2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
2012 World Junior
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
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
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
10,000 m 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 men's 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 14 and 15 July.[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States
Quincy Downing
Aldrich Bailey
Chidi Okezie
Arman Hall
 Poland
Karol Zalewski
Rafał Smoleń
Piotr Kuśnierz
Patryk Dobek
 Trinidad and Tobago
Asa Guevara
Jereem Richards
Brandon Benjamin
Machel Cedenio

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

World Junior Record &
Championship Record
 United States
(Brandon Johnson, LaShawn Merritt, Jason Craig, Kerron Clement)
3:01.09 Grosseto, Italy 18 July 2004
World Junior Leading  Trinidad and Tobago
(Asa Guevara, Brandon Benjamin, Theon Lewis, Machel Cedenio)
3:05.95 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 24 June 2012
Broken records during the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics
World Junior Leading  United States
(Quincy Downing, Aldrich Bailey, Chidi Okezie, Arman Hall)
3:03.99 Barcelona, Spain 15 July 2012

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 2 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) qualified

Rank Heat Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2 3  United States Quincy Downing, Eric Futch, Chidi Okezie, Arman Hall 3:06.26 Q, SB
2 2 7  Australia Jarryd Buchan, Jay Meaney, Max Waldron, Steven Solomon 3:07.49 Q, SB
3 2 4  Poland Piotr Kuśnierz, Rafał Smoleń, Paweł Walczuk, Patryk Dobek 3:07.85 q, SB
4 2 6  Saudi Arabia Ibrahim Mohammed Saleh, Abdullah Ahmed Abkar, Bandar Atiyah Kaabi, Basheer Atiah Al Barakati 3:07.88 q, NJ
5 3 5  Japan Naohiro Yokoyama, Kenta Kimura, Shota Kozuma, Kazushi Kimura 3:08.16 Q, SB
5 3 4  Trinidad and Tobago Asa Guevara, Jereem Richards, Brandon Benjamin, Machel Cedenio 3:08.16 Q
7 3 3  Russia Timofey Chalyy, Roman Semakin, Radel Kashefrazov, Nikita Vesnin 3:08.58 SB
8 3 6  Germany Tobias Lange, Lukas Schmitz, Bennet Steudel, David Brücher 3:08.82 SB
9 1 3  Jamaica Shavon Barnes, Omar McLeod, Jermaine Fyffe, Lennox Williams 3:08.83 Q, SB
10 1 7  Italy Vito Incantalupo, Alberto Rontini, Davide Re, Michele Tricca 3:08.87 Q, SB
11 1 4  Bahamas Julian Munroe, Stephen Newbold, Elroy McBride, O'Jay Ferguson 3:08.96 SB
12 3 7  Ghana Shadrack Adu-Gyamfi, Daniel Gyasi, Solomon Afful, Kwame Ankomah-Donyina 3:11.46 PB
13 3 8  Norway Sondre Nyvold Lid, Andreas Roth, Marius Bakken Støle, Markus Loftås 3:12.27 NJ
14 2 5  Canada Benjamin Ayesu-Attah, Christopher Green, Marc-André Alexandre, Drelan Bramwell 3:13.68 SB
15 1 6  Spain Julio Arenas, Lucas Bua, David Jiménez, Sergi Torres 3:14.85 SB
16 3 9  Finland Jussi Kanervo, Joni Vainio-Kaila, Ville Lampinen, Jani Koskela 3:15.48 PB
17 1 8  India Sandeep Sandeep, Sanjeev Sheokand, Jeevan Karekoppa Suresh, Sumit Malik 3:20.12
1 5  South Africa Taariq Solomons, Pieter Conradie, Bernardus Pretorius, Ruan Greyling DQ
2 8  Nigeria DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 6  United States Quincy Downing, Aldrich Bailey, Chidi Okezie, Arman Hall 3:03.99 WJL
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5  Poland Karol Zalewski, Rafał Smoleń, Piotr Kuśnierz, Patryk Dobek 3:05.05 NJ
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4  Trinidad and Tobago Asa Guevara, Jereem Richards, Brandon Benjamin, Machel Cedenio 3:06.32
4 2  Australia Jarryd Buchan, Jay Meaney, Max Waldron, Steven Solomon 3:06.58 SB
5 3  Jamaica Shavon Barnes, Javon Francis, Lennox Williams, Jermaine Fyffe 3:07.31 SB
6 8  Saudi Arabia Ibrahim Mohammed Saleh, Abdullah Ahmed Abkar, Bandar Atiyah Kaabi, Basheer Atiah Al Barakati 3:09.26
7 9  Japan Naohiro Yokoyama, Kenta Kimura, Shota Kozuma, Kazushi Kimura 3:09.67
7  Italy Vito Incantalupo, Marco Lorenzi, Davide Re, Michele Tricca DSQ

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 76 athletes from 18 countries participated in the event.

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