800 m M - Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich - Results

Men's 800 m - Athletics
Munich 1972 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the Munich 1972 Olympics  Munich 1972 Olympic Games - Athletics
Men's 800 m 1972
Final
David Wottle USA 1.45,9
Yevgeny Arzhanov URS 1.45,9
Michael Boit KEN 1.46,0
4. Franz-Josef Kemper FRG 1.46,5
5. Robert Ouko KEN 1.46,5
6. Andrew Carter GBR 1.46,6
7. Andrzej Kupczyk POL 1.47,1
8. Dieter Fromm GDR 1.48,0
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. Robert Ouko KEN 1.47,6 Q
2. Dieter Fromm GDR 1.48,1 Q
3. David Cropper GBR 1.48,4
4. Josef Schmid FRG 1.48,8
5. Francis Murphy IRL 1.49,2
6. Azzedine Azzouzi ALG 1.49,4
7. Alain Sans FRA 1.49,6
8. Yevgeny Volkov URS 1.50,1
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. David Wottle USA 1.48,7 Q
2. Franz-Josef Kemper FRG 1.48,8 Q
3. Josef Plachy TCH 1.48,9
4. Joze Medjimurec YUG 1.49,0
5. Ivan Ivanov URS 1.49,6
6. Herman Mignon BEL 1.49,7
7. Mansour Guettaya TUN 1.49,8
8. Angelo Nimir Hussein SUD 1.51,1
Semifinal - Heat 3
1. Michael Boit KEN 1.45,9 Q
2. Yevgeny Arzhanov URS 1.46,3 Q
3. Andrew Carter GBR 1.46,5 q
4. Andrzej Kupczyk POL 1.46,7 q
5. Manuel Gayoso ESP 1.47,7
6. Rolf Gysin SUI 1.48,2
7. Mulugetta Tadesse ETH 1.48,9
Kenneth Swenson USA dnf
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Alain Sans FRA 1.49,2 Q
2. Mansour Guettaya TUN 1.49,4 Q
3. Azzedine Azzouzi ALG 1.49,4 Q
4. Richard Wohlhuter USA 1.49,4
5. Reza Entezari IRI 1.50,5
6. Edouard Rasoanaivo MAD 1.50,8
7. Alphonse Mandonda CGO 1.51,2
Mohammed Aboker SOM dq
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Robert Ouko KEN 1.47,4 Q
2. Joze Medjimurec YUG 1.48,1 Q
3. Yevgeny Volkov URS 1.48,6 Q
4. Fernando Mamede POR 1.48,6
5. Sid-Ali Djoudi ALG 1.50,4
6. Colin Campbell GBR 1.54,8
7. Francisco Menocal NCA 1.58,6
8. Thomas Howe LBR 2.00,7
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Franz-Josef Kemper FRG 1.47,3 Q
2. David Cropper GBR 1.47,5 Q
3. Rolf Gysin SUI 1.47,5 Q
4. Roqui Sanchez FRA 1.47,9
5. Thomas Saisi KEN 1.48,5
6. Andras Zsinka HUN 1.49,0
7. Daniel Andrade SEN 1.53,9
Saad Maaz Abdulzarak KSA dns
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Mulugetta Tadesse ETH 1.47,1 Q
2. David Wottle USA 1.47,6 Q
3. Josef Schmid FRG 1.47,8 Q
4. Graeme Rootham AUS 1.48,2
5. Lennox Stewart TTO 1.48,7
6. Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson ISL 1.50,8
7. Roger Kangni TOG 1.52,1
Mohamad Amakdouf MAR dns
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Yevgeny Arzhanov URS 1.48,3 Q
2. Andrzej Kupczyk POL 1.48,5 Q
3. Angelo Nimir Hussein SUD 1.48,9 Q
4. Gheorghe Ghipu ROU 1.50,1
5. Carlos Dalurzo ARG 1.50,6
6. Hector Lopez VEN 1.50,8
Walter Adams FRG dnf
Antonio Fernandez ESP dq
Round 1 - Heat 6
1. Dieter Fromm GDR 1.46,9 Q
2. Josef Plachy TCH 1.47,1 Q
3. Manuel Gayoso ESP 1.47,5 Q
4. Sriram Singh IND 1.47,7
5. Francis Gonzalez FRA 1.48,8
6. Mehmet Tuemkan TUR 1.49,5
7. Kassem Hamze LIB 1.52,5
8. Harry Nkopeka MAW 1.57,7
Round 1 - Heat 7
1. Michael Boit KEN 1.47,3 Q
2. Herman Mignon BEL 1.47,5 Q
3. Andrew Carter GBR 1.47,6 Q
4. Byron Dyce JAM 1.48,0
5. Benson Mulomba ZAM 1.53,4
6. Jimmy Crampton MYA 1.54,2
7. Fritz Pierre HAI 2.01,5
Francesco Arese ITA dns
Round 1 - Heat 8
1. Ivan Ivanov URS 1.51,0 Q
2. Kenneth Swenson USA 1.51,1 Q
3. Francis Murphy IRL 1.51,1 Q
4. Sjef Hensgens NED 1.51,2
5. Donaldo Arza PAN 1.51,2
6. Jaiye Abidoye NGR 1.52,0
7. Muhammad Seediq PAK 1.52,6
8. Shibrou Regassa ETH 1.53,3
Men's 800 m - Athletics - Munich 1972 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in preliminary heats, semifinals and final. The best athletes from each heat (Q) and a number of "lucky losers" (q) advanced to the next level. The winner of the final was the Olympic gold medal winner.

Event facts: Men's 800 m competition was held at the Olympiastadion, Olympiapark and 61 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 800 m - Munich 1972 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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