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

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Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
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1976 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres hurdles event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The competition was held on July 23, 1976, and on July 25, 1976.

Edwin Moses won the final in a world record and Olympic record time of 47.63 seconds. His time was initially noted as one hundredth slower, but this was rounded up after an analysis of the photo finish.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World Record 47.82 Uganda John Akii-Bua Munich (FRG) September 2, 1972
Olympic Record 47.82 Uganda John Akii-Bua Munich (FRG) September 2, 1972

Final[edit]

  • Held on July 25, 1976
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Edwin Moses (USA) 47.63 (WR)
Med 2.png  Michael Shine (USA) 48.69
Med 3.png  Yevgeniy Gavrilenko (URS) 49.45
4.  Quentin Wheeler (USA) 49.86
5.  José Carvalho (POR) 49.94
6.  Yanko Bratanov (BUL) 50.03
7.  Dámaso Alfonso (CUB) 50.19
8.  Alan Pascoe (GBR) 51.29

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on July 24, 1976
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Michael Shine (USA) 49.90
2.  José Carvalho (POR) 49.97
3.  Yanko Bratanov (BUL) 50.11
4.  Quentin Wheeler (USA) 50.22
5.  Dmitry Stukalov (URS) 50.47
6.  Jean-Pierre Perrinelle (FRA) 50.82
 Georgios Parris (GRE) DNF
 Harald Schmid (FRG) DQ


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Edwin Moses (USA) 48.29
2.  Yevgeniy Gavrilenko (URS) 49.73
3.  Dámaso Alfonso (CUB) 49.84
4.  Alan Pascoe (GBR) 49.95
5.  Jean-Claude Nallet (FRA) 50.08
6.  Stavros Tziortzis (GRE) 50.30
7.  Jerzy Hewelt (POL) 50.57
8.  Julio Ferrer (PUR) 51.04

Heats[edit]

  • Held on July 23, 1972
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Stavros Tziortzis (GRE) 50.42
2.  Dámaso Alfonso (CUB) 50.76
3.  Jean-Claude Nallet (FRA) 50.77
4.  José Carvalho (POR) 50.99
5.  Don Hanly (AUS) 51.90


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Quentin Wheeler (USA) 50.32
2.  Harald Schmid (FRG) 50.57
3.  Jean-Pierre Perrinelle (FRA) 50.78
3.  Dmitry Stukalov (URS) 50.78
5.  Peter Grant (AUS) 51.07


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Michael Shine (USA) 50.91
2.  Yevgeniy Gavrilenko (URS) 50.93
3.  Jerzy Hewelt (POL) 51.39
4.  Yanko Bratanov (BUL) 51.84
5.  Abdul Latif Youssef Hashem (KUW) 53.06
6.  Conrad Mainwaring (ANT) 54.67


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Edwin Moses (USA) 49.95
2.  Alan Pascoe (GBR) 51.66
3.  Georgios Parris (GRE) 51.91
4.  Julio Ferrer (PUR) 52.45
5.  Kamil Al-Abbasi (KSA) 55.00
 Jesús Villegas (COL) DNF

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympic Games Medallists (Athletics - Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-07-04.