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2005 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

The 4 x 400 metre relay at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 13 and August 14.

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MedalsEdit

QualifyingEdit

From the initial two heats the first three teams in each plus two fastest losers progressed through to the final.

All times shown are in seconds.

  • Q denotes automatic qualification.
  • q denotes fastest losers.
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • AR denotes area record.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season's best.

Heat 1Edit

  1.   Bahamas (Nathaniel McKinney, Avard Moncur, Troy McIntosh, Andrae Williams) 2:59.73 Q (WL)
  2.   Jamaica (Michael Blackwood, Sanjay Ayre, Lansford Spence, Davian Clarke) 2:59.75 Q (SB)
  3.   Poland (Piotr Klimczak, Marcin Marciniszyn, Robert Maćkowiak, Rafał Wieruszewski) 3:00.38 q (SB)
  4.   Germany (Simon Kirch, Kamghe Gaba, Florian Seitz, Bastian Swillims) 3:03.17
  5.   Sweden (Mattias Claesson, Jimisola Laursen, Johan Wissman, Thomas Nikitin) 3:03.62 (SB)
  6.   Botswana (Obakeng Ngwigwa, California Molefe, Tshepho Kelaotswe, Masheto Gakologelwang) 3:06.39 (SB)

Heat 2Edit

  1.   United States (Miles Smith, Derrick Brew, LaShawn Merritt, Darold Williamson) 3:00.48 Q (SB)
  2.   Trinidad and Tobago (Ato Modibo, Julieon Raeburn, Renny Quow, Damion Barry) 3:01.91 Q
  3.   Russia (Dmitriy Forshev, Andrey Rudnitskiy, Andrey Polukeyev, Yevgeniy Lebedev) 3:02.05 q (SB)
  4.   Ukraine (Oleksiy Rachkovsky, Andriy Tverdostup, Myhaylo Knysh, Vitaliy Dubonosov) 3:03.41 (SB)
  5.   Spain (David Testa, David Canal, David Melo, Antonio Manuel Reina) 3:08.03
  6.   Zimbabwe (Nelton Ndebele, Young Talkmore Nyongani, Brian Dzingai, Temba Ncube) 3:08.26 (SB)

Heat 3Edit

  1.   Great Britain (Robert Tobin, Martyn Rooney, Malachi Davis, Graham Hedman) 3:01.95 Q
  2.   France (Leslie Djhone, Naman Keïta, Abderrahim El Haouzy, Marc Raquil) 3:02.86 Q
  3.   Dominican Republic (Arismendi Peguero, Carlos Santa, Danis García, Antonio Side) 3:03.57 (SB)
  4.   South Africa (Jan van der Merwe, Ockert Cilliers, Pieter de Villiers, L. J. van Zyl) 3:04.64 (SB)
  5.   Nigeria (Saul Weigopwa, Musa Audu, Bolaji Lawal, Enefiok Udo Obong) 3:07.91 (SB)

FinalEdit

  1.   United States (Andrew Rock, Derrick Brew, Darold Williamson, Jeremy Wariner) 2:56.91 (WL)
  2.   Bahamas (Nathaniel McKinney, Avard Moncur, Andrae Williams, Chris Brown) 2:57.32 (NR)
  3.   Jamaica (Sanjay Ayre, Brandon Simpson, Lansford Spence, Davian Clarke) 2:58.07 (SB)
  4.   Great Britain (Timothy Benjamin, Martyn Rooney, Robert Tobin, Malachi Davis) 2:58.82 (SB)
  5.   Poland (Marcin Marciniszyn, Robert Maćkowiak, Piotr Rysiukiewicz, Piotr Klimczak) 3:00.58
  6.   France (Leslie Djhone, Naman Keïta, Abderrahim El Haouzy, Marc Raquil) 3:03.10
  7.   Russia (Dmitriy Forshev, Andrey Rudnitskiy, Oleg Mishukov, Yevgeniy Lebedev) 3:03.20

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