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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: July 30, 1948
Format: Top two in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Roy Cochran
Silver: SRI Duncan White
Bronze: SWE Rune Larsson

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Roy Cochran 29 United States USA 53.9 54.0 QU
2 Jacques André 29 France FRA 54.5 QU
3 Hermenegildo Alberti 23 Argentina ARG 54.6
4 Jaime Aparicio 18 Colombia COL 55.1

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Harry Whittle 26 Great Britain GBR 56.9 56.9 QU
2 Jean-Claude Arifon 21 France FRA 56.9 QU
3 Lazaros Petropoulakis 23 Greece GRE 57.9
4 Mohsin Nazar Khan 20 Pakistan PAK 59.5

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 John Holland 21 New Zealand NZL 54.6 QU
2 Bebbe Storskrubb 31 Finland FIN 54.6 QU
3 Kemal Horulu Turkey TUR 55.1
4 Michael Pope 21 Great Britain GBR 55.3

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Ottavio Missoni 27 Italy ITA 53.9 54.1 QU
2 Rune Larsson 24 Sweden SWE 54.5 QU
3 Ron Unsworth 24 Great Britain GBR 55.1
4 Sergio Guzmán 24 Chile CHI 55.9
5 Mario Rosas Colombia COL 55.9

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H)
1 Dick Ault 22 United States USA 54.7 QU
2 Yves Cros 24 France FRA 55.7 QU
3 Werner Christen 34 Switzerland SUI 56.7
4 Huang Liangzheng 26 China CHN 57.7

Round One Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Duncan White 30 Sri Lanka SRI 53.6 53.8 QU
2 Jeff Kirk 24 United States USA 54.3 QU
3 Alf Westman 27 Sweden SWE 54.5
4 Bill LaRochelle 22 Canada CAN 54.9