1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 800 metres

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The men's 800 metres event at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on 10–12 March. [1]

800 metres middle-distance running event

The 800 metres, or 800 meters, is a common track running event. It is the shortest common middle-distance running event. The 800 metres is run over two laps of the track and has been an Olympic event since the first games in 1896. During indoor track season the event is usually run on a 200-metre track, therefore requiring four laps.

The 5th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain from 10 March to 12 March 1995. Almost 600 athletes from 131 nations participated in 27 events.

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Clive Terrelonge
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Benson Koech
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Pavel Soukup
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic

Results

Heats

First 2 of each heat (Q) and next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
15 Torbjörn Johansson Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1:49.57Q
21 Pavel Soukup Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1:49.60Q
35 Andrés Manuel Díaz Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1:49.66Q
41 Tor Øivind Ødegård Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1:49.68Q
55 Clive Terrelonge Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 1:49.73q
64 David Matthews Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 1:49.90Q
75 Brad Sumner Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:50.02q
83 Mahjoub Haïda Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1:50.08Q
94 Rich Kenah Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:50.10Q
104 Arthémon Hatungimana Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi 1:50.17
113 Benson Koech Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:50.48Q
121 Michael Wildner Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1:50.52
131 António Abrantes Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 1:50.94
141 Ion Bogde Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1:51.04
152 Joseph Tengelei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:51.68Q
162 José Arconada Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1:51.80Q
163 Tomonari Ono Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1:51.80
183 Tommy Asinga Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname 1:51.83
192 Marco Chiavarini Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1:51.92
203 Rafko Marinič Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 1:52.57
215 Kim Soon-hyung Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1:53.01
222 Mahmoud Al-Kheirat Flag of Syria.svg  Syria 1:53.12
234 Bekele Banbere Flag of Ethiopia (1991-1996).svg  Ethiopia 1:54.56
242 Arisk Perdomo Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 1:55.66 NR
252 Carlos Mairena Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua 1:56.54 NR
3 Kennedy Osei Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana DNF
4 Savieri Ngidhi Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe DNS

Semifinals

First 3 of each semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11 Benson Koech Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:48.47Q
21 Tor Øivind Ødegård Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1:48.80Q
31 Clive Terrelonge Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 1:48.82Q
41 David Matthews Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 1:49.26
52 Pavel Soukup Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1:49.41Q
62 Joseph Tengelei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:49.51Q
72 Mahjoub Haïda Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1:49.72Q
82 Torbjörn Johansson Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1:50.19
91 Rich Kenah Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:50.39
102 José Arconada Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1:50.98
111 Andrés Manuel Díaz Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1:51.19
122 Brad Sumner Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:51.60

Final

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Clive Terrelonge Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 1:47.30
Silver medal icon.svg Benson Koech Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:47.51
Bronze medal icon.svg Pavel Soukup Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1:47.74
4 Tor Øivind Ødegård Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1:48.34
5 Mahjoub Haïda Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1:48.63
6 Joseph Tengelei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1:49.22

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References

  1. Results (archived)