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Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam
Date Started: July 30, 1928
Date Finished: July 30, 1928
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: GBR Douglas Lowe
Silver: SWE Erik Byléhn
Bronze: GER Hermann Engelhard

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Earl Fuller 24 United States USA 1:55.6 QU
2 Douglas Lowe 25 Great Britain GBR 1:55.8 QU
3 Jean Keller 22 France FRA 1:56.0 QU
4 László Barsi 23 Hungary HUN 1:56.2
5 Otto Peltzer 28 Germany GER 1:56.3
6 Alex Wilson 22 Canada CAN 1:57.1
7 Vilém Šindler 24 Czechoslovakia TCH
AC Norman MacEachern Ireland IRL DNF

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Erik Byléhn 30 Sweden SWE 1:55.6 QU
2 Ray Watson 29 United States USA 1:56.8 QU
3 Hermann Engelhard 24 Germany GER 1:56.8 QU
4 Brant Little 21 Canada CAN 1:57.6
5 Ralph Starr 25 Great Britain GBR
6 Guido Cominotto 26 Italy ITA
7 Serafín Dengra 25 Argentina ARG

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lloyd Hahn 29 United States USA 1:52.6 QU
2 Phil Edwards 20 Canada CAN 1:52.8 QU
3 Séra Martin 21 France FRA 1:53.0 QU
4 Paul Martin 26 Switzerland SUI 1:53.3
5 John Sittig 23 United States USA 1:53.4
6 Fredy Müller 22 Germany GER 1:53.8
7 Wilfrid Tatham 29 Great Britain GBR
8 Olaf Strand 29 Norway NOR 1:59.9