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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 25, 1952
Date Finished: July 25, 1952
Format: Top six in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: LUX Josy Barthel
Silver: USA Bob McMillen
Bronze: GER Werner Lueg

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Denis Johansson 24 Finland FIN 3:49.4 3:49.60 QU
2 Werner Lueg 20 Germany GER 3:49.8 3:50.06 QU
3 Don MacMillan 24 Australia AUS 3:50.8 3:50.81 QU
4 Warren Druetzler 23 United States USA 3:50.8 3:51.16 QU
5 Patrick El Mabrouk 23 France FRA 3:51.0 3:51.25 QU
6 Audun Boysen 23 Norway NOR 3:51.0 3:51.33 QU
7 Václav Čevona 30 Czechoslovakia TCH 3:51.4 3:51.37
8 Sture Landqvist 27 Sweden SWE 3:51.4 3:51.45
9 Bill Nankeville 27 Great Britain GBR 3:52.0 3:51.93
10 Bill Parnell 24 Canada CAN 3:52.4 3:52.91
11 Mihail Velsvebel 25 Soviet Union URS 3:52.6 3:52.58
12 George Hoskins 23 New Zealand NZL 3:53.0 3:52.72

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Josy Barthel 25 Luxembourg LUX 3:50.4 3:50.51 QU
2 Olle Åberg 27 Sweden SWE 3:50.6 3:50.71 QU
3 Ingvar Ericsson 24 Sweden SWE 3:50.6 3:50.77 QU
4 Bob McMillen 24 United States USA 3:50.6 3:50.84 QU
5 Roger Bannister 23 Great Britain GBR 3:50.6 3:50.92 QU
6 Rolf Lamers 25 Germany GER 3:50.8 3:51.30 QU
7 Stanislav Jungwirth 21 Czechoslovakia TCH 3:51.0 3:51.72
8 Vilmos Tölgyesi 21 Hungary HUN 3:53.2 3:53.56
9 Frans Herman 25 Belgium BEL 3:53.8 3:54.04
10 Günter Dohrow 24 Germany GER 3:55.2 3:55.27
11 Mykola Belokurov 25 Soviet Union URS 3:55.6 3:55.49
12 John Ross 20 Canada CAN 4:00.6