Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay
|Women's 4 × 100 metres relay |
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
|Athletics at the|
2018 Commonwealth Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|100 m (T12)||men|
|100 m (T35)||women|
|100 m (T38)||men||women|
|100 m (T47)||men|
|1500 m (T54)||men||women|
|Long jump (T38)||women|
|Shot put (F38)||men|
|Javelin throw (F46)||women|
The English team set an English record of 42.46 seconds to defeat the defending Jamaicans. Long jumper Lorraine Ugen, who had not run a relay in four years, replaced heat runner Corinne Humphreys in the England set-up at 24 hours' notice following an injury to Humphreys, and successfully managed to hold off Olympic champion Elaine Thompson on the anchor leg.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows:
|World record|| United States
(Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter)
|40.82||London, United Kingdom||10 August 2012|
|Games record|| Jamaica
(Kerron Stewart, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Schillonie Calvert, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce)
|41.83||Glasgow, Scotland||2 August 2014|
The schedule was as follows:
|Saturday 14 April 2018||14:57||Final|
All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)
With eight teams, the event was held as a straight final.
- "Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games: Results - Women's 4 × 100 metres relay" (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
- Kelner, Martha (2018-04-12). Late call-up Lorraine Ugen anchors England to Commonwealth relay gold. The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
- Athletics | Women's 4 × 100m Relay - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 224. Retrieved 22 April 2018.