Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Men's 800 metres

Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Final

Athletics at the 1956 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games ▪ Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 26, 1956
Date Finished: November 26, 1956

Gold: USA Tom Courtney
Silver: GBR Derek Johnson
Bronze: NOR Audun Boysen

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Tom Courtney 23 United States USA 1:47.7 1:47.75 OR
2 Derek Johnson 23 Great Britain GBR 1:47.8 1:47.88
3 Audun Boysen 27 Norway NOR 1:48.1 1:48.25
4 Arnie Sowell 21 United States USA 1:48.3 1:48.41
5 Michael Farrell 23 Great Britain GBR 1:49.2 1:49.29
6 Lon Spurrier 24 United States USA 1:49.3 1:49.38
7 Émile Leva 24 Belgium BEL 1:51,8 1:51.75
8 Bill Butchart 23 Australia AUS 1:52.0