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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon 1,500 metres

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 26, 1952
Date Finished: July 26, 1952

Gold: USA Bob Mathias
Silver: USA Milt Campbell
Bronze: USA Floyd Simmons

1,500 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952T) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Olli Reikko 25 Finland FIN 4:28.0 4:28.01 526 758 758 OB
2 Vladimir Volkov 31 Soviet Union URS 4:33.2 4:33.25 475 724 723
3 Fernando Fernandes 32 Portugal POR 4:37.0 4:37.32 441 699 697
4 Göran Widenfelt 23 Sweden SWE 4:38.6 4:38.84 427 689 688
5 Sergey Kuznetsov 34 Soviet Union URS 4:42.0 4:42.22 396 668 666
6 Friedel Schirmer 26 Germany GER 4:47.6 4:47.95 352 633 631
7 Brígido Iriarte 31 Venezuela VEN 4:49.8 4:49.98 336 620 619
8 Bob Mathias 21 United States USA 4:50.8 4:51.11 328 614 612
9 Reinaldo Oliver 20 Puerto Rico PUR 4:51.8 4:52.20 321 608 605
10 Floyd Simmons 29 United States USA 4:53.4 4:53.70 309 598 597
11 Bob Adams 27 Canada CAN 4:57.0 4:57.25 283 577 576
12T Sepp Hipp 25 Germany GER 4:57.2 4:57.32 281 576 575
12T Kjell Tånnander 25 Sweden SWE 4:57.2 4:57.64 281 576 573
14 Hernán Figueroa 24 Chile CHI 4:58.2 4:58.61 274 570 568
15 Max Wehrli 22 Switzerland SUI 4:58.6 4:58.10 272 568 571
16 Eeles Landström 20 Finland FIN 5:01.0 5:00.96 255 554 554
17 Oto Rebula 30 Yugoslavia YUG 5:01.8 5:01.93 249 549 549
18 Geoff Elliott 21 Great Britain GBR 5:03.6 5:03.88 238 539 538
19 Milt Campbell 18 United States USA 5:07.2 5:07.60 216 519 517
20T Hugues Frayer 29 France FRA 5:14.4 5:14.40 175 480 480
20T Héctor Román 19 Puerto Rico PUR 5:14.4 5:14.58 175 480 479

1,500 metres Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952T) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Olli Reikko 25 Finland FIN 4:28.0 4:28.01 526 758 758 OB
2 Fernando Fernandes 32 Portugal POR 4:37.0 4:37.32 441 699 697
3 Göran Widenfelt 23 Sweden SWE 4:38.6 4:38.84 427 689 688
4 Reinaldo Oliver 20 Puerto Rico PUR 4:51.8 4:52.20 321 608 605
5 Bob Adams 27 Canada CAN 4:57.0 4:57.25 283 577 576
6 Max Wehrli 22 Switzerland SUI 4:58.6 4:58.10 272 568 571

1,500 metres Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952T) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Vladimir Volkov 31 Soviet Union URS 4:33.2 4:33.25 475 724 723
2 Kjell Tånnander 25 Sweden SWE 4:57.2 4:57.64 281 576 573
3 Eeles Landström 20 Finland FIN 5:01.0 5:00.96 255 554 554
4 Hugues Frayer 29 France FRA 5:14.4 5:14.40 175 480 480
5 Héctor Román 19 Puerto Rico PUR 5:14.4 5:14.58 175 480 479

1,500 metres Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952T) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Sergey Kuznetsov 34 Soviet Union URS 4:42.0 4:42.22 396 668 666
2 Friedel Schirmer 26 Germany GER 4:47.6 4:47.95 352 633 631
3 Brígido Iriarte 31 Venezuela VEN 4:49.8 4:49.98 336 620 619
4 Bob Mathias 21 United States USA 4:50.8 4:51.11 328 614 612
5 Floyd Simmons 29 United States USA 4:53.4 4:53.70 309 598 597

1,500 metres Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952T) P(1985HT) P(1985AT)
1 Sepp Hipp 25 Germany GER 4:57.2 4:57.32 281 576 575
2 Hernán Figueroa 24 Chile CHI 4:58.2 4:58.61 274 570 568
3 Oto Rebula 30 Yugoslavia YUG 5:01.8 5:01.93 249 549 549
4 Geoff Elliott 21 Great Britain GBR 5:03.6 5:03.88 238 539 538
5 Milt Campbell 18 United States USA 5:07.2 5:07.60 216 519 517