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Athletics at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Semi-Finals

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 30, 1976
Date Finished: July 30, 1976
Format: Top four in each heat and next fastest advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 John Walker 24 New Zealand NZL 3:39.65 QU
2 Graham Crouch 28 Australia AUS 3:39.86 QU
3 Dave Moorcroft 23 Great Britain GBR 3:39.88 QU
4 János Zemen 25 Hungary HUN 3:39.94 QU
5 Thomas Wessinghage 24 West Germany FRG 3:40.06
6 Steve Ovett 20 Great Britain GBR 3:40.34
7 Herman Mignon 25 Belgium BEL 3:40.92
8 Fernando Mamede 23 Portugal POR 3:42.59
AC Dave Hill 23 Canada CAN DNF

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Eamonn Coghlan 23 Ireland IRL 3:38.60 QU
2 Rick Wohlhuter 27 United States USA 3:38.71 QU
3 Ivo Van Damme 22 Belgium BEL 3:38.75 QU
4 Frank Clement 24 Great Britain GBR 3:38.92 QU
5 Paul-Heinz Wellmann 24 West Germany FRG 3:38.99 QC
6 Francis Gonzalez 24 France FRA 3:40.73
7 Paul Craig 22 Canada CAN 3:41.02
8 Marc Nevens 21 Belgium BEL 3:41.52
9 Hélder de Jesus 22 Portugal POR 3:47.37