1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres

The men's 800 metres event at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Sydney, Australia, at International Athletic Centre on 21, 22 and 23 August.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Joseph Mutua
  Kenya
Silver Tom Lerwill
  United Kingdom
Bronze Grant Cremer
  Australia

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

23 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Joseph Mutua   Kenya 1:48.21
  Tom Lerwill   United Kingdom 1:48.40
  Grant Cremer   Australia 1:48.46
4 Japheth Kimutai   Kenya 1:48.97
5 Nils Schumann   Germany 1:49.44
6 Viktors Lācis   Latvia 1:50.11
7 Zach Whitmarsh   Canada 1:50.26
8 James Nolan   Ireland 1:51.88

SemifinalsEdit

22 August

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Japheth Kimutai   Kenya 1:45.63 Q
2 Tom Lerwill   United Kingdom 1:47.27 Q
3 Zach Whitmarsh   Canada 1:47.33 Q
4 James Nolan   Ireland 1:47.55 Q
5 Clyde Colenso   South Africa 1:47.84
6 Hirohisa Muramatsu   Japan 1:48.65
7 Abdul Rahman Abdullah   Qatar 1:49.88
8 Roman Hanzel   Slovakia 1:53.02

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Grant Cremer   Australia 1:48.72 Q
2 Viktors Lācis   Latvia 1:48.91 Q
3 Nils Schumann   Germany 1:48.98 Q
4 Joseph Mutua   Kenya 1:49.21 Q
5 Kazutomo Iwasaki   Japan 1:49.32
6 Tim Rogge   Belgium 1:49.46
7 Roman Oravec   Czech Republic 1:50.23
8 Jean-Patrick Nduwimana   Burundi 1:50.50

HeatsEdit

21 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Roman Oravec   Czech Republic 1:52.88 Q
2 Hirohisa Muramatsu   Japan 1:53.38 Q
3 Reuben Silwimba   Zambia 1:53.99
4 Youcef Abdi   Algeria 1:54.12
5 Moses Kavuma   Uganda 1:54.69
6 Momodou Lamin Drammeh   Gambia 1:55.09
7 Kuripitone Betham   Western Samoa 2:01.75

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 James Nolan   Ireland 1:49.02 Q
2 Tom Lerwill   United Kingdom 1:49.22 Q
3 Zach Whitmarsh   Canada 1:49.33 q
4 Tim Rogge   Belgium 1:49.47 q
5 Juan Delgado   Spain 1:50.26
6 István Nagy   Hungary 1:50.64
7 Lkhagvasuren Choisuren   Mongolia 2:11.85
Nhlanhla Dlamini   Swaziland DQ (163.3)

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jean-Patrick Nduwimana   Burundi 1:51.05 Q
2 Nils Schumann   Germany 1:51.27 Q
3 Robert True   United States 1:51.68
4 Said Basweidan   Yemen 1:52.21
5 Meelis Tammre   Estonia 1:52.83
6 Vane Stojanov   North Macedonia 1:53.20
7 Chris Votu   Solomon Islands 2:06.21

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Japheth Kimutai   Kenya 1:47.89 Q
2 Abdul Rahman Abdullah   Qatar 1:49.95 Q
3 Israel Domínguez   Spain 1:51.91
4 Clyde McIntosh   New Zealand 1:52.17
5 Paweł Czapiewski   Poland 1:53.02
6 Davi de Jesús   Brazil 1:53.49
7 Mohamed Yagoub   Sudan 1:55.34

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Clyde Colenso   South Africa 1:48.83 Q
2 Grant Cremer   Australia 1:48.84 Q
3 Viktors Lācis   Latvia 1:49.06 q
4 Kazutomo Iwasaki   Japan 1:49.33 q
5 Roman Tarasov   Russia 1:53.04
6 Péter Berezvai   Hungary 1:53.36
7 Lionel Barranco   Turks and Caicos Islands 2:06.73
8 David Dexter   Vanuatu 2:11.15

Heat 6Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Joseph Mutua   Kenya 1:49.99 Q
2 Roman Hanzel   Slovakia 1:50.81 Q
3 Robin Martin   United States 1:51.33
4 Djabir Saïd-Guerni   Algeria 1:52.06
5 Werner Botha   South Africa 1:52.83
6 Craig Wood   Australia 1:53.27
7 Rickard Pell   Sweden 1:57.01
8 Henele Taliai   Tonga 2:05.97

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 45 athletes from 37 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1996 Sydney AUS Aug 20-25, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 31 October 2013, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015