1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
1999 World 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
20 km walk men women
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 × 400 metres relay event at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Estadio Olímpico de Sevilla on August 28 and August 29.

After Antonio Pettigrew later admitted to taking banned substances, the winning US team was retrospectively disqualified.

Medals[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Poland
Tomasz Czubak
Robert Maćkowiak
Jacek Bocian
Piotr Haczek
 Jamaica
Michael McDonald
Gregory Haughton
Danny McFarlane
Davian Clarke
 South Africa

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

All times shown are in minutes.

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

DNF = did not finish | DNS = did not start | DQ = disqualification | NM = no mark (i.e. no valid result) | Q = qualification by place in heat | q = qualification by overall place

Heat 1[edit]

  1.  Bahamas (Timothy Munnings, Troy McIntosh, Carl Oliver, Chris Brown) 3:01.17 Q
  2.  France (Pierre-Marie Hilaire, Marc Foucan, Marc Raquil, Fred Mango) 3:01.31 Q (SB)
  3.  Great Britain (Geoff Dearman, Mark Hylton, Jared Deacon, Jamie Baulch) 3:02.21
  4.  Japan (Jun Osakada, Koji Ito, Kenji Tabata, Kazuhiko Yamazaki) 3:02.50 (SB)
  5.  Spain (Antonio Andrés, Juan Vicente Trull, Andrés Martínez, David Canal) 3:02.85 (SB)
  6.  Australia (Patrick Dwyer, Brad Jamieson, Scott Thom, Mark Moresi) 3:04.78
  7.  Canada (Shane Niemi, Alexandre Marchand, Byron Goodwin, Monte Raymond) 3:05.60

Heat 2[edit]

  1.  United States (Jerome Davis, Joey Woody, Danny McCray, Angelo Taylor) 3:00.79 Q (SB)
  2.  Senegal (Ousmane Niang, Ibou Faye, Alpha Babacar Sall, Ibrahima Wade) 3:02.53 Q (SB)
  3.  Germany (Maik Liebe, Marco Krause, Ruwen Faller, Thomas Goller) 3:02.68 (SB)
  4.  Brazil (Cleverson da Silva, Anderson Jorge dos Santos, Eronilde Nunes de Araújo, Sanderlei Claro Parrela) 3:05.70
  5.  Ireland (Gary Ryan, Paul McBurney, Tomas Coman, Paul McKee) 3:05.81

 Botswana (Rampa Mosweu, Lulu Basinyi, California Molefe, Johnson Kubisa) DQ
 Nigeria (Udeme Ekpeyong, Jude Monye, Fidelis Gadzama, Sunday Bada) DQ
 Hungary (Péter Nyilasi, Balázs Korányi, Zsolt Szeglet, Tibor Bédi) DNF

Heat 3[edit]

  1.  South Africa (Jopie van Oudtshoorn, Hendrick Mokganyetsi, Adriaan Botha, Arnaud Malherbe) 3:00.77 Q (SB)
  2.  Poland (Robert Maćkowiak, Jacek Bocian, Piotr Długosielski, Piotr Haczek) 3:00.86 Q (SB)
  3.  Jamaica (Paston Coke, Davian Clarke, Omar Brown, Michael McDonald) 3:01.38 q
  4.  Russia (Daniyil Shekin, Andrey Semyonov, Valentine Koulbatskiy, Dmitriy Golovastov) 3:01.51 q (SB)
  5.   Switzerland (Laurent Clerc, Mathias Rusterholz, Alain Rohr, Marcel Schelbert) 3:02.46 (NR)
  6.  Slovenia (Miro Kocuvan, Boštjan Horvat, Joze Vrtačič, Matija Šestak) 3:02.70 (NR)
  7.  Greece (Panayiotis Sarris, Anastasios Gousis, Yeoryios Doupis, Periklis Iakovakis) 3:04.07 (NR)
  8.  Zimbabwe (Temba Ncube, Philip Mukomana, Savieri Ngidhi, Ken Harnden) 3:07.69

Final[edit]

  1.  Poland (Tomasz Czubak, Robert Maćkowiak, Jacek Bocian, Piotr Haczek) 2:58.91 (SB)
  2.  Jamaica (Michael McDonald, Gregory Haughton, Danny McFarlane, Davian Clarke) 2:59.34
  3.  South Africa (Jopie van Oudtshoorn, Hendrick Mokganyetsi, Adriaan Botha, Arnaud Malherbe) 3:00.20 (NR)
  4.  France (Pierre-Marie Hilaire, Marc Foucan, Marc Raquil, Fred Mango) 3:00.59 (SB)
  5.  Russia (Daniyil Shekin, Andrey Semyonov, Valentine Koulbatskiy, Dmitriy Golovastov) 3:00.98 (SB)
  6.  Bahamas (Timothy Munnings, Troy McIntosh, Carl Oliver, Chris Brown) 3:02.74
  7.  Senegal (Ousmane Niang, Assane Diallo, Ibou Faye, Ibrahima Wade) 3:03.80

 United States (Jerome Davis, Antonio Pettigrew, Angelo Taylor, Michael Johnson) DQ

References[edit]