Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Men's 4 × 400 metres relay at the XVI Pan American Games
Athletics pictogram.svg
Venue Telmex Athletics Stadium
Dates October 27 – October 28
Competitors 41 from 9 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Cuba
Silver medal    Dominican Republic
Bronze medal    Venezuela
Athletics at
the 2011 Pan American Games

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 women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 4 × 400 metres relay competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on the 27 and 28 October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion were Andrae Williams, Avard Moncur, Michael Matheau and Chris Brown of Bahamas.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  United States 2.54.29 Stuttgart, Germany August 22, 1993
Pan American Games record  Jamaica 2.57.97 Winnipeg, Canada July 30, 1999

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter one team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
October 27, 2011 15:35 Semifinals
October 28, 2011 18:50 Final

Results[edit]

All times shown are in seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best DQ Disqualifed

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held on October 27. Qualification: First 3 teams of each heat (Q) plus the next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 2 Cuba Júnior Díaz, Noel Ruíz, Amaurys Valle, William Collazo 3:04.33 Q, SB
2 2 Venezuela Arturo Ramírez, Alberto Aguilar, José Acevedo, Omar Longart 3:04.67 Q, SB
3 1 Dominican Republic Gustavo Cuesta, Arismendy Peguero, Yoel Tapia, Luguelin Santos 3:06.33 Q
4 2 United States Bryan Miller, Jeremy Dodson, Perrisan White, Joshua Scott 3:07.57 Q
5 1 Canada Philip Osei, Dontae Richards, Tremaine Harris, Michael Robertson 3:08.51 Q
6 2 Bahamas Wesley Neymour, Chris Brown, Jamial Rolle, Ramon Miller 3:09.68 q
7 1 Jamaica Michael Mason, Omar Johnson, Annert Whyte, Jason Livermore 3:10.05 Q
8 1 Mexico José Luis Ceballos, Orlando Garcia, Juan Stenner, Jorge Alonzo 3:12.18 q
99 2 Belize Kenneth Medwood, Jayson Jones, Linford Avila, Kenneth Brackett DNF

Final[edit]

Held on October 28.

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Cuba Noel Ruíz, Raidel Acea, Omar Cisneros, William Collazo 2:59.43 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dominican Republic Arismendy Peguero, Luguelin Santos, Yoel Tapia, Gustavo Cuesta 3:00.44 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Venezuela Arturo Ramírez, Alberto Aguilar, José Acevedo, Omar Longart 3:00.82 SB
4 United States Joshua Scott, Bryan Miller, Lee Moore, Reuben McCoy 3:03.91
5 Canada Philip Osei, Dontae Richards, Tremaine Harris, Michael Robertson 3:07.12 SB
6 Mexico José Luis Ceballos, José Juan Esparza, Juan Stenner, Orlando Garcia 3:11.52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guadalajara 2011 Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Athlete's Qualification Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.