Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 9 September & 10 September
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    West Germany
1968 1976
Athletics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 4 × 100 metres relay was held on 9 September and 10 September 1972.

Heats[edit]

The top four teams in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinal round. Heat one

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Aleksandr Kornelyuk, Vladimir Lovetskiy, Juris Silovs, Valeriy Borzov Soviet Union 39.15
2 Jobst Hirscht, Karlheinz Klotz, Gerhard Wucherer, Klaus Ehl West Germany 39.17
3 Manfred Kokot, Bernd Borth, Hans-Jürgen Bombach, Siegfried Schenke East Germany 39.17
4 Georg Regner, Axel Nepraunik, Gert Nöster, Helmut Lang Austria 40.49
5 Luis Alers, Guillermo González, Pedro Ferrer, Jorge Vizcarrondo Puerto Rico 41.34
6 Mohamed Jaman Al-Dosari, Mansour Al-Juaid, Bilal Said Al-Azma, Said Khalil Al-Dosari Saudi Arabia 43.35
- Muhammad Younis, Norman Brinkworth, Muhammad Siddiq, Nusrat Iqbal Sahi Pakistan DNS
- Abdulazeez Abdulkareem, Malik Murdhi, Mohamed Mubarak, Younis Abdallah Rabee Kuwait DNS

Heat two

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Patrick Bourbeillon, Jean-Pierre Grès, Gérard Fenouil, René Metz France 39.01
2 Jaroslav Matoušek, Juraj Demeč, Jiří Kynos, Luděk Bohman Czechoslovakia 39.31
3 Rex Bazunu, James Olakunle, Benedict Majekodunmi, Kola Abdulai Nigeria 39.66
4 Humberto Galea, Félix Mata, Alberto Marchán, Jesús Rico Venezuela 39.74
5 Kouakou Komenan, Amadou Meïté, Kouami N’Dri, Gaoussou Koné Ivory Coast 39.81
6 Jean-Louis Ravelomanantsoa, Alfred Rabenja, André Ralainasolo, Henri Rafaralahy Madagascar 40.58
7 Lee Chung-Ping, Su Wen-Ho, Chen Chin-Long, Chen Ming-Chi Republic of China 41.78
- Andrew Sartee, Thomas O’Brien Howe, Dominic Saidu, Thomas Nma Liberia DNS

Heat three

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Stanisław Wagner, Tadeusz Cuch, Jerzy Czerbniak, Zenon Nowosz Poland 39.11
2 Ohene Karikari, James Addy, Sandy Osei-Agyemang, George Daniels Ghana 39.46
3 Antti Rajamäki, Raimo Vilén, Erik Gustafsson, Markku Juhola Finland 39.54
4 José Triana, Juan Morales, Hermes Ramírez, Pablo Montes Cuba 39.65
5 Malang Mané, Christian Dorosario, Momar N’Dao, Barka Sy Senegal 40.95
6 Somsakdi Boontud, Surapong Ariyamongkol, Panus Ariyamongkol, Anat Ratanapol Thailand 41.04
- Michael Fray, Donald Quarrie, Lennox Miller, Horace Levy Jamaica DNS
- Ainsely Armstrong, Rudolph Reid, Bertram Lovell, Hasely Crawford Trinidad and Tobago DNS

Heat four

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Larry Black, Robert Taylor, Gerald Tinker, Eddie Hart United States 38.96
2 Vincenzo Guerini, Ennio Preatoni, Luigi Benedetti, Pietro Mennea Italy 39.29
3 Berwyn Price, Don Halliday, Dave Dear, Brian Green Great Britain 39.63
4 Antoine Kiakouama, Louis Nkanza, Jean-Pierre Bassegela, Théophile Nkounkou Congo 39.86
5 Danny Smith, Harry Lockhart, Walter Callander, Mike Sands Bahamas 40.48
6 Obedi Mwanga, Norman Chihota, Claver Kamanya, Hamad Ndee Tanzania 41.07
- Sisaye Feleke, Solomon Belaye, Kebede Bedasso, Egzi-Gebre-Gebre Ethiopia DNF
- José Luis Sánchez, Manuel Carballo, Francisco García, Luis Sarría Spain DNF

Semifinals[edit]

The top four teams in each of the two heats advanced to the final.

Heat one

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Larry Black, Robert Taylor, Gerald Tinker, Eddie Hart United States 38.54
2 Jobst Hirscht, Karlheinz Klotz, Gerhard Wucherer, Klaus Ehl West Germany 38.86
3 Stanisław Wagner, Tadeusz Cuch, Jerzy Czerbniak, Zenon Nowosz Poland 38.90
4 Jaroslav Matoušek, Juraj Demeč, Jiří Kynos, Luděk Bohman Czechoslovakia 39.01
5 José Triana, Juan Morales, Hermes Ramírez, Pablo Montes Cuba 39.04
6 Kola Abdulai, Rex Bazunu, James Olakunle, Timon Oyebami Nigeria 39.73
7 Ohene Karikari, James Addy, Sandy Osei-Agyemang, George Daniels Ghana 39.99
- Georg Regner, Axel Nepraunik, Günther Würfel, Helmut Lang Austria DQ

Heat two

Rank Names Nationality Time
1 Patrick Bourbeillon, Jean-Pierre Grès, Gérard Fenouil, Bruno Cherrier France 39.00
2 Aleksandr Kornelyuk, Vladimir Lovetsky, Juris Silovs, Valeriy Borzov Soviet Union 39.00
3 Manfred Kokot, Bernd Borth, Hans-Jürgen Bombach, Siegfried Schenke East Germany 39.06
4 Vincenzo Guerini, Ennio Preatoni, Luigi Benedetti, Sergio Bello Italy 39.21
5 Antti Rajamäki, Raimo Vilén, Erik Gustafsson, Markku Juhola Finland 39.30
6 Les Piggot, Don Halliday, Dave Dear, Brian Green Great Britain 39.47
7 Humberto Galea, Félix Mata, Alberto Marchán, Jesús Rico Venezuela 39.74
8 Antoine Kiakouama, Louis Nkanza, Jean-Pierre Bassegela, Théophile Nkounkou Congo 39.97

Final[edit]

Rank Names Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Larry Black, Robert Taylor, Gerald Tinker, Eddie Hart United States 38.19 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aleksandr Kornelyuk, Vladimir Lovetsky, Juris Silovs, Valeriy Borzov Soviet Union 38.50
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jobst Hirscht, Karlheinz Klotz, Gerhard Wucherer, Klaus Ehl West Germany 38.79
4 Jaroslav Matoušek, Juraj Demeč, Jiří Kynos, Luděk Bohman Czechoslovakia 38.82
5 Manfred Kokot, Bernd Borth, Hans-Jürgen Bombach, Siegfried Schenke East Germany 38.90
6 Stanisław Wagner, Tadeusz Cuch, Jerzy Czerbniak, Zenon Nowosz Poland 39.03
7 Patrick Bourbeillon, Jean-Pierre Grès, Gérard Fenouil, Bruno Cherrier France 39.14
8 Vincenzo Guerini, Ennio Preatoni, Luigi Benedetti, Pietro Mennea Italy 39.14

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