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Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Tokyo, Japan
Venue(s): National Stadium, Shinjuku, Tokyo
Date Started: October 19, 1964
Date Finished: October 19, 1964
Format: Top four in each heat and next fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: NZL Peter Snell
Silver: TCH Josef Odložil
Bronze: NZL John Davies

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 Peter Snell 25 New Zealand NZL 3:38.8 QU
2 Witold Baran 25 Poland POL 3:38.9 QU
3 Josef Odložil 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 3:39.3 QU
4 Michel Bernard 32 France FRA 3:39.7 QU
5 John Whetton 23 Great Britain GBR 3:39.9 QC
6 Wolf-Dieter Holtz 22 Germany GER 3:42.3
7 Karl-Uno Olofsson 23 Sweden SWE 3:44.8
8 Ergas Leps 25 Canada CAN 3:51.2
9 Jim Ryun 17 United States USA 3:55.0

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 Dyrol Burleson 24 United States USA 3:41.5 QU
2 Alan Simpson 24 Great Britain GBR 3:41.5 QU
3 John Davies 26 New Zealand NZL 3:41.9 QU
4 Jean Wadoux 22 France FRA 3:41.9 QC
5 Kip Keino 24 Kenya KEN 3:41.9
6 Eugène Allonsius 26 Belgium BEL 3:41.9
7 Tom O'Hara 22 United States USA 3:43.4
8 Jürgen May 22 Germany GER 3:46.8
9 Simo Važić 30 Yugoslavia YUG 3:48.3