2008 African Championships in Athletics – Men's 400 metres

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The men's 400 metres event at the 2008 African Championships in Athletics was held at the Addis Ababa Stadium on April 30–May 2.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr
 Sudan
Isaac Makwala
 Botswana
James Godday
 Nigeria

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 4 of each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr  Sudan 46.54 Q
2 2 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 47.00 Q
3 4 Eric Milazar  Mauritius 47.02 Q
4 1 James Godday  Nigeria 47.03 Q
5 3 Mathieu Gnanligo  Benin 47.10 Q
6 5 Sibusiso Sishi  South Africa 47.15 Q
7 5 Sofiane Labidi  Tunisia 47.31 Q
8 5 Noah Akwu  Nigeria 47.38 Q
9 1 Thomas Musembi  Kenya 47.44 Q
10 4 Ofentse Mogawane  South Africa 47.46 Q
11 1 Pieter Smith  South Africa 47.57 Q
12 2 Nouha Badji  Senegal 47.67 Q
13 5 Ompehmetse Mokgadi  Botswana 47.81 Q
14 3 Mohamed Amin Guezmil  Tunisia 47.81 Q
15 4 Marouane Maadadi  Morocco 47.86 Q
16 5 Rabah Yousif  Sudan 47.87 q
17 2 Saul Weipogwa  Nigeria 47.94 Q
18 1 Awad El Karim Makki  Sudan 48.55 Q
19 3 Bereket Desta  Ethiopia 48.64 Q
20 2 George Kwmoba  Kenya 48.71 Q
21 1 Lukungu Waiswa  Uganda 48.78 q
22 4 Emmanuel Simpson  Ghana 49.21 q
23 5 Issah Awudu  Ghana 49.24 q
24 3 Mamadou Gueye  Senegal 49.32 Q
25 2 Zemenu Kassa  Ethiopia 49.42
26 1 Fernando Augustin  Mauritius 49.44
27 4 Anteneh Getachew  Ethiopia 49.53
28 2 Jean François Degrace  Mauritius 49.76
29 4 Houssein Nour Ali  Djibouti 50.45 NR
30 2 Abdalla Mohamed Hussein  Somalia 51.97
31 3 Nathan Kpebah  Ghana 52.49
32 3 Emmanuel Ntakiyimana  Rwanda 52.92
33 3 Mahamat Kadre Moussa  Chad 54.49
1 Etienne Gashagaza  Rwanda DNS
3 Gary Kikaya  Democratic Republic of the Congo DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Qualification: First 2 of each semifinal (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Mathieu Gnanligo  Benin 45.88 Q, NR
2 1 James Godday  Nigeria 46.11 Q
3 2 Sibusiso Sishi  South Africa 46.21 Q
4 2 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 46.28 Q
5 3 Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr  Sudan 46.45 Q
6 3 Eric Milazar  Mauritius 46.48 Q
7 2 Thomas Musembi  Kenya 46.50 q
8 1 Nouha Badji  Senegal 46.58 q
9 1 Pieter Smith  South Africa 46.64
10 3 Ofentse Mogawane  South Africa 47.01
11 1 Mohamed Amin Guezmil  Tunisia 47.17
12 2 Noah Akwu  Nigeria 47.17
13 1 Rabah Yousif  Sudan 47.22
14 3 George Kwmoba  Kenya 47.44
15 1 Ompehmetse Mokgadi  Botswana 47.53
16 2 Bereket Desta  Ethiopia 47.56
17 3 Marouane Maadadi  Morocco 48.05
18 2 Awad El Karim Makki  Sudan 48.10
19 2 Mamadou Gueye  Senegal 48.20
20 1 Lukungu Waiswa  Uganda 48.63
21 3 Issah Awudu  Ghana 49.20
22 2 Emmanuel Simpson  Ghana 49.36
3 Sofiane Labidi  Tunisia DNF
3 Saul Weipogwa  Nigeria DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 3 Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr  Sudan 45.64
2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 45.64
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 James Godday  Nigeria 45.77
4 5 Sibusiso Sishi  South Africa 45.84
5 7 Eric Milazar  Mauritius 45.96
6 2 Thomas Musembi  Kenya 46.11
7 4 Mathieu Gnanligo  Benin 46.19
8 1 Nouha Badji  Senegal 48.00

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