Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

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These are the official results of the men's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 25 nations competing.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
James Jett*
 Nigeria (NGR)
Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
Osmond Ezinwa*
 Cuba (CUB)
Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera

* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 37.50 United States Carl Lewis
United States Andre Cason
United States Dennis Mitchell
United States Leroy Burrell
Tokyo (JPN) September 1, 1991
Olympic Record 37.83 United States Sam Graddy
United States Ron Brown
United States Calvin Smith
United States Carl Lewis
Los Angeles (USA) August 11, 1984

The United States set a new world record in the final.

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 8, 1992
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Med 1.png  United States (USA) Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
37.40
WR
Med 2.png  Nigeria (NGR) Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
37.98
Med 3.png  Cuba (CUB) Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera
38.00
4.  Great Britain (GBR) Marcus Adam
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
38.08
5.  Unified Team (EUN) Pavel Galkin
Edvin Ivanov
Andrey Fedoriv
Vitaliy Savin
38.17
6.  Japan (JPN) Shinji Aoto
Hisatsugu Suzuki
Satoru Inoue
Tatsuo Sugimoto
38.77
7.  Austria (AUT) Christoph Pöstinger
Thomas Renner
Andreas Berger
Franz Ratzenberger
39.30
8.  Ivory Coast (CIV) Frank Waota
Jean-Olivier Zirignon
Gilles Bogui
Ouattara Lagazane
39.31

Semifinals[edit]

  • Heat 1
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  United States (USA) Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
38.14
2.  Cuba (CUB) Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera
38.49
3.  Unified Team (EUN) Pavel Galkin
Edvin Ivanov
Andrey Fedoriv
Vitaliy Savin
38.69
4.  Japan (JPN) Shinji Aoto
Hisatsugu Suzuki
Satoru Inoue
Tatsuo Sugimoto
38.81
5.  France (FRA) Max Morinière
Daniel Sangouma
Gilles Quénéhervé
Bruno Marie-Rose
39.02
6.  Ghana (GHA) John Myles-Mills
Eric Akogyiram
Emmanuel Tuffour
Samuel Nelson Boateng
39.28
7.  Sierra Leone (SLE) Francis Keita
Denton Guy-Williams
Paul Parkinson
Sanusi Turay
40.46
 Mexico (MEX) Genaro Rojas
Eduardo Nava
Raymundo Escalante
Alejandro Cárdenas
DSQ
  • Heat 2
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Nigeria (NGR) Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
38.21
2.  Great Britain (GBR) Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Marcus Adam
Linford Christie
38.64
3.  Austria (AUT) Christoph Pöstinger
Thomas Renner
Andreas Berger
Franz Ratzenberger
39.34
4.  Ivory Coast (CIV) Frank Waota
Jean-Olivier Zirignon
Gilles Bogui
Ouattara Lagazane
39.46
5.  Spain (ESP) Javier Arqués
Enrique Talavera
Juan Trapero
Sergio López
39.62
6.  Thailand (THA) Kriengkrai Nalom
Seksarn Boonrat
Niti Piyapan
Visut Watanasin
39.73
7.  Togo (TOG) Kouami Aholou
Boevi Youlou Lawson
Kokou Franck Amegnigan
Kossi Akoto
39.84
 Canada (CAN) Ben Johnson
Glenroy Gilbert
Atlee Mahorn
Bruny Surin
DNF

Heats[edit]

First 3 teams of each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1  Cuba (CUB) Andrés Simón, Joel Lamela, Joel Isasi, Jorge Aguilera 38.81 Q
2 1  United States (USA) Michael Marsh, Leroy Burrell, Dennis Mitchell, James Jett 38.95 Q
3 4  Nigeria (NGR) Osmond Ezinwa, Chidi Imoh, Olapade Adeniken, Davidson Ezinwa 38.98 Q
4 1  Japan (JPN) Shinji Aoto, Hisatsugu Suzuki, Satoru Inoue, Tatsuo Sugimoto 39.16 Q
5 3  Canada (CAN) Ben Johnson, Glenroy Gilbert, Peter Ogilvie, Bruny Surin 39.34 Q
6 2  France (FRA) Max Morinière, Daniel Sangouma, Gilles Quénéhervé, Bruno Marie-Rose 39.49 Q
7 4  Spain (ESP) Javier Arqués, Enrique Talavera, Juan Trapero, Sergio López 39.60 Q
8 3  Great Britain (GBR) Tony Jarrett, Jason John, Marcus Adam, Linford Christie 39.73 Q
9 1  Mexico (MEX) Genaro Rojas, Eduardo Nava, Raymundo Escalante, Alejandro Cárdenas 39.77 q
10 1  Togo (TOG) Kouame Aholou, Boevi Youlou Lawson, Kokou Franck Amegnigan, Kossi Akoto 39.77 q
11 3  Austria (AUT) Christoph Pöstinger, Thomas Renner, Andreas Berger, Franz Ratzenberger 39.86 Q
12 4  Thailand (THA) Kriengkrai Narom, Seksarn Boonrat, Niti Piyapan, Visut Watanasin 39.91 Q
13 1  Ivory Coast (CIV) Frank Waota, Jean-Olivier Zirignon, Gilles Bogui, Ouattara Lagazane 40.02 q
14 2  Unified Team (EUN) Pavel Galkin, Edvin Ivanov, Andrey Fedoriv, Vitaliy Savin 40.07 Q
15 2  Sierra Leone (SLE) Francis Keita, Denton Guy-Williams, Paul Parkinson, Sanusi Turay 40.11 Q
16 3  Ghana (GHA) John Myles-Mills, Eric Akogyiram, Emmanuel Tuffour, Samuel Nelson Boateng 40.11 q
17 2  Senegal (SEN) Charles-Louis Seck, Amadou Mbaye, Seynou Loum, Oumar Loum 40.13
18 2  Portugal (POR) Luís Cunha, Pedro Curvelo, Luís Barroso, Pedro Agostinho 40.30
19 3  Virgin Islands (ISV) Derry Pemberton, Neville Hodge, Mitchell Peters, Wendell Dickerson 40.48
20 3  The Gambia (GAM) Dawda Jallow, Momodou Sarr, Abdulieh Janneh, Lamin Marikong 40.98
21 4  San Marino (SMR) Nicola Selva, Manlio Molinari, Dominique Canti, Aldo Canti 42.08
22 4  Bangladesh (BAN) Golam Ambia, Mehdi Hasan, Shahanuddin Choudhury, Shah Jalal 42.18
23 1  Belize (BIZ) Emery Gill, Elston Shaw, Michael Joseph, John Palacio DQ
23 2  Congo (CGO) Medard Makanga, Michael Dzong, Armand Biniakounou, David N'Koua DQ
23 4  Jamaica (JAM) Michael Green, Rudolph Mighty, Anthony Wallace, Ray Stewart DNF

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 August 2017. 

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