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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: November 23, 1956
Format: Top two in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Glenn Davis
Silver: USA Eddie Southern
Bronze: USA Josh Culbreath

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Glenn Davis 22 United States USA 51.3 51.33 QU
2 David Lean 21 Australia AUS 51.4 51.55 QU
3 Keiji Ogushi 22 Japan JPN 53.2 53.22
4 Ovidio de Jesús 23 Puerto Rico PUR 54.0 54.08
5 Pablo Somblingo Philippines PHI 54.5 54.66

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Eddie Southern 18 United States USA 51.3 51.41 QU
2 Harry Kane 23 Great Britain GBR 51.8 51.85 QU
3 Geoff Goodacre 29 Australia AUS 52.5 52.85
4 Kalim Khawaja Ghani Pakistan PAK 55.1 55.36
5 Jagdev Singh India IND 55.2 55.36

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Josh Culbreath 24 United States USA 50.9 51.06 QU
2 Guy Cury 26 France FRA 51.6 51.76 QU
3 Jaime Aparicio 27 Colombia COL 52.0 52.14
4 Tom Farrell 24 Great Britain GBR 52.7 52.88
5 Muhammad Yaqub 30 Pakistan PAK 53.1 53.18
6 Tsai Cheng-Fu Chinese Taipei TPE 54.6 54.84

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ross Parker 21 Australia AUS 53.5 53.51 QU
2 Ioannis Kambadelis 29 Greece GRE 53.7 53.66 QU
3 Amadeo Francis 25 Puerto Rico PUR 54.3 54.38

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Yury Lituyev 31 Soviet Union URS 51.6 51.69 QU
2 Gert Potgieter 19 South Africa RSA 52.0 52.05 QU
3 Ossi Mildh 26 Finland FIN 52.1 52.19
4 Alexandre Yankoff 25 France FRA 53.1 53.30
5 Marcel Lambrechts 25 Belgium BEL 54.0 54.24

Round One Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Anatoly Yulin 27 Soviet Union URS 52.1 52.22 QU
2 Ilie Savel 29 Romania ROU 52.2 52.31 QU
3 Bob Shaw 23 Great Britain GBR 52.5 52.62
4 Ulisses dos Santos 27 Brazil BRA 53.8 53.99