Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1992 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 women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the men's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 25 nations competing.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
James Jett*
 Nigeria (NGR)
Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
Osmond Ezinwa*
 Cuba (CUB)
Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera

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

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 37.50 United States Carl Lewis
United States Andre Cason
United States Dennis Mitchell
United States Leroy Burrell
Tokyo (JPN) September 1, 1991
Olympic Record 37.83 United States Sam Graddy
United States Ron Brown
United States Calvin Smith
United States Carl Lewis
Los Angeles (USA) August 11, 1984

The United States set a new world record in the final.

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 8, 1992
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Med 1.png  United States (USA) Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
37.40
WR
Med 2.png  Nigeria (NGR) Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
37.98
Med 3.png  Cuba (CUB) Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera
38.00
4.  Great Britain (GBR) Marcus Adam
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
38.08
5.  Unified Team (EUN) Pavel Galkin
Edvin Ivanov
Andrey Fedoriv
Vitaliy Savin
38.17
6.  Japan (JPN) Shinji Aoto
Hisatsugu Suzuki
Satoru Inoue
Tatsuo Sugimoto
38.77
7.  Austria (AUT) Christoph Pöstinger
Thomas Renner
Andreas Berger
Franz Ratzenberger
39.30
8.  Ivory Coast (CIV) Frank Waota
Jean-Olivier Zirignon
Gilles Bogui
Ouattara Lagazane
39.31

Semifinals[edit]

  • Heat 1
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  United States (USA) Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
38.14
2.  Cuba (CUB) Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera
38.49
3.  Unified Team (EUN) Pavel Galkin
Edvin Ivanov
Andrey Fedoriv
Vitaliy Savin
38.69
4.  Japan (JPN) Shinji Aoto
Hisatsugu Suzuki
Satoru Inoue
Tatsuo Sugimoto
38.81
5.  France (FRA) Max Morinière
Daniel Sangouma
Gilles Quénéhervé
Bruno Marie-Rose
39.02
6.  Ghana (GHA) John Myles-Mills
Eric Akogyiram
Emmanuel Tuffour
Samuel Nelson Boateng
39.28
7.  Sierra Leone (SLE) Francis Keita
Denton Guy-Williams
Paul Parkinson
Sanusi Turay
40.46
 Mexico (MEX) Genaro Rojas
Eduardo Nava
Raymundo Escalante
Manuel Cárdenas
DSQ
  • Heat 2
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Nigeria (NGR) Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
38.21
2.  Great Britain (GBR) Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Marcus Adam
Linford Christie
38.64
3.  Austria (AUT) Christoph Pöstinger
Thomas Renner
Andreas Berger
Franz Ratzenberger
39.34
4.  Ivory Coast (CIV) Frank Waota
Jean-Olivier Zirignon
Gilles Bogui
Ouattara Lagazane
39.46
5.  Spain (ESP) Javier Arqués
Enrique Talavera
Juan Trapero
Sergio López Alpáñez
39.62
6.  Thailand (THA) Kriengkrai Nalom
Seksarn Boonrat
Niti Piyapan
Visut Watanasin
39.73
7.  Togo (TOG) Kouami Aholou
Boevi Youlou Lawson
Kokou Franck Amegnigan
Kossi Akoto
39.84
 Canada (CAN) Ben Johnson
Glenroy Gilbert
Atlee Mahorn
Bruny Surin
DNF

Heats[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]