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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

Gold: USA Charlie Jenkins
Silver: GER Karl-Friedrich Haas
Bronze: FIN Voitto Hellstén
URS Ardalion Ignatyev

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) L
1 Charlie Jenkins 22 United States USA 46.7 46.86 4
2 Karl-Friedrich Haas 25 Germany GER 47.8 47.12 5
3T Voitto Hellstén 24 Finland FIN 47.0 47.15 3
3T Ardalion Ignatyev 25 Soviet Union URS 47.0 47.15 2
5 Lou Jones 24 United States USA 48.1 48.35 6
6 Malcolm Spence 19 South Africa RSA 48.3 48.40 1