USA men's 4x400m relay team at the world athletics championships

BUDAPEST (August 26) — The stage is set for a thrilling men’s 4x400m relay final as all prime medal hopefuls secured their spots on Day 8 of the 2023 World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.

The USA, Jamaica, India, Great Britain, and Botswana all clocked times under the three-minute mark during their semifinal heats. The USA led the charge, posting the day’s swiftest time of 2:58.47 en route to winning the first semis.

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Hot on their heels in the first semifinal were the exciting Indians, who ran brilliantly from the start and were rewarded with a new Area record clocking of 2:59.05. The time is the second-fastest among all the qualifiers today, and they will fancy their chances of making the podium on Sunday.

Great Britain and Botswana both ran well today as well, finishing with identical season-best times of 2:59.42 to advance comfortably to the final.

The second semifinal saw Jamaica clinch victory with a quality season-best time of 2:59.82. The Caribbean outfits were closely followed by France, who finished with a season-best of 3:00.05, and Italy, who clocked in at 3:00.14.

Rounding off the list of finalists, the Netherlands delivered a strong performance, securing third place in the second semifinal with a season-best time of 3:00.23.

Here’s the detailed table and key information for the men’s 4x400m Relay – Semifinal Results:

Key Information:

  • Event: 4×400 Metres Relay Men – Round 1
  • Location: Budapest (HUN)
  • Date: 19-27 August 2023
  • Qualification Criteria: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus 2 fastest times (q) qualify to the Final.

Records:

  • World Record (WR): 2:54.29 by the United States (USA) in Stuttgart (GER) on 22 Aug 1993.
  • Championships Record (CR): 2:54.29 by the United States (USA) in Stuttgart (GER) on 22 Aug 1993.
  • World Leading (WL): 2:57.74 by Florida in Austin, TX (USA) on 9 Jun 2023.

Heat 1 Details:

  • Date: 26 August 2023
  • Temperature: 35° C
  • Humidity: 39%
  • Start Time: 19:31
CountryResultQualifyAthletes & Leg Times
USA2:58.47QTrevor Bassitt: 45.29, Matthew Boling: 44.39, Christopher Bailey: 44.31, Justin Robinson: 44.48
India2:59.05QMuhammed Anas Yahiya, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi, Rajesh Ramesh
Great Britain & NI2:59.42QLewis Davey: 46.12, Charles Dobson: 44.44, Rio Mitcham: 44.40, Alex Haydock-Wilson: 44.46
Botswana2:59.42qZibane Ngozi: 45.90, Baboloki Thebe: 44.47, Laone Ditshetelo: 44.74, Leungo Scotch: 44.31
Japan3:00.39Naohiro Jinushi: 46.49, Fuga Sato: 44.33, Kentaro Sato: 41.32, Yuki Joseph Nakajima: 48.25
Czech Republic3:00.99Matěj Krsek: 45.94, Pavel Maslák: 44.85, Vít Müller: 45.76, Patrik Šorm: 44.44
Trinidad and Tobago3:01.54Renny Quow: 46.20, Asa Guevara: 44.65, Shakeem McKay: 39.54, Jereem Richards: 51.15
Spain3:02.64Iñaki Cañal: 45.51, Samuel García: 45.21, Bernat Erta: 47.02, Óscar Husillos: 44.90
Hungary3:02.65Ernő Steigerwald: 46.50, Zoltán Wahl: 42.69, Árpád Kovács: 49.68, Attila Molnár: 43.78

Heat 2 Details:

  • Date: 26 August 2023
  • Temperature: 33° C
  • Humidity: 43%
  • Start Time: 19:42
CountryResultQualifyAthletes & Leg Times
Jamaica2:59.82QRusheen McDonald: 44.72, Jevaughn Powell: 45.04, Zandrion Barnes: 44.71, D’Andre Anderson: 45.35
France3:00.05QLudvy Vaillant: 45.76, Loïc Prevot: 45.45, David Sombe: 44.50, Téo Andant: 44.34
Italy3:00.14QDavide Re: 45.71, Edoardo Scotti: 45.06, Lorenzo Benati: 44.92, Alessandro Sibilio: 44.45
Netherlands3:00.23qLiemarvin Bonevacia: 45.92, Terrence Agard: 44.57, Ramsey Angela: 45.05, Isaya Klein Ikkink: 44.69
Belgium3:00.33Julien Watrin: 45.92, Dylan Borlée: 45.02, Robin Vanderbemden: 44.48, Alexander Doom: 44.91
Germany3:00.67Jean Paul Bredau: 45.12, Marvin Schlegel: 45.89, Marc Koch: 45.17, Manuel Sanders: 44.49
Kenya3:01.41Kennedy Kimeu Muthoki: 45.41, Zablon Ekhal Ekwam: 44.80, Kelvin Sane Tauta: 45.31, Wyclife Kinyamal: 45.89
Sri Lanka3:03.25Aruna Dharshana: 45.65, Rajitha Neranjan Rajakaruna: 46.04, Pabasara Niku: 46.38, Kalinga Kumarage: 45.18

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