Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres hurdles

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Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates July 29 (heats & semifinals)
July 30 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1924 1932»
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 400 metres hurdles event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between July 29 & July 30.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first two finishers in each of the six heats advanced to the Semifinal Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lord Burghley Great Britain 57.0
2 Robert Maxwell United States 57.2
3 Evangelos Moiropoulos Greece 58.4
4 André Adelheim France 59.2
5 Herman Larsen Denmark 1:00.0

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Johnny Gibson United States 57.0
2 Frederick Chauncy Great Britain
3 Émile Swinnen Belgium
AC Pierre Arnaudin France DNF

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Roger Viel France 56.2
2 Thomas Livingston-Learmonth Great Britain 56.4
3 Juka Matilainen Finland 56.7
4 Alf Watson Australia 57.8

Heat Four

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Morgan Taylor United States 55.2
2 Errka Wilén Finland 56.5
3 Erik Kjellström Sweden 56.6

Heat Five

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Sten Pettersson Sweden 55.8
2 Stefan Kostrzewski Poland 56.0
3 Lance Percival Great Britain

Heat Six

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Frank Cuhel United States 54.6
2 Luigi Facelli Italy 55.1
3 Louis Lundgren Denmark 55.9
4 Warren Montabone Canada 56.5
5 Édouard Max-Robert France
6 Abdul Hamid India

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Morgan Taylor United States 53.4 OR, Q
2 Frank Cuhel United States 53.6 Q
3 David Burghley Great Britain 53.9 Q
4 Roger Viel France 57.6
5 Stefan Kostrzewski Poland 58.0
6 Frederick Chauncy Great Britain

Key: OR = Olympic record, Q = Qualified

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Thomas Livingston-Learmonth Great Britain 54.0 Q
2 Luigi Facelli Italy 54.2 Q
3 Sten Pettersson Sweden 54.3 Q
4 Johnny Gibson United States 54.4
5 Erkka Wilén Finland 54.5
6 Robert Maxwell United States

Key: Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 David Burghley Great Britain 53.4 =OR
2 Frank Cuhel United States 53.6
3 Morgan Taylor United States 53.6
4 Sten Pettersson Sweden 53.8
5 Thomas Livingston-Learmonth Great Britain 54.2
6 Luigi Facelli Italy 55.8

Key: =OR = Equalled Olympic record

References[edit]