400 m M - Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki - Results

Men's 400 m - Athletics
Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics

Athletics at the Helsinki 1952 Olympics  Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games - Athletics
Men's 400 m 1952
Final
George Rhoden JAM 45,9 OR
Herbert McKenley JAM 45,9
Ollie Matson USA 46,8
4. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 47,0
5. Arthur Wint JAM 47,0
6. Malvin Whitfield USA 47,1
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. Arthur Wint JAM 46,3 Q
2. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 46,4 Q
3. Malvin Whitfield USA 46,4 Q
4. Gerald Cole USA 46,8
5. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 47,4
6. James Lavery CAN 47,7
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. Herbert McKenley JAM 46,4 Q
2. George Rhoden JAM 46,5 Q
3. Ollie Matson USA 46,7 Q
4. Hans Geister GER 46,7
5. John Carroll CAN 47,4
Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt SWE dns
Quarterfinal - Heat 1
1. Arthur Wint JAM 46,9 Q
2. James Lavery CAN 47,5 Q
3. Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt SWE 47,8 Q
4. Guillermo Gutierrez VEN 48,6
5. Leslie Lewis GBR 49,0
6. Ernst Schneider SUI 49,2
Quarterfinal - Heat 2
1. George Rhoden JAM 47,2 Q
2. Ollie Matson USA 47,4 Q
3. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 47,4 Q
4. Morris Curotta AUS 48,8
5. Rolf Back FIN 51,1
Quarterfinal - Heat 3
1. Malvin Whitfield USA 47,6 Q
2. Hans Geister GER 47,7 Q
3. John Carroll CAN 47,7 Q
4. Louis van Biljoen RSA 48,5
5. Jacques Degats FRA 48,8
6. Alan Dick GBR 49,0
Quarterfinal - Heat 4
1. Herbert McKenley JAM 47,4 Q
2. Gerald Cole USA 47,7 Q
3. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 48,0 Q
4. Yves Camus FRA 48,1
5. Terence Higgins GBR 49,1
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Karl-Friedrich Haas GER 47,5 Q
2. Leslie Lewis GBR 47,8 Q
3. Edwin Carr Jr. AUS 48,0
4. Zoltan Adamik HUN 48,5
5. Evelio Planas del Rio CUB 49,4
6. Abdul Rehman PAK 51,2
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Ardalion Ignatyev URS 48,1 Q
2. Rolf Back FIN 48,5 Q
3. Rupert Blöch AUT 49,6
4. Gerard Rasquin LUX 50,0
5. John Anderton RSA 50,3
6. Pongummart Amatayakul THA 52,9
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Arthur Wint JAM 47,3 Q
2. John Carroll CAN 48,0 Q
3. Egon Solymosi HUN 49,2
4. Josef Steger SUI 49,2
5. Jaakko Suikkari FIN 50,9
6. Aurang Zeb PAK 51,0
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt SWE 48,4 Q
2. Terence Higgins GBR 48,7 Q
3. Junkichi Matoba JPN 49,4
4. Vasilios Syllis GRE 49,7
5. Dogan Acarbay TUR 50,7
6. Ivan Jacob IND 51,3
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Herbert McKenley JAM 48,0 Q
2. Louis van Biljoen RSA 48,1 Q
3. Roger Moens BEL 48,6
4. Ferenc Banhalmi HUN 49,4
5. Arie Gill-Glick ISR 50,2
6. Ernst Von Gunten SUI 50,7
Tage Ekfeldt SWE dq
Round 1 - Heat 6
1. Malvin Whitfield USA 48,6 Q
2. Guillermo Gutierrez VEN 48,7 Q
3. Gianni Rocca ITA 49,2
4. Gösta Brännström SWE 50,1
5. Javier Sousa MEX 50,3
6. Emin Doybak TUR 51,1
7. Fernando Casimiro POR 52,2
Round 1 - Heat 7
1. Jacques Degats FRA 48,5 Q
2. Morris Curotta AUS 48,7 Q
3. Vincenzo Lombardo ITA 49,3
4. Rudolf Haidegger AUT 49,9
5. Albert Lowagie BEL 50,1
Round 1 - Heat 8
1. Hans Geister GER 47,9 Q
2. Yves Camus FRA 48,0 Q
3. Milan Filo TCH 48,7
4. Gudmundur Larusson ISL 49,7
5. Sompop Svadanandana THA 53,6
6. Jeremias Stokes GUA 53,6
Round 1 - Heat 9
1. Gerald Cole USA 48,3 Q
2. Alan Dick GBR 48,7 Q
3. Edmunds Pilags URS 49,2
4. Angel Garcia Delgado CUB 49,2
5. Antoine Uytterhoeven BEL 50,0
6. Jean Hamilius LUX 50,3
Round 1 - Heat 10
1. George Rhoden JAM 48,1 Q
2. Gerard Mach POL 48,5 Q
3. Paul Dolan IRL 48,5
4. Jean-Pierre Goudeau FRA 48,8
5. Douglas Clement CAN 50,0
Round 1 - Heat 11
1. James Lavery CAN 48,4 Q
2. Yuri Lituyev URS 48,8 Q
3. Frank Rivera PUR 49,3
4. Antonio Siddi ITA 50,9
Round 1 - Heat 12
1. Ollie Matson USA 48,1 Q
2. Ernst Schneider SUI 48,7 Q
3. Argemiro Roque BRA 48,9
4. Schalk Booysen RSA 49,0
5. Jiri David TCH 49,1
6. Frederick Hammer LUX 49,6
7. Osvald Mildh FIN 50,2
Men's 400 m - Athletics - Helsinki 1952 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 Gold Medal winner.

Event facts: Men's 400 m competition was held at the Olympiastadion and 71 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 400 m - Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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