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2012 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2012 European Athletics Championships was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 30 June and 1 July.

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MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2012 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   United States RED
Francena McCorory, Allyson Felix
Natasha Hastings, Sanya Richards-Ross
3:21.18 Philadelphia, United States 28 April 2012
European Leading   Ukraine
Antonina Yefremova, Alina Lohvynenko
Nataliya Pyhyda, Yuilya Olishevska
3:26.36 Yalta, Ukraine 29 May 2012
Broken records during the 2012 European Athletics Championships
European Leading   Ukraine
Yuilya Olishevska, Olha Zemlyak
Nataliya Pyhyda, Alina Lohvynenko
3:25.07 Helsinki, Finland 1 July 2012

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
30 June 2012 21:50 Round 1
1 July 2012 19:25 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 2 3   France Phara Anacharsis, Elea Mariama Diarra, Lenora Guion Firmin, Floria Guei 3:29.03 Q
2 1 4   Ukraine Yuilya Olishevska, Darya Prystupa, Nataliya Pyhyda, Alina Lohvynenko 3:29.09 Q
3 2 6   Great Britain Eilidh Child, Kelly Massey, Nicola Sanders, Shana Cox 3:29.96 Q
4 2 7   Czech Republic Jitka Bartoničková, Denisa Rosolová, Zuzana Bergrová, Zuzana Hejnová 3:30.86 Q
5 2 5   Russia Olga Tovarnova, Tatyana Veshkurova, Liliya Molgacheva, Yuliya Terekhova 3:31.35 q
6 1 3   Germany Esther Cremer, Janin Lindenberg, Christiane Klopsch, Fabienne Kohlmann 3:31.38 Q
7 1 1   Romania Elena Mirela Lavric, Alina Panainte, Bianca Razor, Angela Moroșanu 3:31.48 Q
8 2 1   Poland Agata Bednarek, Justyna Święty, Iga Baumgart, Anna Jesień 3:31.50 q
8 1 2   Belarus Maryna Boika, Iryna Khliustava, Yulia Yurenya, Ilona Usovich 3:31.50
10 2 2   Italy Chiara Bazzoni, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot, Marta Milani 3:31.64
DQ 1 8   Turkey Sema Apak, Merve Aydın, Meliz Redif, Pınar Saka 3:34.70 Doping
11 1 6   Norway Irene Høvik Helgesen, Nina Katrine Brandt, Line Kloster, Martine Eikemo Borge 3:37.74
12 1 7   Spain Aauri Bokesa, Natalia Romero, Begoña Garrido, Andrea Díez 3:38.00
13 2 8   Portugal Carla Tavares, Carolina Duarte, Vera Barbosa, Joceline Monteiro 3:40.79
14 2 4   Finland Jenni Kivioja, Ella Räsänen, Ilona Punkkinen, Emma Millard 3:40.97
1 5   Ireland Claire Bergin, Joanne Cuddihy, Marian Heffernan, Michelle Carey DQ

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
  6   Ukraine Yuilya Olishevska, Olha Zemlyak, Nataliya Pyhyda, Alina Lohvynenko 3:25.07 EL
  3   France Phara Anacharsis, Lenora Guion Firmin, Marie Gayot, Floria Guei 3:25.49
  8   Czech Republic Zuzana Hejnová, Zuzana Bergrová, Jitka Bartoničková, Denisa Rosolová 3:26.02
4 5   Great Britain Shana Cox, Nicola Sanders, Lee McConnell, Eilidh Child 3:26.20
5 4   Germany Esther Cremer, Janin Lindenberg, Christiane Klopsch, Fabienne Kohlmann 3:27.81
6 2   Russia Olga Tovarnova, Tatyana Veshkurova, Yuliya Terekhova, Ksenia Zadorina 3:28.36
7 7   Romania Sanda Belgyan, Elena Mirela Lavric, Bianca Razor, Angela Moroșanu 3:29.80
8 1   Poland Agata Bednarek, Justyna Święty, Magdalena Gorzkowska, Anna Jesień 3:30.17

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