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2013 World Championships in Athletics %E2%80%93 Men's 400 Metres

Men's 400 metres
at the 2013 World Championships
VenueLuzhniki Stadium
Dates11 August (heats)
12 August (semifinals)
13 August (final)
Competitors35 from 26 nations
Winning time43.74
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
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The men's 400 metres at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Luzhniki Stadium on 11-13 August.[1]

The final had the 2008 Olympic Champion/2009 World Champion LaShawn Merritt and current defending champion and Olympic champion Kirani James in lanes 6 and 5 respectively. At the gun, Merritt took it out hard, passing Luguelín Santos to his outside and leaving him a couple meters behind at the halfway mark. James worked hard along the backstretch and into the turn to keep up with Merritt reaching the final straight two meters back, Jonathan Borlée one meter further back while the rest of the field almost 5 meters back with Santos the last out of the turn. Then the long striding James began to flail in quicksand. As Merritt charged home for the personal best 43.74 win, James fell back through the field. In lane 4, Tony McQuay asserted himself against the rest of the field, the first to pass James and run home for the silver. Borlée was clearly the next but Santos came from dead last to catch him just before the line to take the bronze.

Records

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[2]

World record  Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18 Spain Sevilla, Spain 26 August 1999
Championship record
World Leading  Kirani James (GRN) 43.96 France Saint-Denis, France 6 July 2013
African Record  Gary Kikaya (COD) 44.10 Germany Stuttgart, Germany 9 September 2006
Asian Record  Mohamed Amer Al-Malky (OMA) 44.56 Hungary Budapest, Hungary 12 August 1988
North, Central American and Caribbean record  Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18 Spain Sevilla, Spain 26 August 1999
South American Record  Sanderlei Parrela (BRA) 44.29 Spain Sevilla, Spain 26 August 1999
European Record  Thomas Schönlebe (GDR) 44.33 Italy Rome, Italy 3 September 1987
Oceanian record  Darren Clark (AUS) 44.38 South Korea Seoul, South Korea 26 September 1988

Qualification standards

A time B time
45.28 45.60

Schedule

Date Time Round
11 August 2013 11:05 Heats
12 August 2013 20:05 Semifinals
13 August 2013 21:50 Final

Results

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats

Qualification: First 4 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) advanced to the semifinals.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 6 LaShawn Merritt  United States (USA) 44.92 Q
2 5 7 Kirani James  Grenada (GRN) 45.00 Q
3 1 4 Tony McQuay  United States (USA) 45.06 Q
4 2 5 Anderson Henriques  Brazil (BRA) 45.13 Q, PB
5 3 8 Deon Lendore  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) 45.17 Q
6 5 2 Jarrin Solomon  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) 45.19 Q, PB
7 5 8 Javere Bell  Jamaica (JAM) 45.20 Q
8 4 8 Luguelín Santos  Dominican Republic (DOM) 45.23 Q
9 1 2 Jonathan Borlée  Belgium (BEL) 45.24 Q
10 4 7 Kevin Borlée  Belgium (BEL) 45.32 Q
11 2 7 Javon Francis  Jamaica (JAM) 45.37 Q
12 2 6 Matteo Galvan  Italy (ITA) 45.39 Q, PB
12 2 2 Yousef Masrahi  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 45.39 Q
12 4 5 Chris Brown  Bahamas (BAH) 45.39 Q
15 4 2 Nigel Levine  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 45.41 Q
16 3 3 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic (CZE) 45.44 Q
17 2 3 Arman Hall  United States (USA) 45.45 q
18 1 3 Nick Ekelund-Arenander  Denmark (DEN) 45.50 Q
19 3 5 José Meléndez  Venezuela (VEN) 45.82 Q, PB
20 5 3 Gustavo Cuesta  Dominican Republic (DOM) 45.93 Q
21 4 3 Omar Johnson  Jamaica (JAM) 45.97 q
22 2 4 Brian Gregan  Ireland (IRL) 46.04 q
23 1 5 Nery Brenes  Costa Rica (CRC) 46.16 Q
24 4 4 Yuzo Kanemaru  Japan (JPN) 46.18 q
25 3 7 Vladimir Krasnov  Russia (RUS) 46.23
26 5 4 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa (RSA) 46.37
27 3 4 LaToy Williams  Bahamas (BAH) 46.65
28 5 5 Kevin Moore  Malta (MLT) 47.52
29 1 6 Ramon Miller  Bahamas (BAH) 47.53
30 5 6 Angelo Garland  Turks and Caicos Islands (TKS) 48.65
31 3 2 Ak Hafiy Tajuddin Rositi  Brunei (BRU) 49.98
32 2 8 Hamdinou Cheikh El Wely  Mauritania (MTN) 52.33 PB
1 7 Yoandys Lescay  Cuba (CUB) DQ R 163.3
4 6 Daniel Aleman  Nicaragua (NCA) DQ R 163.3
1 8 Zaw Win Thet  Myanmar (MYA) DQ R 163.3

Semifinals

Qualification: First 2 in each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advanced to the final.[4]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 6 LaShawn Merritt  United States (USA) 44.60 Q
2 1 8 Yousef Masrahi  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 44.61 Q, NR
3 1 3 Tony McQuay  United States (USA) 44.66 Q
4 3 4 Kirani James  Grenada (GRN) 44.81 Q
5 3 6 Luguelín Santos  Dominican Republic (DOM) 44.83 Q
6 3 7 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic (CZE) 44.84 q, NR
7 2 3 Jonathan Borlée  Belgium (BEL) 44.85 Q
8 1 5 Anderson Henriques  Brazil (BRA) 44.95 q, PB
9 1 4 Kevin Borlée  Belgium (BEL) 45.03
10 2 8 Chris Brown  Bahamas (BAH) 45.18 SB
11 3 5 Jarrin Solomon  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) 45.43
12 2 4 Deon Lendore  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) 45.47
13 3 2 Arman Hall  United States (USA) 45.54
14 3 8 Nigel Levine  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 45.60
15 1 6 Javon Francis  Jamaica (JAM) 45.62
16 2 5 Matteo Galvan  Italy (ITA) 45.69
17 3 3 Javere Bell  Jamaica (JAM) 45.77
18 1 7 Nick Ekelund-Arenander  Denmark (DEN) 45.89
19 2 1 Omar Johnson  Jamaica (JAM) 45.89
20 2 2 Gustavo Cuesta  Dominican Republic (DOM) 45.93
21 1 2 Brian Gregan  Ireland (IRL) 45.98
22 2 7 José Meléndez  Venezuela (VEN) 46.22
23 1 1 Yuzo Kanemaru  Japan (JPN) 46.28
24 3 1 Nery Brenes  Costa Rica (CRC) 46.34

Final

The final was held at 21:50.[5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 6 LaShawn Merritt  United States (USA) 43.74 PB, WL
2nd, silver medalist(s) 4 Tony McQuay  United States (USA) 44.40 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 Luguelín Santos  Dominican Republic (DOM) 44.52 SB
4 8 Jonathan Borlée  Belgium (BEL) 44.54 SB
5 1 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic (CZE) 44.91
6 3 Yousef Masrahi  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 44.97
7 5 Kirani James  Grenada (GRN) 44.99
8 2 Anderson Henriques  Brazil (BRA) 45.03

References

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ "Records & Lists - 400 meters". IAAF. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ Heats Results
  4. ^ Semifinals Results
  5. ^ Final Results

External links


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