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

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Men's 4 x 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
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Teams 13
Winning time 41.0
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Germany
Bronze medal    Great Britain
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Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

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

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Country Time Notes
1 Canada 42.2 Q
2 Great Britain 43.5 Q
3 Italy
4 Greece 44.0
5 Spain

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 2

Rank Country Time Notes
1 France 41.8 Q
2 Germany Q
3 Belgium

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 3

Rank Country Time Notes
1 United States 41.2 Q
2 Switzerland 42.6 Q
3 Japan
4 Turkey
Hungary DSQ

Key: DSQ = Disqualified, Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1 United States 41.0 =WR
2 Germany 41.2
3 Great Britain 41.8
4 France 42.0
5 Switzerland 42.6
Canada DSQ

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

References[edit]