2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men

The men's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held at the Ataköy Athletics Arena on 10 and 11 March.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Frankie Wright
Calvin Smith Jr.
Manteo Mitchell
Gil Roberts
Jamaal Torrance*
Quentin Iglehart-Summers*
 Great Britain
Conrad Williams
Nigel Levine
Michael Bingham
Richard Buck
Luke Lennon-Ford*
 Trinidad and Tobago
Lalonde Gordon
Renny Quow
Jereem Richards
Jarrin Solomon

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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  United States (USA) 3:02.83 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
Championship record  United States (USA) 3:02.83 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
World Leading University of Arkansas 3:03.76 Fayetteville, United States 11 February 2012
African record  Nigeria (NGR) 3:09.76 Lisbon, Portugal 10 March 2001
Asian record  Japan (JPN) 3:05.90 Maebashi, Japan 6 March 1999
European record  Poland (POL) 3:03.01 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 United States (USA) 3:02.83 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
Oceanian Record  Australia (AUS) 3:08.49 Seville, Spain 10 March 1991
South American record  Brazil (BRA) 3:10.50 Paris, France 8 March 1997

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 10, 2012 11:20 Heats
March 11, 2012 17:40 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

11 teams from 11 countries participated. One country did not start the competition. With two heats competing, the qualification round started at 11:20 and 11:33.[1]

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2  Great Britain Conrad Williams, Luke Lennon-Ford, Michael Bingham, Richard Buck 3:07.45 Q, SB
2 1  United States Frankie Wright, Jamaal Torrance, Manteo Mitchell, Quentin Iglehart-Summers 3:07.47 Q, SB
3 2  Poland Jakub Krzewina, Marcin Marciniszyn, Grzegorz Sobiński, Łukasz Krawczuk 3:07.99 Q, SB
4 2  Trinidad and Tobago Lalonde Gordon, Renny Quow, Jereem Richards, Jarrin Solomon 3:08.32 q, SB
5 2  Russia Sergey Petukhov, Valentin Kruglyakov, Semen Golubev, Vladislav Frolov 3:08.43 q, SB
6 2  Ukraine Myhaylo Knysh, Volodymyr Burakov, Dmytro Bikulov, Yevhen Hutsol 3:08.92 NR
7 2  Czech Republic Josef Prorok, Petr Lichý, Vaclav Barak, Theodor Jareš 3:09.46 SB
8 1  Spain Mark Ujakpor, David Testa, Samuel García, Xavier Carrión 3:10.51 Q, SB
9 1  Venezuela José Acevedo, Omar Longart, Alberto Aguilar, Freddy Mezones 3:11.11 NR
10 1  Turkey Ali Ekber Kayaş, Halit Kiliç, Mehmet Güzel, Yavuz Can 3:11.28 NR
11 1  Botswana Thapelo Ketlogetswe, Isaac Makwala, Pako Seribe, Zacharia Kamberuka 3:13.21 NR
12 1  Bahamas Michael Mathieu, La'Sean Pickstock, Jameson Strachan, Demetrius Pinder DNS

Final[edit]

Started at 17:40.[2]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1  United States Frankie Wright, Calvin Smith Jr., Manteo Mitchell, Gil Roberts 3:03.94 SB
2  Great Britain Conrad Williams, Nigel Levine, Michael Bingham, Richard Buck 3:04.72 SB
3  Trinidad and Tobago Lalonde Gordon, Renny Quow, Jereem Richards, Jarrin Solomon 3:06.85 NR
4  Russia Sergey Petukhov, Valentin Kruglyakov, Semen Golubev, Vladislav Frolov 3:07.35 SB
5  Spain Mark Ujakpor, David Testa, Samuel García, Xavier Carrión 3:10.01 SB
6  Poland Jakub Krzewina, Marcin Marciniszyn, Grzegorz Sobiński, Łukasz Krawczuk 3:11.86

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