2007 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 x 100 metre relay at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan on 1 September.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  United States
Lauryn Williams
Allyson Felix
Mikele Barber
Torri Edwards
Carmelita Jeter*
Mechelle Lewis*
  Jamaica
Sheri-Ann Brooks
Kerron Stewart
Simone Facey
Veronica Campbell
Shelly-Ann Fraser*
  Belgium
Olivia Borlée
Hanna Mariën
Élodie Ouédraogo
Kim Gevaert

* Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
September 1, 2007 9:45 Heats
September 1, 2007 22:05 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

The first 2 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) qualify.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2   United States Carmelita Jeter, Mechelle Lewis, Mikele Barber, Lauryn Williams 42.24 Q, WL
2 2   Jamaica Sheri-Ann Brooks, Kerron Stewart, Simone Facey, Shelly-Ann Fraser 42.70 Q, SB
3 2   Great Britain Laura Turner, Montell Douglas, Emily Freeman, Joice Maduaka 42.82 Q, SB
4 1   Belgium Olivia Borlee, Hanna Mariën, Elodie Ouédraogo, Kim Gevaert 42.85 Q, NR
5 1   Russia Irina Khabarova, Natalia Rusakova, Yuliya Gushchina, Yevgeniya Polyakova 42.90 Q
6 1   Belarus Nastassia Shuliak, Natallia Safronnikava, Alena Neumiarzhitskaya, Aksana Drahun 43.16 Q, SB
7 2   Germany Katja Wakan, Cathleen Tschirch, Johanna Kedzierski, Verena Sailer 43.17 q
8 2   Poland Marta Jeschke, Daria Korczyńska, Dorota Jędrusińska, Ewelina Klocek 43.25 q, SB
9 1   China Tao Yujia, Chen Jue, Jiang Lan, Qin Wangping 43.39 SB
10 1   Finland Heidi Hannula, Sari Keskitalo, Ilona Ranta, Johanna Manninen 43.41
11 1   Nigeria Gloria Kemasuode, Endurance Ojokolo, Oludamola Osayomi, Ene Franca Idoko 43.58 SB
12 2   Ghana Gifty Addy, Elizabeth Amolofo, Esther Dankwah, Vida Anim 43.76 SB
13 1   France Carima Louami, Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, Fabienne Beret-Martinel, Christine Arron 43.88
14 1   Australia Sally McLellan, Melanie Kleeberg, Crystal Attenborough, Fiona Cullen 43.91
15 1   Brazil Thatiana Regina Ignâcio, Lucimar Aparecida de Moura, Thaissa Presti, Luciana dos Santos 44.64
2   Cuba Virgen Benavides, Roxana Díaz, Misleidys Lazo, Yenima Arencibia DSQ
2   Japan Saori Kitakaze, Sakie Nobuoka, Mayumi Watanabe, Momoko Takahashi DSQ
2   Ukraine Olena Chebanu, Nataliya Pohrebnyak, Iryna Shtanhyeyeva, Iryna Shepetyuk DNF

FinalEdit

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
    United States Lauryn Williams, Allyson Felix, Mikele Barber, Torri Edwards 41.98 WL
    Jamaica Sheri-Ann Brooks, Kerron Stewart, Simone Facey, Veronica Campbell 42.01 SB
    Belgium Olivia Borlee, Hanna Mariën, Elodie Ouédraogo, Kim Gevaert 42.75 NR
4   Great Britain Laura Turner, Montell Douglas, Emily Freeman, Joice Maduaka 42.87 SB
5   Russia Ekaterina Grigorieva, Natalia Rusakova, Yuliya Gushchina, Yevgeniya Polyakova 42.97
6   Belarus Nastassia Shuliak, Natallia Safronnikava, Alena Neumiarzhitskaya, Aksana Drahun 43.37
7   Germany Katja Wakan, Cathleen Tschirch, Johanna Kedzierski, Verena Sailer 43.51
8   Poland Marta Jeschke, Daria Korczyńska, Dorota Jędrusińska, Ewelina Klocek 43.57

ReferencesEdit