1:47.44
2.Flag of the United States.svg  Stanley Redwine  (USA)1:47.64
3.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tom McKean  (GBR)1:47.71
4.Flag of Finland.svg  Ari Suhonen  (FIN)1:47.81
5.Flag of Mexico.svg  Luis Karin Toledo  (MEX)1:48.05
6.Flag of Qatar.svg  Ismael Youssef  (QAT)1:48.73
7.Flag of Gibraltar.svg  John Chappory  (GIB)1:54.32


RANKHEAT 5TIME
1.Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Braun  (FRG)1:47.96
2.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tony Morrell  (GBR)1:48.18
3.Flag of Sweden.svg  Martin Enholm  (SWE)1:48.63
4.Flag of the United States.svg  David Mack  (USA)1:49.47
5.Flag of Rwanda (1962-2001).svg  Augustin Ntamihanga  (RWA)1:50.69
6.Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Simon Hoogewerf  (CAN)1:51.13
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  Joaquim Cruz  (BRA)DNS


RANKHEAT 6TIME
1.Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Slobodan Popović  (YUG)1:47.42
2.Flag of Senegal.svg  Babacar Niang  (SEN)1:47.46
3.Flag of Kenya.svg  Edwin Koech  (KEN)1:47.56
4.Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg  William Wuyke  (VEN)1:47.59
5.Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Vladimir Graudyn  (URS)1:47.75
6.Flag of Ethiopia (1987-1991).svg  Getahun Ayana  (ETH)1:49.22
7.Flag of Algeria.svg  Reda Abdenouz  (ALG)1:49.22
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Syed Meesaq Rizvi  (PAK)DNS

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