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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Semi-Finals

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 19, 1968
Date Finished: October 19, 1968
Format: Top six in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: KEN Kip Keino
Silver: USA Jim Ryun
Bronze: FRG Bodo Tümmler

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Bodo Tümmler 24 West Germany FRG 3:53.6 3:53.66 QU
2 Jacky Boxberger 19 France FRA 3:53.9 3:54.00 QU
3 Tom Von Ruden 24 United States USA 3:54.1 3:54.12 QU
4 Henryk Szordykowski 24 Poland POL 3:54.2 3:54.24 QU
5 Harald Norpoth 26 West Germany FRG 3:54.3 3:54.34 QU
6 Ben Jipcho 25 Kenya KEN 3:54.6 3:54.69 QU
7 Franco Arese 24 Italy ITA 3:54.8 3:54.85
8 Arne Kvalheim 23 Norway NOR 3:55.3 3:55.32
9 John Boulter 27 Great Britain GBR 3:56.1 3:56.13
10 Edgard Salvé 22 Belgium BEL 3:58.1 3:58.16
11 Mikhail Zhelobovsky 22 Soviet Union URS 3:59.0 3:59.08
12 Hamadi Haddou Morocco MAR 4:01.6 4:01.70

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Jim Ryun 21 United States USA 3:51.2 3:51.25 QU
2 Kip Keino 28 Kenya KEN 3:51.4 3:51.50 QU
3 John Whetton 27 Great Britain GBR 3:52.0 3:52.05 QU
4 Marty Liquori 19 United States USA 3:52.1 3:52.17 QU
5 Josef Odložil 29 Czechoslovakia TCH 3:52.5 3:52.53 QU
6 André Dehertoghe 27 Belgium BEL 3:52.5 3:52.57 QU
7 Oleg Rayko 23 Soviet Union URS 3:52.7 3:52.73
8 Ahmed Issa 25 Chad CHA 3:53.2 3:53.26
9 Hansrüedi Knill 28 Switzerland SUI 3:53.6 3:53.65
10 Norm Trerise 21 Canada CAN 3:57.2 3:57.30
11 Claude Nicolas 27 France FRA 4:04.4 4:04.47
12 Arnd Krüger 24 West Germany FRG 4:05.3 4:05.40
AC Jorge Grosser 23 Chile CHI DNF