The men's 1500 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on 25, 27 and 29 August.
2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 1500 metres Wikipedia
Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.
Qualification: First 6 in each heat (Q) and the next 6 fastest (q) advance to the semifinals.
Qualification: First 5 in each semifinal (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the final.
Note: Mehdi Baala originally won the spot in the final but was later disqualified for causing a collision during his race. Additional spots in the final were awarded to Juan Carlos Higuero and Youssef Baba who suffered in that collision.