400 m M - Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's 400 m - Athletics
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Athletics
Men's 400 m 1956
Final
Charles Jenkins USA 46,7
Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 46,8
Voitto Hellsten FIN 47,0
Ardalion Ignatyev URS 47,0
5. Lou Jones USA 48,1
6. Malcolm Spence RSA 48,3
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 46,8 Q
2. Malcolm Spence RSA 47,2 Q
3. Lou Jones USA 47,3 Q
4. Melville Spence JAM 47,5
5. Francis Higgins GBR 47,7
6. Ivan Rodriguez PUR 47,7
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. Charles Jenkins USA 46,1 Q
2. Voitto Hellsten FIN 46,1 Q
3. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 46,2 Q
4. Kevan Gosper AUS 46,2
5. John Salisbury GBR 47,3
6. Malcolm Spence JAM 47,4
Quarterfinal - Heat 1
1. Lou Jones USA 47,4 Q
2. John Salisbury GBR 47,4 Q
3. Ivan Rodriguez PUR 47,5 Q
4. Lodewijk Declerck BEL 47,7
5. Jürgen Kühl GER 48,0
Quarterfinal - Heat 2
1. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 46,8 Q
2. Malcolm Spence JAM 47,4 Q
3. Francis Higgins GBR 47,4 Q
4. Graham Gipson AUS 47,4
5. Jacques Degats FRA 48,7
6. Murray Cockburn CAN 49,5
Quarterfinal - Heat 3
1. Voitto Hellsten FIN 46,8 Q
2. Malcolm Spence RSA 47,4 Q
3. Melville Spence JAM 47,3 Q
4. Pierre Haarhoff FRA 47,6
5. James Lea USA 48,1
6. Boit Kibet KEN 49,1
Quarterfinal - Heat 4
1. Kevan Gosper AUS 46,7 Q
2. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 47,3 Q
3. Charles Jenkins USA 47,5 Q
4. George Kerr JAM 47,7
5. Michael Wheeler GBR 47,9
6. Jean-Paul Martin du Gard FRA 48,2
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Lou Jones USA 48,1 Q
2. Murray Cockburn CAN 49,0 Q
3. Abdulla Khan PAK 49,0 Q
4. Konstantin Grachov URS 49,4
5. Beyene Legesse ETH 50,7
Kanji Akagi JPN dq
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Lodewijk Declerck BEL 47,9 Q
2. Jacques Degats FRA 48,3 Q
3. James Lea USA 48,3 Q
4. Bartonjo Rotich KEN 48,8
5. Jaime Aparicio Rodewaldt COL 49,0
6. Pablo Somblingo PHI 49,4
7. Kenneth Perera MAS --
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Malcolm Spence RSA 47,7 Q
2. Jürgen Kühl GER 48,7 Q
3. Charles Jenkins USA 48,7 Q
4. Abebe Hailou ETH 49,0
5. Abdul Karim Amu NGR 49,4
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Voitto Hellsten FIN 48,4 Q
2. Michael Wheeler GBR 49,3 Q
3. Boit Kibet KEN 49,3 Q
4. Laird Sloan CAN 50,0
5. Somsakdi Tongaram THA 53,4
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 47,2 Q
2. Graham Gipson AUS 47,7 Q
3. John Salisbury GBR 47,7 Q
4. Milkha Singh IND 48,9
Round 1 - Heat 6
1. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 48,6 Q
2. George Kerr JAM 49,7 Q
3. Pierre Haarhoff FRA 49,8 Q
4. Kamau Wanyoke KEN 50,6
Round 1 - Heat 7
1. Kevan Gosper AUS 48,0 Q
2. Malcolm Spence JAM 48,2 Q
3. Ivan Rodriguez PUR 48,8 Q
4. Gerard Rasquin LUX 50,6
5. Rahim Bin Ahmed MAS 50,8
6. George Johnson LBR 54,8
Round 1 - Heat 8
1. Francis Higgins GBR 47,9 Q
2. Melville Spence JAM 47,9 Q
3. Jean-Paul Martin du Gard FRA 48,3 Q
4. John Goodman AUS 48,5
5. Ayanew Bayene ETH 51,3
Horst Mann GER dnf
These results for Men's 400 m - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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