Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres hurdles

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The men's 400 metres hurdles at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 45 competitors, with six qualifying heats (45 runners) and two semifinals (16) before the final (8) took place on Sunday August 5, 1984.

Edwin Moses won his second Olympic gold medal after 1976, while 18 year old Danny Harris took the silver medal. Harald Schmid of West Germany took bronze

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Edwin Moses
United States (USA)
Silver  Danny Harris
United States (USA)
Bronze  Harald Schmid
West Germany (FRG)

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics.

World Record 47.02 United States Edwin Moses Koblenz (FRG) August 31, 1983
Olympic Record 47.64 United States Edwin Moses Montreal (CAN) July 25, 1976

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME LANE
Med 1.png  Edwin Moses (USA) 47.75 6
Med 2.png  Danny Harris (USA) 48.13 4
Med 3.png  Harald Schmid (FRG) 48.19 5
4.  Sven Nylander (SWE) 48.97 3
5.  Amadou Dia Bâ (SEN) 49.28 7
6.  Tranel Hawkins (USA) 49.42 1
7.  Michel Zimmermann (BEL) 50.69 8
8.  Henry Amike (NGR) 53.78 2

Semi finals[edit]

  • Held on Saturday August 4, 1984.
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Edwin Moses (USA) 48.51
2.  Tranel Hawkins (USA) 48.94
3.  Amadou Dia Bâ (SEN) 49.44
4.  Michel Zimmermann (BEL) 49.79
5.  Simon Kitur (KEN) 49.80
6.  Uwe Schmitt (FRG) 50.08
7.  Greg Rolle (BAH) 50.16
8.  Antônio Ferreira (BRA) 50.70


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Danny Harris (USA) 48.92
2.  Sven Nylander (SWE) 49.03
3.  Harald Schmid (FRG) 49.04
4.  Henry Amike (NGR) 49.36
5.  Karl Smith (JAM) 49.58
6.  Franz Meier (SUI) 49.89
7.  Ryoichi Yoshida (JPN) 49.92
8.  Rik Tommelein (BEL) 50.06

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Friday August 3, 1984.
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Edwin Moses (USA) 49.33
2.  Antônio Ferreira (BRA) 49.85
3.  Michel Zimmermann (BEL) 49.90
4.  Thomas Futterknecht (AUT) 50.25
5.  Thomas Nyberg (SWE) 50.47
6.  Gérard Brunel (FRA) 50.99
7.  Ahmed Ghanem (EGY) 51.08
8.  Phil Beattie (GBR) 51.27


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Harald Schmid (FRG) 49.34
2.  Karl Smith (JAM) 49.66
3.  Franz Meier (SUI) 49.81
4.  Rik Tommelein (BEL) 50.05
5.  Shigenori Omori (JPN) 50.14
6.  Georgios Vamvakas (GRE) 50.39
7.  Oswaldo Zea (VEN) 51.44


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Sven Nylander (SWE) 49.88
2.  Ryoichi Yoshida (JPN) 50.24
3.  René Djédjémél (CIV) 50.27
4.  Peter Rwamuhanda (UGA) 50.55
5.  Franck Jonot (FRA) 51.39
6.  Martin Gillingham (GBR) 52.15
7.  Vincent Confait (SEY) 53.62
7.  Nicolás Chaparro (PAR) 56.98


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Tranel Hawkins (USA) 49.51
2.  Simon Kitur (KEN) 49.70
3.  Uwe Schmitt (FRG) 49.77
4.  Ahmed Hamada (BRN) 50.62
5.  Ian Newhouse (CAN) 51.14
6.  Christer Gullstrand (SWE) 51.27
7.  Jean-Pierre Abossolo-Ze (CMR) 52.85
7.  Domingos Mendes (MOZ) 54.52


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Amadou Dia Bâ (SEN) 49.94
2.  Henry Amike (NGR) 50.11
3.  Ken Gray (JAM) 50.46
4.  Martin Briggs (GBR) 50.62
5.  Pierre Leveille (CAN) 51.47
6.  Meshak Munyoro (KEN) 51.99
7.  Faustin Butéra (CMR) 54.36
7.  Ibrahim Khamis (UAE) 55.50


RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.  Danny Harris (USA) 49.81
2.  Greg Rolle (BAH) 50.41
3.  Lloyd Guss (CAN) 51.02
4.  Athanasios Kalogiannis (GRE) 50.62
5.  Jasem Al-Dowaila (KUW) 51.45
 José Alonso (ESP) DNF

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