History of Olympic Results: 4 x 400 Relay – Men

2016
(Rio de Janeiro, August 20)
1 United States 2:57.30
A. Hall 45.0, T. McQuay 43.5, G. Roberts 44.79, L. Merritt 43.97
2 Jamaica 2:58.16
P. Matthews 45.5, N. Allen 44.1, F. Dunkley 44.82, J. Francis 43.78
3 Bahamas 2:58.49
A. Russell 45.3, M. Mathieu 45.2, S. Gardiner 43.79, C. Brown 44.20
4 Belgium 2:58.52 NR
J. Watrin 45.9, J. Borlée 44.2, D. Borlée 44.71, K. Borle&
5 Botswana 2:59.06 NR
I. Makwala 44.8, K. Sibanda 44.0, O. Nkobolo 44.94, G. Maotoanong 45.2
6 Cuba 2:59.53
W. Collazo 45.6, A. Chacón 45.0, O. Pellicier 45.33, Y. Lescay 4
7 Poland 3:00.50
Ł. Krawczuk 46.0, M. Pietrzak 45.0, J. Krzewina 44.94, R. Omelko
8 Brazil 3:03.28
P.L. de Oliveira 45.5, A. Ruso 45.5, P. dos Santos 46.18, H. Souza 46.
2012
(London, August 10)
1 Bahamas 2:56.72
Brown 44.8, Pinder 43.6, Mathieu 44.25, Miller 44.01
2 United States 2:57.05
Nellum 45.0, Mance 43.8, McQuay 43.41, Taylor 44.85
3 Trinidad 2:59.40
Gordon 44.9, Solomon 44.3, Alleyne-Forte 45.51, Lendore 44.73
4 Great Britain 2:59.53
Williams 45.1, Green 44.9, Greene 45.53, Rooney 44.09
5 Russia 3:00.09
Dyldin 45.5,Alekseyev 45.1,Krasnov 44.69,Trenikhin 44.83
6 Belgium 3:01.83
K. Borlée 45.3,Antoine Gillet 45.7,J. Borlée 44.55,Bulth
7 Venezuela 3:02.18
Ramírez 46.0,Aguilar 45.6,Bravo 45.11,Longart 45.76
8 South Africa 3:03.46
de Jager 46.4,de Beer 45.1,van Zyl 46.27,Pistorius 45.69
[dnf. Cuba]
Collazo 45.5, Acea 44.1, Ruiz [dnf], Cisneros
2008
1 United States 2:55.39
(Merritt 44.35, Taylor 43.70, Neville 44.16, Wariner 43.18)
2 Bahamas 2:58.03
(Bain 45.92, Mathieu 44.04, A. Williams 44.02, C. Brown 44.05)
3 Russia 2:58.06
(Dyldin 45.52, Frolov 44.64, Kokorin 44.34, Alekseyev 43.56)
4 Great Britain 2:58.81
(Steele 45.69, Tobin 44.78, Bingham 44.61, Rooney 43.73)
5 Belgium 2:59.37
(K. Borlée 45.43, J. Borlée 43.62, Van Branteghem
44.44, Ghislain 45.88)
6 Australia 3:00.02
(Wroe 46.07, Steffensen 45.26, Hill 44.41, Milburn 44.28)
7 Poland 3:00.32
(Wieruszewski 46.02, Klimczyk 44.54, Kedzia 45.10, Plawgo 44.66)
8 Jamaica 3:01.45
(Blackwood 45.60, Chambers 44.47, Ayre 44.86, Spence 46.52)
2004
1 United States 2:55.91
(Harris 44.5, Brew 43.6, Wariner 43.89, Williamson 43.83)
2 Australia 3:00.60
(Steffensen 45.9, Omrod 45.0, Dwyer 45.11, Hill 44.61)
3 Nigeria 3:00.90
(Godday 45.4, Audu 45.4, Weigopwa 44.84, Udo-Obong 45.23)
4 Japan 3:00.99
(Yamaguchi 45.4, Osakada 45.3, Ito 45.01, Sato 45.33)
5 Great Britain 3:01.07
(Benjamin 45.2, Baldock 45.5, Davis 45.14, Elias 45.21)
6 Bahamas 3:01.88
(McKinney 45.8, Cleare 45.6, A. Williams 45.83, C. Brown 44.66)
7 Germany 3:02.22
(Schultz 45.4, Gaba 45.8, Feller 45.83, Swillims 45.13)
8 Botswana 3:02.49
(Kubisa 46.2, Molefe 45.0, Salang 46.37, Kilego 44.93)
2000
1 Nigeria 2:58.68
(Chukwu 45.18, Monye 44.49, Bada 44.70, Udo-Obong 44.31)
2 Jamaica 2:58.78
(Blackwood 45.14, Haughton 44.29, C. Williams 44.73, McFarlane
44.62)
3 Bahamas 2:59.23
(Moncur 44.65, McIntosh 44.23, Oliver 44.83, C. Brown 45.52)
4 France 3:01.02
(Front 46.22, Foucan 44.92, Wade 44.46, Raquil 45.42)
5 Great Britain 3:01.22
(Deacon 45.63, Caines 44.65, Thomas 45.26, Baulch 45.68)
6 Poland 3:03.22
(Rysiukiewicz 45.3, Mackowiak 46.3, Dlugosielski 46.2, Haczek
45.4)
7 Australia 3:03.91
(Jamieson 46.6, Young 45.5, Dwyer 46.0, Hazel 46.0)
DQ—[Pettigrew, for drugs, in ’08]
[1 United States 2:56.35
(A. Harrison 44.36, Pettigrew 44.17, C. Harrison 43.53, M.
Johnson 44.29)]
1996
1 United States 2:55.99
(L. Smith 44.62, A. Harrison 43.84, Mills 43.66, Maybank 43.87)
2 Great Britain 2:56.60
(Thomas 44.62, Baulch 44.19, Richardson 43.62, Black 43.87)
3 Jamaica 2:59.42
(McDonald 45.05, Martin 43.81, Haughton 45.87, Clarke 44.69)
4 Senegal 3:00.64
(M. Diarra 46.53, Dia 44.94, Ndiaye 44.70, Faye 44.47)
5 Japan 3:00.76
(Karube 45.88, Ito 44.86, Osakada 45.08, Omori 44.94)
6 Poland 3:00.96
(Rysiukiewicz 46.03, Jedrusik 45.34, Haczek 44.97, Mackowiak
44.62)
7 Bahamas 3:02.71
(Oliver 47.28, McIntosh 44.90, Darling 45.28, T. Munnings 45.25)
DNC—Kenya
1992
1 United States 2:55.74
(Valmon 44.5, Watts 43.1, M. Johnson 44.7, Lewis 43.4)
2 Cuba 2:59.51
(Martínez 46.0, Herrera 44.1, Tellez 45.0,
Hernández 44.4)
3 Great Britain 2:59.73
(Black 44.9, Grindley 44.7, Akabusi 45.1, Regis 45.0)
4 Brazil 3:01.61
(R. da Silva 45.4, Tenório 45.7, Menézes 45.6,
Telles 44.9)
5 Nigeria 3:01.71
(Ekpeyong 46.4, Okoli 45.1, Bosso 45.5, Bada 44.7)
6 Italy 3:02.18
(Aimar 46.5, Vaccari 45.2, Grossi 45.7, Nuti 44/8)
7 Trinidad 3:03.31
(Daniel 46,3, Delice 46.4, De Silva 45,2, Morris 45.4)
DNF—Kenya
(S. Kitur, Matilu, Kipkemboi, Kemboi)
[U.S. 2:55.74 WR, OR]
1988
1 United States 2:56.16
(Everett 43.79, S. Lewis 43.69, Robinzine 44.44, Reynolds 43.74)
2 Jamaica 3:00.30
(Davis 45.06, Morris 44.90, W. Graham 45.80, Cameron 44.55)
3 West Germany 3:00.56
(Dobeleit 45.30, Itt 45.10, Vaihinger 45.52, Lübke 44.64)
4 East Germany 3:01.13
(Carlowitz 44.74, Schersing 45.00, Möller 46.52,
Schönlebe 44.87)
5 Great Britain 3:02.00
(Whittle 45.70, Akabusi 44.73, Bennett 46.13, Brown 45.44)
6 Australia 3:02.49
(Ballard 46.03, Garner 45.37, Murphy 46.58, Clark 44/51)
7 Nigeria 3:02.50
(Uti 44.81, Ugbisie 45.76, Amike 46.06, Egbunike 45.87)
8 Kenya 3:04.69
(Sawe 46.25, L. Sang 45.08, Ereng 47.00, Kipkemboi 46.36)
[U.S. 2:56.16 =WR, =OR]
1984
1 United States 2:57.91
(Nix 45.59, Armstead 43.97, Babers 43.75, McKay 44.60)
2 Great Britain 2:59.13
(Akabusi 45.87, Cook 44.74, Bennett 44.17, Brown 44.35)
3 Nigeria 2:59.32
(Uti 45.34, Ugbisie 44.48, Peters 44.94, Egbunike 44.56)
4 Australia 2:59.70
(Frayne 45.38, Clark 43.86, Minihan 45.07, Mitchell 45.39)
5 Italy 3:01.44
(Tozzi 45.69, Nocco 45.07, Ribaud 45.73, Mennea 44.95)
6 Barbados 3:01.60
(Louis 46.67, Peltier 44.97, Edwards 45.04, Forde 44.92)
7 Uganda 3:02.09
(Govlie 46.72, Kyeswa 44.60, Rwamuhanda 46.40, Okot 44.37)
8 Canada 3:02.82
(Sokolowski 46.09, Hinds 45.04, Saunders 45.43, Bethune 46.26)
1980
1 Soviet Union 3:01.08
(Valiulis 45.7, Linge 45.4, Chernyetskiy 44.8, Markin 45.2)
2 East Germany 3:01.26
(Thiele 45.8, Knebel 45.3, Schaffer 44.8, Beck 45.4)
3 Italy 3:04.3
(Malinverni 46.8, Zuliani 45.9, Tozzi 46.4, Mennea 45.2)
4 France 3:04.8
(Felice 46.6, Froissart 46.7, Dubois 45.7, Demarthon 45.8)
5 Brazil 3:05.9
(Correia 47.4, Ferreira 45.4, Guymares 46.2, Pegado 46.9)
6 Trinidad 3:06.6
(Coombs 45.9, Joseph 45.9, Mohammed 48.1, Solomon 46.7)
7 Czechoslovakia 3:07.0
(Lomecky 47.3, Malovec 46.4, Brecka 46.7, Kolar 46.6)
DNF—Great Britain
(Bell, Whitehead, Milne, Cohen)
1976
1 United States 2:58.65
(Frazier 45.3, B. Brown 44.6, Newhouse 43.8, Parks 45.0)
2 Poland 3:01.43
(Podlas 46.7, Werner 44.0, Jaremski 45.5, Pietrzyk 45.2)
3 West Germany 3:01.98
(Hofmeister 46.0, Krieg 45.3, Schmid 45.8, Herrmann 44.9)
4 Canada 3:02.64
(Seale 47.0, Domansky 45.3, Hope 45.5, Saunders 44.8)
5 Jamaica 3:02.84
(Priestley 46.4, Bradford 46.3, Daley 46.3, Newman 43.8)
6 Trinidad 3:03.46
(Solomon 46.0, Tuitt 45.4, Coombs 46.2, Joseph 45.9)
7 Cuba 3:03.81
(Gutierrez 46.0, Damaso 46.7, Alvarez 46.4, Juantorena 44.7)
8 Finland 3:06.51
(Makela 46.3, Karttunen 46.7, Lönnqvist 46.9, Kukkoaho
46.6)
1972
1 Kenya 2:59.83
(Asati 45.5, Nyamau 45.5, Ouko 45.3, J. Sang 43.5)
2 Great Britain 3:00.46
(Reynolds 46.2, Pascoe 45.1, Hemery 45.1, Jenkins 44.1)
3 France 3:00.65
(Bertould 46.4, Vélasquez 44.8, Kerbiriou 45.2, Carette
44.3)
4 West Germany 3:00.88
(Herrmann 46.1, Schlöske 44.2, Köhler 45.6, Honz 45.0)
5 Poland 3:01.05
(Werner 45.8, Balachowski 45.2, Jaremski 45.2, Badenski 44.9)
6 Finland 3:01.12
(Lönnqvist 46.5, Salin 45.1, Karttunen 45.1, Kukkoaho 44.4)
7 Sweden 3:02.57
(Carlgren 46.0, Faager 45.5, Öhman 45.3, Rönner 45.8)
8 Trinidad 3:03.60
(Cooper 46.7, Marshall 46.0, Joseph 44.5, Roberts 46.4)
[USA DNC in heat]
1968
1 United States 2:56.1(A) (2:56.16)
(Matthews 45.0, Freeman 43.2, James 43.8, Evans 44.1)
2 Kenya 2:59.6 (2:59.64)
(Asati 44.4, Nyamau 45.5, Bon 45.1, Rudisha 44.6)
3 West Germany 3:00.5 (3:00.57)
(Müller 46.4, Hennige 44.7, Kinder 44.7, Jellinghaus 44.7)
4 Poland 3:00.5 (3:00.58)
(Gredzinski 46.8, Balachowski 44.7, Werner 44.5, Badenski 44.5)
5 Great Britain 3:01.2 (3:01.21)
(Winbolt-Lewis 46.2, Campbell 44.9,
Hemery 44.6, Sherwood 45.5)
6 Trinidad 3:04.5 (3:04.54)
(Simon 46.1, Bobb 46.7, Cayenne 45.9, Roberts 45.8)
7 Italy 3:04.6 (3:04.64)
(Ottolina 46.4, Puosi 45.8, Fusi 46.5, Bello 45.9)
8 France 3:07.5 (3:07.51)
(Nallet 46.6, Carette 45.8, Bertould 47.1, Boccardo 48.0)
[U.S. 3:00.7 (3:00.71) =OR {heat}, 2:56.16 WR, OR]
1964
1 United States 3:00.7
(Cassell 46.0, Larrabee 44.8, U. Williams 45.4, Carr 44.5)
2 Great Britain 3:01.6
(Graham 45.9, Metcalfe 45.5, Cooper 45.4, Brightwell 44.8)
3 Trinidad 3:01.7
(Skinner 46.0, Bernard 45.3, Roberts 45.4, Mottley 45.0)
4 Jamaica 3:02.3
(Kahn 46.1, Mal Spence 45.4, Mel Spence 45.2, Kerr 45.6)
5 Germany 3:04.3
(Jüttner 47.1, Schulz 45.7, Schmitt 45.9, Kinder 45.6)
6 Poland 3:05.3
(Filipiuk 47.5, Kluczek 46.0, Swatowski 46.3, Badenski 45.5)
7 Soviet Union 3:05.9
(Sverbyetov 46.8, Bychkov 46.3, Anisimov 46.5, Arkhipchuk 46.3)
8 France 3:07.4
(Hiblot 47.1, Martin 46.4, Nelzy 47.1, Boccardo 46.8)
[U.S. 3:00.7 WR, OR]
1960
1 United States 3:02.2 (3:02.37)
(Yerman 46.2, Young 45.6, G. Davis 45.4, O. Davis 45.0)
2 West Germany 3:02.7 (3:02.84)
(Reske 47.0, Kinder 44.9, Kaiser 45.9, Kaufmann 44.9)
3 Jamaica 3:04.0 (3:04.13)
(Mal Spence 46.5, Wedderburn 46.4, Gardner 45.8, Kerr 45.4)
4 South Africa 3:05.0 (3:05.18)
(Jefferys 46.7, Davis 46.1, Day 46.5, Spence 45.6)
5 Great Britain 3:08.3 (3:08.27)
(Yardley 47.1, Jackson 47.1, Wrighton 47.6, Brightwell 46.5)
6 Switzerland 3:09.4 (3:09.55)
(Weber 48.3, Zaugg 46.8, Bruder 47.8, Wägli 46.5)
[U.S. 3:02.2 WR, OR]
1956
1 United States 3:04.7 (3:04.81)
(Jones 47.1, Mashburn 46.4, Jenkins 45.5, Courtney 45.7)
2 Australia 3:06.1 (3:06.19)
(Gregory 47.2, Lean 46.3, Gipson 46.6, Gosper 46.1)
3 Great Britain 3:07.2 (3:07.19)
(Salisbury 47.6, Wheeler 46.8, Higgins 46.2, Johnson 46.5)
4 West Germany 3:08.1 (3:08.27)
(Kühl 47.5, Oberste 47.3, Pörschke 47.0, Haas 46.3)
5 Canada 3:10.2 (3:10.32)
(Sloan 48.2, Cockburn 47.8, Clement 47.5, Tobacco 46.7)
DQ—Jamaica [3:11.6] [3:11.50]
(Gardner, Kerr, Mal. Spence, Mel. Spence)
1952
1 Jamaica 3:03.9 (3:04.04)
(Wint 46.8, Laing 47.0, McKenley 44.6, Rhoden 45.5)
2 United States 3:04.0 (3:04.21)
(Matson 46.7, Cole 45.5, Moore 46.3, Whitfield 45.5)
3 West Germany 3:06.6 (3:06.78)
(Geister 47.3, Steines 46.9, Ulzheimer 46.5, Haas 45.9)
4 Canada 3:09.3 (3:09.37)
(Clement 49.0, Hutchins 47.0, Carroll 46.0, Lavery 47.3)
5 Great Britain 3:10.0 (3:10.23)
(Lewis 47.9, Dick 47.4, Higgins 47.4, Stacey 47.3)
6 France 3:10.1 (3:10.33)
(Goudeau 48.5, Bart 47.5, Degats 47.3, du Gard 46.8)
[Jamaica 3:03.9 WR, OR]
1948
1 United States 3:10.4
(Harnden 48.0, Bourland 47.3, Cochran 47.8, Whitfield 47.3)
2 France 3:14.8
(Kerebel, Schewetta, Chef d’Hôtel, Lunis)
3 Sweden 3:16.0
(Lundkvist, Wolfbrandt, Alnevik, Larsson)
4 Finland 3:24.8
(Suvanto, Talja, Holmberg, Storskrubb)
DNF—Italy
(Rocca, Missoni, Paterlini, Siddi)
DNF—Jamaica
(Rhoden, Laing, Wint, McKenley)
1936
1 Great Britain 3:09.0
(Wolff 49.2, Rampling 46.7, Roberts 46.4, Brown 46.7)
2 United States 3:11.0
(Cagle 48.7, Young 47.6, O’Brien 46.7, Fitch 48.0)
3 Germany 3:11.8
(Hamann 49.3, von Stülpnagel 48.3, Voigt 46.6, Harbig 47.6)
4 Canada 3:11.8
(Limon 47.9, Edwards 48.5, Fritz 48.3, Loaring 47.1)
5 Sweden 3:13.0
(Strömberg, Edfeldt, Danielsson, von Wachenfeldt)
6 Hungary 3:14.8
(Ribényi, Zsitvai, Vadas, Kovács)
1932
1 United States 3:08.2 (3:08.14)
(Fuqua 47.1, Ablowich 47.6, Werner 47.3, Carr 46.2)
2 Great Britain 3:11.2
(Stoneley 48.8, Hampson 47.6, Burghley 46.7, Rampling 48.1)
3 Canada 3:12.8
(Lewis 49.5, Ball 47.9, Edwards 48.1, Wilson 47.3)
4 Germany 3:14.4
(Büchner 48.0, Nehb 48.2, Metzner 49.1, Peltzer 49.1)
5 Japan 3:14.6
(Nakajima 49.0, Masuda 48.8, Oki 47.7, Nishi 49.1)
6 Italy 3:17.8
(Carlini, Turba, De Negri, Facelli)
[U.S. 3:11.8 WR, OR {heat}, 3:08.2 WR, OR]
1928
1 United States 3:14.2
(Baird 48.2, Spencer 47.8, Alderman 49.4, Barbuti 48.8)
2 Germany 3:14.8
(Neumann 48.8, Krebs 49.2, Storz 48.2, Englehard 48.6)
3 Canada 3:15.4
(Wilson 49.2, Edwards 48.6, Glover 50.0, Ball 47.6)
4 Sweden 3:15.8
(Kugelberg 51.0, von Wachenfeldt 49.4, Byléhn 47.4,
Pettersson 48.0)
5 Great Britain 3:16.4
(Leigh-Wood 48.9, Craner 51.4, Rinkel 48.5, Lowe 47.6)
6 France 3:19.4
(Krotoff, Jackson, Dupont, Féger)
[U.S. 3:14.2 WR, OR]
1924
1 United States 3:16.0
(Cochrane 50.1, Stevenson 49.2, McDonald 48.5, Helffrich 48.2)
2 Sweden 3:17.0
(Svensson 50.1, Byléhn 49.8, Wejnarth 48.7, Engdahl 48.4)
3 Great Britain 3:17.4
(Toms 49.8, Renwick 50.2, Ripley 48.5, Butler 48.9)
4 Canada 3:22.8
(Aylwin, Christie, Johnston, Maynes)
5 France 3:23.4
(Fritz, Féry, Galtier, Favaudon)
6 Italy 3:28.0
(Cominotto, Gargiullo, Maffiollini, Facelli)
[U.S. 3:16.0 WR, OR]
1920
1 Great Britain 3:22.2
(Griffiths 48.9, Lindsay, Ainsworth‑Davis, Butler)
2 South Africa c3:23.4
(Dafael, Oldfield, Oosterlaak, Rudd)
[Butler=Davel; Zur M=Dafel]
3 France c3:23.5
(André, Féry, Delvart, Devaux)
4 United States c3:23.6
(Schiller, Bretnall, Meredith, Shea)
5 Sweden c3:24.3
(Krokström, Malm, Sundblad, Engdahl)
6 Belgium c3:24.9
(Nugeat, Corteyn, Smets, Morren)
1912
1 United States 3:16.6
(Sheppard, Lindberg, Meredith, Reidpath)
2 France 3:20.7
(Lelong, Schurrer, Failliot, Poulenard)
3 Great Britain 3:23.2
(Nicol, Henley, Soutter, Seedhouse)
[Great Britain 3:19.0 OR {heat}; United States 3:16.6 WR, OR]
1908
(sprint medley: 200, 200, 400, 800)
1 United States 3:29.4
(Hamilton, Cartmell, Taylor, Sheppard)
2 Germany 3:32.4
(Hoffmann, Eicke, Trieloff, Braun)
3 Hungary 3:32.5
(Simon, Mezei‑Wiesner, Nagy, Bodor)
1904
(not contested before 1908)