Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Men's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
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Henry Russell (right) crossing the finish line in the final
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Competitors  from 13 nations
Teams 13
Winning time 41.0
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Frank Wykoff
James Quinn
Charles Borah
Henry Russell
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Georg Lammers
Richard Corts
Hubert Houben
Helmut Körnig
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Cyril Gill
Edward Smouha
Walter Rangeley
Jack London
 Great Britain
← 1924
1932 →
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between August 4 & August 5.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1  Canada Ralph Adams, Johnny Fitzpatrick, Buck Hester, Percy Williams 42.2 Q
2  Great Britain Cyril Gill, Teddy Smouha, Walter Rangeley, Jack London 43.5 Q
3  Italy Giuseppe Castelli, Franco Reyser, Edgardo Toetti, Enrico Torre
4  Greece Vangelis Moiropoulos, Konstantinos Petridis, Angelos Lambrou, Renos Frangoudis 44.0
5  Spain Juan Serrahima, Diego Ordóñez, Fernando Muñagorri, Enrique de Chávarri

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 2

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1  France André Cerbonney, Gilbert Auvergne, André Dufau, André Mourlon 41.8 Q
2  Germany Georg Lammers, Richard Corts, Hubert Houben, Helmut Körnig Q
3  Belgium Paul Brochart, Fred Zinner, Adolphe Groscol, Willy Dujardin

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 3

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1  United States Frank Wykoff, Jimmy Quinn, Charley Borah, Hank Russell 41.2 Q
2  Switzerland Emmanuel Goldsmith, Willy Weibel, Willy Tschopp, Hans Niggl 42.6 Q
3  Japan Iwao Aizawa, Seishichi Inuma, Shigetoshi Osawa, Chuhei Nanbu
4  Turkey Semih Türkdoğan, Şinasi Şahingiray, Haydar Aşan, Mehmet Ali Aybar
 Hungary Ferenc Gerő, János Paizs, István Sugár, István Raggambi DSQ

Key: DSQ = Disqualified, Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States Frank Wykoff, Jimmy Quinn, Charley Borah, Hank Russell 41.0 =WR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Germany Georg Lammers, Richard Corts, Hubert Houben, Helmut Körnig 41.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Great Britain Cyril Gill, Teddy Smouha, Walter Rangeley, Jack London 41.8
4  France André Cerbonney, Gilbert Auvergne, André Dufau, André Mourlon 42.0
5  Switzerland Emmanuel Goldsmith, Willy Weibel, Willy Tschopp, Hans Niggl 42.6
 Canada Ralph Adams, Johnny Fitzpatrick, Buck Hester, Percy Williams DSQ

Key: DSQ = Disqualified, =WR = Equalled world record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 August 2017.