4 × 100 metres relay

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4 × 100 metres relay
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The finish at the Rio 2016 Olympics
World records
MenFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt) 36.84 (2012)
WomenFlag of the United States.svg  United States (Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter) 40.82 (2012)
Olympic records
MenFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt) 36.84 (2012)
WomenFlag of the United States.svg  United States (Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter) 40.82 (2012)
World Championship records
MenFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt) 37.04 (2011)
WomenFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica (Veronica Campbell-Brown, Natasha Morrison, Elaine Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce) 41.07 (2015)

The 4 × 100 metres relay or sprint relay is an athletics track event run in lanes over one lap of the track with four runners completing 100 metres each. The first runners must begin in the same stagger as for the individual 400 m race. A relay baton is carried by each runner. Prior to 2018, the baton had to be passed within a 20 m changeover box, preceded by a 10-metre acceleration zone. With a rule change effective November 1, 2017 that zone was modified to include the acceleration zone as part of the passing zone, making the entire zone 30 metres in length. The outgoing runner cannot touch the baton until it has entered the zone, the incoming runner cannot touch the baton after it has left the zone. The zone is usually marked in yellow, frequently using lines, triangles or chevrons. While the rule book specifies the exact positioning of the marks, the colors and style are only "recommended". While most legacy tracks will still have the older markings, the rule change still uses existing marks. [1] Not all governing body jurisdictions have adopted the rule change.

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Transfer of the baton in this race is typically blind. The outgoing runner reaches a straight arm backwards when they enter the changeover box, or when the incoming runner makes a verbal signal. The outgoing runner does not look backwards, and it is the responsibility of the incoming runner to thrust the baton into the outstretched hand, and not let go until the outgoing runner takes hold of it without crossing the changeover box and to stop after baton is exchanged. [2] [3] Runners on the first and third legs typically run on the inside of the lane with the baton in their right hand, while runners on the second and fourth legs take the baton in their left. Polished handovers can compensate for a lack of basic speed to some extent, and disqualification for dropping the baton or failing to transfer it within the box is common, even at the highest level. [4] Relay times are typically 2–3 seconds faster than the sum of best times of individual runners.

The United States men and women historically dominated this event through the 20th century, winning the most Olympic gold medals and the most IAAF world championships. Carl Lewis ran the anchor leg on U.S. relay teams that set six world records from 1983 to 1992, including the first team to break 38 seconds.

The current men's world record stands at 36.84, set by the Jamaican team at the final of the 2012 London Olympic Games on 11 August 2012. As the only team to break 37 seconds to date, Jamaica has been the dominant team in the sport, winning two consecutive Olympic Gold Medals as well as four consecutive World Championships. The previous record was 37.04 seconds as set by the Jamaican team at the 2011 World Championships.

The fastest electronically timed anchor leg run is 8.65 seconds by Usain Bolt at the 2015 IAAF World Relays, [5] while Bob Hayes was hand-timed as running 8.7 seconds on a cinder track in the 1964 Tokyo Games Final. The Tokyo Games also had electronic timing; upon video review, Hayes ran 8.6 seconds in the final and an astonishing 8.5 seconds in the semi-final. [6]

The women's world record stands at 40.82 seconds, set by the United States in 2012 at the London Olympics. The fastest anchor leg run by a woman is 9.70 by Carmelita Jeter.

According to the IAAF rules, world records in relays can only be set if all team members have the same nationality.

All-time top 10 by country

Men

RankTimeTeamNationDatePlaceRef
136.84 Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica11 August 2012 London [9]
237.10 Christian Coleman, Justin Gatlin, Mike Rodgers, Noah Lyles Flag of the United States.svg United States5 October 2019 Doha [10]
337.36 Adam Gemili, Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain5 October 2019 Doha [10]
437.43 Shuhei Tada, Kirara Shiraishi, Yoshihide Kiryu, Abdul Hakim Sani Brown Flag of Japan.svg Japan5 October 2019 Doha [10]
537.62 Darrel Brown, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callander, Richard Thompson Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago22 August 2009 Berlin
637.64 Akeem Haynes, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney, Andre De Grasse Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada19 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro
737.65 Thando Dlodlo, Simon Magakwe, Clarence Munyai, Akani Simbine Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa4 October 2019 Doha [11]
837.72 Rodrigo do Nascimento, Vitor Hugo dos Santos, Derick Silva, Paulo André de Oliveira Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil5 October 2019 Doha [10]
937.79 Max Morinière, Daniel Sangouma, Jean-Charles Trouabal, Bruno Marie-Rose Flag of France.svg France1 September 1990 Split
Su Bingtian, Xu Zhouzheng, Wu Zhiqiang, Xie Zhenye Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China4 October 2019 Doha [11]

Women

RankTimeTeamNationDatePlaceRef
140.82 Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter Flag of the United States.svg United States10 August 2012 London
241.07 Veronica Campbell-Brown, Natasha Morrison, Elaine Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica29 August 2015 Beijing
341.37 Silke Gladisch-Möller, Sabine Rieger-Günther, Ingrid Auerswald-Lange, Marlies Göhr Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic6 October 1985 Canberra
441.49 Olga Bogoslovskaya, Galina Malchugina, Natalya Voronova, Irina Privalova Flag of Russia.svg Russia22 August 1993 Stuttgart
541.63 Tatjana Pinto, Lisa Mayer, Gina Lückenkemper, Rebekka Haase Flag of Germany.svg Germany29 July 2016 Mannheim
641.77 Asha Philip, Desirèe Henry, Dina Asher-Smith, Daryll Neita Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain19 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro
741.78 Patricia Girard, Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, Sylviane Félix, Christine Arron Flag of France.svg France30 August 2003 Paris
841.92 Savatheda Fynes, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis-Thompson, Debbie Ferguson Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas29 August 1999 Sevilla
942.00 Antonina Pobyubko, Natalya Voronova, Marina Zhirova, Elvira Barbashina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union17 August 1985 Moscow
1042.03 Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Reyare Thomas, Semoy Hackett Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago29 August 2015 Beijing

All-time top 25

Men

RankTimeTeamNationDatePlaceRef
136.84 Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica11 August 2012 London [9]
237.04 Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica4 September 2011 Daegu
337.10 Christian Coleman
Justin Gatlin
Michael Rodgers
Noah Lyles
Flag of the United States.svg United States5 October 2019 Doha [10]
437.27 Asafa Powell
Yohan Blake
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica19 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro
537.31 Steve Mullings
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Asafa Powell
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica22 August 2009 Berlin
637.36 Nesta Carter
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica18 August 2013 Moscow
37.36 Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica29 August 2015 Beijing
37.36 Adam Gemili
Zharnel Hughes
Richard Kilty
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain5 October 2019 Doha [10]
937.38 Mike Rodgers
Justin Gatlin
Tyson Gay
Ryan Bailey
Flag of the United States.svg United States2 May 2015 Nassau
1037.39 Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica10 August 2012 London
1137.40 Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
Flag of the United States.svg United States8 August 1992 Barcelona
37.40 Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
Flag of the United States.svg United States21 August 1993 Stuttgart
1337.41 Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Rasheed Dwyer
Nickel Ashmeade
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica29 August 2015 Beijing
1437.43 Shuhei Tada
Kirara Shiraishi
Yoshihide Kiryu
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown
Flag of Japan.svg Japan5 October 2019 Doha [10]
1537.45 Trell Kimmons
Wallace Spearmon
Tyson Gay
Mike Rodgers
Flag of the United States.svg United States19 August 2010 Zürich
1637.46 Jon Drummond
Curtis Perry
Chris Johnson
Maurice Greene
Flag of the United States.svg United States7 September 1999 Berlin
37.46 Daniel Bailey
Yohan Blake
Mario Forsythe
Usain Bolt
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
25 July 2009 London
1837.47 Chijindu Ujah
Adam Gemili
Danny Talbot
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain12 August 2017 London [15]
1937.48 Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
Flag of the United States.svg United States22 August 1993 Stuttgart
2037.50 Andre Cason
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
Flag of the United States.svg United States1 September 1991 Tokyo
2137.52 Mike Rodgers
Justin Gatlin
Jaylen Bacon
Christian Coleman
Flag of the United States.svg United States12 August 2017 London [15]
2237.56 Adam Gemili
Zharnel Hughes
Richard Kilty
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain4 October 2019 Doha [16]
2337.58 Charles Silmon
Mike Rodgers
Rakieem Salaam
Justin Gatlin
Flag of the United States.svg United States19 July 2013 Monaco
37.58 Jason Livermore
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica2 August 2014 Glasgow
2537.59 Jon Drummond
Tim Montgomery
Brian Lewis
Maurice Greene
Flag of the United States.svg United States29 August 1999Seville
37.59 Kaaron Conwright
Wallace Spearmon
Tyson Gay
Jason Smoots
Flag of the United States.svg United States19 September 2006Athens

Note:

Women

RankTimeTeamNationDatePlaceRef
140.82 Tianna Bartoletta
Allyson Felix
Bianca Knight
Carmelita Jeter
Flag of the United States.svg United States10 August 2012 London
241.01 Tianna Bartoletta
Allyson Felix
English Gardner
Tori Bowie
Flag of the United States.svg United States19 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro
341.07 Veronica Campbell-Brown
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica29 August 2015 Beijing
441.29 Carrie Russell
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica18 August 2013 Moscow
541.36 Christania Williams
Elaine Thompson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica19 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro
641.37 Silke Gladisch-Möller
Sabine Rieger-Günther
Ingrid Auerswald-Lange
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic6 October 1985 Canberra
741.41 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sherone Simpson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Kerron Stewart
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica10 August 2012 London
841.44 Natalliah Whyte
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Jonielle Smith
Shericka Jackson
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica5 October 2019Doha [18]
941.47 Chryste Gaines
Marion Jones
Inger Miller
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg United States9 August 1997Athens
1041.49 Olga Bogoslovskaya
Galina Malchugina
Natalya Pomoshchnikova-Voronova
Irina Privalova
Flag of Russia.svg Russia22 August 1993 Stuttgart
Michelle Finn-Burrell
Gwen Torrence
Wendy Vereen
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg United States22 August 1993 Stuttgart
1241.52 Chryste Gaines
Marion Jones
Inger Miller
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg United States8 August 1997 Athens
1341.53 Silke Gladisch-Möller
Marita Koch
Ingrid Auerswald-Lange
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic31 July 1983 Berlin
1441.55 Alice Brown
Diane Williams
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Pam Marshall
Flag of the United States.svg United States21 August 1987 Berlin
1541.56 Bianca Knight
Allyson Felix
Marshevet Myers
Carmelita Jeter
Flag of the United States.svg United States4 September 2011 Daegu
1641.58 Alice Brown
Diane Williams
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Pam Marshall
Flag of the United States.svg United States6 September 1987 Rome
Lauryn Williams
Allyson Felix
Muna Lee
Carmelita Jeter
Flag of the United States.svg United States8 August 2009 Cottbus
1841.60 Romy Müller
Bärbel Wöckel
Ingrid Auerswald-Lange
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic1 August 1980 Moscow
Sherone Simpson
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica3 September 2015 Zürich
2041.61 Alice Brown
Diane Williams
Chandra Cheeseborough
Evelyn Ashford
Flag of the United States.svg United States3 July 1983 Colorado Springs
2141.62 Tatjana Pinto
Lisa Mayer
Gina Lückenkemper
Rebekka Haase
Flag of Germany.svg Germany29 July 2016 Mannheim
2241.63 Alice Brown
Diane Williams
Chandra Cheeseborough
Evelyn Ashford
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 25 June 1983 Los Angeles
2341.64 Tianna Bartoletta
Jeneba Tarmoh
Bianca Knight
Lauryn Williams
Flag of the United States.svg United States10 August 2012 London
2441.65 Alice Brown
Jeanette Bolden
Chandra Cheeseborough
Evelyn Ashford
Flag of the United States.svg USA11 August 1984 Los Angeles
Silke Möller
Marita Koch
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg GDR17 August 1985 Moscow
Christania Williams
Elaine Thompson
Simone Facey
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica1 September 2016 Zürich

Olympic Games medalists

Men

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1912 Stockholm
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
David Jacobs
Henry Macintosh
Victor d'Arcy
Willie Applegarth
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Ivan Möller
Charles Luther
Ture Persson
Knut Lindberg
none awarded
1920 Antwerp
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Charley Paddock
Jackson Scholz
Loren Murchison
Morris Kirksey
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
René Lorain
René Tirard
René Mourlon
Émile Ali-Khan
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Agne Holmström
William Petersson
Sven Malm
Nils Sandström
1924 Paris
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Loren Murchison
Louis Clarke
Frank Hussey
Al LeConey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Harold Abrahams
Walter Rangeley
Wilfred Nichol
Lancelot Royle
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Jan de Vries
Jaap Boot
Harry Broos
Rinus van den Berge
1928 Amsterdam
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Frank Wykoff
James Quinn
Charley Borah
Henry Russell
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)
Georg Lammers
Richard Corts
Hubert Houben
Helmut Körnig
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Cyril Gill
Edward Smouha
Walter Rangeley
Jack London
1932 Los Angeles
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Bob Kiesel
Emmett Toppino
Hector Dyer
Frank Wykoff
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)
Helmut Körnig
Friedrich Hendrix
Erich Borchmeyer
Arthur Jonath
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy  (ITA)
Giuseppe Castelli
Ruggero Maregatti
Gabriele Salviati
Edgardo Toetti
1936 Berlin
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Jesse Owens
Ralph Metcalfe
Foy Draper
Frank Wykoff
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy  (ITA)
Orazio Mariani
Gianni Caldana
Elio Ragni
Tullio Gonnelli
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany  (GER)
Wilhelm Leichum
Erich Borchmeyer
Erwin Gillmeister
Gerd Hornberger
1948 London
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Barney Ewell
Lorenzo Wright
Harrison Dillard
Mel Patton
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Jack Archer
Jack Gregory
Alastair McCorquodale
Kenneth Jones
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Michele Tito
Enrico Perucconi
Antonio Siddi
Carlo Monti
1952 Helsinki
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Dean Smith
Harrison Dillard
Lindy Remigino
Andy Stanfield
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Boris Tokarev
Levan Kalyayev
Levan Sanadze
Vladimir Sukharev
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
László Zarándi
Géza Varasdi
György Csányi
Béla Goldoványi
1956 Melbourne
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Ira Murchison
Leamon King
Thane Baker
Bobby Morrow
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Leonid Bartenyev
Boris Tokarev
Yuriy Konovalov
Vladimir Sukharev
Flag of Germany.svg  United Team of Germany  (EUA)
Lothar Knörzer
Leonhard Pohl
Heinz Fütterer
Manfred Germar
1960 Rome
details
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany  (EUA)
Bernd Cullmann
Armin Hary
Walter Mahlendorf
Martin Lauer
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Gusman Kosanov
Leonid Bartenyev
Yuriy Konovalov
Edvin Ozolin
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Peter Radford
David Jones
David Segal
Nick Whitehead
1964 Tokyo
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Paul Drayton
Gerry Ashworth
Richard Stebbins
Bob Hayes
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland  (POL)
Andrzej Zieliński
Wiesław Maniak
Marian Foik
Marian Dudziak
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Paul Genevay
Bernard Laidebeur
Claude Piquemal
Jocelyn Delecour
1968 Mexico City
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Charles Greene
Mel Pender
Ronnie Ray Smith
Jim Hines
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
Hermes Ramírez
Juan Morales
Pablo Montes
Enrique Figuerola
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Gérard Fenouil
Jocelyn Delecour
Claude Piquemal
Roger Bambuck
1972 Munich
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Larry Black
Robert Taylor
Gerald Tinker
Eddie Hart
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Aleksandr Kornelyuk
Vladimir Lovetskiy
Juris Silovs
Valeriy Borzov
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)
Jobst Hirscht
Karlheinz Klotz
Gerhard Wucherer
Klaus Ehl
1976 Montreal
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Harvey Glance
Lam Jones
Millard Hampton
Steve Riddick
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Manfred Kokot
Jörg Pfeifer
Klaus-Dieter Kurrat
Alexander Thieme
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Aleksandr Aksinin
Nikolay Kolesnikov
Juris Silovs
Valeriy Borzov
1980 Moscow
details
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Vladimir Muravyov
Nikolay Sidorov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Andrey Prokofyev
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
Krzysztof Zwoliński
Zenon Licznerski
Leszek Dunecki
Marian Woronin
Olympic flag.svg  France  (FRA)
Antoine Richard
Pascal Barré
Patrick Barré
Hermann Panzo
1984 Los Angeles
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Sam Graddy
Ron Brown
Calvin Smith
Carl Lewis
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Albert Lawrence
Greg Meghoo
Don Quarrie
Ray Stewart
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Ben Johnson
Tony Sharpe
Desai Williams
Sterling Hinds
1988 Seoul
details
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Viktor Bryzhin
Vladimir Krylov
Vladimir Muravyov
Vitaliy Savin
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Elliot Bunney
John Regis
Mike McFarlane
Linford Christie
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Bruno Marie-Rose
Daniel Sangouma
Gilles Quénéhervé
Max Morinière
1992 Barcelona
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
James Jett*
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Oluyemi Kayode
Chidi Imoh
Olapade Adeniken
Davidson Ezinwa
Osmond Ezinwa*
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
Andrés Simón
Joel Lamela
Joel Isasi
Jorge Aguilera
1996 Atlanta
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Donovan Bailey
Carlton Chambers*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jon Drummond
Tim Harden
Michael Marsh
Dennis Mitchell
Tim Montgomery*
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Arnaldo da Silva
Robson da Silva
Édson Ribeiro
André Domingos
2000 Sydney
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jon Drummond
Bernard Williams
Brian Lewis
Maurice Greene
Tim Montgomery*
Kenny Brokenburr*
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Vicente de Lima
Édson Ribeiro
André Domingos
Claudinei da Silva
Cláudio Roberto Souza
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
José Ángel César
Luis Alberto Pérez-Rionda
Ivan García
Freddy Mayola
2004 Athens
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Jason Gardener
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Mark Lewis-Francis
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Shawn Crawford
Justin Gatlin
Coby Miller
Maurice Greene
Darvis Patton*
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Olusoji Fasuba
Uchenna Emedolu
Aaron Egbele
Deji Aliu
2008 Beijing
details
[nb2008]
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Keston Bledman
Marc Burns
Emmanuel Callender
Richard Thompson
Aaron Armstrong*
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)
Naoki Tsukahara
Shingo Suetsugu
Shinji Takahira
Nobuharu Asahara
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Vicente de Lima
Sandro Viana
Bruno de Barros
José Carlos Moreira
2012 London
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[nb2012]
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Kemar Bailey-Cole*
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Richard Thompson
Marc Burns
Emmanuel Callender
Keston Bledman
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Jimmy Vicaut
Christophe Lemaitre
Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux
Ronald Pognon
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Asafa Powell
Yohan Blake
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Jevaughn Minzie*
Kemar Bailey-Cole*
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)
Ryota Yamagata
Shōta Iizuka
Yoshihide Kiryū
Asuka Cambridge
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Akeem Haynes
Aaron Brown
Brendon Rodney
Andre De Grasse
Mobolade Ajomale*

Women

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1928 Amsterdam
details
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Fanny Rosenfeld
Ethel Smith
Jane Bell
Myrtle Cook
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Mary Washburn
Jessie Cross
Loretta McNeil
Betty Robinson
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)
Rosa Kellner
Leni Schmidt
Anni Holdmann
Leni Junker
1932 Los Angeles
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Mary Carew
Evelyn Furtsch
Annette Rogers
Wilhelmina von Bremen
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Mildred Fizzell
Lillian Palmer
Mary Frizzell
Hilda Strike
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Eileen Hiscock
Gwendoline Porter
Violet Webb
Nellie Halstead
1936 Berlin
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Harriet Bland
Annette Rogers
Betty Robinson
Helen Stephens
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Eileen Hiscock
Violet Olney
Audrey Brown
Barbara Burke
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 (with disc).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Dorothy Brookshaw
Jeanette Dolson
Hilda Cameron
Aileen Meagher
1948 London
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Xenia Stad-de Jong
Netti Witziers-Timmer
Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs
Fanny Blankers-Koen
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Shirley Strickland
June Maston
Betty McKinnon
Joyce King
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Viola Myers
Nancy Mackay
Diane Foster
Patricia Jones
1952 Helsinki
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Mae Faggs
Barbara Jones
Janet Moreau
Catherine Hardy
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Ursula Knab
Maria Sander
Helga Klein
Marga Petersen
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Sylvia Cheeseman
June Foulds
Jean Pickering
Heather Armitage
1956 Melbourne
details
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
Norma Croker
Fleur Mellor
Betty Cuthbert
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Anne Pashley
Jean Scrivens
June Foulds
Heather Armitage
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Mae Faggs
Margaret Matthews
Wilma Rudolph
Isabelle Daniels
1960 Rome
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Martha Hudson
Lucinda Williams
Barbara Jones
Wilma Rudolph
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany  (EUA)
Martha Langbein
Anni Biechl
Brunhilde Hendrix
Jutta Heine
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland  (POL)
Teresa Wieczorek
Barbara Sobotta
Celina Jesionowska
Halina Richter
1964 Tokyo
details
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland  (POL)
Teresa Ciepły
Irena Kirszenstein
Halina Górecka
Ewa Kłobukowska
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Willye White
Wyomia Tyus
Marilyn White
Edith McGuire
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Janet Simpson
Mary Rand
Daphne Arden
Dorothy Hyman
1968 Mexico City
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Barbara Ferrell
Margaret Bailes
Mildrette Netter
Wyomia Tyus
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
Marlene Elejarde
Fulgencia Romay
Violetta Quesada
Miguelina Cobián
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
1972 Munich
details
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)
Christiane Krause
Ingrid Mickler-Becker
Annegret Richter
Heide Rosendahl
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Evelin Kaufer
Christina Heinich
Bärbel Struppert
Renate Stecher
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
Marlene Elejarde
Carmen Valdés
Fulgencia Romay
Silvia Chivás
1976 Montreal
details
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Marlies Oelsner
Renate Stecher
Carla Bodendorf
Bärbel Eckert
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)
Elvira Possekel
Inge Helten
Annegret Richter
Annegret Kroniger
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Tatyana Prorochenko
Lyudmila Maslakova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
Vera Anisimova
1980 Moscow
details
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Romy Müller
Bärbel Wöckel
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Vera Komisova
Lyudmila Maslakova
Vera Anisimova
Natalya Bochina
Olympic flag.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Heather Oakes
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Goddard
Sonia Lannaman
1984 Los Angeles
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Alice Brown
Jeanette Bolden
Chandra Cheeseborough
Evelyn Ashford
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Angela Bailey
Marita Payne
Angella Taylor-Issajenko
France Gareau
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Simmone Jacobs
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Callander
Heather Oakes
1988 Seoul
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Alice Brown
Sheila Echols
Florence Griffith Joyner
Evelyn Ashford
Dannette Young*
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Silke Möller
Kerstin Behrendt
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Lyudmila Kondratyeva
Galina Malchugina
Marina Zhirova
Natalya Pomoschnikova
Maia Azarashvili*
1992 Barcelona
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Evelyn Ashford
Esther Jones
Carlette Guidry
Gwen Torrence
Michelle Finn*
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team  (EUN)
Olga Bogoslovskaya
Galina Malchugina
Marina Trandenkova
Irina Privalova
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Beatrice Utondu
Faith Idehen
Christy Opara-Thompson
Mary Onyali-Omagbemi
1996 Atlanta
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Gail Devers
Inger Miller
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
Carlette Guidry*
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)
Eldece Clarke
Chandra Sturrup
Savatheda Fynes
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Michelle Freeman
Juliet Cuthbert
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Gillian Russell*
Andria Lloyd*
2000 Sydney
details
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)
Savatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson
Eldece Clarke-Lewis*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Tayna Lawrence
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Merlene Frazer*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Chryste Gaines
Torri Edwards
Nanceen Perry
Marion Jones [nb]
Passion Richardson*
2004 Athens
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Tayna Lawrence
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald*
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Olga Stulneva
Yuliya Tabakova
Irina Khabarova
Larisa Kruglova
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Véronique Mang
Muriel Hurtis-Houairi
Sylviane Félix
Christine Arron
2008 Beijing
details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Kim Gevaert
Élodie Ouédraogo
Hanna Mariën
Olivia Borlée
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Halimat Ismaila
Oludamola Osayomi
Agnes Osazuwa
Gloria Kemasuode
Ene Franca Idoko*
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Rosemar Coelho Neto
Lucimar de Moura
Thaissa Presti
Rosângela Santos
2012 London
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Tianna Madison
Allyson Felix
Bianca Knight
Carmelita Jeter
Jeneba Tarmoh*
Lauryn Williams*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sherone Simpson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Kerron Stewart
Samantha Henry-Robinson*
Schillonie Calvert*
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
Olesya Povh
Khrystyna Stuy
Mariya Ryemyen
Yelyzaveta Bryzhina
2016 Rio de Janeiro
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Tianna Bartoletta
Allyson Felix
English Gardner
Tori Bowie
Morolake Akinosun*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Christania Williams
Elaine Thompson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Simone Facey*
Shashalee Forbes*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Asha Philip
Desirèe Henry
Dina Asher-Smith
Daryll Neita

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds and also received medals.

World Championships medalists

Men

ChampionshipsGoldSilverBronze
1983 Helsinki
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Emmit King
Willie Gault
Calvin Smith
Carl Lewis
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Stefano Tilli
Carlo Simionato
Pierfrancesco Pavoni
Pietro Mennea
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Andrey Prokofyev
Nikolay Sidorov
Vladimir Muravyov
Viktor Bryzhin
1987 Rome
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Lee McRae
Lee Vernon McNeill
Harvey Glance
Carl Lewis
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Aleksandr Yevgenyev
Viktor Bryzhin
Vladimir Muravyov
Vladimir Krylov
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
John Mair
Andrew Smith
Clive Wright
Ray Stewart
1991 Tokyo
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Andre Cason
Leroy Burrell
Dennis Mitchell
Carl Lewis
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Max Morinière
Daniel Sangouma
Jean-Charles Trouabal
Bruno Marie-Rose
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Darren Braithwaite
Linford Christie
1993 Stuttgart
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
Calvin Smith*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Colin Jackson
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
Jason John*
Darren Braithwaite*
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Atlee Mahorn
1995 Gothenburg
( details )
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Donovan Bailey
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)
Paul Henderson
Tim Jackson
Steve Brimacombe
Damien Marsh
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Giovanni Puggioni
Ezio Madonia
Angelo Cipolloni
Sandro Floris
1997 Athens
( details )
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Donovan Bailey
Carlton Chambers*
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Osmond Ezinwa
Olapade Adeniken
Francis Obikwelu
Davidson Ezinwa
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Darren Braithwaite
Darren Campbell
Douglas Walker
Julian Golding
Dwain Chambers*
1999 Seville
( details )
[4x100m dq1]
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jon Drummond
Tim Montgomery
Brian Lewis
Maurice Greene
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Jason Gardener
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Dwain Chambers
Allyn Condon*
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Raphael de Oliveira
Claudinei da Silva
Édson Ribeiro
André Domingos
2001 Edmonton
( details )
[4x100m dq2]
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
Morné Nagel
Corné du Plessis
Lee-Roy Newton
Matthew Quinn
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Marc Burns
Ato Boldon
Jacey Harper
Darrel Brown
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)
Matt Shirvington
Paul Di Bella
Steve Brimacombe
Adam Basil
2003 Saint-Denis
( details )
[4x100m dq3]
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
John Capel
Bernard Williams
Darvis Patton
Joshua J. Johnson
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
Vicente de Lima
Édson Ribeiro
André Domingos
Cláudio Roberto Souza
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Timothy Beck
Troy Douglas
Patrick van Balkom
Caimin Douglas
Guus Hoogmoed*
2005 Helsinki
( details )
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Ladji Doucouré
Ronald Pognon
Eddy De Lépine
Lueyi Dovy
Oudéré Kankarafou*
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Kevon Pierre
Marc Burns
Jacey Harper
Darrel Brown
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Jason Gardener
Marlon Devonish
Christian Malcolm
Mark Lewis-Francis
2007 Osaka
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Darvis Patton
Wallace Spearmon
Tyson Gay
Leroy Dixon
Rodney Martin*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Marvin Anderson
Usain Bolt
Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Dwight Thomas*
Steve Mullings*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Christian Malcolm
Craig Pickering
Marlon Devonish
Mark Lewis-Francis
2009 Berlin
( details )
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Steve Mullings
Michael Frater
Usain Bolt
Asafa Powell
Dwight Thomas*
Lerone Clarke*
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Darrel Brown
Marc Burns
Emmanuel Callender
Richard Thompson
Keston Bledman*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Simeon Williamson
Tyrone Edgar
Marlon Devonish
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey
2011 Daegu
( details )
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Dexter Lee*
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Teddy Tinmar
Christophe Lemaitre
Yannick Lesourd
Jimmy Vicaut
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN)
Jason Rogers
Kim Collins
Antoine Adams
Brijesh Lawrence
2013 Moscow
( details )
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Warren Weir*
Oshane Bailey*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Charles Silmon
Mike Rodgers
Mookie Salaam
Justin Gatlin
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Gavin Smellie
Aaron Brown
Dontae Richards-Kwok
Justyn Warner
2015 Beijing
( details )
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Asafa Powell
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
Rasheed Dwyer*
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
Mo Youxue
Xie Zhenye
Su Bingtian
Zhang Peimeng
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Aaron Brown
Andre De Grasse
Brendon Rodney
Justyn Warner
2017 London
( details )
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Chijindu Ujah
Adam Gemili
Danny Talbot
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Mike Rodgers
Justin Gatlin
Jaylen Bacon
Christian Coleman
BeeJay Lee*
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)
Shuhei Tada
Shōta Iizuka
Yoshihide Kiryū
Kenji Fujimitsu
Asuka Cambridge*
2019 Doha
( details )
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Christian Coleman
Justin Gatlin
Mike Rodgers
Noah Lyles
Cravon Gillespie*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Adam Gemili
Zharnel Hughes
Richard Kilty
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)
Shuhei Tada
Kirara Shiraishi
Yoshihide Kiryū
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown
Yuki Koike*

Note * Indicates athletes who ran only in the preliminary round and also received medals.

Women

ChampionshipsGoldSilverBronze
1983 Helsinki
details
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Silke Gladisch
Marita Koch
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Oelsner-Göhr
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Joan Baptiste
Kathy Cook
Beverley Callender
Shirley Thomas
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Leleith Hodges
Jacqueline Pusey
Juliet Cuthbert
Merlene Ottey
1987 Rome
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Alice Brown
Diane Williams
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Pam Marshall
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)
Silke Möller
Cornelia Oschkenat
Kerstin Behrendt
Marlies Göhr
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Irina Slyusar
Natalya Pomoshchnikova
Natalya German
Olga Antonova
1991 Tokyo
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Merlene Frazer*
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Natalya Kovtun
Galina Malchugina
Yelena Vinogradova
Irina Privalova
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Grit Breuer
Katrin Krabbe
Sabine Richter
Heike Drechsler
1993 Stuttgart
details
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Olga Bogoslovskaya
Galina Malchugina
Natalya Pomoshchnikova-Voronova
Irina Privalova
Marina Trandenkova*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Michelle Finn
Gwen Torrence
Wendy Vereen
Gail Devers
Sheila Echols*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Michelle Freeman
Juliet Campbell
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Dahlia Duhaney*
1995 Gothenburg
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
D'Andre Hill*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Michelle Freeman*
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Silke Lichtenhagen
Silke-Beate Knoll
Gabriele Becker
1997 Athens
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Chryste Gaines
Marion Jones
Inger Miller
Gail Devers
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Frazer
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly Grant
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Patricia Girard-Léno
Christine Arron
Delphine Combe
Sylviane Félix
Frédérique Bangué*
1999 Seville
details
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)
Savatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson
Eldece Clarke-Lewis*
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Patricia Girard
Muriel Hurtis
Katia Benth
Christine Arron
Fabé Dia*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Aleen Bailey
Merlene Frazer,
Beverly McDonald
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
2001 Edmonton dq1
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Gabi Rockmeier
Birgit Rockmeier
Marion Wagner
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Sylviane Félix
Frédérique Bangué
Muriel Hurtis
Odiah Sidibé
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Juliet Campbell
Merlene Frazer
Beverly McDonald
Astia Walker
Elva Goulbourne*
2003 Saint-Denis
details
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Patricia Girard-Léno
Muriel Hurtis
Sylviane Félix
Christine Arron
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Angela Williams
Chryste Gaines
Inger Miller
Torri Edwards
Lauryn Williams*
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Olga Fyodorova
Yuliya Tabakova
Marina Kislova
Larisa Kruglova
2005 Helsinki
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Angela Daigle
Muna Lee
Me'Lisa Barber
Lauryn Williams
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Danielle Browning
Sherone Simpson
Aleen Bailey
Veronica Campbell
Beverly McDonald*
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)
Yulia Nestsiarenka
Natallia Solohub
Alena Newmyarzhytskaya
Aksana Drahun
2007 Osaka
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Lauryn Williams
Allyson Felix
Mikele Barber
Torri Edwards
Carmelita Jeter*
Mechelle Lewis*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Sheri-Ann Brooks
Kerron Stewart
Simone Facey
Veronica Campbell
Shelly-Ann Fraser*
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Olivia Borlée
Hanna Mariën
Élodie Ouédraogo
Kim Gevaert
2009 Berlin
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Simone Facey
Shelly-Ann Fraser
Aleen Bailey
Kerron Stewart
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)
Sheniqua Ferguson
Chandra Sturrup
Christine Amertil
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Marion Wagner
Anne Möllinger
Cathleen Tschirch
Verena Sailer
2011 Daegu
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Bianca Knight
Allyson Felix
Marshevet Myers
Carmelita Jeter
Shalonda Solomon*
Alexandria Anderson*
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Kerron Stewart
Sherone Simpson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Jura Levy*
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
Olesya Povh
Nataliya Pohrebnyak
Mariya Ryemyen
Hrystyna Stuy
2013 Moscow
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Carrie Russell
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sheri-Ann Brooks*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jeneba Tarmoh
Alexandria Anderson
English Gardner
Octavious Freeman
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Dina Asher-Smith
Ashleigh Nelson
Annabelle Lewis
Hayley Jones
2015 Beijing
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Sherone Simpson*
Kerron Stewart*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
English Gardner
Allyson Felix
Jenna Prandini
Jasmine Todd
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
Kelly-Ann Baptiste
Michelle-Lee Ahye
Reyare Thomas
Semoy Hackett
Khalifa St. Fort*
2017 London
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Aaliyah Brown
Allyson Felix
Morolake Akinosun
Tori Bowie
Ariana Washington*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Asha Philip
Desirèe Henry
Dina Asher-Smith
Daryll Neita
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Jura Levy
Natasha Morrison
Simone Facey
Sashalee Forbes
Christania Williams*
2019 Doha
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Natalliah Whyte
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Jonielle Smith
Shericka Jackson
Natasha Morrison*
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Asha Philip
Dina Asher-Smith
Ashleigh Nelson
Daryll Neita
Imani-Lara Lansiquot*
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Dezerea Bryant
Teahna Daniels
Morolake Akinosun
Kiara Parker

Note * Indicates athletes who ran only in the preliminary round and also received medals.

See also

Notes and references

  1. https://www.iaaf.org/about-iaaf/documents/rules-regulations IAAF rulebook Rule 170
  2. Price, Satchel. "How do track relay handoffs work?". SB Nation. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. "Keys to secure a smooth baton handoff". Human Kinetics. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  4. Ellis, Aaron. "Why Do Baton Drops Happen So Often in Professional Relay Races?". Huffington post. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  5. "Men's 4x100m relay". alltime-athletics.com. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  6. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/fanguide/athlete?athlete=5325
  7. "All-time men's best 4 × 100m Relay". IAAF. 13 August 2017. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
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