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Athletics at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Semi-Finals

Athletics at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): João Havelange Olympic Stadium, Engenho de Dentro, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 18, 2016
Date Finished: August 18, 2016
Format: Top two in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: RSA Caster Semenya
Silver: BDI Francine Niyonsaba
Bronze: KEN Margaret Wambui
View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinalSemi-FinalsRound One

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Margaret Wambui 20 Kenya KEN 1:59.21 Q
2 Francine Niyonsaba 23 Burundi BDI 1:59.59 Q
3 Ajeé Wilson 22 United States USA 1:59.75
4 Nataliya Pryshchepa 21 Ukraine UKR 1:59.95
5 Renée Eykens 20 Belgium BEL 2:00.45
6 Halima Nakaayi 21 Uganda UGA 2:00.63
7 Yusneysi Santiusti 31 Italy ITA 2:00.80
8 Angelika Cichocka 28 Poland POL 2:01.29

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Joanna Jóźwik 25 Poland POL 1:58.93 Q
2 Melissa Bishop 27 Canada CAN 1:59.05 Q
3 Selina Büchel 25 Switzerland SUI 1:59.35
4 Lovisa Lindh 25 Sweden SWE 1:59.41
5 Shelayna Oskan-Clarke 26 Great Britain GBR 1:59.45
6 Habitam Alemu 19 Ethiopia ETH 2:00.07
7 Eunice Sum 28 Kenya KEN 2:00.88
AC Nataliya Lupu 28 Ukraine UKR [2:02.10] DQ

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A)
1 Caster Semenya 25 South Africa RSA 1:58.15 Q
2 Lynsey Sharp 26 Great Britain GBR 1:58.65 Q
3 Kate Grace 27 United States USA 1:58.79 q
4 Marina Arzamasova 28 Belarus BLR 1:58.87 q
5 Noélie Yarigo 30 Benin BEN 1:59.78
6 Winny Chebet 25 Kenya KEN 2:01.90
7 Amela Terzić 23 Serbia SRB 2:03.81
8 Wang Chunyu 21 China CHN 2:04.05