1978 European Athletics Championships – Men's 400 metres hurdles

The men's 400 metres hurdles at the 1978 European Athletics Championships was held in Prague, then Czechoslovakia, at Stadion Evžena Rošického on 29, 30, and 31 August 1978.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Harald Schmid
  West Germany
Silver Dmitriy Stukalov
  Soviet Union
Bronze Vasiliy Arkhipenko
  Soviet Union

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

31 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Harald Schmid   West Germany 48.51 CR
  Dmitriy Stukalov   Soviet Union 49.72
  Vasiliy Arkhipenko   Soviet Union 49.77
4 Franz Meier    Switzerland 49.84
5 Harry Schulting   Netherlands 50.07
6 Jean-Claude Nallet   France 50.10
7 José Alonso   Spain 50.19
8 Horia Toboc   Romania 50.46

Semi-finalsEdit

30 August

Semi-final 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harald Schmid   West Germany 50.07 Q
2 José Alonso   Spain 50.32 Q
3 Horia Toboc   Romania 50.42 Q
4 Dmitriy Stukalov   Soviet Union 50.51 Q
5 Stavros Tziortzis   Greece 50.83
6 Peter Haas    Switzerland 51.29
7 Axel Salander   West Germany 51.63
8 Yanko Bratanov   Bulgaria 52.39

Semi-final 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Vasiliy Arkhipenko   Soviet Union 49.92 Q
2 Jean-Claude Nallet   France 49.98 Q
3 Franz Meier    Switzerland 50.12 Q
4 Harry Schulting   Netherlands 50.22 Q
5 Georgios Parris   Greece 50.66
6 Rok Kopitar   Yugoslavia 50.98
7 Lars-Åke Welander   Sweden 50.99
8 Thomas Löwe   West Germany 51.96

HeatsEdit

29 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Dmitriy Stukalov   Soviet Union 50.35 Q
2 Harry Schulting   Netherlands 50.39 Q
3 Peter Haas    Switzerland 50.45 Q
4 José Carvalho   Portugal 51.02
5 Christer Gullstrand   Sweden 51.03
6 Gary Oakes   Great Britain 52.08
7 Felix Rummele   Austria 52.13

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Thomas Löwe   West Germany 50.34 Q
2 Yanko Bratanov   Bulgaria 50.45 Q
3 Horia Toboc   Romania 50.75 Q
4 Oleg Bulatkin   Soviet Union 50.90
5 Claude Anicet   France 51.68
6 Miroslav Kodejš   Czechoslovakia 51.98
7 Bill Hartley   Great Britain 52.15

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harald Schmid   West Germany 49.78 Q
2 Rok Kopitar   Yugoslavia 50.43 Q
3 Georgios Parris   Greece 50.45 Q
4 Jean-Claude Nallet   France 50.49 q
5 Alan Pascoe   Great Britain 50.95
6 Ladislav Kárský   Czechoslovakia 51.38
7 Lars Nilsen   Denmark 51.48

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Vasiliy Arkhipenko   Soviet Union 50.15 Q
2 José Alonso   Spain 50.27 Q
3 Stavros Tziortzis   Greece 50.49 Q
4 Axel Salander   West Germany 50.55 q
5 Franz Meier    Switzerland 50.66 q
6 Lars-Åke Welander   Sweden 50.72 q

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 27 athletes from 16 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 427–435, retrieved 13 August 2014