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2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place on 8–9 March.

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DopingEdit

The Russian team came 4th in the final but was later disqualified after Kseniya Ryzhovas doping sample from 7 March was found positive for trimetazidine.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2014 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 Oregon 3:30.08 Albuquerque, United States 15 February 2014
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
Records broken during the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World Leading   United States (USA) 3:29.06 Sopot, Poland 8 March 2014
World Leading   United States (USA) 3:24.83 Sopot, Poland 9 March 2014

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
8 March 2014 12:20 Heats
9 March 2014 17:45 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 2 in each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the final.[3]

Rank Heat Country Athletes Time Notes
1 2   United States Natasha Hastings, Jernail Hayes, Monica Hargrove, Cassandra Tate 3:29.06 Q, WL
2 2   Jamaica Verone Chambers, Anneisha McLaughlin, Natoya Goule, Stephanie McPherson 3:29.43 Q, NR
3 2   Poland Ewelina Ptak, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz, Joanna Linkiewicz, Małgorzata Hołub 3:29.48 q, SB
4 2   Nigeria Omolara Omotoso, Patience Okon George, Bukola Abogunloko, Folashade Abugan 3:29.67 q, AR
5 1   Great Britain Eilidh Child, Shana Cox, Victoria Ohuruogu, Christine Ohuruogu 3:30.60 Q, SB
6 1   Russia Olga Tovarnova, Irina Davydova, Yuliya Terekhova, Natalya Nazarova 3:30.87 Q, SB
7 1   Italy Maria Enrica Spacca, Elena Maria Bonfanti, Marta Milani, Chiara Bazzoni 3:31.99 NR
8 1   Romania Adelina Pastor, Alina Andreea Panainte, Sanda Belgyan, Bianca Răzor 3:38.18 SB

FinalEdit

[4]

 
Natasha Hastings of the winning US team.
Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
    United States Natasha Hastings, Joanna Atkins, Francena McCorory, Cassandra Tate 3:24.83 WL, NR
    Jamaica Patricia Hall, Anneisha McLaughlin, Kaliese Spencer, Stephanie McPherson 3:26.54 NR
    Great Britain Eilidh Child, Shana Cox, Margaret Adeoye, Christine Ohuruogu 3:27.90 SB
DQ   Russia Olga Tovarnova, Alena Tamkova, Yuliya Terekhova, Kseniya Ryzhova 3:28.39 SB[5]
4   Poland Ewelina Ptak, Małgorzata Hołub, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz, Justyna Święty 3:29.89
5   Nigeria Omolara Omotoso, Folashade Abugan, Bukola Abogunloko, Patience Okon George 3:31.59

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russian athlete Ksenya Ryzhova disqualified for nine months for doping". ITAR-TASS. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  2. ^ IAAF: IAAF World Indoor Championships > IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 > 4x400 Metres Relay - women
  3. ^ Heats results
  4. ^ Final results
  5. ^ The team was disqualified retrospectivelly after Kseniya Ryzhova failed a doping test