Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 400 metres hurdles
|Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the XVI Pan American Games
|Venue||Telmex Athletics Stadium|
|Dates||October 26 – October 27|
|Competitors||19 from 15 nations|
the 2011 Pan American Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|50 km walk||men|
The men's 400 metres hurdles sprint competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place between the 26 and 27 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium. The defending Pan American Games champion was Adam Kunkel of Canada.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:
|World record||Kevin Young (USA)||46.76||Barcelona, Spain||August 6, 1992|
|Pan American Games record||Felix Sanchez (DOM)||48.19||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||August 6, 2003|
Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter one athlete regardless if they had met the qualification standard. To enter two entrants both athletes had to have met the minimum standard (52.0) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).
|October 26, 2011||15:35||Semifinals|
|October 27, 2011||18:05||Final|
All times shown are in seconds.
|KEY:||q||Fastest non-qualifiers||Q||Qualified||NR||National record||PB||Personal best||SB||Seasonal best||DQ||Disqualifed|
|1||3||Omar Cisneros||Cuba||48.99||Q, SB|
|3||1||Emanuel Mayers||Trinidad and Tobago||49.86||Q, PB|
|4||3||Winder Cuevas||Dominican Republic||50.12||Q, PB|
|6||2||Felix Sanchez||Dominican Republic||50.22||Q|
|7||1||Lee Moore||United States||50.58||q|
|8||2||Reuben McCoy||United States||50.60||q|
|10||2||Eric Alejandro||Puerto Rico||51.28|
|16||3||Junior Hines||Cayman Islands||52.36|
Held on October 27.
|Omar Cisneros||Cuba||47.99||PR, NR|
|Felix Sanchez||Dominican Republic||48.85|
|4||Winder Cuevas||Dominican Republic||49.20||PB|
|6||Emanuel Mayers||Trinidad and Tobago||50.00|
|7||Reuben McCoy||United States||50.18|
|8||Lee Moore||United States||51.10|
- "Guadalajara 2011 Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Athlete's Qualification Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Men's 400m Hurdles Semifinal 1/3". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Men's 400m Hurdles Semifinal 2/3". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Men's 400m Hurdles Semifinal 3/3". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Men's 400m Hurdles Final". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.