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Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

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The men's 400 metres event at the 2016 Summer Olympics took place between 12–14 August at the Olympic Stadium

Contents

  • 1 Summary
  • 2 Records
  • 3 Results
    • 31 Round 1
      • 311 Heat 1
      • 312 Heat 2
      • 313 Heat 3
      • 314 Heat 4
      • 315 Heat 5
      • 316 Heat 6
      • 317 Heat 7
    • 32 Semifinals
      • 321 Semifinal 1
      • 322 Semifinal 2
      • 323 Semifinal 3
    • 33 Final
  • 4 References

Summary

Kirani James was the Olympic champion in 2012 and was in good form before the competition with a run of 4408 seconds placing him second on the global rankings The 2008 Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt topped the lists for the season as the only man under 44 seconds Wayde van Niekerk ranked third and was the 2015 World Championships winner At that competition the trio had all run under 44 seconds for medals a first for the sport and were the principal challengers to the Olympic title Two younger athletes, Baboloki Thebe and Machel Cedenio, were the next fastest athletes to enter James was the fastest in the first round with 4493 and Cedenio was the other heat winner under 45 seconds The 2016 World Indoor Champion Pavel Maslák, David Verburg and Rafał Omelko qualified as fastest losers Former European champions Martyn Rooney and Kevin Borlée were eliminated

In the semi-finals, James had a season's best time of 4402 to win the round nearly two tenths ahead of Merritt Cedenio won the 2nd semi final ahead with van Niekerk second Bralon Taplin won the third semi final Fastest loser qualifiers Karabo Sibanda, Matthew Hudson-Smith and Ali Khamis all set personal bests

In the final, the three favorites James, van Niekerk and Merritt were drawn in lanes 6, 8 and 5 respectively and led from the start By the end of the turn, van Niekerk had a clear 2 metre lead, Merritt just slightly ahead of James who had closed the gap during the turn Cedenio was another four metres back, with Taplin another metre back In the home straight van Niekerk increased his lead while James overtook Merritt, finishing 2nd and 3rd Cedenio was 4th, Taplin faded and in lane 1, eighteen year-old Karabo Sibanda finished fifth

Van Niekerk set a new world record of 4303 seconds, beating Michael Johnson’s previous record set at the 1999 World Championships by 015 seconds No other athlete had won a major championship from lane 8 Johnson was in the stadium, working in the British commentary booth

Cedenio set the national record for Trinidad and Tobago and Ali Khamis in sixth set the national record for Bahrain

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows

World record  Michael Johnson USA 4318 Seville, Spain 26 August 1999
Olympic record 4349 Atlanta, United States 29 July 1996
Area
Time s Athlete Nation
Africa records 4348 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa
Asia records 4393 Yousef Ahmed Masrahi  Saudi Arabia
Europe records 4433 Thomas Schönlebe  East Germany
North, Central America
and Caribbean records
4318 Michael Johnson  United States
Oceania records 4438 Darren Clark  Australia
South America records 4429 Sanderlei Parrela  Brazil

The following new world, Olympic and African record were established during this competition:

Date Event Athlete Time WR OR AR
14 August Final  Wayde Van Niekerk RSA 4303 s WR OR AR

The following national records were established during the competition:

Country Athlete Round Time Notes
Slovenia  Luka Janežič SLO Semifinals 4507 s
Bahrain  Ali Khamis BRN Semifinals 4449 s
South Africa  Wayde van Niekerk RSA Final 4303 s WR, OR, AR
Trinidad and Tobago  Machel Cedenio TTO Final 4401 s
Bahrain  Ali Khamis BRN Final 4436 s

Results

Round 1

Qualification rule: first 3 of each heat Q plus the 3 fastest times q qualified

Heat 1

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 2 Machel Cedenio  Trinidad and Tobago 0179 4498 Q
2 7 Gil Roberts  United States 0168 4527 Q
3 4 Yoandys Lescay  Cuba 0199 4536 Q, SB
4 6 Fitzroy Dunkley  Jamaica 0176 4566
5 3 Kevin Borlée  Belgium 0138 4590
6 5 Alberth Bravo  Venezuela 0205 4615
7 1 Alex Lerionka Sampao  Kenya 0199 4662
8 8 Ousseini Djibo Idrissa  Niger 0173 5006

Heat 2

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 4 Bralon Taplin  Grenada 0162 4515 Q
2 2 Nery Brenes  Costa Rica 0151 4553 Q
3 7 Karabo Sibanda  Botswana 0166 4556 Q
4 1 Matteo Galvan  Italy 0154 4607
5 3 Raymond Kibet  Kenya 0234 4615
6 6 Mehboob Ali  Pakistan 0212 4837
7 8 Bachir Mahamat  Chad 0188 4859
5 Anas Beshr  Egypt 0141 DQ R1633a

Heat 3

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 7 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 0147 4526 Q
2 2 Luguelín Santos  Dominican Republic 0148 4561 Q
3 8 Javon Francis  Jamaica 0172 4588 Q
4 6 Jonathan Borlée  Belgium 0162 4601
5 3 Alphas Kishoyian  Kenya 0147 4674
6 5 Brandon Valentine-Parris  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0144 4762
4 Alonzo Russell  Bahamas 0159 DQ R1633a

Heat 4

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 5 Lalonde Gordon  Trinidad and Tobago 0153 4524 Q
2 4 Luka Janežič  Slovenia 0148 4533 Q
3 6 Baboloki Thebe  Botswana 0155 4541 Q
4 1 Chris Brown  Bahamas 0147 4556 SB
5 2 Martyn Rooney  Great Britain 0154 4560
6 7 Julian Jrummi Walsh  Japan 0149 4637
7 8 Gustavo Cuesta  Dominican Republic 0143 4692
8 3 James Chiengjiek  Refugee Olympic Team 0213 5289

Heat 5

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 8 LaShawn Merritt  United States 0235 4528 Q
2 3 Abdelalelah Haroun  Qatar 0190 4576 Q
3 6 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 0242 4591 Q
4 2 Vitaliy Butrym  Ukraine 0166 4592
5 4 Donald Blair-Sanford  Israel 0163 4606
6 5 Deon Lendore  Trinidad and Tobago 0201 4615
7 7 Hederson Estefani  Brazil 0234 4668

Heat 6

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 6 Kirani James  Grenada 0156 4493 Q
2 5 Rusheen McDonald  Jamaica 0179 4522 Q, SB
3 2 Matthew Hudson-Smith  Great Britain 0142 4526 Q
4 3 David Verburg  United States 0167 4548 q
5 7 Winston George  Guyana 0186 4577
6 8 Diego Palomeque  Colombia 0159 4648
4 Abbas Abubakar Abbas  Bahrain 0192 DQ R1633a

Heat 7

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 7 Ali Khamis  Bahrain 0161 4512 Q
2 1 Steven Gardiner  Bahamas 0149 4524 Q
3 8 Liemarvin Bonevacia  Netherlands 0142 4549 Q
4 5 Rafał Omelko  Poland 0177 4554 q
5 4 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic 0183 4554 q
6 6 Mohammad Anas  India 0158 4595
7 2 Orukpe Erayokan  Nigeria 0180 4742 SB
8 3 Yuzo Kanemaru  Japan 0144 4838

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 4 Kirani James  Grenada 0144 4402 Q, SB
2 6 LaShawn Merritt  United States 0271 4421 Q
3 2 Karabo Sibanda  Botswana 0174 4447 q, PB
4 7 Luguelín Santos  Dominican Republic 0155 4471 SB
5 1 Javon Francis  Jamaica 0170 4496
6 5 Nery Brenes  Costa Rica 0181 4502
7 8 Liemarvin Bonevacia  Netherlands 0166 4503 SB
8 3 Lalonde Gordon  Trinidad and Tobago 0157 4513

Semifinal 2

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 5 Machel Cedenio  Trinidad and Tobago 0243 4439 Q
2 3 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 0156 4445 Q
3 2 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic 0185 4506 SB
4 6 Luka Janežič  Slovenia 0154 4507 NR
5 1 David Verburg  United States 0159 4561
6 4 Rusheen McDonald  Jamaica 0182 4612
7 7 Abdelalelah Haroun  Qatar 0173 4666
8 Baboloki Thebe  Botswana N/A N/A DNS

Semifinal 3

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
1 6 Bralon Taplin  Grenada 0171 4444 Q
2 8 Matthew Hudson-Smith  Great Britain 0143 4448 Q, PB
3 3 Ali Khamis  Bahrain 0145 4449 q, NR
4 4 Gil Roberts  United States 0151 4465 SB
5 5 Steven Gardiner  Bahamas 0156 4472
6 7 Yoandys Lescay  Cuba 0216 4500 PB
7 2 Rafał Omelko  Poland 0164 4528
8 1 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 0173 4660

Final

Rank Lane Name Nationality Reaction Time Notes
01 ! 8 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 0181 4303 WR
02 ! 6 Kirani James  Grenada 0134 4376 SB
03 ! 5 LaShawn Merritt  United States 0204 4385 SB
4 3 Machel Cedenio  Trinidad and Tobago 0203 4401 NR
5 1 Karabo Sibanda  Botswana 0164 4425 PB
6 2 Ali Khamis  Bahrain 0148 4436 NR
7 4 Bralon Taplin  Grenada 0181 4445
8 7 Matthew Hudson-Smith  Great Britain 0138 4461

References

  1. ^ "Men's 400m" Rio 2016 Organisation Archived from the original on 6 August 2016 Retrieved 3 August 2016 
  2. ^ Minshull, Phil 2016-08-10 Preview: men's 400m – Rio 2016 Olympic Games IAAF Retrieved on 2016-08-12
  3. ^ senior outdoor 2016 400 Metres men IAAF Retrieved on 2016-08-12
  4. ^ Minshull, Phil 2016-08-13 Report: men's 400m heats – Rio 2016 Olympic Games IAAF Retrieved on 2016-08-13
  5. ^ Minshull, Phli 2016-08-14 Report: men's 400m semi-finals – Rio 2016 Olympic Games IAAF Retrieved on 2016-08-14
  6. ^ South African beats Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old 400m world record for gold
  7. ^ "Wayde van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson's record to claim 400m gold" Guardian 15 August 2016 Retrieved 16 August 2016 
  8. ^ "Start List" PDF Olympics Retrieved 11 August 2016 

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