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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 17, 1968
Date Finished: October 17, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Madeline Manning-Jackson
Silver: ROU Ileana Silai
Bronze: NED Mia Gommers

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Vera Nikolić 20 Yugoslavia YUG 2:05.7 2:05.78 QU
2 Laine Erik 26 Soviet Union URS 2:06.5 2:06.52 QU
3 Paola Pigni 22 Italy ITA 2:06.7 2:06.72 QU
4 Karin Burneleit 25 East Germany GDR 2:07.1 2:07.13 QU
5 Francie Kraker 21 United States USA 2:07.3 2:07.34
6 Elizabeth Chesire 18 Kenya KEN 2:10.9 2:10.92

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Mia Gommers 29 Netherlands NED 2:04.0 2:04.06 QU
2 Ileana Silai 26 Romania ROU 2:04.1 2:04.11 QU
3 Sheila Taylor-Carey 22 Great Britain GBR 2:04.1 2:04.17 QU
4 Anna Zimina 29 Soviet Union URS 2:04.4 2:04.48 QU
5 Barbara Wieck 17 East Germany GDR 2:08.5 2:08.18
6 Channa Shezifi 24 Israel ISR 2:09.2 2:09.23

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Maryvonne Dupureur 31 France FRA 2:09.5 2:09.55 QU
2 Doris Brown 26 United States USA 2:09.5 2:09.54 QU
3 Pat Lowe-Cropper 25 Great Britain GBR 2:09.5 2:09.57 QU
4 Sylvia Potts 25 New Zealand NZL 2:09.6 2:09.63 QU
5 Eeva Haimi 22 Finland FIN 2:09.6 2:09.67
6 Tilly van der Made-van der Zwaard 30 Netherlands NED 2:10.5 2:10.59

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Madeline Manning-Jackson 20 United States USA 2:08.7 2:08.74 QU
2 Abby Hoffman 21 Canada CAN 2:08.9 2:08.94 QU
3 Jaroslava Jehličková 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:08.9 2:08.96 QU
4 Ilja Keizer-Laman 24 Netherlands NED 2:08.9 2:08.96 QU
5 Annelise Damm Olesen 26 Denmark DEN 2:09.0 2:09.01
6 Joan Page-Allison 21 Great Britain GBR 2:10.2 2:10.21