2012 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2012 European Athletics Championships was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 30 June and 1 July.

The medalists

MedalistsEdit

Gold Leena Günther, Anne Cibis
Tatjana Lofamakanda Pinto, Verena Sailer
  Germany
Silver Kadene Vassell, Dafne Schippers
Eva Lubbers, Jamile Samuel
  Netherlands
Bronze Marika Popowicz, Daria Korczyńska
Marta Jeschke, Ewelina Ptak
  Poland

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2012 European Athletics Championships
World record   East Germany
Silke Gladisch, Sabine Rieger
Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Göhr
41.37 Canberra, Australia 6 October 1985
European record   East Germany
Silke Gladisch, Sabine Rieger
Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Göhr
41.37 Canberra, Australia 6 October 1985
Championship record   East Germany
Silke Möller, Katrin Krabbe
Kerstin Behrendt, Sabine Günther
41.68 Split, Yugoslavia 1 September 1990
World Leading   United States RED 42.19 Philadelphia, United States 28 April 2012
European Leading   Ukraine
Nataliya Pohrebnyak, Mariya Ryemyen
Olesya Povh, Viktoriya Pyatachenko
42.60 Yalta, Ukraine 29 May 2012
Broken records during the 2012 European Athletics Championships
European Leading   Germany
Leena Günther, Anne Cibis
Tatjana Lofamakanda Pinto, Verena Sailer
42.51 Helsinki, Finland 1 July 2012

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
30 June 2012 13:05 Round 1
1 July 2012 17:05 Final

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

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

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1 2   Ukraine Olesya Povh, Nataliya Pohrebnyak, Mariya Ryemyen, Viktoriya Pyatachenko 42.70 Q
2 2 8   Germany Leena Günther, Anne Cibis, Tatjana Lofamakanda Pinto, Verena Sailer 43.03 Q, SB
3 1 3   France Carima Louami, Ayodele Ikuesan, Jennifer Galais, Christine Arron 43.12 Q, SB
4 1 6   Poland Marika Popowicz, Daria Korczyńska, Marta Jeschke, Ewelina Ptak 43.13 Q, SB
5 1 4    Switzerland Michelle Cueni, Jacqueline Gasser, Ellen Sprunger, Léa Sprunger 43.51 q, NR
6 2 7   Russia Yevgeniya Polyakova, Yekaterina Kuzina, Yekaterina Voronenkova, Olga Belkina 43.62 Q, SB
7 1 5   Belarus Volha Astashka, Katsiaryna Hanchar, Elena Danilyuk-Nevmerzhytskaya, Yuliya Balykina 43.69 q
8 2 3   Netherlands Esther Akihary, Marit Dopheide, Eva Lubbers, Kadene Vassell 43.80 Q
9 2 1   Belgium Olivia Borlée, Hanna Mariën, Hanne Claes, Anne Zagré 43.81 SB
10 2 5   Italy Gloria Hooper, Audrey Alloh, Martina Amidei, Ilenia Draisci 43.90 SB
11 1 7   Slovenia Alja Sitar, Sara Strajnar, Kristina Žumer, Merlene Ottey 44.28 SB
12 2 4   Finland Maria Räsänen, Noora Hämäläinen, Minna Laukka, Hanna-Maari Latvala 44.65 SB
13 1 8   Bulgaria Gabriela Laleva, Tezdzhan Naimova, Karin Okoliye, Vaia Vladeva 45.25
14 1 1   Spain Belén Recio, Plácida Martínez, Alazne Furundarena, Sara María Santiago 45.47
2 6   Great Britain Anyika Onuora, Montell Douglas, Hayley Jones, Ashleigh Nelson DQ R 163.3a[1]
2 2   Sweden Julia Skugge, Erica Jarder, Freja Jernstig, Lena Berntsson DQ R 170.7[2]

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
  6   Germany Leena Günther, Anne Cibis, Tatjana Lofamakanda Pinto, Verena Sailer 42.51 EL
  7   Netherlands Kadene Vassell, Dafne Schippers, Eva Lubbers, Jamile Samuel 42.80 NR
  8   Poland Marika Popowicz, Daria Korczyńska, Marta Jeschke, Ewelina Ptak 43.06
4 4   Russia Yevgeniya Polyakova, Yekaterina Kuzina, Yekaterina Voronenkova, Olga Belkina 43.37
5 3   France Carima Louami, Ayodele Ikuesan, Lina Jacques-Sébastien, Christine Arron 43.44
6 1    Switzerland Michelle Cueni, Jacqueline Gasser, Ellen Sprunger, Léa Sprunger 43.61
7 2   Belarus Volha Astashka, Katsiaryna Hanchar, Elena Danilyuk-Nevmerzhytskaya, Yuliya Balykina 44.06
5   Ukraine Olesya Povh, Nataliya Pohrebnyak, Mariya Ryemyen, Viktoriya Pyatachenko DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lane infringement
  2. ^ Early / late takeover