Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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These are the official results of the men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Vince Matthews
Ron Freeman
Larry James
Lee Evans
 Kenya (KEN)
Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Daniel Rudisha
 West Germany (FRG)
Helmar Müller
Manfred Kinder
Gerhard Hennige
Martin Jellinghaus

Final[edit]

Place Nation Athletes Time
1  United States Vince Matthews
Ron Freeman
Larry James
Lee Evans
2:56,1 WR
2  Kenya Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Daniel Rudisha
2:59,6
3  West Germany Helmar Müller
Manfred Kinder
Gerhard Hennige
Martin Jellinghaus
3:00,5
4  Poland Stanisław Grędziński
Jan Balachowski
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badeński
3:00,5
5  United Kingdom Martin Winbolt-Lewis
Colin Campbell
David Hemery
John Sherwood
3:01,2
6  Trinidad and Tobago George Simon
Euric Bobb
Benedict Cayenne
Edwin Roberts
3:04,5
7  Italy Sergio Ottolina
Giacomo Puosi
Furio Fusi
Sergio Bello
3:04,6
8  France Jean-Claude Nallet
Jacques Carette
Gilles Bertould
Jean-Pierre Boccardo
3:07,5

Heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Place Nation Athletes Time
1  United States Vince Matthews
Ron Freeman
Larry James
Lee Evans
3:00.71
2  Kenya Charles Asati
Munyoro Nyamau
Naftali Bon
Daniel Rudisha
3:00.84
3  Italy Sergio Ottolina
Giacomo Puosi
Furio Fusi
Sergio Bello
3:04.93
4  East Germany Hartmut Schwabe
Dieter Fromm
Wolfgang Müller
Michael Zerbes
3:07.00
5  Dominican Republic Rolando Gómez
José L'Oficial
Radhamés Mora
David Soriano
3:19.42

Heat 2[edit]

Place Nation Athletes Time
1  Poland Stanisław Grędziński
Jan Balachowski
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badeński
3:03.02
2  Great Britain Martin Winbolt-Lewis
Colin Campbell
Dave Hemery
John Sherwood
3:03.67
3  Nigeria Mamman Makama
David Ejoke
Musa Dogon Yaro
Anthony Egwunyenga
3:05.78
4  Senegal Amadou Gakou
Daour M'baye Guèye
Papa M'Baye N'Diaye
Mamadou Sarr
3:06.94

Heat 3[edit]

Place Nation Athletes Time
1  West Germany Helmar Müller
Gerhard Hennige
Manfred Kinder
Martin Jellinghaus
3:03.90
2  Trinidad and Tobago George Simon
Euric Bobb
Ben Cayenne
Edwin Roberts
3:04.55
3  France Jacques Carette
Gilles Bertould
Jean-Pierre Boccardo
Christian Nicolau
3:04.69
4  Cuba Carlos Martínez
Eddy Téllez
Miguel Olivera
Rodobaldo Díaz
3:05.28
5  Venezuela Víctor Patíñez
Raúl Dome
Víctor Maldonado
José Jacinto Hidalgo
3:07.65
6  Mexico Melesio Piña
Salvador Medina
Carlos Castro
Francisco Sardo
3:08.19
7  Canada Ross MacKenzie
Brian MacLaren
Bill Crothers
Wes Brooker
3:09,70

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games: Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 August 2017. 

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