Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's 400 metres hurdles

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Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue Carrara Stadium
Dates10 April (heats)
12 April (final)
Competitors22 from 14 nations
Winning time48.25
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg   Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  British Virgin Islands
Silver medal icon.svg   Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
Bronze medal icon.svg   Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
  2014
2022  

The men's 400 metres hurdles at the 2018 Commonwealth Games , as part of the athletics programme, took place in the Carrara Stadium on 10 and 12 April 2018. [1]

Contents

Kyron McMaster won the first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal for the British Virgin Islands. His victory followed severe disruption of his life, as his coach Xavier Samuels had died the previous year during Hurricane Irma. [2]

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows: [3]

World record Flag of the United States.svg  Kevin Young  (USA)46.78 Barcelona, Spain 6 August 1992
Games record Flag of South Africa.svg  L. J. van Zyl  (RSA)48.05 Melbourne, Australia 23 March 2006

Schedule

The schedule was as follows: [1]

DateTimeRound
Tuesday 10 April 201811:15First round
Thursday 12 April 201819:45Final

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Results

First round

The first round consisted of three heats. The two fastest competitors per heat (plus two fastest losers) advanced to the final. [4]

Heat 1
RankLaneNameReaction TimeResultNotesQual.
18Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  Kyron McMaster  (IVB)0.17048.78 Q
24Flag of Jamaica.svg  Andre Clarke  (JAM)0.16049.10 PB Q
37Flag of Mozambique.svg  Kurt Couto  (MOZ)0.14549.56 SB
42Flag of South Africa.svg  Constant Pretorius  (RSA)0.16149.71
55Flag of India.svg  Ayyasamy Dharun  (IND)0.16249.85
63Flag of Kenya.svg  William Mbevi Mutunga  (KEN)0.20250.92
76Flag of Nigeria.svg  Henry Okorie  (NGR)0.20452.14
Heat 2
RankLaneNameReaction TimeResultNotesQual.
15Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jaheel Hyde  (JAM)0.14949.14 Q
26Flag of England.svg  Jack Green  (ENG)0.19449.24 Q
32Flag of Kenya.svg  Aron Koech  (KEN)0.14449.28 SB q
44Flag of Nigeria.svg  Mohamed Rilwan Alowonle  (NGR)0.20549.49 PB
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q
57Flag of Namibia.svg  Johannes Maritz  (NAM)0.15450.41
61Flag of New Zealand.svg  Cameron French  (NZL)0.17250.60
73Flag of Guernsey.svg  Alastair Chalmers  (GUE)0.16951.10 PB
88Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Mowen Boino  (PNG)0.17851.61 SB
Heat 3
RankLaneNameReaction TimeResultNotesQual.
14Flag of Kenya.svg  Nicholas Bett  (KEN)0.33049.24 Q
25Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Jeffery Gibson  (BAH)0.17349.75 Q
36Flag of Australia.svg  Ian Dewhurst  (AUS)0.17949.84
47Flag of Jamaica.svg  Ricardo Cunningham  (JAM)0.16350.68
58Flag of South Africa.svg  L. J. van Zyl  (RSA)0.16550.98
62Flag of Mozambique.svg  Creve Armando Machava  (MOZ)0.19651.60
73Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Ephraim Lerkin  (PNG)0.19452.17

Final

The medals were determined in the final. [3]

RankLaneNameReaction TimeResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg5Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  Kyron McMaster  (IVB)0.15648.25
Silver medal icon.svg8Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Jeffery Gibson  (BAH)0.14649.10 SB
Bronze medal icon.svg3Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jaheel Hyde  (JAM)0.15749.16
47Flag of England.svg  Jack Green  (ENG)0.18549.18
52Flag of Nigeria.svg  Mohamed Rilwan Alowonle  (NGR)0.17949.80
61Flag of Kenya.svg  Aron Koech  (KEN)0.16850.02
74Flag of Jamaica.svg  Andre Clarke  (JAM)0.17950.08
86Flag of Kenya.svg  Nicholas Bett  (KEN)0.17051.00

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References

  1. 1 2 "Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games: Event Schedule - Men's 400 metres hurdles". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  2. Kelner, Martha (2018-04-12). Kyron McMaster lets the tears flow after gold follows coach’s death. The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  3. 1 2 Athletics | Men's 400m Hurdles - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 64. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  4. Athletics | Men's 400m Hurdles - Round 1 (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 66. Retrieved 21 April 2018.