1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 400 metres

The men's 400 metres event at the 1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, at Laurentian University Stadium on 27, 28 and 29 July.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Tomasz Jędrusik
  Poland
Silver Steve Perry
  Australia
Bronze Anthony Eziuka
  Nigeria

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

29 July

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Tomasz Jędrusik   Poland 46.19
  Steve Perry   Australia 46.74
  Anthony Eziuka   Nigeria 46.81
4 Mark Richardson   United Kingdom 46.94
5 Wayne McDonald   United Kingdom 47.08
6 Joseph Chepsiror Kiptanui   Kenya 47.22
7 Pedro Cañete   Cuba 47.28
8 Daniel England   Jamaica 47.48

SemifinalsEdit

28 July

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Steve Perry   Australia 46.21 Q
2 Mark Richardson   United Kingdom 46.43 Q
3 Anthony Eziuka   Nigeria 46.66 q
4 Jerome Williams   United States 46.89
5 Mark Jackson   Canada 47.56
6 Shigeaki Matsunaga   Japan 48.17
Joseph Tengelei   Kenya DQ
Geoffrey Clark   New Zealand DQ

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Wayne McDonald   United Kingdom 46.29 Q
2 Joseph Chepsiror Kiptanui   Kenya 46.32 Q
3 Pedro Cañete   Cuba 46.86 q
4 Jesse Carr   United States 47.30
5 Thierry Jean-Charles   France 47.70
6 Kiril Raykov   Bulgaria 48.74
7 Ilidio Motty   Portugal 49.82
Samuel Matete   Zambia DQ

Semifinal 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tomasz Jędrusik   Poland 46.16 Q
2 Daniel England   Jamaica 46.71 Q
3 Brian Dicker   Canada 47.29
4 Masaru Komori   Japan 47.47
5 Anthony Ryan   Australia 47.62
6 Olivier Noirot   France 47.68
7 Omokhegbele Okotako   Nigeria 49.26
8 Nicolás Rodríguez   Argentina 49.93

HeatsEdit

27 July

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Daniel England   Jamaica 47.18 Q
2 Pedro Cañete   Cuba 47.43 Q
3 Mark Jackson   Canada 47.64 Q
4 Joseph Tengelei   Kenya 48.02 q
5 Inaldo de Sena   Brazil 48.30
6 Muhammad Sadaqat   Pakistan 49.33
José Hernández   Puerto Rico DQ

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Joseph Chepsiror Kiptanui   Kenya 46.54 Q
2 Mark Richardson   United Kingdom 46.63 Q
3 Olivier Noirot   France 47.43 Q
4 Brian Dicker   Canada 47.70 q
5 Feru Dadi   Ethiopia 48.24
6 Gilmar da Silva   Brazil 49.97
7 Mitchell Peters   U.S. Virgin Islands 50.17
8 Gilbert Hashan   Mauritius 50.19

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Samuel Matete   Zambia 46.88 Q
2 Thierry Jean-Charles   France 47.20 Q
3 Masaru Komori   Japan 47.49 Q
4 Omokhegbele Okotako   Nigeria 47.73 q
5 Eversley Linley   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.65
6 Ibrahim Abdirashid Aden   Somalia 49.00
7 Eric Krings   Guatemala 50.71
8 Legesse Dereba   Ethiopia 51.10

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Anthony Ryan   Australia 47.08 Q
2 Jesse Carr   United States 47.49 Q
3 Geoffrey Clark   New Zealand 47.63 Q
4 Miguel Cuesta   Spain 48.29
5 Raffaele Altissimo   Italy 48.54
Barrington Campbell   Jamaica DNF

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Anthony Eziuka   Nigeria 47.29 Q
2 Jerome Williams   United States 47.34 Q
3 Ilidio Motty   Portugal 47.92 Q
4 Joel Otim-Bua   Uganda 48.10
5 Gianrico Boncompagni   Italy 48.23
6 William Archer   British Virgin Islands 52.60

Heat 6Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Steve Perry   Australia 46.79 Q
2 Kiril Raykov   Bulgaria 48.05 Q
3 Nicolás Rodríguez   Argentina 49.12 Q
4 Peter Merchant   Antigua and Barbuda 50.68
Yeóryios Panayiotopoulos   Greece DQ

Heat 7Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tomasz Jędrusik   Poland 46.50 Q
2 Wayne McDonald   United Kingdom 47.58 Q
3 Shigeaki Matsunaga   Japan 48.02 Q
4 Lin Kuang-Liang   Chinese Taipei 48.15
5 Aurelio Mancheno   Ecuador 48.63
6 Grzegorz Machelski   Poland 48.74

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 46 athletes from 33 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1988 Sudbury CAN Jul 27-31, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 7 April 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015