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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 2, 1948
Date Finished: August 2, 1948

Gold: USA Mal Whitfield
Silver: JAM Arthur Wint
Bronze: FRA Marcel Hansenne

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) ATM T(A 1/10)
1 Mal Whitfield 23 United States USA 1:49.2 1:49.3 OR
2 Arthur Wint 28 Jamaica JAM 1:49.5 at 0.28
3 Marcel Hansenne 31 France FRA 1:49.8 at 0.78
4 Herb Barten 20 United States USA 1:50.1 at 1.04
5 Ingvar Bengtsson 26 Sweden SWE 1:50.5 at 1.56
6 Bob Chambers 21 United States USA 1:52.1 at 2.82
7 Robert Chef d'Hôtel 26 France FRA 1:53.0 at 4.89
8 John Parlett 23 Great Britain GBR 1:53.4 at 6.97
9 Niels Holst-Sørensen 25 Denmark DEN 1:54.0 at 7.06