400 m M - Athletics -Mexico City 1968 - Results

Men's 400 m - Athletics
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the Mexico City 1968 Olympics  Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games - Athletics
Men's 400 m 1968
Final
Lee Evans USA 43,86 WR
Larry James USA 43,97
Ron Freeman USA 44,41
4. Amadou Gakou SEN 45,01
5. Martin Jellinghaus FRG 45,33
6. Tegegne Bezabeh ETH 45,42
7. Andrzej Badenski POL 45,42
8. Amos Omolo UGA 47,61
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. Amadou Gakou SEN 45,1 Q
2. Ron Freeman USA 45,4 Q
3. Andrzej Badenski POL 45,4 Q
4. Tegegne Bezabeh ETH 45,5 Q
5. Samuel Bugri GHA 45,9
6. Helmar Müller FRG 46,2
7. Claver Kamanya TAN 46,2
8. Wolfgang Müller GDR 48,3
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. Lee Evans USA 44,8 OR
2. Larry James USA 44,9 Q
3. Martin Jellinghaus FRG 44,9 Q
4. Amos Omolo UGA 45,4 Q
5. Jan Werner POL 45,7
6. Munyoro Nyamau KEN 46,3
7. Jean-Claude Nallet FRA 49,0
8. Ross MacKenzie CAN 49,2
Quarterfinal - Heat 1
1. Amadou Gakou SEN 45,3 Q
2. Larry James USA 45,7 Q
3. Claver Kamanya TAN 46,0 Q
4. Ross MacKenzie CAN 46,1 Q
5. Musa Dogon-Yaro NGR 46,1
6. William Campbell GBR 46,3
7. Naftali Bon KEN 46,3
8. Sergio Bello ITA 46,8
Quarterfinal - Heat 2
1. Amos Omolo UGA 45,3 Q
2. Lee Evans USA 45,5 Q
3. Munyoro Nyamau KEN 46,1 Q
4. Wolfgang Müller GDR 46,2 Q
5. Jan Balachowski POL 46,3
6. Rodobaldo Diaz CUB 46,3
7. Juan Dyrzka ARG 46,8
Quarterfinal - Heat 3
1. Jan Werner POL 45,6 Q
2. Martin Jellinghaus FRG 45,9 Q
3. Tegegne Bezabeh ETH 46,0 Q
4. Samuel Bugri GHA 46,0 Q
5. Clifton Forbes JAM 46,2
6. Daniel Rudisha KEN 47,6
7. Gilles Bertould FRA 48,9
Quarterfinal - Heat 4
1. Ron Freeman USA 45,3 Q
2. Andrzej Badenski POL 45,6 Q
3. Helmar Müller FRG 45,7 Q
4. Jean-Claude Nallet FRA 45,7 Q
5. Martin Winbolt-Lewis GBR 45,9
6. Michael Zerbes GDR 46,1
7. Mamman Makama NGR 46,4
8. Pedro Grajales Escobar COL 46,5
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Lee Evans USA 45,3 Q
2. Claver Kamanya TAN 45,7 Q
3. Christian Nicolau FRA 45,7 Q
4. Samuel Bugri GHA 45,8 Q
5. Manfred Kinder FRG 46,9
6. Ezra Burnham BAR 47,9
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Andrzej Badenski POL 45,5 Q
2. Clifton Forbes JAM 45,7 Q
3. Larry James USA 45,8 Q
4. Daniel Rudisha KEN 46,9 Q
5. Angelo Nimir Hussein SUD 47,7
6. Victor Asirvatham MAS 48,0
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Amadou Gakou SEN 45,3 Q
2. Tegegne Bezabeh ETH 45,5 Q
3. Ron Freeman USA 45,6 Q
4. Rodobaldo Diaz CUB 46,4 Q
5. Ramon Magarinos ESP 46,9
6. Anthony Egwunyenga NGR 47,3
7. Francisco Menocal NCA 49,1
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Martin Jellinghaus FRG 46,4 Q
2. Pedro Grajales Escobar COL 46,7 Q
3. Michael Zerbes GDR 46,8 Q
4. Ross MacKenzie CAN 47,0 Q
5. Howard Davies GBR 47,2
6. Jacques Pennewaert BEL 48,5
7. Jose Astacio ESA 52,9
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Amos Omolo UGA 45,8 Q
2. Munyoro Nyamau KEN 45,9 Q
3. Jean-Claude Nallet FRA 45,9 Q
4. Helmar Müller FRG 45,9 Q
5. Jose Hidalgo VEN 46,3
6. Carlos Martinez CUB 47,2
7. Tony Harper BER 49,1
Round 1 - Heat 6
1. Jan Werner POL 45,9 Q
2. Martin Winbolt-Lewis GBR 46,2 Q
3. Mamman Makama NGR 46,4 Q
4. Sergio Bello ITA 46,5 Q
5. Eduardo Tellez CUB 46,7
6. Noel Carroll IRL 46,8
7. Jose L'Oficial DOM 47,9
Round 1 - Heat 7
1. Naftali Bon KEN 46,2 Q
2. Jan Balachowski POL 46,2 Q
3. Musa Dogon-Yaro NGR 46,2 Q
4. Gilles Bertould FRA 46,3 Q
5. Don Domansky CAN 46,4
6. Melesio Pina MEX 46,8
7. Leslie Miller BAH 46,9
8. Yoyaga Coulibaly CIV 50,0
Round 1 - Heat 8
1. Wolfgang Müller GDR 46,6 Q
2. William Campbell GBR 46,6 Q
3. Sergio Ottolina ITA 46,7 Q
4. Juan Dyrzka ARG 47,0 Q
5. George Simon TTO 47,9
6. Omar Ghizlat MAR 48,2
7. Kun Min-mu TPE 49,0
Men's 400 m - Athletics - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in preliminary heats, quarterfinals, semifinals and final. The best athletes from each heat (Q) advanced to the next level. The winner of the final was the Olympic gold medal winner.

Event facts: Men's 400 m competition was held at the Estadio Olimpico Universitario and 54 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 400 m - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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