2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held at the Ataköy Athletics Arena on 11 March.Perri Shakes-Drayton held off individual champion Sanya Richards-Ross to claim Great Britain's first ever medal in this event. Ukraine originally finished fourth, but were later disqualified as their first leg runner (Bryzhina) inadvertently knocked Hanna Tashpulatava (Belarus) to the ground.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Great Britain
Shana Cox
Nicola Sanders
Christine Ohuruogu
Perri Shakes-Drayton
  United States
Leslie Cole
Natasha Hastings
Jernail Hayes
Sanya Richards-Ross
  Russia
Yuliya Gushchina
Kseniya Ustalova
Marina Karnaushchenko
Aleksandra Fedoriva

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record   Russia (RUS) 3:23.37 Glasgow, Great Britain 28 January 2006
Championship record   Russia (RUS) 3:23.88 Budapest, Hungary 7 March 2004
World Leading University of Kansas 3:31.36 College Station, United States 25 February 2012
Asian record   India (IND) 3:37.46 Doha, Qatar 16 February 2008
European record   Russia (RUS) 3:23.37 Glasgow, Great Britain 28 January 2006
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
  United States (USA) 3:27.34 Doha, Qatar 14 March 2010
Oceanian Record   Australia (AUS) 3:26.87 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
March 11, 2012 16:40 Final

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Started at 16:40.[1]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
    Great Britain Shana Cox, Nicola Sanders, Christine Ohuruogu, Perri Shakes-Drayton 3:28.76 WL
    United States Leslie Cole, Natasha Hastings, Jernail Hayes, Sanya Richards-Ross 3:28.79 SB
    Russia Yuliya Gushchina, Kseniya Ustalova, Marina Karnaushchenko, Aleksandra Fedoriva 3:29.55 SB
4   Romania Angela Moroşanu, Alina Panainte, Adelina Pastor, Elena Mirela Lavric 3:33.41 SB
5   Belarus Hanna Tashpulatava, Yulyana Yushchanka, Iryna Khliustava, Sviatlana Usovich 3:33.73 SB
  Ukraine Yelizaveta Bryzhina, Iuliia Olishevska, Olha Zemlyak, Nataliya Pyhyda DQ R 163.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Women's 4×400 metres relay (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2012-03-11.