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| Athletics at the|
2002 Commonwealth Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
| 3000 m|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|50 km walk||men|
|100 m blind||men|
|800 m wheelchair||women|
The men's 1500 metres event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games was held on 30–31 July.
| Michael East |
| William Chirchir |
| Youcef Abdi |
Qualification: First 4 of each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the final.
|1||2||Anthony Whiteman||England||3:43.25||Q, SB|
|6||2||Colm McLean||Northern Ireland||3:45.72||q|
|7||2||Francis Munthali||Malawi||3:45.81||q, NR|
|15||1||Nickie Peters||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||3:53.09||PB|
|17||1||Jimmy Sandy Sam||Vanuatu||4:13.15|
|18||2||Henry Foufaka||Solomon Islands||4:18.39|
|12||Colm McLean||Northern Ireland||3:51.90|
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