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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Finished: October 13, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: GBR Dave Hemery
Silver: FRG Gerhard Hennige
Bronze: GBR John Sherwood

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Gerhard Hennige 28 West Germany FRG 49.5 49.57 QU
2 Geoff Vanderstock 22 United States USA 50.6 50.62 QU
3 V'iacheslav Skomorokhov 28 Soviet Union URS 50.7 50.72 QU
4 Víctor Maldonado 29 Venezuela VEN 51.4 51.46 QU
5 Kiyoo Yui 25 Japan JPN 51.5 51.56
6 Robert McLaren 23 Canada CAN 51.8 51.84
7 Miguel Olivera 22 Cuba CUB 51.9 51.98
8 Mohamed Asswai Khalifa Libya LBA 54.3 54.34

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Juan Carlos Dyrzka 27 Argentina ARG 49.8 49.82 QU
2 Roger Johnson 24 New Zealand NZL 51.3 51.39 QU
3 John Cooper 27 Great Britain GBR 51.4 51.43 QU
4 Mamadou Sarr 30 Senegal SEN 51.5 51.58 QU
5 Wes Brooker 21 Canada CAN 51.5 51.68
6 William Quaye 27 Ghana GHA 51.6 51.54

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ron Whitney 26 United States USA 49.0 49.06 QU/OR
2 Rainer Schubert 27 West Germany FRG 49.1 49.15 QU
3 Gary Knoke 26 Australia AUS 49.8 49.88 QU
4 John Sherwood 23 Great Britain GBR 50.2 50.31 QU
5 Wilhelm Weistand 23 Poland POL 50.7 50.71
6 Wilfried Geeroms 27 Belgium BEL 51.2 51.27
7 Juan Santiago Gordón 25 Chile CHI 52.4 52.43
8 Zambrose Abdul Rahman 24 Malaysia MAS 53.2 53.23

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Roberto Frinolli 27 Italy ITA 49.9 49.95 QU
2 Dave Hemery 24 Great Britain GBR 50.3 50.33 QU
3 Robert Poirier 26 France FRA 50.5 50.51 QU
4 Jaakko Tuominen 24 Finland FIN 50.6 50.63 QU
5 Kimaru Songok Kenya KEN 50.6 50.66
6 Alejandro Sánchez 19 Mexico MEX 51.6 51.62
7 Juan García 22 Cuba CUB 51.8 51.87
8 Georgios Birmbilis 23 Greece GRE 52.6 52.62