Athletics at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games – Men's 1500 metres

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The men's 1500 metres event at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games was held on 31 January and 2 February at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Christchurch, New Zealand. [1]

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Filbert Bayi
  Tanzania
John Walker
  New Zealand
Ben Jipcho
  Kenya

Results

Heats

Held on 31 January

Qualification: First 4 in each heat (Q) qualify directly for the final.

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11 Mike Boit   Kenya 3:44.6Q
21 Graham Crouch   Australia 3:44.62Q [2]
31 Rod Dixon   New Zealand 3:44.6Q
31 Brendan Foster   England 3:44.9Q
51 Jaiye Abidoye   Nigeria 3:49.9
61 Bernard Hayward   Wales 3:50.3
71 Samuela Bulai   Fiji 4:10.5
12 Filbert Bayi   Tanzania 3:38.2Q
22 John Kirkbride   England 3:39.8Q [3]
32 David Fitzsimons   Australia 3:39.92Q [2]
42 Tony Polhill   New Zealand 3:40.30Q [3]
52 Paul Lawther   Northern Ireland 3:43.1
62 Cosmas Silei   Kenya 3:44.7
72 Phillip Kayo   Papua New Guinea 4:05.4
2 Richard Kermode   Fiji DNS
2 John Davies   Wales DNS
13 John Walker   New Zealand 3:42.5Q
23 Suleiman Nyambui   Tanzania 3:42.6Q
33 Randal Markey   Australia 3:42.77Q [2]
43 Ben Jipcho   Kenya 3:43.6Q
53 Kenneth Elmer   Canada 3:44.0
63 Keith Falla   Guernsey 3:58.9
73 Gerard Domaingue   Mauritius 4:08.1
3 Joseph Jampilda   Nigeria DNF
3 Andy Carter   England DNS

Final

Held on 2 February

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
1st, gold medalist(s) Filbert Bayi   Tanzania 3:32.16 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) John Walker   New Zealand 3:32.52 AR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ben Jipcho   Kenya 3:33.16
4 Rod Dixon   New Zealand 3:33.89
5 Graham Crouch   Australia 3:34.22 NR
6 Mike Boit   Kenya 3:36.84
7 Brendan Foster   England 3:37.64
8 Suleiman Nyambui   Tanzania 3:39.62
9 David Fitzsimons   Australia 3:41.30
10 John Kirkbride   England 3:41.91
11 Randal Markey   Australia 3:44.56
Tony Polhill   New Zealand DNS

References

  1. "Results". thecgf.com. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  2. 1 2 3 "Australia results" . Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  3. 1 2 "1974 year list" . Retrieved 22 December 2018.