2012 African Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the 2012 African
Championships in Athletics

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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 women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
20 km walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2012 African Championships in Athletics was held at the Stade Charles de Gaulle on 1 July.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Endurance Abinuwa, Omolara Omotosho
Margaret Etim, Bukola Abogunloko
 Nigeria
Silver Goitseone Seleka, Lydia Mashila
Oarabile Babolayi, Amantle Montsho
 Botswana
Bronze Mame Fatou Faye, Amy Mbacke Thiam
Fatou Diabaye, Ndeye Fatou Soumah
 Senegal

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 African Championships in Athletics
World record  Soviet Union
Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina, Olha Bryzhina
3:15.17 Seoul, South Korea 1 October 1988
African record  Nigeria
Olabisi Afolabi, Fatima Yusuf
Charity Opara, Falilat Ogunkoya
3:21.04 Atlanta, United States 3 August 1996
Championship record  Nigeria
Shade Abugan, Margaret Etim
Bukola Abogunloko, Muizat Ajoke Odumosu
3:29.26 Nairobi, Kenya 1 August 2010
Broken records during the 2012 African Championships in Athletics
Championship record  Nigeria
Endurance Abinuwa, Omolara Omotosho
Margaret Etim, Bukola Abogunloko
3:28.77 Porto Novo, Benin 1 July 2012

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
1 July 2012 17:15 Final

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 8  Nigeria Endurance Abinuwa, Omolara Omotosho, Margaret Etim, Bukola Abogunloko 3:28.77 CR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6  Botswana Goitseone Seleka, Lydia Mashila, Oarabile Babolayi, Amantle Montsho 3:31.27 NR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7  Senegal Mame Fatou Faye, Amy Mbacke Thiam, Fatou Diabaye, Ndeye Fatou Soumah 3:31.64
4 4  South Africa Rorisang Ramonnye, Estie Wittstock, Tsholofelo Thipe, Wenda Theron 3:33.21
5 3  Liberia Phobay Kutu-Akoi, Raasin McIntosh, Angele Cooper, Kou Luogon 3:33.24 NR
6 1  Kenya Joyce Sakari, Catherine Nandi, Grace Kidake, Maureen Jelagat 3:35.06
7 2  Ethiopia Tigst Assefa Tessema, Wesene Belay Wendmu, Mariet Mulugeta Alemu, Salam Abrhaley Tareke 3:41.10
8 5  Ghana Yvonne Amegashie, Jacqueline Ado Bludo, Rebecca Amponsah, Adelaide Nkrumah 3:41.46

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