1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 800 metres

The men's 800 metres at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 21, 22 and 23 August.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Nils Schumann
  Germany
Silver André Bucher
   Switzerland
Bronze Lukáš Vydra
  Czech Republic

ResultsEdit

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Round 1Edit

Qualification: First 2 in each heat (Q) and the next 6 fastest (q) advance to the Semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Nils Schumann   Germany 1:46.12 Q
2 4 Wilson Kipketer   Denmark 1:46.19 Q
3 2 James McIlroy   Ireland 1:46.81 Q
4 2 Giuseppe D'Urso   Italy 1:46.82 Q
5 2 Roberto Parra   Spain 1:46.91 q, SB
6 3 Nathan Kahan   Belgium 1:47.02 Q
7 3 André Bucher    Switzerland 1:47.05 Q
8 3 Wilson Kirwa   Finland 1:47.10 q
9 3 Ivan Komar   Belarus 1:47.14 q
10 3 Wojciech Kałdowski   Poland 1:47.17 q
11 1 Balázs Korányi   Hungary 1:47.32 Q
11 1 Andrea Longo   Italy 1:47.32 Q
13 3 David Matthews   Ireland 1:47.39 q
14 1 Nico Motchebon   Germany 1:47.40 q
15 4 Gert-Jan Liefers   Netherlands 1:47.57
16 2 Viktors Lacis   Latvia 1:47.58
17 4 Panagiotis Stroubakos   Greece 1:47.70
18 2 Sergey Kozhevnikov   Russia 1:47.71
19 1 Andrew Hart   Great Britain 1:47.90
20 4 Aleksander Trutko   Belarus 1:48.19
21 5 Lukáš Vydra   Czech Republic 1:48.20 Q
22 2 Balázs Tölgyesi   Hungary 1:48.29
23 5 James Nolan   Ireland 1:48.36 Q
24 1 Duarte Ponte   Portugal 1:48.65
25 5 Giacomo Mazzoni   Italy 1:48.74
26 2 Vanco Stojanov   Macedonia 1:49.00 NR
27 4 Paweł Czapiewski   Poland 1:49.24
28 5 Miklos Arpasi   Hungary 1:49.41
29 1 Urmet Uusorg   Estonia 1:49.42
30 5 Tarik Bourrouag   Germany 1:49.56
31 4 Rizak Dirshe   Sweden 1:49.76
32 5 José Antonio Redolat   Spain 1:49.86
33 1 Víctor Martínez   Andorra 1:50.54
34 5 David Divad   France 1:50.87

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the Final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Nils Schumann   Germany 1:47.28 Q
2 1 Lukáš Vydra   Czech Republic 1:47.62 Q
3 1 James McIlroy   Ireland 1:47.66 Q
4 1 Andrea Longo   Italy 1:47.67 q
5 2 André Bucher    Switzerland 1:47.68 Q
6 2 Balázs Korányi   Hungary 1:47.70 Q
7 2 Wilson Kipketer   Denmark 1:47.79 Q
8 1 Wojciech Kałdowski   Poland 1:48.10 q
9 2 Ivan Komar   Belarus 1:48.14
10 1 Wilson Kirwa   Finland 1:48.19
10 2 Nico Motchebon   Germany 1:48.19
12 1 Nathan Kahan   Belgium 1:48.39
13 2 James Nolan   Ireland 1:48.50
14 2 Giuseppe D'Urso   Italy 1:48.95
15 2 Roberto Parra   Spain 1:49.26
16 1 David Matthews   Ireland 1:49.65

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Nils Schumann   Germany 1:44.89 PB
  André Bucher    Switzerland 1:45.04
  Lukáš Vydra   Czech Republic 1:45.23
4 James McIlroy   Ireland 1:45.46
5 Balázs Korányi   Hungary 1:45.78 NR
6 Wojciech Kałdowski   Poland 1:46.60 PB
7 Andrea Longo   Italy 1:46.66
8 Wilson Kipketer   Denmark 1:50.13

ReferencesEdit