PlaceAthleteCountryTime
1.Yevgeny GrishinSoviet Union2:08.6 WR, OR
 Yuri MikhaylovSoviet Union2:08.6 WR, OR
3.Toivo SalonenFinland2:09.4
4.Juhani JärvinenFinland2:09.7
5.Robert MerkulovSoviet Union2:10.3
6.Sigvard EricssonSweden2:11.0
7.Colin HickeyAustralia2:11.8
8.Boris ShikovSoviet Union2:11.9
9.Knut JohannesenNorway2:12.2
10.Roald AasNorway2:12.9
11.Bertil EngNorway2:13.1
 Wim de GraafNetherlands2:13.1
 Gerard MaarseNetherlands2:13.1
14.Kees BroekmanNetherlands2:13.1
15.Bohumil JaurisCzechoslovakia2:13.6
16.Jan KristiansenNorway2:13.7
17.Bengt MalmstenSweden2:14.6
18.Matti HambergFinland2:14.8
19.Johnny CronsheyGreat Britain2:15.0
20.Pat McNamaraUSA2:15.2
21.Taketsugu AsazakaJapan2:15.4
22.Gunnar StrömSweden2:15.6
23.Yoshitaki HoriJapan2:15.9
24.Hroar ElvenesNorway2:16.0
25.Johnny WerketUSA2:16.1
26.Leo TynkkynenFinland2:16.2
27.Guido CitterioItaly2:16.5
 Vladimir KolarCzechoslovakia2:16.5
29.Jang YeongSouth Korea2:16.7
30.Gene SandvigUSA2:17.1
31.Franz OffenbergerAustria2:17.3
32.Arthur MannsbarthAustria2:17.4
33.John HearnGreat Britain2:17.5
34.Raymond GilloFrance2:17.7
35.Hans KellerUT Germany2:18.1
36.Shinkichi TakemuraJapan2:18.3
37.Don McDermottUSA2:18.6
38.Kurt EmingerAustria2:19.0
39.Jaroslav DoubekCzechoslovakia2:19.2
 Yoshiyasu GomiJapan2:19.2
41.Ralf OlinCanada2:19.7
42.Guido GaroliItaly2:20.0
 Jo Yun-SikSouth Korea2:20.0
44.Kim Jong-SunSouth Korea2:20.5
45.Johnny Sands Canada2:20.7
46.Jürg RohrbachSwitzerland2:21.7
 Erich KullSwitzerland2:21.7
48.Remo TomasiItaly2:22.2
49.Nico OlsthoornNetherlands2:22.6
50.Alex ConnellGreat Britatin2:23.0
51.Ernst BielAustria2:23.5
 Pyeon Chang-NarnSouth Korea2:23.5
53.Gordon AudleyCanada2:26.1
 Perre HuylebroeckBelgiumDNF