Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1968 Summer Olympics
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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
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
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Vince Matthews
Ron Freeman
Larry James
Lee Evans
 Kenya (KEN)
Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Daniel Rudisha
 West Germany (FRG)
Helmar Müller
Manfred Kinder
Gerhard Hennige
Martin Jellinghaus

Final[edit]

Place Nation Athletes Time
1  United States Vince Matthews
Ron Freeman
Larry James
Lee Evans
2:56,1 WR
2  Kenya Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Daniel Rudisha
2:59,6
3  West Germany Helmar Müller
Manfred Kinder
Gerhard Hennige
Martin Jellinghaus
3:00,5
4  Poland Stanisław Grędziński
Jan Balachowski
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badeński
3:00,5
5  United Kingdom Martin Winbolt-Lewis
Colin Campbell
David Hemery
John Sherwood
3:01,2
6  Trinidad and Tobago George Simon
Euric Bobb
Benedict Cayenne
Edwin Roberts
3:04,5
7  Italy Sergio Ottolina
Giacomo Puosi
Furio Fusi
Sergio Bello
3:04,6
8  France Jean-Claude Nallet
Jacques Carette
Gilles Bertould
Jean-Pierre Boccardo
3:07,5

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