Rai Benjamin anchors USA men's 4x400m relay team to gold - World Athletics Championships Men's 4x400m Relay Final Splits

BUDAPEST, Hungary (28 August) — The United States continued their dominance in the relays here this weekend, adding a fourth relay gold medal to their collection at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest. The men’s 4x400m team clocked an impressive 2:57.31, winning by more than a second and setting a world-leading time for 2023.

What were the USA leg splits in the men’s 4x400m relay final

Below, you will find the USA relay splits, report, and complete results from the men’s 4x400m relay final, as France surprised the second group of teams behind the champions to secure a place on the podium!

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Quincy Hall ran a split of 44.54 secs, Vernon Norwood clocked an impressive 44.01, Justin Robinson posted 44.74 secs, and Rai Benjamin carried the baton around at 44.02 secs to win the gold medal for the United States.

France Earns First Medal

France wasn’t far behind, earning their first medal of the championships with a national record of 2:58.45. The French team showcased their depth and talent, making a statement on the global stage.

Great Britain Holds Off Jamaica

Great Britain took bronze in 2:58.71, narrowly holding off Jamaica’s anchor leg runner Antonio Watson, the individual 400m champion, who finished in 2:59.34.

A Golden Streak

After winning both 4x100m finals last night, and the mixed 4x400m earlier in the championships, the United States has solidified its status as the relay powerhouse of the world.

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The team’s performance in Budapest has been nothing short of spectacular, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting future for American track and field.

Here’s the detailed table and key information for the 4x400m Relay Final Stats and Relay Splits:

Key Information:

  • Event: 4x400m Men’s Relay Final
  • Location: Budapest (HUN)
  • Date: 27 August 2023
  • Records:
    • World Record (WR): 2:54.29 by United States (USA) in Stuttgart (GER) on 22 Aug 1993.
    • Championships Record (CR): 2:54.29 by United States (USA) in Stuttgart (GER) on 22 Aug 1993.
    • World Leading (WL): 2:57.31 by United States (USA) in Budapest on 27 Aug 2023.

Final Details:

  • Date: 27 August 2023
  • Temperature: 29° C
  • Humidity: 51%
  • Start Time: 21:36
PlaceTeamLaneResultAthletes & Leg Times
1USA82:57.31Quincy Hall: 44.54, Vernon Norwood: 44.01, Justin Robinson: 44.74, Rai Benjamin: 44.02
2France72:58.45Ludvy Vaillant, Gilles Biron, David Sombe, Téo Andant
3Great Britain & NI92:58.71Alex Haydock-Wilson, Charles Dobson, Lewis Davey, Rio Mitcham
4Jamaica62:59.34Rusheen McDonald, Roshawn Clarke, Zandrion Barnes, Antonio Watson
5India52:59.92Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi, Rajesh Ramesh
6Netherlands33:00.40Isayah Boers, Terrence Agard, Ramsey Angela, Isaya Klein Ikkink
7Italy43:01.23Edoardo Scotti, Riccardo Meli, Lorenzo Benati, Davide Re
Botswana2DQZibane Ngozi, Baboloki Thebe, Laone Ditshetelo, Leungo Scotch

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