Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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Shot put men women
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Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the men's 400 metres event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 69 participating athletes, with nine qualifying heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Quincy Watts
United States (USA)
Silver  Steve Lewis
United States (USA)
Bronze  Samson Kitur
Kenya (KEN)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 43.29 United States Butch Reynolds Zürich (SUI) August 17, 1988
Olympic Record 43.86 United States Lee Evans Mexico City (MEX) October 18, 1968

Quincy Watts set two new Olympic records. He first ran 43.71 in the semi-finals and improved his mark in the final to 43.50.

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 5, 1992
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Quincy Watts (USA) 43.50
Med 2.png  Steve Lewis (USA) 44.21
Med 3.png  Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.24
4.  Ian Morris (TRI) 44.25
5.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 44.52
6.  David Grindley (GBR) 44.75
7.  Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) 45.10
8.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.18

Semifinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Steve Lewis (USA) 44.50
2.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 44.72
3.  Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) 45.01
4.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.09
5.  Sunday Bada (NGR) 45.36
6.  Troy Douglas (BER) 45.59
7.  Simon Kemboi (KEN) 45.93
 Derek Redmond (GBR) DNF; INJ


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Quincy Watts (USA) 43.71
2.  Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.18
3.  Ian Morris (TRI) 44.21
4.  David Grindley (GBR) 44.47
5.  Roger Black (GBR) 44.72
6.  Benyounes Lahlou (MAR) 45.49
7.  Bobang Phiri (RSA) 45.59
8.  Danny Everett (USA) 56.61

Quarterfinals[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.66
2.  Quincy Watts (USA) 45.06
3.  Bobang Phiri (RSA) 45.27
4.  Benyounes Lahlou (MAR) 45.38
5.  Sidney Telles (BRA) 45.55
6.  Rico Lieder (GER) 45.86
7.  Francis Ogola (UGA) 46.21
8.  Dennis Blake (JAM) 46.49


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Derek Redmond (GBR) 45.02
2.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.27
3.  Troy Douglas (BER) 45.67
4.  Danny Everett (USA) 45.76
5.  David Kitur (KEN) 46.25
6.  Edielson Rocha (BRA) 46.34
7.  Alvin Daniel (TRI) 46.44
8.  Tamás Molnár (HUN) 46.80


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Ian Morris (TRI) 44.78
2.  David Grindley (GBR) 44.91
3.  Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) 45.18
4.  Sunday Bada (NGR) 45.34
5.  Devon Morris (JAM) 45.67
6.  Cayetano Cornet (ESP) 46.27
 Solomon Amegatcher (GHA) DNF
 Cephas Lemba (ZAM) DNF


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Steve Lewis (USA) 44.54
2.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 44.84
3.  Roger Black (GBR) 45.28
4.  Simon Kemboi (KEN) 45.40
5.  Thomas Schönlebe (GER) 45.46
6.  Slobodan Branković (IOP) 45.90
7.  Andrea Nuti (ITA) 45.96
8.  Mark Garner (AUS) 46.85

Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Derek Redmond (GBR) 45.03
2.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 45.07
3.  Solomon Amegatcher (GHA) 45.42
4.  Dennis Blake (JAM) 45.92
5.  Aktawat Sakoolchan (THA) 46.78
6.  Ali Faudet (CHA) 47.10
7.  Jaime Rodrigues (MOZ) 48.89


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Troy Douglas (BER) 46.02
2.  Alvin Daniel (TRI) 46.09
3.  Thomas Schönlebe (GER) 46.26
4.  Seibert Straughn (BAR) 46.54
5.  Delon Felix (GRN) 47.39
6.  Mohamed Al-Malky (OMA) 48.00
7.  Randolph Foster (CRC) 48.80
8.  Vanxay Sinebandith (LAO) 51.71


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Quincy Watts (USA) 45.38
2.  Bobang Phiri (RSA) 45.57
3.  Rico Lieder (GER) 45.86
4.  Francis Ogola (UGA) 45.87
5.  Edilson Tenório (BRA) 46.31
6.  Kossi Akoto (TOG) 46.97
7.  Martial Biquet (CAF) 47.82 (NR)


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Simon Kemboi (KEN) 45.84
2.  Slobodan Branković (IOP) 46.34
3.  Devon Morris (JAM) 46.45
4.  Patrick Delice (TRI) 46.58
5.  Subul Babo (PNG) 47.17
6.  Médard Makanga (CGO) 48.17
7.  Kenmore Hughes (ANT) 48.56
8.  Mohamed Amir (MDV) 50.35


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Danny Everett (USA) 45.68
2.  David Grindley (GBR) 45.79
3.  Andrea Nuti (ITA) 46.12
4.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 46.51
5.  Dmitry Kosov (EUN) 47.28
6.  Joseph Adam (SEY) 47.68
7.  Baptiste Firiam (VAN) 48.98
8.  Eulogio Ngache (GEQ) 50.83


RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1.  Samson Kitur (KEN) 45.41
2.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.96
3.  Tamás Molnár (HUN) 46.21
4.  Anthony Wallace (JAM) 46.88
5.  Camera Ntereke (BOT) 47.32
6.  Michael Joseph (BIZ) 50.90
 Desai Wynter (ISV) DNF
 Lamin Marikong (GAM) DQ


RANK HEAT 7 TIME
1.  Ian Morris (TRI) 45.65
2.  Benyounes Lahlou (MAR) 45.73
3.  David Kitur (KEN) 46.22
4.  Mark Garner (AUS) 46.26
5.  Apisai Driu Baibai (FIJ) 47.81
6.  Henry Mohoanyane (LES) 48.39
7.  Mohamed Mehdi Hasan (BAN) 48.62


RANK HEAT 8 TIME
1.  Steve Lewis (USA) 45.14
2.  Sunday Bada (NGR) 45.38
3.  Sidnei de Souza (BRA) 45.92
4.  Cayetano Cornet (ESP) 46.13
5.  Tim Hesse (GHA) 46.67
6.  Michael McLean (CAN) 47.75
7.  Samba Fall (MTN) 50.91


RANK HEAT 9 TIME
1.  Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) 45.21
2.  Roger Black (GBR) 45.94
3.  Cephas Lemba (ZAM) 45.94
4.  Marco Vaccari (ITA) 46.37
5.  Takahiro Watanabe (JPN) 46.45
6.  Foday Sillah (SLE) 47.00
7.  João Francisco Capindica (ANG) 47.44
8.  Stephen Lugor (SUD) 48.94

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