Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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steeplechase
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These are the official results of the men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 24 nations competing, with three qualifying heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Michael Johnson
Steve Lewis
Darnell Hall*
Charles Jenkins*
 Cuba (CUB)
Lázaro Martínez
Héctor Herrera
Norberto Téllez
Roberto Hernández
 Great Britain (GBR)
Roger Black
David Grindley
Kriss Akabusi
John Regis
Du'aine Ladejo*
Mark Richardson*

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

Records[edit]

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

World Record
and
Olympic Record
2:56.16(*) United States Vincent Matthews
United States Ron Freeman
United States Larry James
United States Lee Evans
Mexico City (MEX) October 20, 1968
2:56.16 United States Danny Everett
United States Steve Lewis
United States Kevin Robinzine
United States Butch Reynolds
Seoul (KOR) October 1, 1988

(*) Altitude over 1000 metres

The United States set a new world record with 2:55.74 in the final.

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 8, 1992
RANK NATION FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  United States (USA) Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Michael Johnson
Steve Lewis
2:55.74 World Record Olympic Record
Med 2.png  Cuba (CUB) Lázaro Martínez
Héctor Herrera
Norberto Téllez
Roberto Hernández
2:59.51
Med 3.png  Great Britain (GBR) Roger Black
David Grindley
Kriss Akabusi
John Regis
2:59.73
4.  Brazil (BRA) Robson da Silva
Ediélson Rocha Tenório
Sergio Matias de Menezes
Sidney Telles de Souza
3:01.61
5.  Nigeria (NGR) Udeme Ekpeyong
Emmanuel Okoli
Hassan Bosso
Sunday Bada
3:01.71
6.  Italy (ITA) Alessandro Aimar
Marco Vaccari
Fabio Grossi
Andrea Nuti
3:02.18
7.  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) Alvin Daniel
Patrick Delice
Neil de Silva
Ian Morris
3:03.31
 Kenya (KEN) Samson Kitur
Abednego Matilu
Simeon Kipkemboi
Simon Kemboi
DNF

Heats[edit]

RANK NATION HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) Patrick Delice
Alvin Daniel
Neil de Silva
Ian Morris
3:01.05
(NR)
2.  Great Britain (GBR) Mark Richardson
Kriss Akabusi
Roger Black
Du'aine Ladejo
3:01.20
3.  Japan (JPN) Masayoshi Kan
Susumu Takano
Yoshihiko Saito
Takahiro Watanabe
3:01.35
4.  France (FRA) Jean-Louis Rapnouil
Yann Quentrec
Stéphane Caristan
Stéphane Diagana
3:04.25
5.  Canada (CAN) Mark Jackson
Anthony Wilson
Mark Graham
Frederick Williams
3:04.69
6.  Thailand (THA) Athiaporn Koonjartong
Yuthana Thonglek
Sarapong Kumsup
Aktawat Sakulchun
3:08.00
7.  Portugal (POR) José Mendes
Pedro Rodrigues
Alvaro Silva
Pedro Curvelo
3:10.11
8.  Zaire (ZAI) Ilunga Kafila
Luasa Batungile
Kaleka Mutoke
Shintu Kibambe
3:21.91


RANK NATION HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Cuba (CUB) Lázaro Martínez
Héctor Herrera
Norberto Téllez
Roberto Hernández
2:59.13
2.  United States (USA) Darnell Hall
Michael Johnson
Charles Jenkins
Quincy Watts
2:59.14
3.  Kenya (KEN) David Kitur
Samson Kitur
Simeon Kipkemboi
Simon Kemboi
2:59.63
4.  Nigeria (NGR) Udeme Ekpeyong
Emmanuel Okoli
Hassan Bosso
Sunday Bada
3:00.39
5.  Unified Team (EUN) Dmitry Kosov
Dmitry Kliger
Dmitry Golovastov
Oleg Tverdokhleb
3:05.59
6.  Mexico (MEX) Raymundo Escalante
Eduardo Nava
Luis Karin Toledo
Juan Vallin Gutierrez
3:05.75
7.  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VIN) Lenford O'Garro
Michael Williams
Eversley Linley
Eswort Coombs
3:10.21
 Barbados (BAR) Seibert Straughn
Roger Jordan
Edsel Chase
Stevon Roberts
DSQ


RANK NATION HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Brazil (BRA) Eronilde de Araujo
Ediélson Rocha
Sergio Matias de Menezes
Sidney Telles de Souza
3:01.38
2.  Italy (ITA) Alessandro Aimar
Marco Vaccari
Fabio Grossi
Andrea Nuti
3:02.09
3.  Morocco (MAR) Abdelali Kasbane
Abdelghani Gouriguer
Bouchaib Belkaid
Benyounes Lahlou
3:02.28
4.  Spain (ESP) Antonio Sánchez Muñoz
Cayetano Cornet
Manuel Moreno Sánchez
Angel de la Heras
3:04.60
5.  Qatar (QAT) Sami Jumah
Masoud Khamis
Ibrahim Ismail Muftah
Fareh Ibrahim Ali
3:07.26
6.  Papua New Guinea (PNG) Baobo Neuendorf
Kaminiel Selot
Selot Bernard
Manana Subul Babo
3:13.35
 Germany (GER) Ralph Pfersich
Rico Lieder
Jörg Vaihinger
Thomas Schönlebe
DSQ
 Jamaica (JAM) Dennis Blake
Devon Morris
Howard Davis
Patrick O'Connor
DSQ

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