2015 IAAF World Relays – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

The men's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2015 IAAF World Relays was held at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on 2 May.

Men's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the 2015 IAAF World Relays
VenueThomas Robinson Stadium
Dates2 May (heats & final)
Nations24
Winning time37.38
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
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RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:

World record   Jamaica
(Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt)
36.84   London, Great Britain 11 August 2012
Championship record   Jamaica
(Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Julian Forte, Andrew Fisher)
37.71   Nassau, Bahamas 25 May 2014
World Leading   United States 38.18   Gainesville, United States 4 April 2015
African Record   Nigeria
(Osmond Ezinwa, Olapade Adeniken, Francis Obikwelu, Davidson Ezinwa)
37.94   Athens, Greece 9 August 1997
Asian Record   China
(Chen Shiwei, Xie Zhenye, Su Bingtian, Zhang Peimeng)
37.99   Incheon, South Korea 2 October 2014
North, Central American and Caribbean record   Jamaica
(Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt)
36.84   London, Great Britain 11 August 2012
South American Record   Brazil
(Vicente de Lima, Édson Ribeiro, André da Silva, Claudinei da Silva)
37.90   Sydney, Australia 30 September 2000
European Record   Great Britain
(Jason Gardener, Darren Campbell, Marlon Devonish, Dwain Chambers)
37.73   Seville, Spain 29 August 1999
Oceanian record   Australia
(Paul Henderson, Tim Jackson, Steve Brimacombe, Damien Marsh)
38.17   Gothenburg, Sweden 12 August 1995
  Australia
(Anthony Alozie, Isaac Ntiamoah, Andrew McCabe, Josh Ross)
  London, Great Britain 10 August 2012

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
2 May 2014 19:40 Heats
2 May 2014 21:30 Final B
2 May 2014 21:56 Final

All times are local times (UTC-4)

ResultsEdit

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified WL World leading CR Championship record NR National record SB Seasonal best

HeatsEdit

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

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 3 7   United States Mike Rodgers, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Ryan Bailey 37.87 Q, WL
2 1 8   Jamaica Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt 38.07 Q, WL
3 2 7   Trinidad and Tobago Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Rondel Sorrillo, Richard Thompson 38.32 Q, SB
4 2 3   France Pierre Vincent, Christophe Lemaitre, Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux, Emmanuel Biron 38.62 Q, SB
5 1 1   Brazil Bruno de Barros, Vítor Hugo dos Santos, Aldemir da Silva Junior, Jorge Vides 38.64 Q, SB
6 2 6   Saint Kitts and Nevis Jason Rogers, Brijesh Lawrence, Lestrod Roland, Antoine Adams 38.68 q, SB
7 3 1   Japan Kazuma Oseto, Kenji Fujimitsu, Yoshihide Kiryū, Kotaro Taniguchi 38.73 Q, SB
7 1 6   Germany Aleixo-Platini Menga, Sven Knipphals, Alexander Kosenkow, Patrick Domogala 38.73 q, SB
9 2 2   Great Britain Sean Safo-Antwi, Daniel Talbot, James Ellington, Richard Kilty 38.79 SB
10 3 8   Italy Fabio Cerutti, Eseosa Desalu, Diego Marani, Delmas Obou 38.84 SB
11 2 1   Barbados Levi Cadogan, Ramon Gittens, Nicholas Deshong, Mario Burke 38.85 NR
11 2 4   Cuba Yaniel Carrero, Roberto Skyers, Reynier Mena, Yadier Luis 38.85 SB
13 3 3   Dominican Republic Gustavo Cuesta, Yoandry Andujar, Stanly del Carmen, Yancarlos Martínez 38.94 NR
14 1 3   Antigua and Barbuda Chavaughn Walsh, Daniel Bailey, Tahir Walsh, Miguel Francis 39.01 NR
15 1 2   Netherlands Brian Mariano, Churandy Martina, Giovanni Codrington, Hensley Paulina 39.14 SB
16 1 4   Bahamas Deneko Brown, Blake Bartlett, Javan Martin, Alfred Higgs 39.32 SB
17 2 5   Hong Kong Tang Yik Chun, So Chun Hong, Ng Ka Fung, Tsui Chi Ho 39.33 SB
18 1 7   Portugal Diogo Antunes, Francis Obikwelu, David Lima, Yazaldes Nascimento 39.42 SB
19 3 6   Poland Adam Pawłowski, Dariusz Kuć, Kamil Masztak, Remigiusz Olszewski 39.48 SB
20 3 5   Australia Trae Williams, Alexander Hartmann, Jin Su Jung, Ben Jaworski 39.75
21 3 4   China Wu Zhiqiang, Xie Zhenye, Yang Yang, Mo Youxue 57.98
2 8    Switzerland Pascal Mancini, Reto Schenkel, Alex Wilson, Rolf Malcolm Fongué DNF
3 2   Canada Gavin Smellie, Aaron Brown, Akeem Haynes, Justyn Warner DQ 170.6
1 5   Nigeria DNS

Final BEdit

The final B was started at 21:35.[3]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 4   Great Britain Andrew Robertson, Daniel Talbot, James Ellington, Richard Kilty 38.67 SB
2 5   Barbados Levi Cadogan, Ramon Gittens, Nicholas Deshong, Mario Burke 38.70 NR
3 7   Dominican Republic Deidy Montas, Yoandry Andujar, Stanly del Carmen, Yancarlos Martínez 38.98
4 3   Cuba Reidis Ramos, Roberto Skyers, Reynier Mena, Yaniel Carrero 39.04
5 6   Italy Fabio Cerutti, Eseosa Desalu, Matteo Galvan, Delmas Obou 39.23
6 8   Antigua and Barbuda Chavaughn Walsh, Daniel Bailey, Tahir Walsh, Miguel Francis 39.25
7 1   Netherlands Brian Mariano, Churandy Martina, Giovanni Codrington, Hensley Paulina 39.41
8 2   Bahamas Deneko Brown, Blake Bartlett, Javan Martin, Alfred Higgs 39.56

FinalEdit

The final was started at 22:07.[4]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
  5   United States Mike Rodgers, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Ryan Bailey 37.38 CR
  4   Jamaica Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt 37.68 SB
  7   Japan Kazuma Oseto, Kenji Fujimitsu, Yoshihide Kiryū, Kotaro Taniguchi 38.20 SB
4 8   Brazil Bruno de Barros, Vítor Hugo dos Santos, Aldemir da Silva Junior, Jorge Vides 38.63 SB
5 3   France Pierre Vincent, Christophe Lemaitre, Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux, Emmanuel Biron 38.81
6 2   Saint Kitts and Nevis Jason Rogers, Brijesh Lawrence, Lestrod Roland, Antoine Adams 38.85
7 6   Trinidad and Tobago Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Rondel Sorrillo, Richard Thompson 38.92
8 1   Germany Aleixo-Platini Menga, Sven Knipphals, Alexander Kosenkow, Patrick Domogala 39.40

ReferencesEdit