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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Quarter-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 20, 1952
Date Finished: July 20, 1952
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Charles Moore
Silver: URS Yury Lituyev
Bronze: NZL John Holland

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Charles Moore 22 United States USA 50.8 50.98 QU/OR
2 Anatoly Yulin 23 Soviet Union URS 52.4 52.64 QU
3 Armando Filiput 28 Italy ITA 53.0 53.00 QU
4 Robert Bart 22 France FRA 53.0 53.33
5 Sven-Olov Eriksson 23 Sweden SWE 53.8 53.96
6 Hans Schwarz 27 Switzerland SUI 54.0 54.09

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 John Holland 25 New Zealand NZL 52.2 52.24 QU
2 Lee Yoder 21 United States USA 53.3 53.40 QU
3 David Gracie 25 Great Britain GBR 53.9 53.94 QU
4 Arvo Hilli 21 Finland FIN 54.0 54.28
5 Fotios Kosmas 25 Greece GRE 55.3 55.50
6 Wilson Carneiro 22 Brazil BRA 59.4

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Yury Lituyev 27 Soviet Union URS 52.2 52.37 QU
2 Antal Lippay 28 Hungary HUN 52.7 52.93 QU
3 Harry Whittle 30 Great Britain GBR 52.8 52.94 QU
4 Lars Ylander 23 Sweden SWE 53.1 53.29
5 Ron Wilkie 25 South Africa RSA 54.5 54.76
6 Ken Doubleday 26 Australia AUS 1:00.2

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Timofey Lunev 26 Soviet Union URS 52.7 52.87 QU
2 Roland Blackman 23 United States USA 52.7 52.88 QU
3 Rune Larsson 28 Sweden SWE 53.3 53.35 QU
4 Angus Scott 24 Great Britain GBR 53.4 53.69
5 Rainer Pelkonen 24 Finland FIN 53.9 54.06
6 Eitaro Okano 22 Japan JPN 54.4 54.42