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Athletics at the 1896 Athina Summer Games:

Men's 400 metres Round One

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 6, 1896
Date Finished: April 6, 1896
Format: Top two in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Tom Burke
Silver: USA Herbert Jamison
Bronze: GBR Charles Gmelin
View a Phase of this EventFinal StandingsFinalRound One

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Herbert Jamison 20 United States USA 56 4/5 QU/OR
2 Fritz Hofmann 24 Germany GER 58 3/5 QU
AC Alphonse Grisel France FRA
AC Kurt Doerry 21 Germany GER

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC MB T
1 Tom Burke 21 United States USA 58 2/5 QU
2 Charles Gmelin 23 Great Britain GBR at 15 yds. QU
3 Frantz Reichel 25 France FRA at 12 yds.