Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Men's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Competitors  from 14 nations
Teams 14
Winning time 3:14.2
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) George Baird
Fred Alderman
Emerson Spencer
Ray Barbuti
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Otto Neumann
Harry Werner Storz
Richard Krebs
Hermann Engelhard
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) James Ball
Stanley Glover
Phil Edwards
Alex Wilson
 Canada
← 1924
1932 →

The men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between August 4 and August 5.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Country Time Athletes Notes
1  United States 3:21.4 George Baird, Emerson Spencer, Fred Alderman, Ray Barbuti Q
2  Canada 3:22.0 Alex Wilson, Phil Edwards, Stan Glover, Jimmy Ball Q
3  Hungary 3:23.2 Mór Gerő, László Magdics, László Barsi, Antal Odri
4  Poland 3:24.2 Feliks Malanowski, Zygmunt Weiss, Stefan Kostrzewski, Klemens Biniakowski
5  Belgium Philippe Coenjaerts, Émile Vercken, François Prinsen, Émile Langenraedt

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 2

Rank Country Time Athletes Notes
1  Germany 3:20.8 Otto Neumann, Richard Krebs, Harry Storz, Hermann Engelhard Q
2  Sweden 3:21.2 Björn Kugelberg, Bertil von Wachenfeldt, Erik Byléhn, Sten Pettersson Q
3  Italy 3:22.6 Giacomo Carlini, Luigi Facelli, Guido Cominotto, Ettore Tavernari
4  Netherlands Andries Hoogerwerf, Adje Paulen, Harry Broos, Rinus van den Berge
5  Czechoslovakia Johann Bartl, Karel Kněnický, Vilém Šindler, Jaroslav Vykoupil
6  Greece Stelios Benardis, Renos Frangoudis, Vangelis Moiropoulos, Vasilios Stavrinos

Key: Q = Qualified

Heat 3

Rank Country Time Athletes Notes
1  Great Britain 3:20.6 Roger Leigh-Wood, William Craner, John Rinkel, Douglas Lowe Q
2  France 3:23.0 Georges Krotoff, Joseph Jackson, Georges Dupont, René Féger Q
3  Mexico 3:23.4 Alfonso García, José Lucílo Iturbe, Jesús Moraila, Víctor Villaseñor

Key: Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States 3:14.2 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Germany 3:14.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Canada 3:15.4
4  Sweden 3:15.8
5  Great Britain 3:16.4
6  France 3:19.4

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 August 2017.