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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

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

Gold: FRG Hildegard Falck
Silver: URS Nijolė Sabaitė
Bronze: GDR Gunhild Hoffmeister

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Nijolė Sabaitė 22 Soviet Union URS 2:00.90 3 QU
2 Gunhild Hoffmeister 28 East Germany GDR 2:01.21 7 QU
3 Abby Hoffman 25 Canada CAN 2:01.37 4 QU
4 Vera Nikolić 23 Yugoslavia YUG 2:01.49 1 QU
5 Sylvia Schenk 20 West Germany FRG 2:01.50 2
6 Annelise Damm Olesen 30 Denmark DEN 2:04.19 5
7 Cheryl Peasley 21 Australia AUS 2:04.56 8

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Hildegard Falck 23 West Germany FRG 2:01.41 3 QU
2 Svetla Zlateva 20 Bulgaria BUL 2:01.66 2 QU
3 Ileana Silai 30 Romania ROU 2:01.85 5 QU
4 Rosemary Stirling 24 Great Britain GBR 2:02.36 8 QU
5 Madeline Manning-Jackson 24 United States USA 2:02.39 4
6 Maria Sykora 25 Austria AUT 2:02.44 1
7 Gisela Ellenberger 22 West Germany FRG 2:02.97 6
8 Nina Morhunova 21 Soviet Union URS 2:04.93 7