2009 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 100 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 100 metres relay at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium on August 21 and August 22.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Jamaica
Simone Facey
Shelly-Ann Fraser
Aleen Bailey
Kerron Stewart
 Bahamas
Sheniqua Ferguson
Chandra Sturrup
Christine Amertil
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
 Germany
Marion Wagner
Anne Möllinger
Cathleen Tschirch
Verena Sailer

Records[edit]

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

World record  East Germany (GDR)
Romy Müller, Sabine Günther, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Göhr
41.37 Canberra, Australia 6 October 1985
Championship record  United States (USA)
Chryste Gaines, Marion Jones, Inger Miller, Gail Devers
41.47 Athens, Greece 9 August 1997
World Leading  United States (USA)
Lauryn Williams, Allyson Felix, Muna Lee, Carmelita Jeter
41.58 Cottbus, Germany 8 August 2009
African Record  Nigeria (NGR)
Christy Opara-Thompson, Beatrice Utondu, Faith Idehen, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi
42.39 Barcelona, Spain 7 August 1992
Asian Record  China (CHN)
Li Xuemei, Xiao Lin, Li Yali, Liu Xiaomei
42.23 Shanghai, China 23 October 1997
North American Record  United States (USA)
Chryste Gaines, Marion Jones, Inger Miller, Gail Devers
41.47 Athens, Greece 9 August 1997
South American record  Brazil (BRA)
Luciana dos Santos, Lucimar de Moura, Katia Regina Santos, Rosemar Coelho Neto
42.97 Bogotá, Colombia 10 July 2004
European Record  East Germany (GDR)
Romy Müller, Sabine Günther, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Göhr
41.37 Canberra, Australia 6 October 1985
Oceanian Record  Australia (AUS)
Rachael Massey, Suzanne Broadrick, Jodi Lambert, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
42.99 Pietersburg, South Africa 18 March 2000

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

Qualification standard[edit]

Standard
43.90

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 22, 2009 18:10 Heats
August 22, 2009 20:00 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first 2 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) qualify.