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1990 European Athletics Championships – Men's 800 metres

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1990 European Athletics Championships – Men's 800 metres

Events at the 1990 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 800 metres event at the 1990 European Championships in Split, Yugoslavia, held at Stadion Poljud on 27, 28, and 29 August 1990.[1]


Gold Tom McKean
United Kingdom
Silver David Sharpe
United Kingdom
Bronze Piotr Piekarski



29 August
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Tom McKean United Kingdom 1:44.76
David Sharpe United Kingdom 1:45.59
Piotr Piekarski Poland 1:45.76
4 Andrey Sudnik Soviet Union 1:45.81
5 Slobodan Popović Yugoslavia 1:45.90
6 Tonino Viali Italy 1:46.04
7 Giuseppe D'Urso Italy 1:47.29
8 Matthew Yates United Kingdom 1:48.42


28 August

Semi-final 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tonino Viali Italy 1:45.64 Q
2 Slobodan Popović Yugoslavia 1:45.79 Q
3 David Sharpe United Kingdom 1:45.82 Q
4 Andrey Sudnik Soviet Union 1:45.89 q
5 Matthew Yates United Kingdom 1:46.61 q
6 Atle Douglas Norway 1:47.04
7 Ryszard Ostrowski Poland 1:48.22
8 Luis Javier González Spain 1:50.79

Semi-final 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Piotr Piekarski Poland 1:47.45 Q
2 Tom McKean United Kingdom 1:47.49 Q
3 Giuseppe D'Urso Italy 1:47.77 Q
4 Slobodan Miolović Yugoslavia 1:47.94
5 Alberto Barsotti Italy 1:48.13
6 Robin van Helden Netherlands 1:48.26
7 Tomás De Teresa Spain 1:48.73
8 Frédéric Selle France 1:49.98


27 August

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Andrey Sudnik Soviet Union 1:49.71 Q
2 Tom McKean United Kingdom 1:49.87 Q
3 Giuseppe D'Urso Italy 1:49.91 Q
4 Frédéric Selle France 1:49.94 Q
5 Ryszard Ostrowski Poland 1:50.05 q
6 Ari Suhonen Finland 1:50.25
7 Markus Trinkler Switzerland 1:50.32

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tonino Viali Italy 1:46.94 Q
2 Slobodan Miolović Yugoslavia 1:47.14 Q
3 Matthew Yates United Kingdom 1:47.43 Q
4 Atle Douglas Norway 1:47.52 Q
5 Tomás De Teresa Spain 1:47.83 q
6 Miroslav Chochkov Bulgaria 1:50.68

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Piotr Piekarski Poland 1:48.08 Q
2 David Sharpe United Kingdom 1:48.30 Q
3 Robin van Helden Netherlands 1:48.40 Q
4 Luis Javier González Spain 1:48.42 Q
5 Slobodan Popović Yugoslavia 1:48.43 q
6 Alberto Barsotti Italy 1:49.22 q


According to an unofficial count, 19 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

See also


  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 451–460, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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