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Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Events:
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Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Stadium, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 14, 1936
Date Finished: August 14, 1936
Format: Top three in each heat and the fastest fourth-place advanced to the final.

Gold: JPN Noboru Terada
Silver: USA Jack Medica
Bronze: JPN Shunpei Uto

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Noboru Terada 18 Japan JPN 19:48.6 QU
2 Ralph Flanagan 17 United States USA 19:59.4 QU
3 Bob Leivers 21 Great Britain GBR 20:10.0 QU
4 Jim Cristy 23 United States USA 20:25.8
5 Hans Freese 18 Germany GER 20:27.6
6 Otto Przywara 21 Germany GER 20:55.0
7 Jørgen Jørgensen 22 Denmark DEN 21:46.3

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Jack Medica 21 United States USA 19:42.8 QU
2 Sunao Ishiharada 21 Japan JPN 19:53.9 QU
3 Shunpei Uto 17 Japan JPN 19:55.6 QU
4 Heinz Arendt 19 Germany GER 19:56.1 QC
5 Norman Wainwright 22 Great Britain GBR 20:14.4
6 Bob Pirie 20 Canada CAN 20:17.3
7 Christian Talli 28 France FRA 21:09.8