History of Olympic Results: 4 x 100 Relay – Men

2016
(Rio de Janeiro, August 19)
1 Jamaica 37.27
Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt
2 Japan 37.60
Ryota Yamagata, Shota Iizuka, Yoshihide Kiryu, Asuka Cambridge
3 Canada 37.64
Akeem Haynes, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney, Andre De Grasse
4 China 37.90
Xingqiang Tang, Zhenye Xie, Bingtian Su, Peimeng Zhang
5 Great Britain 37.98 (lane 1 record)
Richard Kilty, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, James Ellington, Adam Gemili
6 Brazil 38.41
Ricardo Mario de Souza, Vitor dos Santos, Bruno de Barros, Jorge Henri
dq[lane] Trinidad
Keston Bledman, Rondell Sorrillo, Emmanuel Callender, Richard Thompson
dq[zone] United States
Mike Rodgers [zone] Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Trayvon Bromell
2012
(London, August 11)
1 Jamaica 36.84 WR, OR
Nesta Carter 10.1, Michael Frater 8.9, Yohan Blake 9.0, Usain Bolt 8.9
2 United States 37.04 AR
Trell Kimmons, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Ryan Bailey
3 Trinidad 38.12
Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender, Richard Thompson
4 France 38.16
Jimmy Vicaut, Christophe Lemaitre, P. Pessonneaux, Ronald Pognon
5 Japan 38.35
Ryota Yamagata, Masashi Eriguchi, Shinji Takahira, Shota Iizuka
6 Holland 38.39
Brian Mariano, Churandy Martina, Giovanni Codrington, Pat. van Luijk
7 Australia 38.43
Anthony Alozie, Isaac Ntiamoah, Andrew McCabe, Joshua Ross
[lane DQ—(3) Canada (38.07)]
Gavin Smellie, Seyi Smith, Jarrod Connaughton [lane], Justyn Warner
2008
1 Jamaica 37.10
(Carter 10.4, Frater 9.0, Bolt 9.0, Powell 8.7)
2 Trinidad 38.06
(Bledman, Burns, Callander, Thompson)
3 Japan 38.15
(Tsukahara, Suetsugu, Takahira, Asahara)
4 Brazil 38.24
(de Lima, Viana, de Barros, Moreira)
5 Germany 38.58
(Unger, Helmke, Kosenkow, Keller)
6 Canada 38.66
(Palmer, Henry, Connaughton, Browne)
DQ—Holland [45.81]
(Heisen, Hoogmoed, van Luijk, Douglas)
DNF—China
(Wen, Zhang, Lu, Hu)
[USA team of Rodney Martin, Travis Padgett, Doc Patton &
Tyson Gay DNF in heat]
2004
1 Great Britain 38.07
(Gardener, Campbell, Devonish, Lewis-Francis)
2 United States 38.08
(Sean Crawford, Justin Gatlin, Coby Miller, Maurice Greene)
3 Nigeria 38.23
(Fasuba, Emedolu, Egbele, Aliu)
4 Japan 38.49
(Tsuchie, Suetsugu, Takahira, Asahara)
5 Poland 38.54
(Tulin, Chyla, Jadrusinski, Urbas)
6 Australia 38.56
(Basil, di Bella, Johnson, Ross)
7 Trinidad 38.60
(Alexander, Burns, Boldon, Brown)
8 Brazil 38.67
(Souza, Ribeiro, Domingos, de Lima)
2000
1 United States 37.61
(Jon Drummond, Bernard Williams, Brian Lewis, Maurice Greene)
2 Brazil 37.90
(de Lima, Ribeiro, A. da Silva, C. da Silva)
3 Cuba 38.04
(Cesar, Pérez Rionda, I. García, Mayola)
4 Jamaica 38.20
(Frater, Thomas, Williams, Bredwood)
5 France 38.49
(Krantz, Patros, Cheval, Guims)
6 Japan 38.66
(Kojima, Ito, Suetsugu, Asahara)
7 Italy 38.67
(Scuderi, Cavallaro, Checcucci, Colombo)
8 Poland 38.96
(Nowak, Urbas, Balcerzak, Pilarczyk)
1996
1 Canada 37.69
(Esmie 10.47, Gilbert 9.02, Surin 9.25, Bailey 8.95)
2 United States 38.05
(Jon Drummond 10.37, Tim Harden 9.36, Mike Marsh 9.27, Dennis
Mitchell 9.05)
3 Brazil 38.41
(Ar. Silva 10.56, R. da Silva 9.32, Ribeiro 9.34, An. Silva
9.19)
4 Ukraine 38.55
(Rurak 10.55, Osovich 9.25, Kramarenko 9.49, Dologodin 9.26)
5 Sweden 38.67
(Karlsson 10.43, Martensson 9.50, Hedner 9.30, Strenius 9.44)
6 Cuba 39.39
(Simon 10.84, Lamela 9.42, Isasi 9.59, Pérez 9.54)
DNF—France
(Lomba 10.90, Groisard 9.36, P. Théophile, Giums)
DQ—Ghana
(Aziz, Nsiah, Agyemang, Tuffour)
1992
1 United States 37.40
(Mike Marsh, Leroy Burrell, Dennis Mitchell, Carl Lewis 8.85)
2 Nigeria 37.98
(Kayode, Imoh, Adeniken, D. Ezinwa)
3 Cuba 38.00
(Simon, Lamela, Isasi, Aguilera)
4 Great Britain 38.08
(Adam, Jarrett, Regis, Christie)
5 CIS 38.17
(Galkin, Ivanov, Fedoriv, Savin)
6 Japan 38.77
(Aoto, Suzuki, Inoue, Sugimoto)
7 Austria 39.30
(Pöstinger, Renner, Berger, Ratzenberger)
8 Côte-d’Ivoire 39.31
(Waotta, Zirignon, Bogui, Lagazane)
[U.S. 37.40 WR, OR]
1988
1 Soviet Union 38.19
(Bryzgin, Krylov, Muravyov, Savin 9.12)
2 Great Britain 38.28
(Bunney, Regis, McFarlane, Christie 8.95)
3 France 38.40
(Marie‑Rose, Sangouma, Quénéhervé,
Morinière 92.6)
4 Jamaica 38.47
(Faulknor, Meghoo, Wright, Mair 9.10)
5 Italy 38.54
(Madonia, Floris, Pavoni, Tilli 9.16)
6 West Germany 38.55
(Heer, Haas, Klein, Schweisfurth 9.34)
7 Canada 38.93
(Williams, Mahorn, Enweani, Morrison 9.55)
8 Hungary 39.19
(Bakos, Karaffa, Tatár, Kovács 9.32)
[USA team of Dennis Mitchell, Albert Robinson, Joe DeLoach
& Lee McNeill DNF in heat]
1984
1 United States 37.83
(Sam Graddy 10.29, Ron Brown 9.19, Calvin Smith 9.41, Carl
Lewis 8.94)
2 Jamaica 38.62
(Lawrence, Meghoo, Quarrie, R.Stewart 9.28)
3 Canada 38.70
(Johnson, Sharpe, Williams, Hinds 9.47)
4 Italy 38.87
(Ullo, Bongiorni, Tilli, Mennea 9.25)
5 West Germany 38.99
(Koffler, Klein, Evers, Lübke 9.37)
6 France 39.10
(Richard, Boussemart, Gasparoni, Marie-Rose 9.40)
7 Great Britain 39.13
(Thompson, Reid, McFarlane, Wells 9.36)
8 Brazil 39.40
(A. da Silva, N. dos Santos, Nakaia, Correia)
[U.S. 37.83 WR, OR]
1980
1 Soviet Union 38.26
(Muravyov, Sidorov, Aksinin, Prokofyev)
2 Poland 38.33
(Zwoliński, Licznerski, Dunecki, Woronin)
3 France 38.53
(Richard, Pas. Barré, Pat. Barré, Panzo)
4 Great Britain 38.62
(McFarlane, Wells, Sharp, McMaster)
5 East Germany 38.73
(Schlegel, Ray, Hoff, Munkelt)
6 Bulgaria 38.99
(Pavlov, Ivanov, Karanyotov, Petrov)
7 Nigeria 39.12
(Adio, Elegbede, Oyeledun, Okodogbe)
8 Brazil 39.54
(de Castro, N. dos Santos, Nakaia, de Araújo)
1976
1 United States 38.33
(Harvey Glance, Johnny Jones, Millard Hampton, Steve Riddick)
2 East Germany 38.66
(Kokot, Pfeifer, Kurrat, Thieme)
3 Soviet Union 38.78
(Aksinin, Kolesnikov, Silovs, Borzov)
4 Poland 38.83
(Swierczynski, Woronin, Grzejzsczak, Licznerski)
5 Cuba 39.01
(Gomez, Casañas, Ramirez, Leonard)
6 Italy 39.08
(Guerini, Caravani, Benedetti, Mennea)
7 France 39.16
(Amoureux, Arame, Sainte-Rose, Chauvelot)
8 Canada 39.47
(Spooner, Nash, Dukowski, Fraser)
1972
1 United States 38.19
(Larry Black 10.3, Robert Taylor 9.3, Gerald Tinker 9.4, Eddie
Hart 9.25)
2 Soviet Union 38.50
(Kornelyuk 10.3, Lovetskiy 9.5, Silovs 9.6, Borzov 9.21)
3 West Germany 38.79
(Hirscht, Klotz, Wucherer, Ehl)
4 Czechoslovakia 38.82
(Matousek, Demec, Kynos, Bohman)
5 East Germany 38.90
(Kokot, Borth, Bombach, Schenke)
6 Poland 39.03
(Wagner, Cuch, Czerbniak, Nowosz)
7 France 39.14
(Bourbellion, Gres, Fenouil, Cherrier)
8 Italy 39.41
(Guerini, Preatoni, Benedetti, Mennea)
[U.S. 38.19 WR, OR]
1968
1 United States 38.2(A)
(Charlie Greene, Mel Pender, Ronnie Ray Smith, Jim Hines)
2 Cuba 38.3
(Ramírez, Morales, Montes, Figuerola)
3 France 38.4
(Fenouil, Delecour, Piquemal, Bambuck)
4 Jamaica 38.4
(E. Stewart, Fray, Forbes, Miller)
5 East Germany 38.6
(Erbstösser, Schelter, Haase, Eggers)
6 West Germany 38.7
(Schmidtke, Metz, Wucherer. Eigenherr)
7 Italy 39.2
(Ottolina, Preatoni, Squazzero, Berruti)
8 Poland 39.2
(Maniak, Romanowski, Nowosz, Dudziak)
[Cuba 38.7 (38.76) OR {heat}; Jamaica 38.6 (38.65)=WR, OR
{heat}, 38.3 (38.39) WR, OR {semi}; United States 38.2 WR, OR]
1964
1 United States 39.0 (39.06)
(Paul Drayton, Gerry Ashworth, Dick Stebbins, Bob Hayes)
2 Poland 39.3 (39.36)
(Zielinski, Maniak, Foik, Dudziak)
3 France 39.3
(Genevay, Laidebeur, Piquemal, Delecour)
4 Jamaica 39.4
(McNeil, Robinson, Headley, Johnson)
5 Soviet Union 39.4
(Ozolins, Zubov, Kosanov, Savchuk)
6 Venezuela 39.5
(A. Herrera, Murad, Romero, Fucil)
7 Italy 39.5
(Berruti, Preatoni, Ottolina, Giannattasio)
8 Great Britain 39.6
(Radford, R. Jones, Campbell, Davies)
[U.S. 39.5 =OR {semi}, 39.0 WR, OR]
1960
1 West Germany 39.5 (39.66)
(Cullmann, Hary, Mahlendorf, Lauer)
2 Soviet Union 40.1 (40.24)
(Kosanov, Bartneyev, Konovalov, Ozolins)
3 Great Britain 40.2 (40.32)
(Radford, D. Jones, Segal, Whitehead)
4 Italy 40.2 (40.33)
(Sardi, Cazzola, Giannone, Berruti)
5 Venezuela 40.7 (40.83)
(Bonas, Murad, E. Romero, R. Romero)
DQ—United States [39.4] [39.60]
(Frank Budd, Ray Norton, Stone Johnson, Dave Sime)
[West Germany 39.5 =WR, =OR {heat}, 39.5 =WR, =OR]
1956
1 United States 39.5 (39.60)
(Ira Murchison 10.8, Leamon King 9.2, Thane Baker 9.7, Bobby
Morrow 9.8)
2 Soviet Union 39.8 (39.93)
(Tokarev, Sukharyev, Bartenyev, Konovalov)
3 West Germany 40.3 (40.34)
(Knörzer, Pohl, Fütterer, Germar)
4 Italy 40.3 (40.43)
(Galbiati, Ghiselli, Gnocchi, Lombardo)
5 Great Britain 40.6 (40.74)
(Box, Sandstrom, Shenton, Segal)
6 Poland 40.6 (40.75)
(Foik, Jarzembowski, Schmidt, Baranowski)
[U.S. 39.5 WR, OR]
1952
1 United States 40.1 (40.26)
(Dean Smith, Harrison Dillard, Lindy Remigino, Andy Stanfield)
2 Soviet Union 40.3 (40.58)
(Tokarev, Kalyayev, Sanadze, Sukharyev)
3 Hungary 40.5 (40.83)
(Zarándi, Varasdi, Csányi, Goldoványi)
4 Great Britain 40.6 (40.85)
(Bailey, Jack, Gregory, Shenton)
5 France 40.9 (41.10)
(Porthault, Bally, Camus, Bonino)
6 Czechoslovakia 41.2 (41.41)
[Broz, David, Horcic, Pospisil)
1948
1 United States 40.6
(Barney Ewell, Lorenzo Wright, Harrison Dillard, Mel Patton)
2 Great Britain 41.3 (0.71 behind)
(Archer, Gregory, McCorquodale, K. Jones)
3 Italy 41.5 (1.01)
(Tito, Perucconi, Siddi, Monti)
4 Hungary 41.6 (1.20)
(Tima, Bartha, Csányi, Goldoványi)
5 Canada 41.9 (1.22)
(McFarlane, O’Brien, Pettie, Haggis)
6 Holland 41.9 (1.27)
(Lammers, Meyer, Scholten, Zwaan)
1936
1 United States 39.8
(Jesse Owens, Ralph Metcalfe, Foy Draper, Frank Wykoff)
2 Italy 41.1 (41.13)
(Mariani, Caldana, Ragni, Gonnelli)
3 Germany 41.2 (41.30)
(Leichum, Borchmeyer, Gillmeister, Hornberger)
4 Argentina 42.2
(Lavenas, Sande, Hofmeister, Beswick)
5 Canada 42.7
(Richardson, Humber, Orr, McPhee)
DQ—Holland [41.28]
(Boersma, van Beveren, Berger, Osendarp)
[U.S. 40.0 =WR, =OR {heat}, 39.8 WR, OR]
1932
1 United States 40.0 (40.10)
(Bob Kiesel, Emmett Toppino, Hec Dyer, Frank Wykoff)
2 Germany 40.9
(Körnig, Hendrix, Borchmeyer, Jonath)
3 Italy 41.2
(Castelli, Maregatti, Salviati, Toetti)
4 Canada 41.3
(Williams, Brown, Wright, Pearson)
5 Japan 41.3
(Yoshioka, Nambu, Anno, Nakajima)
6 Great Britain 41.4
(Finlay, Fuller, Englehart, Page)
[U.S. 40.6 (40.61) WR, OR {heat}, 40.0 WR, OR]
1928
1 United States 41.0
(Frank Wykoff, James Quinn, Charley Borah, Henry Russell)
2 Germany 41.2
(Lammers, Corts, Houben, Körnig)
3 Great Britain 41.8
(Gill, Smouha, Rangeley, London)
4 France 42.0
(Cerbonney, Auvergne, Dufau, A. Mourlon)
5 Switzerland 42.6
(Goldsmith, Weibel, Tschopp, Niggl)
DQ—Canada
(Adams, Fitzpatrick, Hester, Williams)
[U.S. 41.0 =WR, =OR]
1924
1 United States 41.0
(Frank Hussey, Louis Clarke, Loren Murchison, Al Leconey)
2 Great Britain 41.2
(Abrahams, Rangeley, Boyle, Nichol)
3 Holland 41.8
(Boot, Broos, de Vries, van den Berghe)
4 Hungary 42.0
(Gerö, Kurunczy, Muskat, Rózsahegyi)
5 France 42.2
(Degrelle, Heise, R. Mourlon, A. Mourlon)
DQ—Switzerland
(Borner, Hemmi, Imbach, Morlaud)
[Great Britain 42.0 WR, OR {heat}; Holland 42.0 =WR, =OR
{heat}; United States 41.2 WR, OR {heat}, 41.0 WR, OR {semi},
41.0 =WR, =OR]
1920
1 United States 42.2
(Charlie Paddock, Jackson Scholz, Loren Murchison, Morris
Kirksey)
2 France c42.6
(Tirard, Lorain, Mourlon, Ali Khan)
3 Sweden c42.9
(Holmström, Pettersson, Malm, Sandström)
4 Great Britain c43.1
(Hill, Abrahams, d’Arcy, Edward)
5 Denmark c43.5
(Thorsen, Norman-Andersen, A. Sørensen, M.
Sørensen)
6 Luxembourg c43.9
(Colbach, Hammer, Proess, Servais)
[U.S. 42.2 WR, OR]
1912
1 Great Britain 42.4
(Jacobs, Macintosh, d’Arcy, Applegarth)
2 Sweden 42.6
(Luther, Möller, Persson, Lindberg)
DQ—Germany (42.4)
(Röhr, Herrmann, Kern, Rau)
[U.S. teamof Ira Courtney, Frank Belote, Clement Wilson &
Carl Cooke DQ in semi {42.2 superior to WR}]
[Canada 46.2 OR {heat}; United States 43.7 WR, OR {heat} Sweden
43.6 WR, OR {heat}; Germany 43.6 =WR, =OR {heat}; Great Britain
43.0 WR, OR {semi}; Sweden 42.5 WR, OR {semi}; Germany 42.3 WR,
OR {semi}]
1908
(not contested before 1912)