2009 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
2009 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 women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium on August 22 and August 23.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Debbie Dunn
Allyson Felix
Lashinda Demus
Sanya Richards
Natasha Hastings*
Jessica Beard*
 Jamaica
Rosemarie Whyte
Novlene Williams-Mills
Shereefa Lloyd
Shericka Williams
Kaliese Spencer*
 Russia
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya
Tatyana Firova
Lyudmila Litvinova
Antonina Krivoshapka
Natalya Nazarova*
Natalya Antyukh*

* Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

World record  Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina
3:15.17 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
Championship record  United States (USA)
Gwen Torrence, Jearl Miles Clark, Natasha Kaiser-Brown, Maicel Malone-Wallace
3:16.71 Stuttgart, Germany 22 August 1993
World Leading  United States (USA)
Monica Hargrove, Natasha Hastings, Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards
3:23.08 Philadelphia, United States 25 April 2009
African Record  Nigeria (NGR)
Falilat Ogunkoya, Fatima Yusuf, Olabisi Afolabi, Charity Opara
3:21.04 Atlanta, United States 3 August 1996
Asian Record  China (CHN)
An Xiaohong, Bai Xiaoyun, Cao Chunying, Ma Yuqin
3:24.28 Beijing, China 13 September 1993
North American Record  United States (USA)
Denean Howard-Hill, Diane Dixon, Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Florence Griffith-Joyner
3:15.51 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
South American record  Brazil (BRA)
Lucimar Teodoro, Geisa Aparecida Coutinho, Maria Laura Almirão, Josiane Tito
3:26.82 Helsinki, Finland 13 August 2005
European Record  Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina
3:15.17 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
Oceanian Record  Australia (AUS)
Cathy Freeman, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Tamsyn Lewis, Nova Peris
3:23.81 Sydney, Australia 30 September 2000

No new world or championship record was set during this competition.

Qualification standards[edit]

Standard
3:31.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 22, 2009 20:15 Heats
August 23, 2009 17:50 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2  Russia Natalya Nazarova, Tatyana Firova, Natalya Antyukh, Lyudmila Litvinova 3:23.80 Q, SB
2 2  Jamaica Kaliese Spencer, Shereefa Lloyd, Rosemarie Whyte, Novlene Williams-Mills 3:24.72 Q
3 2  Germany Fabienne Kohlmann, Sorina Nwachukwu, Esther Cremer, Claudia Hoffmann 3:25.08 Q, SB
4 2  Great Britain Nicola Sanders, Vicki Barr, Jenny Meadows, Lee McConnell 3:25.23 q, SB
5 2  Cuba Susana A. Clement, Daisurami Bonne, Zulia Calatayud, Indira Terrero 3:27.36 q, SB
6 2  Canada Esther Akinsulie, Adrienne Power, Jenna Martin, Carline Muir 3:29.17 SB
7 1  United States Debbie Dunn, Natasha Hastings, Jessica Beard, Sanya Richards 3:29.31 Q
8 1  Nigeria Endurance Abinuwa, Muizat Ajoke Odumosu, Josephine Ehigie, Folashade Abugan 3:29.60 Q, SB
8 1  France Virginie Michanol, Aurélie Kamga, Symphora Béhi, Solen Désert-Mariller 3:29.60 Q, SB
10 2  Ukraine Yuliya Baraley, Tetiana Petlyuk, Anastasiya Rabchenyuk, Antonina Yefremova 3:30.76
11 1  Australia Pirrenee Steinert, Madeleine Pape, Caitlin Willis-Pincott, Tamsyn Lewis 3:30.80
12 1  Italy Marta Milani, Daniela Reina, Maria Enrica Spacca, Libania Grenot 3:31.05
13 1  Brazil Geisa Aparecida Coutinho, Emmilly Pinheiro, Sheila Ferreira, Jailma de Lima 3:31.42
14 2  Japan Sayaka Aoki, Asami Tanno, Mayu Sato, Satomi Kubokura 3:34.46
15 1  Mexico Alejandra Cherizola, Nallely Vela, Ruth Grajeda, Karla Dueñas 3:40.03
1  Bahamas Sasha Rolle, Shakeitha Henfield, Rashan Brown, Katrina Seymour DQ

Key: DQ = Disqualified, Q = qualification by place in heat, q = qualification by overall place, SB = Seasonal best

Final[edit]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st  United States Debbie Dunn, Allyson Felix, Lashinda Demus, Sanya Richards 3:17.83 WL
2nd  Jamaica Rosemarie Whyte, Novlene Williams-Mills, Shereefa Lloyd, Shericka Williams 3:21.15 SB
3rd  Russia Anastasiya Kapachinskaya, Tatyana Firova, Lyudmila Litvinova, Antonina Krivoshapka 3:21.64 SB
4  Great Britain Lee McConnell, Christine Ohuruogu, Vicki Barr, Nicola Sanders 3:25.16 SB
5  Germany Fabienne Kohlmann, Sorina Nwachukwu, Esther Cremer, Claudia Hoffmann 3:27.61
6  Nigeria Endurance Abinuwa, Muizat Ajoke Odumosu, Josephine Ehigie, Folasade Abugan 3:28.55 SB
7  France Virginie Michanol, Aurélie Kamga, Symphora Béhi, Solen Désert-Mariller 3:30.16
8  Cuba Diosmely Peña, Daisurami Bonne, Zulia Calatayud, Indira Terrero 3:36.99

Key: SB = Seasonal best, WL = World leading (in a given season)

References[edit]