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Athletics at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Round One

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 29, 1976
Date Finished: July 29, 1976
Format: Top three and next three fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: NZL John Walker
Silver: BEL Ivo Van Damme
Bronze: FRG Paul-Heinz Wellmann

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Marc Nevens 21 Belgium BEL 3:44.18 QU
2 Hélder de Jesus 22 Portugal POR 3:44.20 QU
3 János Zemen 25 Hungary HUN 3:44.27 QU
4 Åke Svenson 23 Sweden SWE 3:44.42
5 Evert Hoving 23 Netherlands NED 3:45.00
6 Matt Centrowitz 21 United States USA 3:45.02
7 Antti Loikkanen 21 Finland FIN 3:45.32
8 Ruben Sørensen 22 Denmark DEN 3:45.39

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Steve Ovett 20 Great Britain GBR 3:37.89 QU
2 Thomas Wessinghage 24 West Germany FRG 3:37.93 QU
3 Fernando Mamede 23 Portugal POR 3:37.98 QU
4 Herman Mignon 25 Belgium BEL 3:38.32 QC
5 Mike Durkin 23 United States USA 3:38.89
6 Gheorghe Ghipu 21 Romania ROU 3:39.20
7 Günther Hasler 25 Liechtenstein LIE 3:39.34
8 Markku Laine 21 Finland FIN 3:45.32
9 Francisco Menocal 30 Nicaragua NCA 4:12.47

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 John Walker 24 New Zealand NZL 3:36.87 QU
2 Frank Clement 24 Great Britain GBR 3:37.53 QU
3 Graham Crouch 28 Australia AUS 3:37.97 QU
4 Paul Craig 22 Canada CAN 3:38.00 QC
5 Francis Gonzalez 24 France FRA 3:38.59 QC
6 Bronisław Malinowski 25 Poland POL 3:41.67
7 Ágúst Ásgeirsson 24 Iceland ISL 3:45.47
8 Sheikr Al-Shabani 26 Saudi Arabia KSA 4:08.70

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Paul-Heinz Wellmann 24 West Germany FRG 3:39.86 QU
2 Ivo Van Damme 22 Belgium BEL 3:39.93 QU
3 Rick Wohlhuter 27 United States USA 3:39.94 QU
4 Niall O'Shaughnessy 20 Ireland IRL 3:40.12
5 Antonio Colón 23 Puerto Rico PUR 3:43.51
6 Ulf Högberg 30 Sweden SWE 3:47.96
7 Peter Spir 20 Canada CAN 3:59.60
8 Emmanuel Saint-Hilaire 23 Haiti HAI 4:23.41

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Eamonn Coghlan 23 Ireland IRL 3:39.87 QU
2 Dave Moorcroft 23 Great Britain GBR 3:40.69 QU
3 Dave Hill 23 Canada CAN 3:41.24 QU
4 Karl Fleschen 21 West Germany FRG 3:42.09
5 Rolf Gysin 24 Switzerland SUI 3:42.69
6 Luis Medina 24 Cuba CUB 3:42.71
7 Lars Martin Kaupang 23 Norway NOR 3:44.59
8 Spilios Zakharopoulos 26 Greece GRE 3:45.12
9 Muhammad Siddique 27 Pakistan PAK 3:45.59