Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

The 4 × 400 metres relay races at the 1984 Summer Olympics was contested as part of the athletics program.[1]

Medalists[]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Ray Armstead
Alonzo Babers
Antonio McKay
Sunder Nix
Walter McCoy*
Willie Smith*
 Great Britain (GBR)
Kriss Akabusi
Todd Bennett
Phil Brown
Garry Cook
 Nigeria (NGR)
Innocent Egbunike
Rotimi Peters
Moses Ugbusien
Sunday Uti

Abbreviations[]

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics.

World Record 2:56.16 United States Vincent Matthews
United States Ron Freeman
United States Larry James
United States Lee Evans
Mexico City (MEX) October 20, 1968
Olympic Record 2:56.16 United States Vincent Matthews
United States Ron Freeman
United States Larry James
United States Lee Evans
Mexico City (MEX) October 20, 1968

Results[]

Heats[]

Heat 1

  1.  Australia (AUS) (Peter Van Miltenburg, Gary Minihan, Bruce Frayne, Rick Mitchell) 3:03:72
  2.  Canada (CAN) (Michael Sokolowski, Doug Hinds, Brian Saunders, Tim Béthune) 3:04.47
  3.  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) (Anton Skerritt, Michael Puckerin, Derek Archer, Michael Paul) 3:06.81
  4.  Sweden (SWE) (Tommy Johansson, Erik Josjö, Christer Gullstrand, Thomas Nyberg) 3:07.32
  5.  Japan (JPN) (Shigenori Omori, Ryoichi Yoshida, Hiroki Fuwa, Susumu Takano) 3:08.16
  6.  Mozambique (MOZ) (Leonardo Loforte, Pedro Gonçalvo, André Titos, Henrique Pereira) 3:08.95 NR
  7.  United Arab Emirates (UAE) (Rashid Al-Jirbi, Ibrahim Khamis, Mubarak Ismail Amber, Ibrahim Aziz) 3:19.90

Heat 2

  1.  Great Britain (GBR) (Kriss Akabusi, Garry Cook, Todd Bennett, Phil Brown) 3:06.10
  2.  Italy (ITA) (Roberto Ribaud, Ernesto Nocco, Mauro Zuliani, Donato Sabia) 3:06.28
  3.  Uganda (UGA) (John Goville, Moses Kyeswa, Peter Rwamuhanda, Mike Okot) 3:06.65
  4.  France (FRA) (Yann Quentrec, Didier Dubois, Jacques Fellice, Aldo Canti) 3:08.33
  5.  Antigua and Barbuda (ANT) (Alfred Browne, Larry Miller, Howard Lindsay, Dale Jones) 3:10.95
  6.  British Virgin Islands (IVB) (Guy Hill, Jerry Molyneaux, Dean Greenaway, Lindel Hodge) 3:11.89
  7.  Cameroon (CMR) (Ernest Tche Noubossie, Jean-Pierre Abossolo-Ze, Barnabe Messomo, Mama Moluh) 3:16.00

Heat 3

  1.  Barbados (BAR) (Richard Louis, David Peltier, Clyde Edwards, Elvis Forde) 3:03:31
  2.  West Germany (FRG) (Martin Weppler, Uwe Schmitt, Thomas Giessing, Erwin Skamrahl) 3:03:33
  3.  Ivory Coast (CIV) (Georges Kablan Degnan, Avognan Nogboum, René Djédjémel Mélédjé, Gabriel Tiacoh) 3:03:50 NR
  4.  Jamaica (JAM) (Steve Griffiths, Mark Senior, Dennis Wallace, Devon Morris) 3:03:85
  5.  Brazil (BRA) (João Batista da Silva, José Luiz Barbosa, Antônio Dias Ferreira, Gerson A. Souza) 3:05.08

Heat 4

  1.  United States (USA) (Willie Smith, Ray Armstead, Alonzo Babers, Walter McCoy) 3:01.44
  2.  Kenya (KEN) (John Anzarah, Simon Kitur, Jason Opicho, Elijah Sogomo) 3:06.07
  3.  Nigeria (NGR) (Sunday Uti, Moses Ugbusien, Rotimi Peters, Innocent Egbunike) 3:06.34
  4.  Spain (ESP) (Manuel González, Benjamín González, Antonio Sánchez, Angel Heras) 3:08.79
  5.  Oman (OMA) (Barakat Al-Sharji, Amor Alheshimi, Sulaiman Alakbary, Mohamed Amer Al-Malky) 3:15.87

Semi-final[]

Heat 1

  1.  United States (USA) (Sunder Nix, Walter McCoy, Willie Smith, Antonio McKay) 3:00.19
  2.  Great Britain (GBR) (Kriss Akabusi, Garry Cook, Todd Bennett, Phil Brown) 3:02.98
  3.  Canada (CAN) (Michael Sokolowski, Doug Hinds, Brian Saunders, Tim Béthune) 3:03:93
  4.  Uganda (UGA) (John Goville, Moses Kyeswa, Peter Rwamuhanda, Mike Okot) 3:04.02
  5.  West Germany (FRG) (Martin Weppler, Uwe Schmitt, Jörg Vaihinger, Erwin Skamrahl) 3:04.69
  6.  Ivory Coast (CIV) (Georges Kablan Degnan, Avognan Nogboum, René Djédjémel Mélédjé, Gabriel Tiacoh) 3:04.87
  7.  Sweden (SWE) (Tommy Johansson, Erik Josjö, Christer Gullstrand, Thomas Nyberg) 3:09.40
  8.  Japan (JPN) (Susumu Takano, Shigenori Omori, Ryoichi Yoshida, Hiroki Fuwa) 3:10.73

Heat 2

  1.  Nigeria (NGR) (Sunday Uti, Moses Ugbusien, Rotimi Peters, Innocent Egbunike) 3:02.22
  2.  Australia (AUS) (Peter van Miltenberg, Gary Minihan, Bruce Frayne, Darren Clark) 3:03:79
  3.  Italy (ITA) (Roberto Tozzi, Ernesto Nocco, Roberto Ribaud, Donato Sabia) 3:03:87
  4.  Barbados (BAR) (Richard Louis, David Peltier, Clyde Edwards, Elvis Forde) 3:03:89
  5.  Brazil (BRA) (João Batista da Silva, Wilson David Santos, José-Luiz Barbosa, Gerson A. Souza) 3:03:99
  6.  Jamaica (JAM) (Steve Griffiths, Mark Senior, Karl Smith, Devon Morris) 3:04.24
  7.  Kenya (KEN) (John Anzarah, Elijah Sogomo, Jason Opicho, David Kitur) 3:04.74

Final[]

  1.  United States (USA) (Sunder Nix, Ray Armstead, Alonzo Babers, Antonio McKay) 2:57.91
  2.  Great Britain (GBR) (Kriss Akabusi, Garry Cook, Todd Bennett, Phil Brown) 2:59.13
  3.  Nigeria (NGR) (Sunday Uti, Moses Ugbusien, Rotimi Peters, Innocent Egbunike) 2:59.32
  4.  Australia (AUS) (Bruce Frayne, Darren Clark, Gary Minihan, Rick Mitchell) 2:59.70
  5.  Italy (ITA) (Roberto Tozzi, Ernesto Nocco, Roberto Ribaud, Pietro Mennea) 3:01.44
  6.  Barbados (BAR) (Richard Louis, David Peltier, Clyde Edwards, Elvis Forde) 3:01.60 NR
  7.  Uganda (UGA) (John Goville, Moses Kyeswa, Peter Rwamuhanda, Mike Okot) 3:02.09 NR
  8.  Canada (CAN) (Michael Sokolowski, Doug Hinds, Brian Saunders, Tim Béthune) 3:02.82

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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