Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games – Men's 400 metres hurdles

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The men's 400 metres hurdles event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games was held on 8 and 10 August at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [1]

400 metres hurdles track and field hurdling event

The 400 metres hurdles is a track and field hurdling event. The event has been on the Olympic athletics programme since 1900 for men and since 1984 for women.

Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games

At the 1978 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A total of 38 events were contested, 23 for men and 15 for women.

Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton) Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta

Commonwealth Stadium, also known as The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium during Eskimos events, is an open-air, all-seater multipurpose stadium located in the McCauley neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It has a seating capacity of 55,819, making it the largest open-air stadium in Canada. It has been used for Canadian football, athletics, soccer, and rugby union, as well as concerts.

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Daniel Kimaiyo
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Garry Brown
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Alan Pascoe
Flag of England.svg  England

Results

Heats

Held on 8 August

Qualification: First 4 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualify for the semifinals.

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11 Peter Kipchumba Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 50.81Q
21 Gladstone Williams Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 51.17Q
31 Alan Pascoe Flag of England.svg  England 51.39Q
41 Steve James Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 51.42Q
51 Clive Beattie Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 51.45q
61 Simit Bolkiah Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 54.36q
12 Clive Barriffe Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 50.92Q
22 William Koskei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 51.41Q
32 Bill Hartley Flag of England.svg  England 51.89Q
42 Mike Forgrave Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada ??.??Q
2 Joseph Appiagyei Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana DQ
2 Lutama Ibis Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania DNS
13 Daniel Kimaiyo Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 51.25Q
23 Garry Brown Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 52.91Q
33 Gary Oakes Flag of England.svg  England 53.36Q
43 David Anderson Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man 53.75Q
53 Phillip Mills Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 53.78q
63 Daniel Taillon Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 54.12q

Semifinals

Held on 8 August

Qualification: First 4 in each semifinal (Q) qualify directly for the final.

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11 Daniel Kimaiyo Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 49.20Q
22 Peter Kipchumba Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 50.25Q
32 William Koskei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 50.30Q
41 Garry Brown Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 50.31Q
52 Clive Barriffe Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 50.80Q
61 Alan Pascoe Flag of England.svg  England 50.83Q
71 Phillip Mills Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 50.92Q
82 Gary Oakes Flag of England.svg  England 50.96Q
92 Gladstone Williams Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 51.27
102 Bill Hartley Flag of England.svg  England 51.57
111 Mike Forgrave Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 51.98
122 Clive Beattie Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 52.85
131 Steve James Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 53.00
141 David Anderson Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man 53.27
151 Daniel Taillon Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 53.81
2 Simit Bolkiah Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia DNS

Final

Held on 10 August

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg8 Daniel Kimaiyo Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 49.48
Silver medal icon.svg4 Garry Brown Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 50.04
Bronze medal icon.svg3 Alan Pascoe Flag of England.svg  England 50.09
41 Peter Kipchumba Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 50.50
56 William Koskei Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 50.69
67 Clive Barriffe Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 51.50
72 Gary Oakes Flag of England.svg  England 51.60
85 Phillip Mills Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 52.01

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References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2018-02-24.