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1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men

Events at the
1987 World Championships
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's 400 metres event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 48 participating athletes, with six qualifying heats and the final held on Thursday 1987-09-03.

Medalists

Gold Thomas Schönlebe
East Germany (GDR)
Silver Innocent Egbunike
Nigeria (NGA)
Bronze Harry Reynolds
United States (USA)

Records

Existing records at the start of the event.
World Record  Lee Evans (USA) 43.86 Mexico City, Mexico October 18, 1968
Championship Record  Bert Cameron (JAM) 45.05 Helsinki, Finland August 10, 1983

Final

RANK FINAL TIME
 Thomas Schönlebe (GDR) 44.33 AR
 Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 44.56
 Harry Reynolds (USA) 44.80
4.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 44.99
5.  Derek Redmond (GBR) 45.06
6.  David Kitur (KEN) 45.34
7.  Gabriel Tiacoh (CIV) 46.27
8.  Roddie Haley (USA) 46.77

Semifinals

  • Held on Sunday 1987-09-01
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 44.26
2.  Thomas Schönlebe (GDR) 44.56
3.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 44.83
4.  Roddie Haley (USA) 45.21
5.  Marcel Arnold (SUI) 45.26
6.  Anton Skerritt (CAN) 45.62
7.  Mathias Schersing (GDR) 45.67
8.  Aleksandr Kurochkin (URS) 45.73
9.  Devon Morris (JAM) 45.76

RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Derek Redmond (GBR) 44.50
2.  Gabriel Tiacoh (CIV) 44.69
3.  David Kitur (KEN) 44.73
4.  Harry Reynolds (USA) 44.94
5.  Jens Carlowitz (GDR) 44.97
6.  Bert Cameron (JAM) 45.19
7.  Moses Ugbisie (NGR) 45.72
8.  Darren Clark (AUS) 45.93

Quarterfinals

  • Held on Saturday 1987-08-31
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Derek Redmond (GBR) 45.03
2.  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 45.33
3.  Mathias Schersing (GDR) 45.50
4.  Darren Clark (AUS) 45.58
5.  Hector Daley (PAN) 46.05
6.  Antonio Sánchez (ESP) 46.19
7.  John Anzrah (KEN) 46.45
 Alemayehu Gudeta (ETH) DNS

RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Thomas Schönlebe (GDR) 44.81
2.  David Kitur (KEN) 44.94
3.  Roddie Haley (USA) 45.14
4.  Bert Cameron (JAM) 45.14
5.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.81
6.  Mohamed Amer Al-Malky (OMA) 45.94
7.  Vladimir Prosin (URS) 45.94
8.  Lubos Balosak (TCH) 46.76

RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 45.46
2.  Devon Morris (JAM) 45.49
3.  Harry Reynolds (USA) 45.49
4.  Anton Skerritt (CAN) 45.65
5.  Aleksandr Kurochkin (URS) 45.76
6.  Tito Sawe (KEN) 45.93
7.  Gerson A. Souza (BRA) 46.46
8.  Ismail Mačev (YUG) 46.54

RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Jens Carlowitz (GDR) 45.27
2.  Moses Ugbisie (NGR) 45.30
3.  Gabriel Tiacoh (CIV) 45.33
4.  Marcel Arnold (SUI) 45.76
5.  Antonio McKay (USA) 45.85
6.  Elvis Forde (BAR) 45.92
7.  Philip Brown (GBR) 46.49
8.  Roberto Ribaud (ITA) 46.68

Qualifying heats

  • Held on Saturday 1987-08-30
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Harry Reynolds (USA) 45.51
2.  Susumu Takano (JPN) 45.68
3.  Mathias Schersing (GDR) 45.86
4.  Anton Skerritt (CAN) 46.15
5.  Mohamed Amer Al-Malky (OMN) 46.23
6.  Bruce Phillip (DMA) 46.56
7.  Félix Stevens (CUB) 46.89
 Mohamed Hossain Milzer (BAN) DNS

RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  David Kitur (KEN) 45.39
2.  Innocent Egbunike (NGR) 45.84
3.  Elvis Forde (BAR) 45.99
4.  Hector Daley (PAN) 46.26
5.  Todd Bennett (GBR) 46.58
6. (LCA) 47.25
7.  Ian Morris (TRI) 48.06
8. 50.14

RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1. 45.65
2. 45.70
3. 45.74
4. 45.76
5. 45.83
6. 46.30
7. 46.39
DNS

RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1. 45.55
2. 45.85
3. 46.30
4. 46.37
5. 46.78
6. 47.30
7. 47.39
8. 48.40

RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1. 45.33
2. 45.52
3. 45.73
4. 45.93
5. 46.49
6. 46.54
7. 46.80
8. 47.32

RANK HEAT 6 TIME
1. 45.68
2. 45.91
3. 45.94
4. 46.08
5. 46.25
6. 46.26
7. 47.10
8. 49.19

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