Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
VenueOlympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
DatesAugust 8 (heats), August 9 (final)
Competitors from 12 nations
Teams12
Winning time3:09.0
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Freddie Wolff
Godfrey Rampling
Bill Roberts
Godfrey Brown
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Harold Cagle
Robert Young
Edward O'Brien
Alfred Fitch
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Helmut Hamann
Friedrich Von Stülpnagel
Harry Voigt
Rudolf Harbig
 Germany
← 1932
1948 →

The men's 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 1936 Olympic Games took place between August 8 and August 9.[1]

Results[]

Heats[]

The fastest two teams in each of the three heats advanced to the final round.

Heat 1[]

Rank Country Athletes Time
1  United States Harold Cagle, Bob Young, Eddie O'Brien, Al Fitch 3:13.0
2  Hungary Tibor Ribényi, Zoltán Zsitva, József Vadas, József Kovács 3:17.0
3  Poland Tadeusz Śliwak, Antoni Maszewski, Kazimierz Kucharski, Klemens Biniakowski 3:17.6
4  Japan Toyoyi Aihara, Masao Ichihara, Seiken Cho, Hiroyoshi Kubota 3:18.4

Heat 2[]

Rank Country Athletes Time
1  Great Britain Freddie Wolff, Godfrey Rampling, Bill Roberts, Godfrey Brown 3:14.4
2  Sweden Sven Strömberg, Per-Olof Edfeldt, Olle Danielsson, Bertil von Wachenfeldt 3:14.6
3  France Raymond Boisset, Georges Guillez, Georges Henry, Prudent Joye 3:15.2

Heat 3[]

Rank Country Athletes Time
1  Germany Helmut Hamann, Friedrich von Stülpnagel, Harry Voigt, Rudolf Harbig 3:15.0
2  Canada Marshall Limon, Phil Edwards, Bill Fritz, Johnny Loaring 3:15.0
3  Italy Angelo Ferrario, Marsilio Rossi, Otello Spampani, Mario Lanzi 3:16.6
4  South Africa Willie Botha, Frank Rushton, William Lindeque, Dennis Shore 3:17.8
5  Czechoslovakia Heinz Lorenz, Evžen Rošický, Břetislav Krátký, Karel Kněnický 3:22.2

Final[]

Rank Country Athletes Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  Great Britain Freddie Wolff, Godfrey Rampling, Bill Roberts, Godfrey Brown 3:09.0
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States Harold Cagle, Bob Young, Eddie O'Brien, Al Fitch 3:11.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Germany Helmut Hamann, Friedrich von Stülpnagel, Harry Voigt, Rudolf Harbig 3:11.8
4  Canada Marshall Limon, Phil Edwards, Bill Fritz, Johnny Loaring 3:11.8
5  Sweden Sven Strömberg, Per-Olof Edfeldt, Olle Danielsson, Bertil von Wachenfeldt 3:13.0
6  Hungary Tibor Ribényi, Zoltán Zsitva, József Vadas, József Kovács 3:14.8

References[]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 August 2017.