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

The women's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2014 IAAF World Relays was held at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on 24 and 25 May.

Women's 4 × 400 metres relay
at the 2014 IAAF World Relays
VenueThomas Robinson Stadium
Dates24 May (heats) & 25 May (final)
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RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:

World record   Soviet Union
(Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina)
3:15.17   Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
Championship record New event
World Leading   University of Texas 3:25.05   Philadelphia, United States 26 April 2014
African Record   Nigeria
(Olabisi Afolabi, Fatima Yusuf, Charity Opara, Falilat Ogunkoya)
3:21.04   Atlanta, United States 3 August 1996
Asian Record   Hebei province
(An Xiaohong, Bai Xiaoyun, Cao Chunying, Ma Yuqin)
3:24.28   Beijing, China 13 September 1993
North, Central American and Caribbean record   United States
(Denean Howard, Diane Dixon, Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Florence Griffith-Joyner)
3:15.51   Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
South American Record   BM&F Bovespa
(Geisa Aparecida Coutinho, Bárbara de Oliveira, Joelma Sousa, Jailma de Lima)
3:26.68   São Paulo, Brazil 7 August 2011
European Record   Soviet Union
(Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina)
3:15.17   Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
Oceanian record   Australia
(Nova Peris, Tamsyn Manou, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Cathy Freeman)
3:23.81   Sydney, Australia 30 September 2000

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
24 May 2014 18:26 Heats
25 May 2014 18:12 Final

All times are local times (UTC-4)

ResultsEdit

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) advanced to the final.[1]

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2 5   United States Deedee Trotter, Sanya Richards-Ross, Monica Hargrove, Jessica Beard 3:23.84 Q, CR
2 2 3   Jamaica Christine Day, Anastasia Le-Roy, Shericka Jackson, Kaliese Spencer 3:24.95 Q, SB
3 1 4   Nigeria Folasade Abugan, Regina George, Bukola Abogunloko, Patience Okon George 3:27.07 Q, SB
4 2 4   Great Britain Eilidh Child, Shana Cox, Emily Diamond, Margaret Adeoye 3:27.30 Q, SB
5 2 6   Poland Małgorzata Hołub, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz, Agata Bednarek, Justyna Święty 3:27.37 q, SB
6 2 8   France Marie Gayot, Lenora Guion-Fermin, Estelle Perrossier, Floria Guei 3:28.93 q, SB
7 1 7   Brazil Joelma Sousa, Liliane Fernandes, Jailma de Lima, Geisa Aparecida Coutinho 3:30.37 Q, SB
8 1 3   Italy Chiara Bazzoni, Maria Enrica Spacca, Elena Maria Bonfanti, Libania Grenot 3:30.67 Q, SB
9 1 8   Trinidad and Tobago Shawna Fermin, Domonique Williams, Romona Modeste, Alena Brooks 3:30.91 SB
10 2 7   Australia Anneliese Rubie, Jessica Gulli, Lyndsay Pekin, Morgan Mitchell 3:30.92 SB
11 1 6   Canada Carline Muir, Jenna Martin, Wendy Fawn Dorr, Noelle Montcalm 3:34.60 SB
12 1 5   Bahamas Lanece Clarke, Shakeitha Henfield, Christine Amertil, Miriam Byfield 3:54.95
1 2   Russia Yelena Zuykevich, Nadezhda Kotlyarova, Ayvika Malanova, Svetlana Rogozina DNS

FinalEdit

Final BEdit

[2]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
9 3   Australia Anneliese Rubie, Morgan Mitchell, Jessica Gulli, Lyndsay Pekin 3:31.01
10 6   Bahamas Lanece Clarke, Christine Amertil, Shakeitha Henfield, Miriam Byfield 3:31.71 SB
11 4   Canada Jenna Martin, Carline Muir, Sarah-Lynn Wells, Wendy Fawn Dorr 3:32.58 SB
12 5   Trinidad and Tobago Shawna Fermin, Alena Brooks, Magnolia Howell, Romona Modeste 3:33.21

Final AEdit

[3]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes Points
  5   United States Deedee Trotter, Sanya Richards-Ross, Natasha Hastings, Joanna Atkins 3:21.73 CR 8
  4   Jamaica Kaliese Spencer, Novlene Williams-Mills, Anastasia Le-Roy, Shericka Jackson 3:23.26 SB 7
  6   Nigeria Folasade Abugan, Regina George, Omolara Omotoso, Patience Okon George 3:23.41 SB 6
4 1   France Marie Gayot, Lenora Guion-Firmin, Agnès Raharolahy, Floria Guei 3:25.84 SB 5
5 2   Poland Małgorzata Hołub, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz, Joanna Linkiewicz, Justyna Święty 3:27.37 =SB 4
6 7   Italy Chiara Bazzoni, Maria Enrica Spacca, Elena Maria Bonfanti, Libania Grenot 3:27.44 SB 3
7 8   Great Britain Eilidh Child, Shana Cox, Christine Ohuruogu, Margaret Adeoye 3:28.03 2
8 3   Brazil Joelma Sousa, Liliane Fernandes, Jailma de Lima, Geisa Aparecida Coutinho 3:31.59 1

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