Main > Men, 400 m Hurdles > Olympic Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
61.0 Walter Tewksbury USA Paris Jul 14, 1900
60.2 Henri Tauzin FRA Paris Jul 14, 1900
60.2* George Orton USA Paris Jul 14, 1900
57.6 Walter Tewksbury USA Paris Jul 16, 1900
57.0 Charles Bacon USA London Jul 20, 1908
56.4 Harry Hillman USA London Jul 21, 1908
55.0 Charles Bacon USA London Jul 22, 1908
54.0 Frank Loomis USA Antwerpen Aug 16, 1920
53.8 Erik WilÚn FIN Paris Jul 07, 1924
53.4 Morgan Taylor USA Amsterdam Jul 29, 1928
53.4* David Lord Burghley GBR Amsterdam Jul 30, 1928
52.8 Glenn Hardin USA Los Angeles Jul 31, 1932
52.8* Robert Tisdall USA Los Angeles Jul 31, 1932
52.0 Morgan Taylor USA Los Angeles Aug 01, 1932
51.9 Rune Larsson SWE London Jul 30, 1948
51.9* Roy Cochran USA London Jul 30, 1948
51.1 Roy Cochran USA London Jul 31, 1948
50.8 Charles Moore USA Helsinki Jul 20, 1952
50.8* Charles Moore USA Helsinki Jul 21, 1952
50.1 Edward Southern USA Melbourne Nov 24, 1956
50.1* Glenn Davis USA Melbourne Nov 24, 1956
49.3 Glenn Davis USA Rome Sep 02, 1960
49.06 Ron Whitney USA Mexico City Oct 13, 1968
48.12 David Hemery GBR Mexico City Oct 15, 1968
47.82 John Akii-Bua UGA MŘnchen Sep 02, 1972
47.64 Edwin Moses USA Montreal Jul 25, 1976
47.19 Andre Phillips USA Seoul Sep 25, 1988
46.78 Kevin Young USA Barcelona Aug 06, 1992