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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia which took place between 26 and 29 July. There were a total number of 64 competitors, with two non-starters.[1]

Men's 400 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium
Dates26 July 1996 (heats)
27 July 1996 (quarter-finals)
28 July 1996 (semi-finals)
29 July 1996 (final)
Competitors62 from 42 nations
Winning time43.49 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Michael Johnson
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Roger Black
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Davis Kamoga
 Uganda
← 1992
2000 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 43.29   Butch Reynolds Zürich (SUI) August 17, 1988
Olympic Record 43.50   Quincy Watts Barcelona (ESP) August 5, 1992

In the final Michael Johnson set a new Olympic record by 0.01 seconds with 43.49 seconds.

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

RANK ATHLETE FINAL LANE SEMI QUART HEAT
    Michael Johnson (USA) 43.49 4 44.59 44.62 45.80
    Roger Black (GBR) 44.41 3 44.69 44.72 45.28
    Davis Kamoga (UGA) 44.53 2 44.85 44.82 45.56
4.   Alvin Harrison (USA) 44.62 1 45.04 44.79 44.69
5.   Iwan Thomas (GBR) 44.70 8 45.01 45.04 45.22
6.   Roxbert Martin (JAM) 44.83 5 44.81 44.74 46.01
7.   Davian Clarke (JAM) 44.99 6 44.87 44.98 45.54
8.   Ibrahim Ismail Muftah (QAT) DNF 7 45.02 44.96 45.61

Eliminated in SemifinalsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Samson Kitur (KEN) 45.17
  Sunday Bada (NGR) 45.30
  Eswort Coombs (VIN) 45.36
  Michael McDonald (JAM) 45.48
  Neil de Silva (TRI) 45.56
  Štefan Balošák (SVK) 45.59
  Troy Douglas (BER) 46.33
  Butch Reynolds (USA) DNF

Eliminated in QuarterfinalsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Clement Chukwu (NGR) 45.24
  Arnaud Malherbe (RSA) 45.26
  Alejandro Cardenas (MEX) 45.33
  Tawanda Chiwira (ZIM) 45.38
  Bobang Phiri (RSA) 45.51
  Du'aine Ladejo (GBR) 45.62
  Sanderlei Parrela (BRA) 45.72
  Mathias Rusterholz (SUI) 45.72
  Kennedy Ochieng (KEN) 45.72
  Jean-Louis Rapnouil (FRA) 45.74
  Sugath Thilakaratne (SRI) 45.78
  Piotr Rysiukiewicz (POL) 46.19
  Paul Greene (AUS) 46.22
  Hendrik Mokganyetsi (RSA) 46.48
  Jude Monye (NGR) DNF
  Charles Gitonga (KEN) DNS

Eliminated in HeatsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Osmar dos Santos (BRA) 46.16
  Mark Ladbrook (AUS) 46.28
  Michael Joubert (AUS) 46.30
  Shigekazu Omori (JPN) 46.30
  Troy McIntosh (BAH) 46.42
  Laurent Clerc (SUI) 46.42
  Valdinei da Silva (BRA) 46.61
  Richard Jones (GUY) 46.69
  Dawda Jallow (GAM) 46.73
  Shon Ju-Il (KOR) 46.74
  Evripides Demosthenous (CYP) 46.76
  Robert Guy (TRI) 46.80
  Mohamed Hamed Al-Bishi (KSA) 46.82
  Kossi Akoto (TOG) 46.94
  Ivan Jean-Marie (LCA) 47.13
  Eugene Farrell (IRL) 47.18
  Carl Oliver (BAH) 47.41
  Mpho Morobe (LES) 47.54
  Subul Babo (PNG) 48.15
  Kimitene Biyago (CHA) 48.88
  Martial Biguet (CAF) 48.92
  Emmanuel Rubayiza (RWA) 49.20
  Mohamed Amir (MDV) 49.67
  Casimiro Asumu Nze (GEQ) 50.14
  Hassan Abdou (COM) 50.17
  Anwar Mohamed Ali (YEM) 50.81
  Ibrahim Hassan (GHA) DNF
  Francis Ogola (UGA) DNF
  Moustafa Abdel Naser (LBA) DSQ
  Amar Hecini (ALG) DSQ
  Ibrahim Ouedraogo (BUR) DNS
  Justice Dipeba (BOT) DNS

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's 400 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 August 2017.

External linksEdit