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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon 1,500 metres

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956

Gold: USA Milt Campbell
Silver: USA Rafer Johnson
Bronze: URS Vasily Kuznetsov

1,500 metres

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985AT)
1 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 4:20.6 4:20.63 607 807 OB
2 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 4:24.8 4:24.88 560 779
3 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 4:35.6 4:35.74 454 708
4 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 4:36.2 4:36.28 448 704
5 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 4:43.8 4:44.03 382 657
6 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 4:49.2 4:49.31 340 623
7 Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 4:50.4 4:50.60 331 616
8 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 4:50.6 4:50.68 330 615
9 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 4:53.8 4:54.10 306 596
10 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 4:54.2 4:54.24 303 594
11 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 4:56.8 4:56.97 284 578
12 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 5:00.8 5:00.97 256 555

1,500 metres Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985AT)
1 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 4:43.8 4:44.03 382 657
2 Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 4:50.4 4:50.60 331 616
3 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 4:50.6 4:50.68 330 615
4 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 4:53.8 4:54.10 306 596

1,500 metres Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985AT)
1 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 4:20.6 4:20.63 607 807 OB
2 Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 4:36.2 4:36.28 448 704
3 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 4:49.2 4:49.31 340 623
4 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 4:54.2 4:54.24 303 594

1,500 metres Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) P(1952HT) P(1985AT)
1 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 4:24.8 4:24.88 560 779
2 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 4:35.6 4:35.74 454 708
3 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 4:56.8 4:56.97 284 578
4 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 5:00.8 5:00.97 256 555