Athletics — 4 × 100 metres Relay, Men

Times held 24
Total participants 2016
Total countries 117

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1912 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 33 8
1920 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 52 13
1924 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 60 15
1928 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 52 13
1932 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 32 8
1936 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 60 15
1948 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 60 15
1952 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 88 22
1956 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 72 18
1960 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 78 19
1964 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 85 21
1968 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 76 19
1972 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 112 27
1976 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 80 20
1980 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 64 16
1984 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 85 20
1988 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 127 30
1992 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 104 25
1996 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 154 37
2000 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 168 40
2004 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 65 16
2008 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 66 16
2012 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 67 16
2016 4 x 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic 70 16

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Great BritainGBR SwedenSWE
1920 United StatesUSA FranceFRA SwedenSWE
1924 United StatesUSA Great BritainGBR NetherlandsNED
1928 United StatesUSA GermanyGER Great BritainGBR
1932 United StatesUSA GermanyGER ItalyITA
1936 United StatesUSA ItalyITA GermanyGER
1948 United StatesUSA Great BritainGBR ItalyITA
1952 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS HungaryHUN
1956 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS GermanyGER
1960 GermanyGER Soviet UnionURS Great BritainGBR
1964 United StatesUSA PolandPOL FranceFRA
1968 United StatesUSA CubaCUB FranceFRA
1972 United StatesUSA Soviet UnionURS West GermanyFRG
1976 United StatesUSA East GermanyGDR Soviet UnionURS
1980 Soviet UnionURS PolandPOL FranceFRA
1984 United StatesUSA JamaicaJAM CanadaCAN
1988 Soviet UnionURS Great BritainGBR FranceFRA
1992 United StatesUSA NigeriaNGR CubaCUB
1996 CanadaCAN United StatesUSA BrazilBRA
2000 United StatesUSA BrazilBRA CubaCUB
2004 Great BritainGBR United StatesUSA NigeriaNGR
2008 Trinidad and TobagoTTO JapanJPN BrazilBRA
2012 JamaicaJAM Trinidad and TobagoTTO FranceFRA
2016 JamaicaJAM JapanJPN CanadaCAN

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 15 2 0 17
Soviet Union URS 2 4 1 7
Great Britain GBR 2 3 2 7
Jamaica JAM 2 1 0 3
Germany GER 1 2 2 5
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 1 1 0 2
Canada CAN 1 0 2 3
Japan JPN 0 2 0 2
Poland POL 0 2 0 2
France FRA 0 1 5 6
Brazil BRA 0 1 2 3
Cuba CUB 0 1 2 3
Italy ITA 0 1 2 3
Nigeria NGR 0 1 1 2
Sweden SWE 0 1 1 2
East Germany GDR 0 1 0 1
Hungary HUN 0 0 1 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Frank Wykoff USA 3 0 0 3
Vladimir Muravyov URS 2 0 0 2
Harrison Dillard USA 2 0 0 2
Carl Lewis USA 2 0 0 2
Loren Murchison USA 2 0 0 2
Usain Bolt JAM 2 0 0 2
Yohan Blake JAM 2 0 0 2
Kemar Bailey-Cole JAM 2 0 0 2

Olympic record progression

Record type
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men