2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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The men's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on 1 and 2 September.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
LaShawn Merritt
Angelo Taylor
Darold Williamson
Jeremy Wariner
Bershawn Jackson*
Kerron Clement*
 Bahamas
Avard Moncur
Michael Mathieu
Andrae Williams
Chris Brown
Nathaniel McKinney*
 Poland
Marek Plawgo
Daniel Dąbrowski
Marcin Marciniszyn
Kacper Kozłowski
Rafał Wieruszewski*
Witold Bańka*

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

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

World record  United States (USA)
Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Butch Reynolds, Michael Johnson
2:54.29 Stuttgart, Germany 22 August 1993
Championship record  United States (USA)
Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Butch Reynolds, Michael Johnson
2:54.29 Stuttgart, Germany 22 August 1993

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
September 1, 2007 21:00 Heats
September 2, 2007 20:50 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1  Bahamas Nathaniel McKinney, Michael Mathieu, Chris Brown, Andrae Williams 3:00.37 Q, SB
2 1  Jamaica Michael Blackwood, Ricardo Chambers, Leford Green, Sanjay Ayre 3:00.99 Q
3 1  Russia Maksim Dyldin, Vladislav Frolov, Konstantin Svechkar, Denis Alekseyev 3:01.07 Q, SB
4 1  Great Britain Andrew Steele, Robert Tobin, Richard Buck, Martyn Rooney 3:01.22 q, SB
5 2  United States Bershawn Jackson, Kerron Clement, Darold Williamson, Angelo Taylor 3:01.46 Q
6 2  Germany Ingo Schultz, Kamghe Gaba, Simon Kirch, Bastian Swillims 3:02.21 Q
7 2  Poland Rafał Wieruszewski, Witold Bańka, Marcin Marciniszyn, Daniel Dąbrowski 3:02.39 Q
8 1  Dominican Republic Carlos Santa, Arismendy Peguero, Yoel Tapia, Félix Sánchez 3:02.49 q
9 1  Australia Sean Wroe, Dylan Grant, Kurt Mulcahy, Mark Ormrod 3:02.59 SB
10 2  Japan Yuki Yamaguchi, Yusuke Ishitsuka, Kenji Narisako, Mitsuhiro Sato 3:02.76
11 2  Trinidad and Tobago Ato Modibo, Jovon Toppin, Jarrin Solomon, Renny Quow 3:02.92 SB
12 1  France Mathieu Lahaye, Brice Panel, Fadil Bellaabouss, Leslie Djhone 3:04.45
13 2  Greece Dimitrios Regas, Yeóryios Doúpis, Dimitrios Gravalos, Periklis Iakovakis 3:05.65
14 2  Botswana Isaac Makwala, Obakeng Ngwigwa, Kamberuka Sakaria, California Molefe 3:05.96
15 1  Nigeria Bolaji Lawal, James Godday, Victor Isaiah, Saul Weigopwa 3:06.04

Final[edit]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States LaShawn Merritt, Angelo Taylor, Darold Williamson, Jeremy Wariner 2:55.56 WL
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Bahamas Avard Moncur, Michael Mathieu, Andrae Williams, Chris Brown 2:59.18 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Poland Marek Plawgo, Daniel Dąbrowski, Marcin Marciniszyn, Kacper Kozłowski 3:00.05 SB
4  Jamaica Michael Blackwood, Ricardo Chambers, Leford Green, Sanjay Ayre 3:00.76
5  Russia Maksim Dyldin, Vladislav Frolov, Konstantin Svechkar, Denis Alekseyev 3:01.62
6  Great Britain Andrew Steele, Robert Tobin, Richard Buck, Martyn Rooney 3:02.94
7  Dominican Republic Félix Sánchez, Yoel Tapia, Carlos Santa, Arismendy Peguero 3:03.56
8  Germany Ingo Schultz, Simon Kirch, Kamghe Gaba, Bastian Swillims 3:07.40

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