Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

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Men's 400 metres
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates August 2 (heats, quarter-finals)
August 3 (semi-finals, final)
Competitors 50 from 20 nations
Winning time 47.8
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ray Barbuti  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) James Ball  Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joachim Büchner  Germany
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These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.[1]

Results[edit]

Round One[edit]

The top two finshers in each of the 15 heats advanced to Round Two.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Hermon Phillips  United States 49.4 s
2 Georges Dupont  France
3 Zygmunt Wiess  Poland 50.8 s
4 Rinus van den Berge  Netherlands
5 Víctor Villaseñor  Mexico

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Emil Snider  United States 50.4 s
2 François Prinsen  Belgium

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Phil Edwards  Canada 49.8 s
2 Georges Krotoff  France 50.5 s
3 Jaroslav Vykoupil  Czechoslovakia
4 Stefan Kostrzewski  Poland 52.2 s

Heat Four

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 John Rinkel  Great Britain 50.2 s
2 Johann Bartl  Czechoslovakia
3 Émile Langenraedt  Belgium
4 Feliks Żuber  Poland 52.6 s

Heat Five

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jochen Büchner  Germany 50.2 s
2 Andries Hoogerwerf  Netherlands

Heat Six

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Ray Barbuti  United States 49.8 s
2 Sean Lavan  Ireland
3 Louis Lundgren  Denmark
4 Jenő Szalay  Hungary
5 Rudolfo Hannig  Chile

Heat Seven

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Harry Storz  Germany 50.6 s
2 Harry Broos  Netherlands
3 Joaquín Miquel  Spain

Heat Eight

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jimmy Ball  Canada 55.8 s
2 Roger Leigh-Wood  Great Britain

Heat Nine

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jesús Moraila  Mexico 1 m (60 s)
2 James Hall  India

Heat Ten

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 László Barsi  Hungary 55.6 s
2 José Lucílo Iturbe  Mexico

Heat Eleven

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Joe Tierney  United States 49.8 s
2 Alex Wilson  Canada 49.9 s
3 Klemens Biniakowski  Poland 50.8 s

Heat Twelve

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 René Féger  France 51.4 s
2 Billy Green  Great Britain
3 José Vicente Salinas  Chile

Heat Thirteen

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Hermann Geißler  Austria 50.2 s
2 Adje Paulen  Netherlands
3 László Magdics  Hungary
4 Vasilios Stavrinos  Greece
5 Fritz Eyschen  Luxembourg

Heat Fourteen

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Otto Neumann  Germany 50.6 s
2 Fred Macbeth  Canada
3 Charles Stuart  Australia
4 Mór Gerő  Hungary

Heat Fifteen

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Reinhold Schmidt  Germany 50.0 s
2 Joseph Jackson  France 50.6 s
3 John Hanlon  Great Britain
4 Alfonso García  Mexico

Round Two[edit]

The first two finishers in each of the six heats advanced to the Semifinal Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Hermon Phillips  United States 49.6 s
2 Georges Krotoff  France
3 Billy Green  Great Britain
4 Reinhold Schmidt  Germany
5 James Hall  India

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Ray Barbuti  United States 48.8 s
2 Alex Wilson  Canada
3 Otto Neumann  Germany
4 Georges Dupont  France
5 Jesús Moraila  Mexico

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jimmy Ball  Canada 49.2 s
2 René Féger  France
3 Euil Snider  United States
4 Andries Hoogerwerf  Netherlands
5 Hermann Geißler  Austria

Heat Four

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Harry Storz  Germany 49.4 s
2 John Rinkel  Great Britain
3 Joseph Jackson  France
4 François Prinsen  Belgium
5 José Lucílo Iturbe  Mexico

Heat Five

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Phil Edwards  Canada 49.2 s
2 Harry Broos  Netherlands
3 Johann Bartl  Czechoslovakia
4 Joe Tierney  United States
5 Sean Lavan  Ireland

Heat Six

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Joachim Büchner  Germany 48.6 s
2 László Barsi  Hungary
3 Roger Leigh-Wood  Great Britain
4 Adje Paulen  Netherlands
5 Fred Macbeth  Canada

Semi-Final[edit]

The first three finishers in each of the two heats advanced to the Final Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Jimmy Ball  Canada 48.6 s
2 Ray Barbuti  United States 48.8 s
3 Harry Werner Storz  Germany 49.0 s
4 László Barsi  Hungary 49.2 s
5 Harry Broos  Netherlands 49.9 s
6 Georges Krotoff  France

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Joachim Büchner  Germany 48.6 s
2 Hermon Phillips  United States 49.1 s
3 John Rinkel  Great Britain 49.1 s
4 Alex Wilson  Canada 49.2 s
5 René Féger  France 49.6 s
6 Phil Edwards  Canada 50.2 s

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Ray Barbuti (USA) 47.8s
2  James Ball (CAN) 48.0s
3  Joachim Buchner (GER) 48.2s
4  John Rinkel (GBR) 48.4s
5  Harry Werner Storz (GER) 48.8s
6  Hermon Phillips (USA) 49.0s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's 400 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 July 2017. 

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