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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Quarter-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 17, 1968
Date Finished: October 17, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Lee Evans
Silver: USA Larry James
Bronze: USA Ron Freeman

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Amadou Gakou 28 Senegal SEN 45.5 45.56 QU
2 Larry James 20 United States USA 45.7 45.77 QU
3 Claver Kamanya 21 Tanzania TAN 46.0 46.03 QU
4 Ross MacKenzie 22 Canada CAN 46.1 46.15 QU
5 Musa Dogon Yaro 23 Nigeria NGR 46.1 46.19
6 Colin Campbell 22 Great Britain GBR 46.3 46.35
7 Naftali Bon 23 Kenya KEN 46.3 46.39
8 Sergio Bello 26 Italy ITA 46.8 46.84

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Amos Omolo 31 Uganda UGA 45.3 45.33 QU
2 Lee Evans 21 United States USA 45.5 45.54 QU
3 Munyoro Nyamau 25 Kenya KEN 46.1 46.12 QU
4 Wolfgang Müller 25 East Germany GDR 46.2 46.32 QU
5 Jan Balachowski 19 Poland POL 46.3 46.33
6 Rodobaldo Díaz 26 Cuba CUB 46.3 46.38
7 Juan Carlos Dyrzka 27 Argentina ARG 46.8 46.85

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Jan Werner 22 Poland POL 45.6 45.63 QU
2 Martin Jellinghaus 23 West Germany FRG 45.9 46.00 QU
3 Tegegne Bezabeh 27 Ethiopia ETH 46.0 46.02 QU
4 Sam Bugri 25 Ghana GHA 46.0 46.08 QU
5 Clifton Forbes 22 Jamaica JAM 46.2 46.29
6 Daniel Rudisha 23 Kenya KEN 47.6 47.68
7 Gilles Bertould 19 France FRA 48.9 48.91

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Ron Freeman 21 United States USA 45.3 45.31 QU
2 Andrzej Badeński 25 Poland POL 45.6 45.60 QU
3 Helmar Müller 29 West Germany FRG 45.7 45.78 QU
4 Jean-Claude Nallet 21 France FRA 45.7 45.80 QU
5 Martin Winbolt-Lewis 21 Great Britain GBR 45.9 45.91
6 Michael Zerbes 24 East Germany GDR 46.1 46.19
7 Mamman Makama 21 Nigeria NGR 46.4 46.41
8 Pedro Grajales 28 Colombia COL 46.5 46.53