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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Final

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 15, 1968
Date Finished: October 15, 1968

Gold: AUS Ralph Doubell
Silver: KEN Wilson Kiprugut
Bronze: USA Tom Farrell

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ralph Doubell 23 Australia AUS 1:44.3 1:44.40 =WR
2 Wilson Kiprugut Kenya KEN 1:44.5 1:44.57
3 Tom Farrell 24 United States USA 1:45.4 1:45.46
4 Walter Adams 23 West Germany FRG 1:45.8 1:45.83
5 Jozef Plachý 19 Czechoslovakia TCH 1:45.9 1:45.99
6 Dieter Fromm 20 East Germany GDR 1:46.2 1:46.30
7 Thomas Saisi 23 Kenya KEN 1:47.5 1:47.59
8 Ben Cayenne 24 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 1:54.3 1:54.40