Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
|Men's 4x100 metre relay
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
|Venue||Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany|
|Dates||August 9 (heats, final)|
|Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
|80 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|3000 m steeple||men|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|50 km walk||men|
The men's 4x100 metres relay event at the 1936 Olympic Games took place on August 9. The United States team of Jesse Owens, Ralph Metcalfe, Foy Draper and Frank Wykoff won in a world record time of 39.8. Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller, both Jewish, were originally slated to compete in the American relay team but were unexpectedly replaced by Owens and Metcalfe.
The fastest two teams in each of the three heats advanced to the final round.
Key: DSQ = Disqualified, WR = World record
- 1936 Summer Olympics results: Men's 4x100 metre relay, Sports Reference LLC, retrieved 2010-05-01.