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Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

The men's 110 metres hurdling event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place between September 3 and September 5.[1]

Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
DatesSeptember 3 (heats and quarterfinals)
September 5 (semifinals and final)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lee Calhoun
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Willie May
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hayes Jones
 United States
← 1956
1964 →

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The fastest four hurdlers in each of the six heats advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Martin Lauer   United Team of Germany 14.45
2 Jean Baptiste Okello   Uganda 14.59
3 Giovanni Cornacchia   Italy 14.77
4 Marcel Duriez   France 14.90
5 Seraphino Antao   Kenya 15.13
6 Çetin Şahiner   Turkey 15.75

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Hayes Jones   United States 14.32
2 Mykola Berezutskiy   Soviet Union 14.50
3 Milad Petrušić   Yugoslavia 14.74
4 Paolo Zamboni   Italy 14.82
5 John Chittick   Australia 14.86
- Abdul Wardak   Afghanistan DNF

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Willie May   United States 14.16
2 Valentin Chistyakov   Soviet Union 14.45
3 Bob Birrell   Great Britain 14.82
4 Klaus Gerbig   United Team of Germany 14.87
5 Saka Oloko   Nigeria 15.04
6 Nazzar Al-Jamali   Iraq 15.99

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lee Calhoun   United States 14.37
2 Edmond Roudnitska   France 14.53
3 Ghulam Raziq   Pakistan 14.68
4 Peter Hildreth   Great Britain 14.90
5 Georgios Marsellos   Greece 14.92
6 Pétur Rögnvaldsson   Iceland 15.38
- Isaac Elie   Sudan DNF

Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Keith Gardner   British West Indies 14.46
2 Stanko Lorger   Yugoslavia 14.56
3 Nereo Svara   Italy 15.03
4 Vic Matthews   Great Britain 15.07
5 Jagmohan Singh   India 15.34
6 Abdul Malik   Pakistan 15.52

Heat six

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Anatoly Mikhaylov   Soviet Union 14.53
2 Karl-Ernst Schottes   United Team of Germany 14.90
3 Roman Muzyk   Poland 14.94
4 Aggrey Awori   Uganda 15.36
5 Jacques Déprez   France 17.24

QuarterfinalsEdit

The fastest three hurdlers in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lee Calhoun   United States 14.16
2 Jean Baptiste Okello   Uganda 14.48 NR
3 Nikolay Berezutsky   Soviet Union 14.57
4 Giovanni Cornacchia   Italy 14.68
5 Peter Hildreth   Great Britain 14.78
6 Karl-Ernst Schottes   United Team of Germany 14.81

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Martin Lauer   United Team of Germany 14.06
2 Keith Gardner   British West Indies 14.45
3 Ghulam Raziq   Pakistan 14.51
4 Edmond Roudnitska   France 14.66
5 Milad Petrušić   Yugoslavia 14.71
6 Paolo Zamboni   Italy 15.02

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Willie May   United States 13.92
2 Anatoly Mikhaylov   Soviet Union 14.02
3 Stanko Lorger   Yugoslavia 14.56
4 Aggrey Awori   Uganda 14.94
5 Klaus Gerbig   United Team of Germany 14.97
6 Vic Matthews   Great Britain 15.12

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Hayes Jones   United States 14.19
2 Valentin Chistyakov   Soviet Union 14.51
3 Nereo Svara   Italy 14.59
4 Roman Muzyk   Poland 14.68
5 Bob Birrell   Great Britain 14.78
6 Marcel Duriez   France 15.19

SemifinalsEdit

The fastest three hurdlers in each of the two heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Willie May   United States 13.87
2 Hayes Jones   United States 14.22
3 Keith Gardner   British West Indies 14.32
4 Nereo Svara   Italy 14.50
5 Jean Baptiste Okello   Uganda 14.59
6 Nikolay Berezutsky   Soviet Union 14.69

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lee Calhoun   United States 13.88
2 Martin Lauer   United Team of Germany 14.13
3 Valentin Chistyakov   Soviet Union 14.46
4 Ghulam Raziq   Pakistan 14.49
5 Stanko Lorger   Yugoslavia 14.83
- Anatoly Mikhaylov   Soviet Union DNF

FinalEdit

wind = 0.1 m/s.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Lee Calhoun   United States 13.98
  Willie May   United States 13.99
  Hayes Jones   United States 14.17
4 Martin Lauer   United Team of Germany 14.20
5 Keith Gardner   British West Indies 14.55
6 Valentin Chistyakov   Soviet Union 14.71

Key: DNF = did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Men's 110 metres Hurdles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 September 2017.