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Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 3, 1936
Date Finished: August 3, 1936
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA John Woodruff
Silver: ITA Mario Lanzi
Bronze: CAN Phil Edwards

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 John Woodruff 21 United States USA 1:52.7 QU
2 Kazimierz Kucharski 27 Poland POL 1:54.7 QU
3 Juan Carlos Anderson 23 Argentina ARG 1:54.8 QU
4 Miklós Szabó 27 Hungary HUN 1:55.1
5 Wolfgang Dessecker 24 Germany GER 1:55.3
6 Franz Eichberger 23 Austria AUT 1:56.2
7 Pat Boot 21 New Zealand NZL
8 Frank Handley 25 Great Britain GBR

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 Harry Williamson 23 United States USA 1:53.1 QU
2 Gerald Backhouse 23 Australia AUS 1:53.2 QU
3 Phil Edwards 28 Canada CAN 1:53.2 QU
4 Jack Powell 25 Great Britain GBR 1:54.8
5 Ewald Mertens 26 Germany GER 1:54.9
6 René Soulier 24 France FRA 1:56.8
7 Emil Hübscher 23 Austria AUT
8 József Vadas 24 Hungary HUN

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 Chuck Hornbostel 24 United States USA 1:53.2 QU
2 Mario Lanzi 21 Italy ITA 1:54.1 QU
3 Brian MacCabe 22 Great Britain GBR 1:55.4 QU
4 Raymond Petit 26 France FRA 1:55.7
5 Ab Conway 21 Canada CAN 1:55.9
6 Hjalle Johannesen 29 Norway NOR 1:56.0
7 Ferenc Temesvári 20 Hungary HUN
8 Jean Verhaert 28 Belgium BEL