Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

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Men's 400 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Venue Centennial Olympic Stadium
Dates 26 July 1996 (heats)
27 July 1996 (quarter-finals)
28 July 1996 (semi-finals)
29 July 1996 (final)
Competitors 62 from 42 nations
Winning time 43.49 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Michael Johnson
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Roger Black
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Davis Kamoga
 Uganda
← 1992
2000 →

These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia which took place between 26 and 29 July. There were a total number of 64 competitors, with two non-starters.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Michael Johnson
 United States
Silver Roger Black
 Great Britain
Bronze Davis Kamoga
 Uganda

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 43.29 United States Butch Reynolds Zürich (SUI) August 17, 1988
Olympic Record 43.50 United States Quincy Watts Barcelona (ESP) August 5, 1992

In the final Michael Johnson set a new Olympic record by 0.01 seconds with 43.49 seconds.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK ATHLETE FINAL LANE SEMI QUART HEAT
Med 1.png  Michael Johnson (USA) 43.49 4 44.59 44.62 45.80
Med 2.png  Roger Black (GBR) 44.41 3 44.69 44.72 45.28
Med 3.png  Davis Kamoga (UGA) 44.53 2 44.85 44.82 45.56
4.  Alvin Harrison (USA) 44.62 1 45.04 44.79 44.69
5.  Iwan Thomas (GBR) 44.70 8 45.01 45.04 45.22
6.  Roxbert Martin (JAM) 44.83 5 44.81 44.74 46.01
7.  Davian Clarke (JAM) 44.99 6 44.87 44.98 45.54
8.  Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) DNF 7 45.02 44.96 45.61

Eliminated in Semifinals[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
 Samson Kitur (KEN) 45.17
 Sunday Bada (NGR) 45.30
 Eswort Coombs (VIN) 45.36
 Michael McDonald (JAM) 45.48
 Neil de Silva (TRI) 45.56
 Štefan Balošák (SVK) 45.59
 Troy Douglas (BER) 46.33
 Butch Reynolds (USA) DNF

Eliminated in Quarterfinals[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
 Clement Chukwu (NGR) 45.24
 Arnaud Malherbe (RSA) 45.26
 Alejandro Cardenas (MEX) 45.33
 Tawanda Chiwira (ZIM) 45.38
 Bobang Phiri (RSA) 45.51
 Du'aine Ladejo (GBR) 45.62
 Sanderlei Parrela (BRA) 45.72
 Mathias Rusterholz (SUI) 45.72
 Kennedy Ochieng (KEN) 45.72
 Jean-Louis Rapnouil (FRA) 45.74
 Sugath Thilakaratne (SRI) 45.78
 Piotr Rysiukiewicz (POL) 46.19
 Paul Greene (AUS) 46.22
 Hendrik Mokganyetsi (RSA) 46.48
 Jude Monye (NGR) DNF
 Charles Gitonga (KEN) DNS

Eliminated in Heats[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
 Osmar dos Santos (BRA) 46.16
 Mark Ladbrook (AUS) 46.28
 Michael Joubert (AUS) 46.30
 Shigekazu Omori (JPN) 46.30
 Troy McIntosh (BAH) 46.42
 Laurent Clerc (SUI) 46.42
 Valdinei da Silva (BRA) 46.61
 Richard Jones (GUY) 46.69
 Dawda Jallow (GAM) 46.73
 Shon Ju-Il (KOR) 46.74
 Evripides Demosthenous (CYP) 46.76
 Robert Guy (TRI) 46.80
 Mohamed Hamed Al-Bishi (KSA) 46.82
 Kossi Akoto (TOG) 46.94
 Ivan Jean-Marie (LCA) 47.13
 Eugene Farrell (IRL) 47.18
 Carl Oliver (BAH) 47.41
 Mpho Morobe (LES) 47.54
 Subul Babo (PNG) 48.15
 Kimitene Biyago (CHA) 48.88
 Martial Biguet (CAF) 48.92
 Emmanuel Rubayiza (RWA) 49.20
 Mohamed Amir (MDV) 49.67
 Casimiro Asumu Nze (GEQ) 50.14
 Hassan Abdou (COM) 50.17
 Anwar Mohamed Ali (YEM) 50.81
 Ibrahim Hassan (GHA) DNF
 Francis Ogola (UGA) DNF
 Moustafa Abdel Naser (LBA) DSQ
 Amar Hecini (ALG) DSQ
 Ibrahim Ouedraogo (BUR) DNS
 Justice Dipeba (BOT) DNS

See also[edit]

Women's 400 metres

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's 400 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 August 2017. 

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