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David Burghley Wins 400m Hurdles Gold by a Fingernail 0:42

At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, David Burghley of Great Britain captures the 400m hurdles Olympic title by two tenths of a second. Burghley finishes first in 53.4 seconds, setting a new Olympic record. American Frank Cuhel crosses the finish line in 53.6, settling for the silver medal. Morgan Taylor of USA earns the bronze medal. Athletics 400m Hurdles Men's Final - Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics - David Burghley (GBR), Frank Cuhel (USA), Morgan Taylor (USA)

5/17/1928 12:00:00 AM