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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 400 metres

MedalistsEdit

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

First 4 of each Heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the quarterfinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 Jerome Young   United States 45.34 Q
2 3 Sanderlei Claro Parrela   Brazil 45.35 Q
3 3 Tyree Washington   United States 45.35 Q
4 6 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 45.44 Q
5 3 Sugath Tillakeratne   Sri Lanka 45.58 Q, NR
6 3 Ibrahima Wade   Senegal 45.61 Q
7 4 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 45.62 Q
8 5 Michael Johnson   United States 45.66 Q
9 3 Matthias Rusterholz    Switzerland 45.76 q, SB
10 4 Davian Clarke   Jamaica 45.77 Q
11 5 Eswort Coombs   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 45.78 Q
12 6 Sunday Bada   Nigeria 45.79 Q
13 4 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.82 Q
14 5 Hachim Ndiaye   Senegal 45.84 Q
14 7 Štefan Balošák   Slovakia 45.84 Q
16 1 Jamie Baulch   Great Britain 45.85 Q
16 3 Jean-Louis Rapnouil   France 45.85 q
18 5 Kennedy Ochieng   Kenya 45.88 Q
18 6 Ibrahim Ismail Muftah   Qatar 45.88 Q
20 2 Michael McDonald   Jamaica 45.89 Q
21 5 Marco Vaccari   Italy 46.00 q
22 1 Roxbert Martin   Jamaica 46.04 Q
23 4 Arnaud Malherbe   South Africa 46.08 Q
24 1 Tawanda Chiwira   Zimbabwe 46.09 Q
25 7 Clement Chukwu   Nigeria 46.10 Q
26 7 Robert Maćkowiak   Poland 46.15 Q
27 2 Davis Kamoga   Uganda 46.17 Q
28 4 Samir-Adel Louahla   Algeria 46.22 q
29 2 Alejandro Cardenas   Mexico 46.26 Q
30 5 Odair da Costa   São Tomé and Príncipe 46.48 PB
31 6 Soloveni Nakaunicina   Fiji 46.51
32 5 Jan Poděbradský   Czech Republic 46.52
33 1 Benjamin Youla   Republic of the Congo 46.62 Q, NR
34 4 Konstantinos Moumoulidis   Greece 46.64
35 1 Roman Galkin   Ukraine 46.82
36 1 Antonio Andrés   Spain 46.94
37 7 Rafik Elouardi   Austria 46.95
38 6 Shigekazu Omori   Japan 47.09
39 3 Kenmore Hughes   Antigua and Barbuda 47.11 SB
40 2 Shon Ju-Il   South Korea 47.47 Q
41 4 Evripides Demosthenous   Cyprus 47.57
42 2 Liod Kgopong   South Africa 47.66
43 2 Kendon Maynard   United States Virgin Islands 47.83
44 7 Dennis Darling   Bahamas 47.96
45 6 Eugene Farrell   Ireland 48.20 SB
46 7 Angelo Ignatius   Netherlands Antilles 49.01
47 2 Mohsin Munir   Pakistan 49.61
48 6 Bashir Mohamed Al Khewani   Yemen 50.96
7 Antonio Pettigrew   United States DQ Q
1 Neil de Silva   Trinidad and Tobago DNF
2 Jude Monye   Nigeria DNS

QuarterfinalsEdit

First 3 of each Heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Jerome Young   United States 44.87 Q
2 1 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 44.98 Q
3 4 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 45.05 Q
4 2 Jamie Baulch   Great Britain 45.06 Q
4 3 Clement Chukwu   Nigeria 45.06 Q
6 3 Tyree Washington   United States 45.09 Q
7 4 Michael McDonald   Jamaica 45.16 Q
8 2 Davis Kamoga   Uganda 45.25 Q
9 1 Robert Maćkowiak   Poland 45.26 Q, NR
10 3 Davian Clarke   Jamaica 45.27 Q
11 1 Roxbert Martin   Jamaica 45.37 q
11 4 Sunday Bada   Nigeria 45.37 q, SB
13 2 Ibrahima Wade   Senegal 45.38 Q
14 2 Michael Johnson   United States 45.39 q
15 4 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.41 q, PB
16 3 Hachim Ndiaye   Senegal 45.44 PB
17 2 Eswort Coombs   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 45.47
18 1 Štefan Balošák   Slovakia 45.48
19 1 Matthias Rusterholz    Switzerland 45.89
20 3 Sugath Tillakeratne   Sri Lanka 46.11
21 4 Ibrahim Ismail Muftah   Qatar 46.12
22 2 Jean-Louis Rapnouil   France 46.14
23 2 Tawanda Chiwira   Zimbabwe 46.22
24 4 Samir-Adel Louahla   Algeria 46.23
25 3 Kennedy Ochieng   Kenya 46.28
26 2 Benjamin Youla   Republic of the Congo 46.29 NR
27 3 Marco Vaccari   Italy 46.32
28 1 Alejandro Cardenas   Mexico 46.63
29 4 Arnaud Malherbe   South Africa 46.73
30 1 Shon Ju-Il   South Korea 47.36
1 Antonio Pettigrew   United States DQ Q
3 Sanderlei Claro Parrela   Brazil DNS

SemifinalsEdit

First 4 of each Semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Michael Johnson   United States 44.37 Q
2 2 Jerome Young   United States 44.50 Q, SB
3 2 Davis Kamoga   Uganda 44.57 Q, SB
4 1 Tyree Washington   United States 44.61 Q
4 2 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 44.61 Q
6 1 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 44.62 Q, SB
7 1 Jamie Baulch   Great Britain 44.69 Q, SB
8 1 Davian Clarke   Jamaica 45.07
9 2 Clement Chukwu   Nigeria 45.26
10 1 Ibrahima Wade   Senegal 45.47
11 2 Roxbert Martin   Jamaica 45.49
12 2 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.51
13 2 Michael McDonald   Jamaica 45.74
14 1 Sunday Bada   Nigeria 45.96
1 Antonio Pettigrew   United States DQ Q
1 Robert Maćkowiak   Poland DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Michael Johnson   United States 44.12
  7 Davis Kamoga   Uganda 44.37 NR
  3 Tyree Washington   United States 44.39 PB
4 5 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 44.47 PB
5 6 Jerome Young   United States 44.51
6 2 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 44.52
7 1 Jamie Baulch   Great Britain 45.22
8 Antonio Pettigrew   United States DQ

ReferencesEdit