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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Semi-Finals

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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 three in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Eddie Southern 18 United States USA 50.1 50.26 QU/OR
2 Glenn Davis 22 United States USA 50.7 50.78 QU
3 Gert Potgieter 19 South Africa RSA 51.3 51.30 QU
4 Guy Cury 26 France FRA 51.5 51.66
5 Anatoly Yulin 27 Soviet Union URS 51.7 51.79
6 Ross Parker 21 Australia AUS 52.6 52.72

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Josh Culbreath 24 United States USA 50.9 50.97 QU
2 David Lean 21 Australia AUS 51.4 51.45 QU
3 Yury Lituyev 31 Soviet Union URS 51.8 51.78 QU
4 Ilie Savel 29 Romania ROU 52.0 52.06
5 Harry Kane 23 Great Britain GBR 52.7 52.95
6 Ioannis Kambadelis 29 Greece GRE 53.8 53.93