- Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 800 metres
The men's 800 metres was a track and field athletics event held as part of the
Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympicsprogramme. It was the fifth appearance of the event, which is one of 12 athletics events to have been held at every Summer Olympics. The competition was held from July 6, 1912to July 8, 1912.
48 runners from 16 nations competed. Including all three medalists from 1908, Olympic champion
Mel Sheppard, the silver medalists Emilio Lunghi, and the bronze medalist Hanns Braun.
The final took place on Monday,
July 8, 1912.
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