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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres 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 17, 1968
Date Finished: October 17, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Amadou Gakou 28 Senegal SEN 45.1 45.17 QU
2 Ron Freeman 21 United States USA 45.4 45.47 QU
3 Andrzej Badeński 25 Poland POL 45.4 45.50 QU
4 Tegegne Bezabeh 27 Ethiopia ETH 45.5 45.60 QU
5 Sam Bugri 25 Ghana GHA 45.9 45.92
6 Helmar Müller 29 West Germany FRG 46.2 46.22
7 Claver Kamanya 21 Tanzania TAN 46.2 46.22
8 Wolfgang Müller 25 East Germany GDR 48.3 48.37

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Lee Evans 21 United States USA 44.8 44.83 QU/OR
2 Larry James 20 United States USA 44.9 44.88 QU
3 Martin Jellinghaus 23 West Germany FRG 44.9 45,06 QU
4 Amos Omolo 31 Uganda UGA 45.4 45.52 QU
5 Jan Werner 22 Poland POL 45.7 45,75
6 Munyoro Nyamau 25 Kenya KEN 46.3 46.37
7 Jean-Claude Nallet 21 France FRA 49.0 49.01
8 Ross MacKenzie 22 Canada CAN 49.2 49.28