1966 European Athletics Championships – Men's 400 metres

The men's 400 metres at the 1966 European Athletics Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary, at Népstadion on 30 and 31 August, and 1 September 1966.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Stanisław Grędziński
  Poland
Silver Andrzej Badeński
  Poland
Bronze Manfred Kinder
  West Germany

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

1 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Stanisław Grędziński   Poland 46.0
  Andrzej Badeński   Poland 46.2
  Manfred Kinder   West Germany 46.3
4 Wilfried Weiland   East Germany 46.6
5 Rolf Krüsmann   West Germany 46.7
6 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 46.9
7 Tim Graham   Great Britain 46.9
Siegfried König   West Germany DNF

Semi-finalsEdit

31 August

Semi-final 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Stanisław Grędziński   Poland 46.3 Q
2 Manfred Kinder   West Germany 46.6 Q
3 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 46.6 Q
4 Tim Graham   Great Britain 46.7 Q
5 Boris Savchuk   Soviet Union 46.9
6 Martin Winbolt-Lewis   Great Britain 47.0
7 Sergio Bello   Italy 47.1
8 Bernard Martin   France 47.7

Semi-final 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Andrzej Badeński   Poland 46.6 Q
2 Wilfried Weiland   East Germany 46.8 Q
3 Rolf Krüsmann   West Germany 46.8 Q
4 Siegfried König   West Germany 47.1 Q
5 Jean-Pierre Boccardo   France 47.5
6 Hryhoriy Sverbetov   Soviet Union 47.6
7 Heikki Pippola   Finland 48.0
8 John Adey   Great Britain 48.0

HeatsEdit

30 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Andrzej Badeński   Poland 46.7 Q
2 Jean-Pierre Boccardo   France 47.1 Q
3 Heikki Pippola   Finland 47.3 Q
4 Michael Zerbes   East Germany 47.5
5 Aleksandr Ivanov   Soviet Union 48.0
6 Nikolaos Rengoukos   Greece 48.3
7 Mehmet Gesas   Turkey 49.9

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Siegfried König   West Germany 46.7 Q
2 Wilfried Weiland   East Germany 46.9 Q
3 Hryhoriy Sverbetov   Soviet Union 47.3 Q
4 Fred van Herpen   Netherlands 47.8
5 Jacques Pennewaert   Belgium 48.9
6 Vincenc Kacagjeli   Albania 49.3

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Stanisław Grędziński   Poland 46.6 Q
2 Tim Graham   Great Britain 47.0 Q
3 Sergio Bello   Italy 47.1 Q
4 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 47.2 Q
5 Günther Klann   East Germany 47.5
6 Zlatko Valchev   Bulgaria 47.9

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Manfred Kinder   West Germany 47.0 Q
2 John Adey   Great Britain 47.4 Q
3 Bernard Martin   France 47.5 Q
4 Edmund Borowski   Poland 47.6
5 Carl Fredrik Bunæs   Norway 47.8
6 Bo Althoff   Sweden 48.4

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Boris Savchuk   Soviet Union 46.9 Q
2 Rolf Krüsmann   West Germany 47.1 Q
3 Martin Winbolt-Lewis   Great Britain 47.4 Q
4 Michel Samper   France 47.4
5 Furio Fusi   Italy 48.2

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 30 athletes from 17 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 397–405, retrieved 13 August 2014