Athletics at the 1959 Summer Universiade – Men's 400 metres

The men's 400 metres event at the 1959 Summer Universiade was held at the Stadio Comunale di Torino in Turin with the final on 3, 4 and 5 September 1959.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Viktor Šnajder
  Yugoslavia
Walter Oberste
  West Germany
Otto Klappert
  West Germany

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Heat Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Walter Oberste   West Germany 48.9 Q
2 1 René Sadler   France 49.0 Q[2]
3 1 Zygmunt Czapracki   Poland 49.7 Q
1 2 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 49.0 Q
2 2 Robert Hay   Great Britain 49.5 Q
3 2 Jacques Pennewaert   Belgium 49.5 Q
1 3 Jean-Marie Cheuvart   Belgium 55.9 Q
2 3 José Luis Martínez   Spain 55.9 Q
3 3 Traian Sudrigean   Romania 55.9 Q
1 4 Otto Klappert   West Germany 48.7 Q
2 4 Daniel Laurent   France 49.8 Q[2]
1 5 Eldo Manaresi   Italy 49.9 Q
2 5 Jesús Rancaño   France 51.0 Q
1 6 Viktor Šnajder   Yugoslavia 48.8 Q
2 6 Nereo Fossati   Italy 48.8 Q
3 6 Norman Futter   Great Britain 49.6 Q

SemifinalsEdit

Rank Heat Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Viktor Šnajder   Yugoslavia 47.7 Q
2 1 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 48.1 Q
3 1 Nereo Fossati   Italy 48.3
4 1 José Luis Martínez   Spain 49.0
5 1 Robert Hay   Great Britain 49.6
6 1 Daniel Laurent   France 50.4 [2]
1 2 Walter Oberste   West Germany 48.4 Q
2 2 Norman Futter   Great Britain 48.7 Q
3 2 Zygmunt Czapracki   Poland 49.2
4 2 Eldo Manaresi   Italy 49.9
5 2 Jacques Pennewaert   Belgium 50.1
1 3 Otto Klappert   West Germany 47.8 Q[3]
2 3 Traian Sudrigean   Romania 47.8 Q
3 3 René Sadler   France 48.3 [2]
4 3 Jesús Rancaño   France 48.8
5 3 Jean-Marie Cheuvart   Belgium 49.8

FinalEdit

[4]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Viktor Šnajder   Yugoslavia 47.5
  Walter Oberste   West Germany 47.9
  Otto Klappert   West Germany 47.9
4 Josef Trousil   Czechoslovakia 48.0
5 Traian Sudrigean   Romania 48.2
6 Norman Futter   Great Britain 48.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resultados Universiada - 1959" (PDF). Atletismo (in Spanish). November 1959: 7–8. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d French results
  3. ^ Soviet results (p35)
  4. ^ Boccacini, Gigi (6 September 1959). "Oggi chiusura ai mondiali goliardici" (in Italian). La Stampa. p. 8. Retrieved 26 February 2021.