1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 400 metres hurdles

These are the official results of the men's 400 metres hurdles event at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes, with five qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on 9 August 1983.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Edwin Moses
United States (USA)
Silver   Harald Schmid
West Germany (FRG)
Bronze   Aleksandr Kharlov
Soviet Union (URS)

RecordsEdit

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record   Edwin Moses (USA) 47.13 Milan, Italy July 3, 1980
Championship Record New event

FinalEdit

RANK FINAL TIME
    Edwin Moses (USA) 47.50
    Harald Schmid (FRG) 48.61
    Aleksandr Kharlov (URS) 49.03
4.   Sven Nylander (SWE) 49.06
5.   Andre Phillips (USA) 49.24
6.   David Lee (USA) 49.32
7.   Amadou Dia Ba (SEN) 49.61
8.   Ryszard Szparak (POL) 49.78

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Held on Monday 1983-08-08
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Edwin Moses (USA) 48.11
2.   Andre Phillips (USA) 48.99
3.   Amadou Dia Ba (SEN) 49.18
4.   Aleksandr Kharlov (URS) 49.75
5.   Ahmed Hamada Jassim (BHR) 50.04
6.   Franz Meier (SUI) 50.31
7.   Rik Tommelein (BEL) 50.54
  Toma Tomov (BUL) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Harald Schmid (FRG) 48.57
2.   David Lee (USA) 48.63
3.   Ryszard Szparak (POL) 49.17 NR
4.   Sven Nylander (SWE) 49.18
5.   Daniel Ogidi (NGR) 49.51
6.   José Alonso (ESP) 49.91
7.   Karl Smith (JAM) 49.99
8.   Krasimir Demirev (BUL) 50.91

Qualifying heatsEdit

  • Held on Sunday 1983-08-07
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Andre Phillips (USA) 50.44
2.   Rik Tommelein (BEL) 50.99
3.   Gary Oakes (GBR) 51.23
4.   Ian Newhouse (CAN) 51.45
5.   Meshak Munyoro (KEN) 53.25
6.   Paiwa Bogela (PNG) 54.68
  Aleksandr Yatsevich (URS) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Aleksandr Kharlov (URS) 50.12
2.   Sven Nylander (SWE) 50.23
3.   José Alonso (ESP) 50.53
4.   Vladislav Pecen (TCH) 50.86
5.   István Takács (HUN) 50.97
6.   Peter Rwamuhanda (UGA) 50.99


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.   David Lee (USA) 50.15
3.   Toma Tomov (BUL) 50.39
3.   Karl Smith (JAM) 50.64
4.   Thomas Futterknecht (AUT) 50.68
5.   Antônio Dias Ferreira (BRA) 50.76
6.   Stephen Sole (GBR) 51.80
7.   Ahmed Abdelhalim Ghanem (EGY) 52.32


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.   Edwin Moses (USA) 49.54
2.   Daniel Ogidi (NGR) 50.44
3.   Amadou Dia Ba (SEN) 50.59
4.   Krasimir Demirev (BUL) 50.62
5.   Greg Rolle (BAH) 50.92
6.   Rok Kopitar (YUG) 52.34
7.   Carlos Azulay (ESP) DSQ


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.   Harald Schmid (FRG) 49.99
2.   Ryszard Szparak (POL) 50.09
3.   Franz Meier (SUI) 50.09
4.   Ahmed Hamada Jassim (BHR) 50.53
5.   Petter Hesselberg (NOR) 51.67
6.   Georgios Vamvakas (GRE) 51.92
7.   David Charlton (BAH) 52.02

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