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1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 400 metres

The men's 400 metres at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 19, 20 and 21 August.

MedalistsEdit

ResultsEdit

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Round 1Edit

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) advance to the Semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 David Canal   Spain 45.20 Q, PB
2 2 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 45.44 Q
3 2 Marc Foucan   France 45.59 Q
4 2 Ashraf Saber   Italy 45.64 q, PB
5 1 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.96 Q
6 4 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 46.05 Q
7 1 Dmitriy Golovastov   Russia 46.16 Q, SB
7 1 Jan Poděbradský   Czech Republic 46.16 Q
9 3 Robert Maćkowiak   Poland 46.17 Q
10 4 Piotr Haczek   Poland 46.26 Q
11 4 Pierre-Marie Hilaire   France 46.27 Q
11 1 Solomon Wariso   Great Britain 46.27 q
11 4 Antonio Andres   Spain 46.27 q, PB
14 4 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 46.39 q
15 1 Marcel Lopuchovský   Slovakia 46.49
15 2 Stelios Dimotsios   Greece 46.49
17 4 Matija Šestak   Slovenia 46.57
18 3 Marco Vaccari   Italy 46.60 Q
19 3 Innokentiy Zharov   Russia 46.73 Q
19 3 Stephan Letzelter   Germany 46.73
21 3 Štefan Balošák   Slovakia 46.87
22 1 Fred Mango   France 46.88
23 1 Edoardo Vallet   Italy 47.03
24 3 Evripides Demosthenous   Cyprus 47.15
25 4 Péter Nyilasi   Hungary 47.16
26 2 Boštjan Horvat   Slovenia 47.17
27 3 Andriy Tverdostup   Ukraine 47.28
28 1 Eugene Farrell   Ireland 47.56
29 2 Jan Štejfa   Czech Republic 47.63
30 3 Johan Lannefors   Sweden 47.72
2 Mikhail Vdovin   Russia DNF


SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: First 4 in each heat (Q) advance to the Final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 44.82 Q
2 2 Robert Maćkowiak   Poland 45.08 Q, NR
3 1 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.22 Q, PB
4 2 David Canal   Spain 45.29 Q
5 1 Mark Richardson   Great Britain 45.41 Q
6 2 Solomon Wariso   Great Britain 45.59 Q
7 1 Piotr Haczek   Poland 45.68 Q, PB
8 2 Konstantinos Kenteris   Greece 45.74
9 1 Ashraf Saber   Italy 45.78 Q
10 2 Marco Vaccari   Italy 45.86
11 2 Innokentiy Zharov   Russia 45.92
12 1 Dmitriy Golovastov   Russia 45.93 SB
13 1 Jan Poděbradský   Czech Republic 46.01
14 1 Pierre-Marie Hilaire   France 46.26
15 2 Marc Foucan   France 46.52
16 1 Antonio Andres   Spain 46.59


FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Iwan Thomas   Great Britain 44.52 CR
  Robert Maćkowiak   Poland 45.04 NR
  Mark Richardson   Great Britain 45.14
4 Tomasz Czubak   Poland 45.43
5 Piotr Haczek   Poland 45.46 PB
6 Ashraf Saber   Italy 45.67
7 David Canal   Spain 45.93
Solomon Wariso   Great Britain DSQ

ReferencesEdit