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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 22, 1952
Date Finished: July 22, 1952

Gold: USA Mal Whitfield
Silver: JAM Arthur Wint
Bronze: GER Heinz Ulzheimer

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Mal Whitfield 27 United States USA 1:49.2 1:49.34 =OR
2 Arthur Wint 32 Jamaica JAM 1:49.4 1:49.63
3 Heinz Ulzheimer 26 Germany GER 1:49.7 1:49.78
4 Gunnar Nielsen 24 Denmark DEN 1:49.7 1:49.84
5 Albert Webster 27 Great Britain GBR 1:50.2 1:50.47
6 Günther Steines 23 Germany GER 1:50.6 1:50.81
7 Reggie Pearman 28 United States USA 1:52.1 1:52.31
8 Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt 23 Sweden SWE 1:52.1 1:52.38
9 Hans Ring 24 Sweden SWE 1:54.0 1:54.23