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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 4, 1972
Date Finished: September 4, 1972
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Vince Matthews
Silver: USA Wayne Collett
Bronze: KEN Julius Sang

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Vince Matthews 24 United States USA 44.94 4 QU
2 Karl Honz 21 West Germany FRG 45.32 3 QU
3 John Smith 22 United States USA 45.46 1 QU
4 Charles Asati 26 Kenya KEN 45.47 2 QU
5 David Jenkins 20 Great Britain GBR 45.91 8
6 Tegegne Bezabeh 30 Ethiopia ETH 45.98 6
7 Georg Nückles 24 West Germany FRG 46.28 5
8 Andrzej Badeński 29 Poland POL 46.38 7

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Julius Sang 26 Kenya KEN 45.30 1 QU
2 Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske 26 West Germany FRG 45.62 3 QU
3 Wayne Collett 22 United States USA 45.77 2 QU
4 Markku Kukkoaho 25 Finland FIN 46.02 4 QU
5 Alberto Juantorena 21 Cuba CUB 46.07 5
6 Jan Werner 26 Poland POL 46.26 8
7 Martin Reynolds 23 Great Britain GBR 46.71 7