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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 1, 1972
Date Finished: September 1, 1972
Format: Top two in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Dave Wottle
Silver: URS Yevhen Arzhanov
Bronze: KEN Mike Boit

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Robert Ouko 23 Kenya KEN 1:47.61 1 QU
2 Dieter Fromm 24 East Germany GDR 1:48,1 8 QU
3 Dave Cropper 26 Great Britain GBR 1:48,4 2
4 Josef Schmid 19 West Germany FRG 1:48,8 6
5 Frank Murphy 25 Ireland IRL 1:49,2 5
6 Azzedine Azzouzi 24 Algeria ALG 1:49,4 7
7 Alain Sans 27 France FRA 1:49,6 3
8 Yevhen Volkov 24 Soviet Union URS 1:50,1 4

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Dave Wottle 22 United States USA 1:48,7 2 QU
2 Franz-Josef Kemper 26 West Germany FRG 1:48,8 1 QU
3 Jozef Plachý 23 Czechoslovakia TCH 1:48,9 8
4 Jože Međimurec 27 Yugoslavia YUG 1:49,0 3
5 Ivan Ivanov 24 Soviet Union URS 1:49,6 6
6 Herman Mignon 21 Belgium BEL 1:49,7 7
7 Mansour Guettaya 22 Tunisia TUN 1:49,8 5
8 Angelo Hussein Sudan SUD 1:51,1 4

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Mike Boit 23 Kenya KEN 1:45.87 8 QU
2 Yevhen Arzhanov 24 Soviet Union URS 1:46.32 3 QU
3 Andy Carter 23 Great Britain GBR 1:46.45 4 QC
4 Andrzej Kupczyk 23 Poland POL 1:46.69 6 QC
5 Manuel Gayoso 28 Spain ESP 1:47.73 7
6 Rolf Gysin 20 Switzerland SUI 1:48,2 2
7 Mulugetta Tadesse 26 Ethiopia ETH 1:48,9 1
AC Ken Swenson 24 United States USA 5 DQ