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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Quarter-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 4, 1948
Date Finished: August 4, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: JAM Arthur Wint
Silver: JAM Herb McKenley
Bronze: USA Mal Whitfield

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Mal Whitfield 23 United States USA 48.0 48.2 QU
2 George Rhoden 21 Jamaica JAM 48.6 QU
3 Rosalvo Ramos 34 Brazil BRA 48.7 QU
4 Les Lewis 23 Great Britain GBR 49.2
5 Zvonko Sabolović 25 Yugoslavia YUG 49.5
6 Folke Alnevik 28 Sweden SWE 50.6

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Arthur Wint 28 Jamaica JAM 47.7 47.9 QU
2 Morris Curotta 19 Australia AUS 48.4 QU
3 Dennis Shore 33 South Africa RSA 48.5 QU
4 Bill Roberts 36 Great Britain GBR 48.6
5 Bjørn Vade 26 Norway NOR 49.7

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10) ATM
1 Herb McKenley 26 Jamaica JAM 48.0 48.0 QU
2 George Guida 23 United States USA 48.0 at 0.06 QU
3 Rune Larsson 24 Sweden SWE 48.8 QU
4 John Bartram 23 Australia AUS 49.9
5 Francis Schewetta 28 France FRA 49.9
6 Marko Račič 28 Yugoslavia YUG 52.1

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A 1/10)
1 Dave Bolen 24 United States USA 48.0 48.1 QU
2 Jimmy Reardon 22 Ireland IRL 48.3 QU
3 Bob McFarlane 21 Canada CAN 48.4 QU
4 Kurt Lundquist 22 Sweden SWE 48.4
5 Derek Pugh 22 Great Britain GBR 48.8
6 Jacques Lunis 25 France FRA 48.9