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Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

The men's 4 × 100 metres relay event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between August 4 & August 5.[1]

Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
1928 Olympics 4x100m relay finish cph.3b16759.jpg
Henry Russell (right) crossing the finish line in the final
DatesAugust 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Competitors from 13 nations
Teams13
Winning time41.0
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Frank Wykoff
James Quinn
Charles Borah
Henry Russell
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Georg Lammers
Richard Corts
Hubert Houben
Helmut Körnig
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Cyril Gill
Edward Smouha
Walter Rangeley
Jack London
 Great Britain
← 1924
1932 →

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1   Canada Ralph Adams, Johnny Fitzpatrick, Buck Hester, Percy Williams 42.2 Q
2   Great Britain Cyril Gill, Teddy Smouha, Walter Rangeley, Jack London 43.5 Q
3   Italy Giuseppe Castelli, Franco Reyser, Edgardo Toetti, Enrico Torre
4   Greece Vangelis Moiropoulos, Konstantinos Petridis, Angelos Lambrou, Renos Frangoudis 44.0
5   Spain Juan Serrahima, Diego Ordóñez, Fernando Muñagorri, Enrique de Chávarri

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 2

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1   France André Cerbonney, Gilbert Auvergne, André Dufau, André Mourlon 41.8 Q
2   Germany Georg Lammers, Richard Corts, Hubert Houben, Helmut Körnig Q
3   Belgium Paul Brochart, Fred Zinner, Adolphe Groscol, Willy Dujardin

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 3

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1   United States Frank Wykoff, Jimmy Quinn, Charley Borah, Hank Russell 41.2 Q
2   Switzerland Emmanuel Goldsmith, Willy Weibel, Willy Tschopp, Hans Niggl 42.6 Q
3   Japan Iwao Aizawa, Seishichi Inuma, Shigetoshi Osawa, Chuhei Nanbu
4   Turkey Semih Türkdoğan, Şinasi Şahingiray, Haydar Aşan, Mehmet Ali Aybar
  Hungary Ferenc Gerő, János Paizs, István Sugár, István Raggambi DSQ

Key: DSQ = Disqualified, Q = Qualified

FinalEdit

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
    United States Frank Wykoff, Jimmy Quinn, Charley Borah, Hank Russell 41.0 =WR
    Germany Georg Lammers, Richard Corts, Hubert Houben, Helmut Körnig 41.2
    Great Britain Cyril Gill, Teddy Smouha, Walter Rangeley, Jack London 41.8
4   France André Cerbonney, Gilbert Auvergne, André Dufau, André Mourlon 42.0
5   Switzerland Emmanuel Goldsmith, Willy Weibel, Willy Tschopp, Hans Niggl 42.6
  Canada Ralph Adams, Johnny Fitzpatrick, Buck Hester, Percy Williams DSQ

Key: DSQ = Disqualified, =WR = Equalled world record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 August 2017.