Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

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Men's 400 metres
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    Cuba
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1972 1980»
Athletics at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The competition was held on July 26, 1976, July 28, 1976, and on July 29, 1976.

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1976 Summer Olympics.

World Record 43.86 United States Lee Evans Mexico City (MEX) October 18, 1968
Olympic Record 43.86 United States Lee Evans Mexico City (MEX) October 18, 1968

Final[edit]

  • Held on July 29, 1976
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Alberto Juantorena (CUB) 44.26
Med 2.png  Fred Newhouse (USA) 44.40
Med 3.png  Herman Frazier (USA) 44.95
4.  Fons Brijdenbach (BEL) 45.04
5.  Maxie Parks (USA) 45.24
6.  Rick Mitchell (AUS) 45.40
7.  David Jenkins (GBR) 45.57
8.  Jan Werner (POL) 45.63

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on July 28, 1976
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Alberto Juantorena (CUB) 45.10
2.  Fons Brijdenbach (BEL) 45.28
3.  Maxie Parks (USA) 45.61
4.  Rick Mitchell (AUS) 45.69
5.  Bernd Herrmann (FRG) 45.94
6.  Brian Saunders (CAN) 46.46
7.  Alfonso Di Guida (ITA) 46.50
8.  Delmo da Silva (BRA) 46.69


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Fred Newhouse (USA) 44.89
2.  David Jenkins (GBR) 45.20
3.  Herman Frazier (USA) 45.24
4.  Jan Werner (POL) 45.44
5.  Jerzy Pietrzyk (POL) 45.65
6.  Franz-Peter Hofmeister (FRG) 46.05
7.  Mike Solomon (TRI) 46.20
8.  Karl Honz (FRG) 46.63

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • Held on July 26, 1976
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Herman Frazier (USA) 46.52
2.  Fons Brijdenbach (BEL) 46.56
3.  Karl Honz (FRG) 46.94
4.  Alfonso Di Guida (ITA) 47.07
5.  Ossi Karttunen (FIN) 47.45
6.  Charles Joseph (AUS) 47.69
7.  Alfred Daley (JAM) 48.46
8.  Glenn Bogue (CAN) 48.98


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Rick Mitchell (AUS) 45.76
2.  Alberto Juantorena (CUB) 45.92
3.  Jerzy Pietrzyk (POL) 46.30
4.  Brian Saunders (CAN) 46.42
5.  Leighton Priestley (JAM) 46.45
6.  Mike Sands (BAH) 46.48
7.  Iván Mangual (PUR) 46.56
8.  Jan Werner (TRI) 46.61


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Mike Solomon (TRI) 45.83
2.  David Jenkins (POL) 45.88
3.  Maxie Parks (USA) 45.99
4.  Bernd Herrmann (FRG) 46.07
5.  Markku Kukkoaho (FIN) 46.24
6.  Eddy Gutiérrez (CUB) 46.65
7.  Glen Cohen (GBR) 47.67
 Don Domansky (CAN) DNS


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Fred Newhouse (USA) 45.97
2.  Peter Grant (GBR) 46.18
3.  Franz-Peter Hofmeister (FRG) 46.20
4.  Delmo da Silva (BRA) 46.48
5.  Jozo Alebić (YUG) 46.94
6.  Zbigniew Jaremski (POL) 47.10
7.  Fred Sowerby (ANT) 48.03
8.  Raymond Heerenveen (AHO) 48.88

Heats[edit]

  • Held on July 26, 1976
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Herman Frazier (USA) 46.09
2.  Mike Sands (BAH) 46.52
3.  Zbigniew Jaremski (POL) 46.68
4.  Jan Werner (AUS) 47.03
5.  Brian Saunders (CAN) 47.24
6.  Carlos Noroña (CUB) 48.46
7.  Hamil Grimes (BAR) 49.24
8.  Wilfrid Cyriaque (HAI) 51.49


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Fred Newhouse (USA) 45.42
2.  Rick Mitchell (AUS) 46.11
3.  Jan Werner (POL) 46.19
4.  Alfonso Di Guida (ITA) 46.52
5.  Leighton Priestley (JAM) 46.74
6.  Don Domansky (CAN) 47.24
7.  Errol Thurton (BIZ) 48.91
8.  Ahmed Al-Assiri (KSA) 49.72


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Maxie Parks (USA) 46.12
2.  Delmo da Silva (BRA) 47.21
3.  Iván Mangual (PUR) 47.39
4.  Karl Honz (FRG) 47.47
5.  Eddy Gutiérrez (CUB) 47.89
6.  Renelda Swan (BER) 49.13
 Stavros Tziortzis (GRE) DNS
 Tony Moore (FIJ) DNS


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Fons Brijdenbach (BEL) 46.73
2.  Jerzy Pietrzyk (POL) 46.92
3.  Franz-Peter Hofmeister (FRG) 47.17
4.  Ossi Karttunen (FIN) 47.22
5.  Glenn Bogue (CAN) 47.42
6.  Raymond Heerenveen (AHO) 47.44
7.  Wavala Kali (PNG) 48.85
8.  Ricardo Larios (NCA) 50.52


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  David Jenkins (GBR) 46.60
2.  Bernd Herrmann (FRG) 46.99
3.  Jozo Alebić (YUG) 47.03
4.  Markku Kukkoaho (FIN) 47.67
5.  Charles Joseph (TRI) 47.72
6.  Samba Dièye (SEN) 47.98
7.  Bjarni Stefánsson (ISL) 48.34


RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.  Mike Solomon (TRI) 47.29
2.  Glen Cohen (GBR) 47.77
3.  Alberto Juantorena (CUB) 47.89
4.  Alfred Daley (JAM) 48.04
5.  Fred Sowerby (ANT) 48.12
6.  Avognan Nogboun (CIV) 48.24
7.  José Jesús Carvalho (POR) 48.47

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