2006 European Athletics Championships – Men's 400 metres

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Events at the
2006 European
Athletics Championships

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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 women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 400 metres at the 2006 European Athletics Championships were held at the Ullevi on August 7, 8 and August 9. Raquil proved the stronger in the final sprint, taking over the race in the final 50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Marc Raquil
 France
Vladislav Frolov
 Russia
Leslie Djhone
 France

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 7, 2006 12:15 Round 1
August 8, 2006 18:55 Semifinals
August 9, 2006 20:45 Final

Results[edit]

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Round 1[edit]

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) advance to the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Daniel Dąbrowski  Poland 45.58 Q
2 4 Marc Raquil  France 45.65 Q
3 1 Leslie Djhone  France 45.67 Q
4 3 Vladislav Frolov  Russia 45.73 Q
5 3 Andrea Barberi  Italy 45.81 Q, SB
5 4 Dimitrios Regas  Greece 45.81 Q, PB
7 3 Cédric Van Branteghem  Belgium 45.95 Q
8 4 Graham Hedman  United Kingdom 46.02 Q
9 3 Rafał Wieruszewski  Poland 46.05 q
10 2 Timothy Benjamin  United Kingdom 46.10 Q
11 3 Robert Tobin  United Kingdom 46.10 q
11 4 Ioan Vieru  Romania 46.10 q
13 2 David Gillick  Ireland 46.16 Q
14 1 Claudio Licciardello  Italy 46.24 Q
15 4 Marcin Marciniszyn  Poland 46.36 q
16 1 Željko Vincek  Croatia 46.48
17 1 Paul McKee  Ireland 46.48
18 4 David McCarthy  Ireland 46.53 SB
19 2 Kamghe Gaba  Germany 46.55 Q
19 4 Sebastian Gatzka  Germany 46.55
21 3 Karel Bláha  Czech Republic 46.60
22 1 Dimitrios Gravalos  Greece 46.68
23 2 Pierre Lavanchy   Switzerland 46.71
24 2 Thomas Nikitin  Sweden 46.72 PB
25 1 Vasile Bobos  Romania 46.77
26 3 Brice Panel  France 46.98
27 3 Youssef El Rhalfioui  Netherlands 47.12
28 2 Catalin Cîmpeanu  Romania 47.16
29 2 Padeleimon Melahrinoudis  Greece 47.22
30 4 David Testa  Spain 47.29
31 2 Peter Žňava  Slovakia 47.38
32 1 Ivano Bucci  San Marino 48.86 PB
33 1 Florent Battistel  Monaco 50.75

Semifinals[edit]

First 4 of each Semifinal will be directly qualified (Q) for the Final.

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality React Time Notes
1 3 Marc Raquil  France 0.228 44.95 Q, SB
2 5 Vladislav Frolov  Russia 0.186 45.21 Q, PB
3 4 Andrea Barberi  Italy 0.221 45.30 Q, PB
4 6 Dimitrios Regas  Greece 0.166 45.60 Q, PB
5 8 Ioan Vieru  Romania 0.185 45.83
6 2 Graham Hedman  United Kingdom 0.183 45.90
7 1 Marcin Marciniszyn  Poland 0.156 45.96
8 7 Claudio Licciardello  Italy 0.169 46.21

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality React Time Notes
1 6 Leslie Djhone  France 0.190 45.23 Q
2 3 Daniel Dąbrowski  Poland 0.294 45.38 Q, PB
3 7 Rafał Wieruszewski  Poland 0.211 45.56 Q, PB
4 4 Timothy Benjamin  United Kingdom 0.225 45.67 Q
5 8 Kamghe Gaba  Germany 0.168 45.77
6 1 Robert Tobin  United Kingdom 0.227 46.03
7 5 David Gillick  Ireland 0.148 46.84
2 Cédric Van Branteghem  Belgium 0.236 DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality React Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Marc Raquil  France 0.217 45.02
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 Vladislav Frolov  Russia 0.193 45.09 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Leslie Djhone  France 0.156 45.40
4 4 Daniel Dąbrowski  Poland 0.177 45.56
5 7 Andrea Barberi  Italy 0.235 45.70
6 1 Timothy Benjamin  United Kingdom 0.210 45.89
7 2 Rafał Wieruszewski  Poland 0.259 45.97
8 8 Dimitrios Regas  Greece 0.176 46.23

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