2005 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
2005 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

The 4 x 400 metre relay at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 13 and August 14.

Medals[edit]

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Flag of the United States.svg United States

Andrew Rock
Derrick Brew
Darold Williamson
Jeremy Wariner
Miles Smith*
LaShawn Merritt*

  • *Received Medal For Running in Prelim
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas

Nathaniel McKinney
Avard Moncur
Andrae Williams
Chris Brown

Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica

Sanjay Ayre
Brandon Simpson
Lansford Spence
Davian Clarke

Qualifying[edit]

From the initial two heats the first three teams in each plus two fastest losers progressed through to the final.

All times shown are in seconds.

  • Q denotes automatic qualification.
  • q denotes fastest losers.
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • AR denotes area record.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season's best.

Heat 1[edit]

  1. Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas (Nathaniel McKinney, Avard Moncur, Troy McIntosh, Andrae Williams) 2:59.73 Q (WL)
  2. Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica (Michael Blackwood, Sanjay Ayre, Lansford Spence, Davian Clarke) 2:59.75 Q (SB)
  3. Flag of Poland.svg Poland (Piotr Klimczak, Marcin Marciniszyn, Robert Maćkowiak, Rafał Wieruszewski) 3:00.38 q (SB)
  4. Flag of Germany.svg Germany (Simon Kirch, Kamghe Gaba, Florian Seitz, Bastian Swillims) 3:03.17
  5. Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden (Mattias Claesson, Jimisola Laursen, Johan Wissman, Thomas Nikitin) 3:03.62 (SB)
  6. Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana (Obakeng Ngwigwa, California Molefe, Tshepho Kelaotswe, Masheto Gakologelwang) 3:06.39 (SB)

Heat 2[edit]

  1. Flag of the United States.svg United States (Miles Smith, Derrick Brew, LaShawn Merritt, Darold Williamson) 3:00.48 Q (SB)
  2. Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago (Ato Modibo, Julieon Raeburn, Renny Quow, Damion Barry) 3:01.91 Q
  3. Flag of Russia.svg Russia (Dmitriy Forshev, Andrey Rudnitskiy, Andrey Polukeyev, Yevgeniy Lebedev) 3:02.05 q (SB)
  4. Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine (Oleksiy Rachkovsky, Andriy Tverdostup, Myhaylo Knysh, Vitaliy Dubonosov) 3:03.41 (SB)
  5. Flag of Spain.svg Spain (David Testa, David Canal, David Melo, Antonio Manuel Reina) 3:08.03
  6. Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe (Nelton Ndebele, Young Talkmore Nyongani, Brian Dzingai, Temba Ncube) 3:08.26 (SB)

Heat 3[edit]

  1. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain (Robert Tobin, Martyn Rooney, Malachi Davis, Graham Hedman) 3:01.95 Q
  2. Flag of France.svg France (Leslie Djhone, Naman Keïta, Abderrahim El Haouzy, Marc Raquil) 3:02.86 Q
  3. Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic (Arismendi Peguero, Carlos Santa, Danis García, Antonio Side) 3:03.57 (SB)
  4. Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa (Jan van der Merwe, Ockert Cilliers, Pieter de Villiers, L. J. van Zyl) 3:04.64 (SB)
  5. Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria (Saul Weigopwa, Musa Audu, Bolaji Lawal, Enefiok Udo Obong) 3:07.91 (SB)

Final[edit]

  1. Flag of the United States.svg United States (Andrew Rock, Derrick Brew, Darold Williamson, Jeremy Wariner) 2:56.91 (WL)
  2. Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas (Nathaniel McKinney, Avard Moncur, Andrae Williams, Chris Brown) 2:57.32 (NR)
  3. Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica (Sanjay Ayre, Brandon Simpson, Lansford Spence, Davian Clarke) 2:58.07 (SB)
  4. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain (Timothy Benjamin, Martyn Rooney, Robert Tobin, Malachi Davis) 2:58.82 (SB)
  5. Flag of Poland.svg Poland (Marcin Marciniszyn, Robert Maćkowiak, Piotr Rysiukiewicz, Piotr Klimczak) 3:00.58
  6. Flag of France.svg France (Leslie Djhone, Naman Keïta, Abderrahim El Haouzy, Marc Raquil) 3:03.10
  7. Flag of Russia.svg Russia (Dmitriy Forshev, Andrey Rudnitskiy, Oleg Mishukov, Yevgeniy Lebedev) 3:03.20

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