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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Hurdles Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 14, 1968
Date Finished: October 14, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Roberto Frinolli 27 Italy ITA 49.2 49.14 QU
2 Geoff Vanderstock 22 United States USA 49.2 49.22 QU
3 John Sherwood 23 Great Britain GBR 49.3 49.37 QU
4 Rainer Schubert 27 West Germany FRG 49.3 49.38 QU
5 Juan Carlos Dyrzka 27 Argentina ARG 49.8 49.86
6 Jaakko Tuominen 24 Finland FIN 50.8 50.82
7 John Cooper 27 Great Britain GBR 50.8 50.82
8 Víctor Maldonado 29 Venezuela VEN 52.2 52.29

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Gerhard Hennige 28 West Germany FRG 49.1 49.16 QU
2 Ron Whitney 26 United States USA 49.2 49.29 QU
3 Dave Hemery 24 Great Britain GBR 49.3 49.37 QU
4 V'iacheslav Skomorokhov 28 Soviet Union URS 49.6 49.61 QU
5 Gary Knoke 26 Australia AUS 49.6 49.61
6 Robert Poirier 26 France FRA 51.2 51.23
7 Roger Johnson 24 New Zealand NZL 51.8 51.87
8 Mamadou Sarr 30 Senegal SEN 52.1 52.20