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Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres hurdles

The Men's 400 metres Hurdles at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics programme were held at Stadium Australia on Sunday 24 September, Monday 25 September and Wednesday 27 September 2000.[1]

Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Date24 September 2000 (heats)
25 September 2000 (semi-finals)
27 September 2000 (final)
Competitors62 from 45 nations
Winning time47.50
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Angelo Taylor
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hadi Souan Somayli
 Saudi Arabia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Llewellyn Herbert
 South Africa
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The top two runners in each of the initial eight heats automatically qualified for the semifinals. The next eight fastest runners from across the heats also qualified. Those 24 runners competed in 3 heats in the semifinals, with the top two runners from each heat qualifying for the finals. The next two fastest runners from across the heats also qualified.

RecordsEdit

World and Olympic records prior to the Games.
World Record 46.78 Kevin Young USA Barcelona, Spain 8 June 1992
Olympic Record 46.78 Kevin Young USA Barcelona, Spain 8 June 1992

ResultsEdit

All times shown are in seconds.

  • Q denotes qualification by place in heat.
  • q denotes qualification by overall place.
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • AR denotes area/continental record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best.

Qualifying heatsEdit

Round 1Edit

Heat 1 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 3 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa 8 0.171 s 49.25 s Q
2 5 Thomas Goller   Germany 7 0.154 s 49.32 s Q
3 17 Ruslan Mashchenko   Russia 3 0.255 s 50.01 s q
4 34 Rohan Robinson   Australia 4 0.173 s 50.80 s
5 35 Willie Smith   Namibia 5 0.156 s 50.89 s
6 45 Carlos Zbinden   Chile 6 0.180 s 51.36 s
7 49 Victor Houston   Barbados 2 0.179 s 51.51 s
Heat 2 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 6 Fabrizio Mori   Italy 5 0.162 s 49.35 s Q
2 8 Boris Gorban   Russia 8 0.195 s 49.44 s Q
3 13 Félix Sánchez   Dominican Republic 4 0.142 s 49.70 s q
4 14 Blair Young   Australia 6 0.193 s 49.75 s q
5 16 Tien-Wen Chen   Chinese Taipei 2 0.180 s 49.93 s q NR
6 18T Erick Keter   Kenya 3 0.269 s 50.06 s q SB
7 22T Kazuhiko Yamazaki   Japan 1 0.177 s 50.15 s
8 22T Yvon Rakotoarimiandry   Madagascar 7 0.185 s 50.15 s
Heat 3 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 9 Angelo Taylor   United States 8 0.185 s 49.48 s Q
2 12 Dinsdale Morgan   Jamaica 6 0.171 s 49.64 s Q
3 20 Ibou Faye   Senegal 4 0.188 s 50.09 s
4 29 Arijan Raja Ratnayake   Sri Lanka 7 0.346 s 50.43 s
5 31 Erkinjon Isakov   Uzbekistan 5 0.182 s 50.71 s
6 37 Hillary Kiprotich Maritim   Kenya 3 0.180 s 51.04 s
7 38 Sylvester Omodiale   Nigeria 2 0.189 s 51.06 s
Heat 4 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 21 Jiri Muzik   Czech Republic 8 0.216 s 50.11 s Q
2 24 Eric Thomas   United States 6 0.170 s 50.16 s Q
3 25 Periklis Iakovakis   Greece 1 0.165 s 50.20 s
4 30 Hideaki Kawamura   Japan 4 0.172 s 50.68 s
5 39 Vadim Zadoinov   Moldova 7 0.173 s 51.08 s
6 47 Mustapha Sdad   Morocco 2 0.216 s 51.39 s
7 51 Tom McGuirk   Ireland 3 0.183 s 51.73 s
8 58 Lee Du-yeon   South Korea 5 0.192 s 52.61 s
Heat 5 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 43 Christopher Rawlinson   Great Britain 3 0.184 s 51.30 s Q
2 48 Paweł Januszewski   Poland 2 0.163 s 51.40 s Q
3 50 Tibor Bedi   Hungary 7 0.169 s 51.54 s
4 52 Kenneth Harnden   Zimbabwe 5 0.435 s 51.83 s
5 53 Leonid Vershinin   Belarus 4 0.151 s 51.84 s
6 56 Darko Juricic   Croatia 1 0.167 s 52.39 s
7 59 Zahr-el-Din El-Najem   Syria 6 0.160 s 52.70 s
8 61 Iliya Dzhivondov   Bulgaria 8 0.279 s 54.36 s
Heat 6 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 4 Hadi Souan Somayli   Saudi Arabia 1 0.174 s 49.28 s Q
2 7 James Carter   United States 7 0.174 s 49.41 s Q
3 10 Alwyn Myburgh   South Africa 6 0.184 s 49.57 s q
4 15 Pedro Rodrigues   Portugal 5 0.162 s 49.90 s q
5 32 Anthony Borsumato   Great Britain 4 0.155 s 50.73 s
6 41 Costas Pochanis   Cyprus 3 0.244 s 51.20 s
7 42 Matthew Beckenham   Australia 8 0.176 s 51.27 s
8 55 Ian Weakley   Jamaica 2 0.179 s 52.18 s
Heat 7 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Samuel Matete   Zambia 1 0.184 s 48.98 s Q
2 2 Gennadiy Gorbenko   Ukraine 5 0.406 s 49.12 s Q PB
3 11 Matt Douglas   Great Britain 8 0.163 s 49.62 s q
4 28 Kemel Thompson   Jamaica 7 0.241 s 50.40 s
5 33 Zid Abou Hamed   Syria 3 0.117 s 50.74 s
6 36 Paul Tucker   Guyana 6 0.354 s 50.92 s
7 40 Radoslav Holubek   Slovakia 2 0.127 s 51.18 s
8 46 Mowen Boino   Papua New Guinea 4 0.406 s 51.28 s NR
Heat 8 of 8
Date: Sunday 24 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 18T Eronilde de Araújo   Brazil 8 0.179 s 50.06 s Q
2 26 Giorgio Frinolli Puzzilli   Italy 6 0.179 s 50.27 s Q
3 27 Vladislav Shiryayev   Russia 4 0.179 s 50.39 s
4 44 Inigo Monreal   Spain 5 0.502 s 51.32 s
5 54 Sinisa Pesa   Yugoslavia 7 0.165 s 52.14 s
6 57 Curt Young   Panama 2 0.164 s 52.46 s
7 60 Iain Harnden   Zimbabwe 3 0.287 s 54.01 s
8 62 Dai Tamesue   Japan 1 0.256 s 1:01.81

Heat 1- Overall

Round 1
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Samuel Matete   Zambia 7 1 1 49.98 s Q
2 Gennadiy Gorbenko   Ukraine 7 5 2 49.12 s Q PB
3 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa 1 8 1 49.25 s Q
4 Hadi Souan Somayli   Saudi Arabia 6 1 1 49.28 s Q
5 Thomas Goller   Germany 1 7 2 49.32 s Q
6 Fabrizio Mori   Italy 2 5 1 49.35 s Q
7 James Carter   United States 2 7 2 49.41 s Q
8 Boris Gorban   Russia 2 8 2 49.44 s Q
9 Angelo Taylor   United States 3 8 1 49.48 s Q
10 Alwyn Myburgh   South Africa 6 6 3 49.57 s q
11 Matt Douglas   Great Britain 7 8 3 49.62 s q
12 Dinsdale Morgan   Jamaica 3 6 2 49.64 s Q
13 Félix Sánchez   Dominican Republic 2 4 3 49.70 s q
14 Blair Young   Australia 2 6 4 49.75 s q
15 Pedro Rodrigues   Portugal 6 5 4 49.90 s q
16 Tien-Wen Chen   Chinese Taipei 2 2 5 49.93 s q NR
17 Ruslan Mashchenko   Russia 1 3 3 50.01 s q
18 Eronilde de Araújo   Brazil 8 8 1 50.06 s Q
Erick Keter   Kenya 2 3 6 50.06 s q SB
20 Ibou Faye   Senegal 3 4 3 50.09 s
21 Jiri Muzik   Czech Republic 4 8 1 50.11 s Q
22 Yvon Rakotoarimiandry   Madagascar 2 7 8 50.15 s
Kazuhiko Yamazaki   Japan 2 1 7 50.15 s
24 Eric Thomas   United States 4 6 2 50.16 s Q
25 Periklis Iakovakis   Greece 4 1 3 50.20 s
26 Giorgio Frinolli Puzzilli   Italy 8 6 2 50.27 s Q
27 Vladislav Shiryayev   Russia 8 4 3 50.39 s
28 Kemel Thompson   Jamaica 7 7 4 50.40 s
29 Arijan Raja Ratnayake   Sri Lanka 3 7 4 50.43 s
30 Hideaki Kawamura   Japan 4 4 4 50.68 s
31 Erkinjon Isakov   Uzbekistan 3 5 5 50.71 s
32 Anthony Borsumato   Great Britain 6 4 5 50.73 s
33 Zid Abou Hamed   Syria 7 3 5 50.74 s
34 Rohan Robinson   Australia 1 4 4 50.80 s
35 Willie Smith   Namibia 1 5 5 50.89 s
36 Paul Tucker   Guyana 7 6 6 50.92 s
37 Hillary Kiprotich Maritim   Kenya 3 3 6 51.04 s
38 Sylvester Omodiale   Nigeria 3 2 7 51.06 s
39 Vadim Zadoinov   Moldova 4 7 5 51.08 s
40 Radoslav Holubek   Slovakia 7 2 7 51.18 s
41 Costas Pochanis   Cyprus 6 3 6 51.20 s
42 Matthew Beckenham   Australia 6 8 7 51.27 s
43 Christopher Rawlinson   Great Britain 5 3 1 51.30 s Q
44 Inigo Monreal   Spain 8 5 4 51.32 s
45 Carlos Zbinden   Chile 1 6 6 51.36 s
46 Mowen Boino   Papua New Guinea 7 4 8 51.28 s NR
47 Mustapha Sdad   Morocco 4 2 6 51.39 s
48 Paweł Januszewski   Poland 5 2 2 51.40 s Q
49 Victor Houston   Barbados 1 2 7 51.51 s
50 Tibor Bedi   Hungary 5 7 3 51.54 s
51 Tom McGuirk   Ireland 4 3 7 51.73 s
52 Kenneth Harnden   Zimbabwe 5 5 4 51.83 s
53 Leonid Vershinin   Belarus 5 4 5 51.84 s
54 Sinisa Pesa   Yugoslavia 8 7 5 52.14 s
55 Ian Weakley   Jamaica 6 2 8 52.18 s
56 Darko Juricic   Croatia 5 1 6 52.39 s
57 Curt Young   Panama 8 2 6 52.46 s
58 Du-Yeon Lee   South Korea 4 5 8 52.61 s
59 Zahr-Edin Al Najem   Syria 5 6 7 52.70 s
60 Iain Harnden   Zimbabwe 8 3 7 54.01 s
61 Iliya Dzhivondov   Bulgaria 5 8 8 54.36 s
62 Dai Tamesue   Japan 8 1 8 1:01.81

Semi-FinalsEdit

Heat 1 of 3
Date: Monday 25 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Hadi Souan Somayli   Saudi Arabia 6 0.316 s 48.14 s Q AR
2 3T Fabrizio Mori   Italy 4 48.40 s Q SB
3 3T Gennadiy Gorbenko   Ukraine 5 0.478 s 48.40 s q PB
4 5 Paweł Januszewski   Poland 7 0.244 s 48.42 s q SB
5 13T Eric Thomas   United States 2 0.188 s 49.25 s
6 16 Thomas Goller   Germany 3 0.152 s 49.28 s
7 18 Pedro Rodrigues   Portugal 1 0.163 s 49.48 s SB
8 23 Tien-Wen Chen   Chinese Taipei 8 0.182 s 50.52 s
Heat 2 of 3
Date: Monday 25 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 2 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa 4 0.153 s 48.38 s Q
2 7 Angelo Taylor   United States 3 0.250 s 48.49 s Q
3 9 Ruslan Mashchenko   Russia 7 0.177 s 48.49 s
4 14 Blair Young   Australia 8 0.255 s 49.20 s
5 16 Jiri Muzik   Czech Republic 5 0.277 s 49.23 s
6 13T Christopher Rawlinson   Great Britain 6 0.177 s 49.25 s
7 20 Félix Sánchez   Dominican Republic 1 0.178 s 49.69 s
8 22T Giorgio Frinolli Puzzilli   Italy 2 0.242 s 50.10 s
Heat 3 of 3
Date: Monday 25 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 6 James Carter   United States 3 0.202 s 48.48 s Q
2 8 Eronilde de Araújo   Brazil 4 0.181 s 48.76 s Q
3 10 Samuel Matete   Zambia 6 0.228 s 48.98 s
4 13T Alwyn Myburgh   South Africa 1 0.202 s 49.25 s
5 17 Boris Gorban   Russia 5 0.454 s 49.29 s
6 19 Matt Douglas   Great Britain 8 0.177 s 49.53 s
7 22 Dinsdale Morgan   Jamaica 2 0.166 s 50.23 s
8 24 Erick Keter   Kenya 7 0.202 s 51.25 s

Semi-Finals- Overall

Semi-Finals
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Hadi Souan Somayli   Saudi Arabia 1 6 1 48.14 s Q AR
2 Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa 2 4 1 48.38 s Q
3 Fabrizio Mori   Italy 1 4 2 48.40 s Q SB
Gennadiy Gorbenko   Ukraine 1 5 3 48.80 s q PB
5 Paweł Januszewski   Poland 1 7 4 48.42 s q SB
6 James Carter   United States 3 3 1 48.48 s Q
7 Angelo Taylor   United States 2 3 2 48.49 s Q
8 Eronilde de Araújo   Brazil 3 4 2 48.76 s Q
9 Ruslan Mashchenko   Russia 2 7 3 48.94 s Q
10 Samuel Matete   Zambia 3 6 3 48.98 s
11 Blair Young   Australia 2 8 4 49.20 s
12 Jiri Muzik   Czech Republic 2 5 5 49.23 s
13 Alwyn Myburgh   South Africa 3 1 4 49.25 s
Christopher Rawlinson   Great Britain 2 6 6 49.25 s
Eric Thomas   United States 1 2 5 49.25 s
16 Thomas Goller   Germany 1 3 6 49.28 s
17 Boris Gorban   Russia 3 5 5 49.29 s
18 Pedro Rodrigues   Portugal 1 1 7 49.48 s SB
19 Matt Douglas   Great Britain 3 8 6 49.53 s
20 Félix Sánchez   Dominican Republic 2 1 7 49.69 s
21 Giorgio Frinolli Puzzilli   Italy 2 2 8 50.10 s
22 Dinsdale Morgan   Jamaica 3 2 7 50.23 s
23 Tien-Wen Chen   Chinese Taipei 1 8 8 50.52 s
24 Erick Keter   Kenya 3 7 8 51.25 s

FinalEdit

Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Reaction Time Record
  Angelo Taylor   United States 1 0.179 s 47.50 s PB
  Hadi Souan Somayli   Saudi Arabia 4 0.437 s 47.53 s AR
  Llewellyn Herbert   South Africa 6 0.169 s 47.81 s NR
4 James Carter   United States 5 0.421 s 48.04 s PB
5 Eronilde de Araújo   Brazil 8 0.190 s 48.34 s
6 Paweł Januszewski   Poland 2 0.149 s 48.44 s
7 Fabrizio Mori   Italy 3 0.198 s 48.78 s
8 Gennadiy Gorbenko   Ukraine 7 0.395 s 49.01 s

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's 400 metres Hurdles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 October 2017.

External linksEdit