2015 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
|Men's 4 × 100 metres relay |
at the 2015 World Championships
|Venue||Beijing National Stadium|
|Dates||29 August (heats & final)|
|Competitors||58 from 14 nations|
The United States managed a clean handoff two times between Trayvon Bromell, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay, while Jamaica stiff between Nesta Carter and Asafa Powell.Around the final turn, Nickel Ashmeade made up ground on Gay. The final baton change between Mike Rodgers and Tyson Gay was completed outside the changeover zone and the American team was disqualified.
Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:
|29 August 2015||12:20||Heats|
|29 August 2015||21:10||Final|
All times are local times (UTC+8)
Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) advance to the final.
The final was started at 21:10.
|4||Jamaica (JAM)||Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt||37.36||WL|
|9||China (CHN)||Mo Youxue, Xie Zhenye, Su Bingtian, Zhang Peimeng||38.01|
|3||Canada (CAN)||Aaron Brown, Andre De Grasse, Brendon Rodney, Justyn Warner||38.13|
|4||8||Germany (GER)||Julian Reus, Sven Knipphals, Alexander Kosenkow, Aleixo-Platini Menga||38.15||SB|
|5||5||France (FRA)||Emmanuel Biron, Christophe Lemaitre, Guy-Elphège Anouman, Jimmy Vicaut||38.23|
|6||2||Antigua and Barbuda (ANT)||Chavaughn Walsh, Daniel Bailey, Jared Jarvis, Miguel Francis||38.61|
|7||Great Britain & N.I. (GBR)||Richard Kilty, Daniel Talbot, James Ellington, Chijindu Ujah||DNF|
|6||United States (USA)||Trayvon Bromell, Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Mike Rodgers||DQ (37.77)||R170.7|
- "Beijing 2015: Timetable". Beijing 2015. 11 August 2015. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
- Start list
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- "Usain Bolt wins third World Championships gold as Jamaica win 4x100m relay... but Great Britain and USA botch final handovers". Daily Mail. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
- "2015 World Athletics Championships: Bolt, Jamaica triumph in 4x100m final". CNN. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
- "REPORT: MEN'S 4X100M FINAL – IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEIJING 2015". iaaf.org. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
- "Records & Lists – 4x100 metres relay". IAAF. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
- IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 – Standards (PDF), IAAF, 2014, retrieved 18 August 2015
- Heats results
- Final results
- Passing the baton outside the takeover zone