Men's 400 metres European record progression

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

 
  (Redirected from European record progression 400 metres men)
Jump to: navigation, search

The following table shows the European record progression in the men's 400 metres, as ratified by the EAA[1] [2]

Hand timing[edit]

TimeAthleteNationalityVenueDate
47.8*Beauchamp Day United KingdomPerth, AustraliaApril 1, 1907
47.6Eric Liddell United KingdomParis, FranceJuly 12, 1924
46.7Godfrey Brown United KingdomBerlin, GermanyAugust 7, 1936
46.0Rudolf Harbig GermanyFrankfurt, GermanyAugust 12, 1939
46.0Ardalion Ignatyev Soviet UnionMoscow, RussiaJune 25, 1955
45.8Carl Kaufmann FRGCologne, GermanySeptember 19, 1959
45.7Carl Kaufmann FRGCologne, GermanyJune 15, 1960
45.4Carl Kaufmann FRGBerlin, GermanyJuly 24, 1960
44.9Carl Kaufmann GermanyRome, ItalySeptember 6, 1960
44.9Martin Jellinghaus FRGMexico City, MexicoOctober 17, 1968
44.7Karl Honz FRGMunich, GermanyJuly 21, 1972

* Performance timed over 440 yards

Automatic timing[edit]

TimeAthleteNationalityVenueDate
44.70Karl Honz West GermanyMunich, GermanyJuly 21, 1972
44.60Viktor Markin Soviet UnionMoscow, RussiaJuly 30, 1980
44.50Erwin Skamrahl West GermanyMunich, GermanyJuly 26, 1983
44.48Thomas Schönlebe East GermanyPotsdam, GermanyAugust 21, 1987
44.33Thomas Schönlebe East GermanyRome, ItalySeptember 3, 1987

References[edit]