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Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Seoul Sports Complex, Seoul
Date Started: September 25, 1988
Date Finished: September 25, 1988
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: KEN Paul Ereng
Silver: BRA Joaquim Cruz
Bronze: MAR Saïd Aouita

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Paul Ereng 21 Kenya KEN 1:44.55 1 QU
2 Joaquim Cruz 25 Brazil BRA 1:44.75 4 QU
3 Donato Sabia 25 Italy ITA 1:44.90 2 QU
4 Peter Elliott 25 Great Britain GBR 1:44.94 8 QU
5 Babacar Niang 30 Senegal SEN 1:45.09 5
6 Slobodan Popović 25 Yugoslavia YUG 1:45.11 3
7 Simon Hoogewerf 25 Canada CAN 1:47.30 6
8 Peter Braun 26 West Germany FRG 1:47.43 7

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Nixon Kiprotich 25 Kenya KEN 1:44.71 3 QU
2 Saïd Aouita 28 Morocco MAR 1:44.79 5 QU
3 José Luíz Barbosa 27 Brazil BRA 1:44.99 4 QU
4 Johnny Gray 28 United States USA 1:45.04 6 QU
5 Álvaro Silva 23 Portugal POR 1:45.12 8
6 Cheikh Tidiane Boye 27 Senegal SEN 1:45.93 2
7 Réda Abdenouz 19 Algeria ALG 1:45.95 7
8 Ibrahim Okash 23 Somalia SOM 1:46.62 1