Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Men's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 26 (heats)
July 27 (final)
Teams 18
Winning time 3:03.9 (hand)
3:04.04 (automatic)
Medalists
Gold medal    Jamaica
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Germany
«1948 1956»
Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
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
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1952 Olympic Games took place on July 26 & July 27. The Jamaican team won the final.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time (automatic) Notes
1 Jamaica 3:04.04 WR
2 United States 3:04.21
3 Germany 3:06.78
4 Canada 3:09.37
5 Great Britain 3:10.23
6 France 3:10.33

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]