1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the 1998 European
Athletics Championships

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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
5000 m men women
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 women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 22 and 23 August.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Mark Hylton
Jamie Baulch
Iwan Thomas
Mark Richardson
 Great Britain
Silver Piotr Rysiukiewicz
Tomasz Czubak
Piotr Haczek
Robert Maćkowiak
 Poland
Bronze Antonio Andrés
Juan Vicente Trull
Andrés Martínez
David Canal
 Spain

Results[edit]

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the Final.

Rank Heat Nation Athlete Time Notes
1 2  Great Britain Mark Hylton, Sean Baldock, Solomon Wariso, Jamie Baulch 3:02.37 Q
2 1  Poland Piotr Długosielski, Jacek Bocian, Piotr Rysiukiewicz, Piotr Haczek 3:03.59 Q
3 2  Italy Walter Pirovano, Marco Vaccari, Andrea Nuti, Ashraf Saber 3:04.64 Q
4 2  Germany Stefan Letzelter, Klaus Ehrnsperger, Thomas Goller, Jens Dautzenberg 3:04.84 Q
5 1   Switzerland Laurent Clerc, Kevin Widmer, Alain Rohr, Mathias Rusterholz 3:05.11 Q, SB
6 2  Spain Juan Vicente Trull, Antonio Andrés, Andrés Martínez, David Canal 3:05.63 q, SB
7 2  Czech Republic Jan Poděbradský, Jan Štejfa, Karel Bláha, Jiří Mužík 3:05.88 q
8 1  France Pierre-Marie Hilaire, Fred Mango, Marc Raquil, Marc Foucan 3:06.09 Q
9 2  Greece Stelios Dimotsios, Panagiotis Sarris, Periklis Iakovakis, Konstantinos Kenteris 3:06.48 SB
10 1  Slovenia Matija Šestak, Miro Kocuvan, Damjan Zlatnar, Boštjan Horvat 3:07.78 SB
1  Russia Innokentiy Zharov, Boris Gorban, Vladislav Shiryayev, Dmitriy Golovastov DNF
1  Hungary Zsolt Szeglet, Péter Nyilasi, Zétény Dombi, Tibor Bédi DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st  Great Britain Mark Hylton, Jamie Baulch, Iwan Thomas, Mark Richardson 2:58.68 SB
2nd  Poland Piotr Rysiukiewicz, Tomasz Czubak, Piotr Haczek, Robert Maćkowiak 2:58.88
3rd  Spain Antonio Andrés, Juan Vicente Trull, Andrés Martínez, David Canal 3:02.47 NR
4  Italy Walter Pirovano, Marco Vaccari, Andrea Nuti, Ashraf Saber 3:02.48 SB
5   Switzerland Laurent Clerc, Kevin Widmer, Alain Rohr, Mathias Rusterholz 3:02.91 NR
6  Germany Stefan Letzelter, Klaus Ehrnsperger, Thomas Goller, Jens Dautzenberg 3:03.19 SB
7  Czech Republic Jan Poděbradský, Jan Štejfa, Karel Bláha, Jiří Mužík 3:04.37 SB
 France Pierre-Marie Hilaire, Fred Mango, Marc Raquil, Marc Foucan DQ

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