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

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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Track events
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200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
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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
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Marathon men women
10 km walk women
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Shot put men women
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Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the women's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total of fourteen nations competing.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Unified Team (EUN)
Yelena Ruzina
Lyudmila Dzhigalova
Olga Nazarova
Olga Bryzgina
Liliya Nurutdinova*
Marina Shmonina*
 United States (USA)
Natasha Kaiser
Gwen Torrence
Jearl Miles
Rochelle Stevens
Denean Hill*
Dannette Young*
 Great Britain (GBR)
Phylis Smith
Sandra Douglas
Jennifer Stoute
Sally Gunnell

* 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 3:15.17 Soviet Union Tatyana Ledovskaya
Soviet Union Olga Nazarova
Soviet Union Mariya Pinigina
Soviet Union Olga Bryzgina
Seoul (KOR) October 1, 1988
Olympic Record 3:15.17 Soviet Union Tatyana Ledovskaya
Soviet Union Olga Nazarova
Soviet Union Mariya Pinigina
Soviet Union Olga Bryzgina
Seoul (KOR) October 1, 1988

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Med 1.png  Unified Team (EUN) Yelena Ruzina
Lyudmila Dzhigalova
Olga Nazarova
Olga Bryzgina
3:20.20
Med 2.png  United States (USA) Natasha Kaiser
Gwen Torrence
Jearl Miles
Rochelle Stevens
3:20.92
Med 3.png  Great Britain (GBR) Phylis Smith
Sandra Douglas
Jennifer Stoute
Sally Gunnell
3:24.23
4.  Canada (CAN) Rosey Edeh
Charmaine Crooks
Camille-Anise Noel
Jill Richardson-Briscoe
3:25.20
5.  Jamaica (JAM) Catherine Scott
Cathy Ann Rattray
Juliet Campbell
Sandie Richards
3:25.68
6.  Germany (GER) Uta Rohländer
Heike Meissner
Linda Kisabaka
Anja Rücker
3:26.37
7.  Australia (AUS) Cathy Freeman
Susan Andrews
Renee Poetschka
Michelle Lock
3:26.42
8.  Portugal (POR) Marta Moreira
Lucrécia Jardim
Elsa Amaral
Eduarda Coelho
3:36.85

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) advanced to the final.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1  United States (USA) Denean Hill, Jearl Miles, Dannette Young, Natasha Kaiser 3:22.29 Q
2 2  Unified Team (EUN) Marina Shmonina, Lyudmila Dzhigalova, Yelena Ruzina, Liliya Nurutdinova 3:22.91 Q
3 2  Great Britain (GBR) Sandra Douglas, Phylis Smith, Jennifer Stoute, Sally Gunnell 3:25.20 Q
4 1  Jamaica (JAM) Catherine Scott, Cathy Ann Rattray, Claudine Williams, Juliet Campbell 3:25.55 Q
5 1  Australia (AUS) Susan Andrews, Renee Poetschka, Cathy Freeman, Michelle Lock 3:25.68 Q
6 1  Canada (CAN) Rosey Edeh, Karen Clarke, Camille-Anise Noel, Charmaine Crooks 3:26.09 q
7 2  Germany (GER) Uta Rohländer, Heike Meissner, Linda Kisabaka, Anja Rücker 3:26.25 Q
8 2  Portugal (POR) Marta Moreira, Eduarda Coelho, Elsa Amaral, Lucrecia Jardim 3:29.38 q
9 2  Switzerland (SUI) Kathrin Lüthi, Regula Scalabrin, Martha Grossenbacher, Helen Burkart 3:31.26
10 2  Spain (ESP) Esther Lahoz, Cristina Pérez, Gregoria Ferrer, Julia Merino 3:31.35
11 1  Hungary (HUN) Edit Molnár, Agnes Kozary, Eva Barati, Judit Forgács 3:33.81
12 1  Thailand (THA) Saleerat Srimek, Sukanya Sang-Ngeun, Srirat Chimrak, Noodang Phimpho 3:35.48
13 2  Bolivia (BOL) Jacqueline Soliz, Sandra Antelo, Gloria Burgos, Moré Galetovic 3:53.65
14 1  Cuba (CUB) Nancy McLean, Odalmis Limonta, Daysi Duporte, Ana Fidelia Quirot DQ

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