2010 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2010 European Athletics Championships was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 31 July and 1 August.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Janin Lindenberg, Esther Cremer, Fabienne Kohlmann, Claudia Hoffmann
Germany (GER)
Silver   Nicola Sanders, Marilyn Okoro, Lee McConnell, Perri Shakes-Drayton
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze   Chiara Bazzoni, Marta Milani, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot
Italy (ITA)

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2010 European Athletics Championships
World record   Soviet Union
Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina
3:15.17 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
European record   Soviet Union
Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina
3:15.17 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
Championship record   East Germany
Kirsten Emmelmann, Sabine Busch
Petra Müller, Marita Koch
3:16.87 Stuttgart, West Germany 31 August 1986
World Leading   Russia
Ksenia Zadorina, Natalia Ivanova
Natalya Antyukh, Kseniya Ustalova
3:23.76 Bergen, Norway 20 June 2010
European Leading   Russia
Ksenia Zadorina, Natalya Ivanova
Natalya Antyukh, Kseniya Ustalova
3:23.76 Bergen, Norway 20 June 2010
Broken records during the 2010 European Athletics Championships
World Leading   Russia
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya, Antonina Krivoshapka
Kseniya Ustalova, Tatyana Firova
3:21.26 Barcelona, Spain 1 August 2010
European Leading

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
31 July 2010 11:50 Round 1
1 August 2010 21:40 Final

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

First 3 in each heat (Q) and 2 best performers (q) advance to the Final.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Lane Nation Athletes React Time Notes
DQ 6   Russia (RUS) Natalya Nazarova, Kseniya Zadorina, Antonina Krivoshapka, Kseniya Ustalova 0.212 3:26.89 Q
1 3   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) Nicola Sanders, Vicki Barr, Marilyn Okoro, Lee McConnell 0.204 3:28.01 Q
2 8   France (FRA) Marie-Angélique Lacordelle, Thélia Sigère, Laetitia Denis, Floria Guei 3:29.25 Q
DQ 4   Belarus (BLR) Katsiaryna Mishyna, Alena Kievich, Hanna Tashpulatava, Sviatlana Usovich 0.300 3:29.27 q
DQ 5   Turkey (TUR) Özge Gürler, Birsen Engin, Meliz Redif, Pinar Saka 0.229 3:33.13 NR
3 2   Poland (POL) Agata Bednarek, Izabela Kostruba-Rój, Aneta Jakóbczak, Anna Jesień 0.195 3:35.25
4 7   Belgium (BEL) Axelle Dauwens, Elke Bogemans, Wendy Den Haeze, Lindsy Cozijns 0.214 3:37.56

Heat 2Edit

Rank Lane Nation Athletes React Time Notes
1 5   Italy (ITA) Chiara Bazzoni, Marta Milani, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot 3:27.95 Q
2 3   Germany (GER) Janin Lindenberg, Esther Cremer, Jill Richards, Claudia Hoffmann 0.240 3:28.67 Q
3 7   Romania (ROM) Angela Moroşanu, Anamaria Ioniţă, Bianca Razor, Mirela Lavric 0.250 3:29.46 Q
4 2   Ukraine (UKR) Darya Prystupa, Yuliya Krevsun, Nataliya Lupu, Hanna Titimets 0.211 3:29.50 q
5 6   Ireland (IRL) Marian Andrews, Joanne Cuddihy, Brona Furlong, Michelle Carey 0.173 3:30.11 NR
6 4   Czech Republic (CZE) Jana Slaninová, Zuzana Bergrová, Jitka Bartoničková, Denisa Rosolová 0.356 3:31.91
7 1   Slovenia (SLO) Anja Puc, Liona Rebernik, Daša Bajec, Urška Klemen 0.216 3:41.72

SummaryEdit

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes React Time Notes
DQ 1 6   Russia (RUS) Natalya Nazarova, Kseniya Zadorina, Antonina Krivoshapka, Kseniya Ustalova 0.212 3:26.89 Q
1 2 5   Italy (ITA) Chiara Bazzoni, Marta Milani, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot 3:27.95 Q
2 1 3   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) Nicola Sanders, Vicki Barr, Marilyn Okoro, Lee McConnell 0.204 3:28.01 Q
3 2 3   Germany (GER) Janin Lindenberg, Esther Cremer, Jill Richards, Claudia Hoffmann 0.240 3:28.67 Q
4 1 8   France (FRA) Marie-Angélique Lacordelle, Thélia Sigère, Laetitia Denis, Floria Guei 3:29.25 Q
DQ 1 4   Belarus (BLR) Katsiaryna Mishyna, Alena Kievich, Hanna Tashpulatava, Sviatlana Usovich 0.300 3:29.27 q
5 2 7   Romania (ROM) Angela Moroşanu, Anamaria Ioniţă, Bianca Razor, Mirela Lavric 0.250 3:29.46 Q
6 2 2   Ukraine (UKR) Darya Prystupa, Yuliya Krevsun, Nataliya Lupu, Hanna Titimets 0.211 3:29.50 q
7 2 6   Ireland (IRL) Marian Andrews, Joanne Cuddihy, Brona Furlong, Michelle Carey 0.173 3:30.11 NR
8 2 4   Czech Republic (CZE) Jana Slaninová, Zuzana Bergrová, Jitka Bartoničková, Denisa Rosolová 0.356 3:31.91
DQ 1 5   Turkey (TUR) Özge Gürler, Birsen Engin, Meliz Redif, Pinar Saka 0.229 3:33.13 NR
9 1 2   Poland (POL) Agata Bednarek, Izabela Kostruba-Rój, Aneta Jakóbczak, Anna Jesień 0.195 3:35.25
10 1 7   Belgium (BEL) Axelle Dauwens, Elke Bogemans, Wendy Den Haeze, Lindsy Cozijns 0.214 3:37.56
11 2 1   Slovenia (SLO) Anja Puc, Liona Rebernik, Daša Bajec, Urška Klemen 0.216 3:41.72

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Nationality Athlete React Time Notes
DQ 4   Russia (RUS) Anastasiya Kapachinskaya, Antonina Krivoshapka, Kseniya Ustalova, Tatyana Firova 0.285 3:21.26 WL
  5   Germany (GER) Fabienne Kohlmann, Esther Cremer, Janin Lindenberg, Claudia Hoffmann 0.194 3:24.07
  6   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) Nicola Sanders, Marilyn Okoro, Lee McConnell, Perri Shakes-Drayton 0.246 3:24.32
  3   Italy (ITA) Chiara Bazzoni, Marta Milani, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot 0.272 3:25.71 NR
4 2   Ukraine (UKR) Darya Prystupa, Hanna Titimets, Alina Lohvychenko, Antonina Yefremova 0.283 3:28.03
5 7   France (FRA) Marie-Angélique Lacordelle, Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, Thélia Sigère, Virginie Michanol 3:28.11
DQ 1   Belarus (BLR) Katsiaryna Mishyna, Alena Kievich, Hanna Tashpulatava, Sviatlana Usovich 0.232 3:28.74
6 8   Romania (ROM) Angela Moroşanu, Anamaria Ioniţă, Bianca Razor, Mirela Lavric 0.204 3:29.75

ReferencesEdit