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800 Meter Men's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the men's 800 meters from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1896
    GOLD Edwin Flack, AUS 2:11.0
    SILVER Nándor Dáni, HUN 2:11.8
    BRONZE Dimitrios Golemis, GRE 2:28.0

  • 1900
    GOLD Alfred Tysoe, GBR 2:01.2
    SILVER John Cregan, USA 2:01.8
    BRONZE David Hall, , USA 2:05.0

  • 1904
    GOLD James Lightbody, USA 1:56.0
    SILVER Howard Valentine, USA 1:56.3
    BRONZE Emil Breitkreutz, USA 1:56.4

  • 1906
    GOLD Paul Pilgrim, USA 2:01.5
    SILVER James Lightbody, USA 2:01.6
    BRONZE Wyndham Halswelle, GBR 2:03.0

  • 1908
    GOLD Mel Sheppard, USA 1:52.8
    SILVER Emilio Lunghi, ITA 1:54.2
    BRONZE Hanns Braun, GER 1:55.2

  • 1912
    GOLD Ted Meredith, USA 1:51.9
    SILVER Mel Sheppard, USA 1:52.0
    BRONZE Ira Davenport, USA 1:52.0

  • 1920
    GOLD Albert Hill, GBR 1:53.4
    SILVER Earl Eby, USA 1:53.7
    BRONZE Bevil Rudd, RSA 1:53.7

  • 1924
    GOLD Douglas Lowe, GBR 1:52.4
    SILVER Paul Martin, SUI 1:52.5
    BRONZE Schuyler Enck, USA 1:52.9

  • 1928
    GOLD Douglas Lowe, GBR 1:51.8
    SILVER Erik Byléhn, SWE 1:52.8
    BRONZE Hermann Englehard, GER 1:53.2

  • 1932
    GOLD Tommy Hampson, GBR 1:49.7
    SILVER Alex Wilson, CAN 1:49.9
    BRONZE Phil Edwards, CAN 1:51.5

  • 1936
    GOLD John Woodruff, USA 1:52.9
    SILVER Mario Lanzi, ITA 1:53.3
    BRONZE Phil Edwards, CAN 1:53.6

  • 1948
    GOLD Mal Whitfield, USA 1:49.3
    SILVER Arthur Wint, JAM 1:49.8
    BRONZE Marcel Hansenne, FRA 1:50.1

  • 1952
    GOLD Mal Whitfield, USA 1:49.34
    SILVER Aurthur Wint, JAM 1:49.63
    BRONZE Heinz Ulzheimer, GER 1:49.78

  • 1956
    GOLD Tom Courtney, USA 1:47.75
    SILVER Derek Johnson, GBR 1:47.88
    BRONZE Audun Boysen, NOR 1:48.25

  • 1960
    GOLD Peter Snell, NZL 1:46.48
    SILVER Roger Moens, BEL 1:46.55
    BRONZE George Kerr, BWI 1:47.25

  • 1964
    GOLD Peter Snell, NZL 1:45.1
    SILVER Bill Crothers, CAN 1:45.6
    BRONZE Wilson Kiprugut, KEN 1:45.9

  • 1968
    GOLD Ralph Doubell, AUS 1:44.40
    SILVER Wilson Kiprugut, KEN 1:44.57
    BRONZE Tom Farrell, USA 1:45.46

  • 1972
    GOLD Dave Wottle, USA 1:45.86
    SILVER Yevgeniy Arzhanov, URS 1:45.89
    BRONZE Mike Boit, KEN 1:46.01

  • 1976
    GOLD Alberto Juantorena, CUB 1:43.50
    SILVER Ivo Van Damme, BEL 1:43.86
    BRONZE Rick Wohlhuter, USA 1:44.12

  • 1980
    GOLD Steve Ovett, GBR 1:45.40
    SILVER Sebastian Coe, GBR 1:45.85
    BRONZE Nikolay Kirov, URS 1:45.94

  • 1984
    GOLD Joaquim Cruz, BRA 1:43.00
    SILVER Sebastian Coe, GBR 1:43.64
    BRONZE Earl Jones, USA 1:43.83

  • 1988
    GOLD Paul Ereng, KEN 1:43.45
    SILVER Joaquim Cruz, BRA 1:43.90
    BRONZE Saïd Aouita, MAR 1:44.06

  • 1992
    GOLD William Tanui, KEN 1:43.66
    SILVER Nixon Kiprotich, KEN 1:43.70
    BRONZE Johnny Gray, USA 1:43.97

  • 1996
    GOLD Vebjørn Rodal, NOR 1:42.58
    SILVER Hezekiél Sepeng, RSA 1: 42.74
    BRONZE Fred Onyancha, KEN 1:42.79

  • 2000
    GOLD Nils Schumann, GER 1:45.08
    SILVER Wilson Kipketer, DEN 1:45.14
    BRONZE Djabir Saïd-Guerni, ALG 1:45.16

  • 2004
    GOLD Yuriy Borzakovskiy, RUS 1:44.45
    SILVER Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, RSA 1:44.61
    BRONZE Wilson Kipketer, DEN 1:44.65

  • 2008
    GOLD Wilfred Bungei, KEN 1:44.65
    SILVER Ismail Ahmed Ismail, SUD 1:44.70
    BRONZE Alfred Yego, KEN 1:44.82

  • 2012
    GOLD David Rudisha, KEN 1:40.91
    SILVER Nijel Amos, BOT 1:41.73
    BRONZE Timothy Kitum, KEN 1:42.53


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