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4 x 100 metres Relay, Men

Date29 – 30 September 2000
StatusOlympic
LocationOlympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Participants168 from 40 countries
Olympic Record 37.40 WR / United States USA / 8 August 1992

The US was a strong favorite led by 100 metre champion Maurice Greene, who would run the anchor. The final was a safe victory for the American who led throughout with solid passes. Greene received the baton in the lead and was not challenged, Brazil almost three metres back. Brazil’s silver was added to the bronze they had won in 1996. Cuba finished third, earning their third medal in the event, after silver in 1968 and bronze in 1992.

PosNrTeamNOCR1SFFinal
1United StatesUSA38.15 (1 h5)37.82 (1 h1)37.61 (1)Gold
Jon DrummondBernard Williams, IIIBrian LewisMaurice GreeneTim MontgomeryKenny Brokenburr
2BrazilBRA38.32 (1 h2)38.27 (2 h2)37.90 (2)Silver
Vicente LenílsonÉdson RibeiroAndré da SilvaClaudinei da SilvaCláudio Sousa
3CubaCUB38.74 (1 h4)38.16 (1 h2)38.04 (3)Bronze
José A. CésarLuis Alberto PérezIván GarcíaFreddy Mayola
4JamaicaJAM38.97 (4 h2)38.27 (2 h1)38.20 (4)
Lindel FraterDwight ThomasChris WilliamsLlewelyn BredwoodDonovan Powell
5FranceFRA39.00 (1 h3)38.64 (3 h1)38.49 (5)
Frédéric KrantzDavid PatrosChristophe ChevalNeedy GuimsJérôme Éyana
6JapanJPN38.52 (2 h5)38.31 (3 h2)38.66 (6)
Shigeyuki KojimaKoji ItoShingo SuetsuguNobuharu AsaharaShingo Kawabata
7ItalyITA38.84 (2 h2)38.67 (4 h1)38.67 (7)
Francesco ScuderiAlessandro CavallaroMaurizio CheccucciAndrea Colombo
8PolandPOL38.74 (3 h5)38.60 (4 h2)38.96 (8)
Marcin NowakMarcin UrbaśPiotr BalcerzakRyszard Pilarczyk
5 h1 r2/3Côte d'IvoireCIV39.06 (1 h1)38.82 (5 h1)
Éric Pacôme N'DriAhmed DouhouYves SonanIbrahim Méité
5 h2 r2/3GreeceGRE39.21 (2 h3)38.80 (5 h2)
Georgios TheodoridisKostas KenterisAlexios AlexopoulosAngelos Pavlakakis
6 h1 r2/3CanadaCAN39.26 (3 h3)38.92 (6 h1)
Brad McCuaigGlenroy GilbertPierre BrowneAdrian WoodleyNicolas Macrozonaris
6 h2 r2/3Trinidad and TobagoTTO39.12 (3 h4)38.92 (6 h2)
Nico AlexanderJulieon RaeburnMarc BurnsAto BoldonJacey Harper
7 h1 r2/3ThailandTHA39.13 (2 h1)39.05 (7 h1)
Kongdech NateneeVitsanu SophanichBoonyarit PhuksachatSittichai Suwonprateep
AC h1 r2/3NigeriaNGR38.85 (3 h2)– (AC h1)
Uchenna EmedoluNnamdi Lucky AnusimSunday EmmanuelDeji Aliu
AC h2 r2/3AustraliaAUS38.76 (2 h4)38.53 (AC h2)
Matt ShirvingtonPaul Di BellaDarryl WohlsenPatrick Johnson
AC h2 r2/3SloveniaSLO39.25 (5 h2)– (AC h2)
Matic ŠušteršičMatic OsovnikarBoštjan FridrihUrban Acman
3 h1 r1/3GuatemalaGUA39.34 (3 h1)
Mario Rolando BlancoOscar MenesesJosé MenesesJosé Tinoco
4 h1 r1/3The BahamasBAH39.57 (4 h1)
Renward WellsDominic DemeritteIram LewisWellington Saunders-Whymms
4 h3 r1/3IrelandIRL39.26 (4 h3)
John McAdoreyGary RyanTom ComynsPaul Brizzel
4 h4 r1/3HungaryHUN39.52 (4 h4)
Viktor KovácsGéza PauerLászló Babály, Jr.Miklós Gyulai
4 h5 r1/3Russian FederationRUS39.29 (4 h5)
Dmitry VasilyevAleksandr RyabovAleksandr SmirnovSergey Bychkov
5 h1 r1/3CyprusCYP39.75 (5 h1)
Anthimos RotosAnninos MarkoullidisProdromos KatsantonisGiannis Zisimidis
5 h3 r1/3MauritiusMRI39.55 (5 h3)
Jonathan ChimierÉric MilazarStéphane BucklandFernando Augustin
5 h4 r1/3CameroonCMR39.62 (5 h4)
Alfred MoussambaniSerge Bengono, IIJoseph BatangdonBenjamin Sirimou
5 h5 r1/3VenezuelaVEN39.45 (5 h5)
Juan Alberto MorilloJosé PeñaJosé CarabalíHely Ollarves
6 h1 r1/3YugoslaviaSCG39.99 (6 h1)
Slobodan SpasićPredrag MomirovićMiloš ŠakićMilan Petaković
6 h2 r1/3LiberiaLBR39.77 (6 h2)
Kouty MawenhSayon CooperAndrew ReyesKoiyan Morlu
6 h3 r1/3IsraelISR39.76 (6 h3)
Kfir GolanGideon YablonkaTommy KafriAlex Porkhomovskiy
6 h4 r1/3OmanOMA39.82 (6 h4)
Mohamed Said Al-MaskaryHamoud Abdallah Al-DalhamiMohamed Al-HoutiJahad Abdullah Al-Sheikh
6 h5 r1/3CroatiaCRO39.87 (6 h5)
Slaven KrajačićDejan VojnovićSiniša ErgotićTihomir Buinjac
7 h1 r1/3IndiaIND40.23 (7 h1)
Thirugnan DuraiRajeev Bala KrishnanAjay Raj SinghAnil Kumar Prakash
7 h2 r1/3Hong Kong, ChinaHKG40.15 (7 h2)
William ToHo Kwan LungTang Hon SingChiang Wai Hung
7 h3 r1/3Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaKSA39.94 (7 h3)
Mohamed Al-YamiAta MubarakSalem Mubarak Al-YamiJamal Al-Saffar
7 h4 r1/3Puerto RicoPUR40.12 (7 h4)
Osvaldo NievesRogelio PizarroJorge RichardsonFélix Fernández
7 h5 r1/3IndonesiaINA40.35 (7 h5)
Sukari Erwin Heru SusantoYanes RaubabaJohn Muray
8 h2 r1/3ChileCHI40.20 (8 h2)
Diego ValdésRicardo RoachRodrigo RoachJuan Pablo Faúndez
8 h4 r1/3UzbekistanUZB41.20 (8 h4)
Oleg ZhuravlyovKonstantin ZhuravlyovAnvar KuchmuradovNikolay Yeroshenko
8 h5 r1/3BarbadosBAR40.38 (8 h5)
Wilan LouisVictor HoustonGabriel BurnettFabian Rollins
AC h1 r1/3Great BritainGBR– (AC h1)1
Allyn CondonJason GardenerMarlon DevonishDwain Chambers
AC h3 r1/3GhanaGHA– (AC h3)
Christian NsiahKenneth AndamAbdul Aziz ZakariLeo Myles-Mills

Round One (29 September 2000)

Top two in each heat and next six fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Heat One (10:00)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1Côte d'IvoireCIV39.060.342Q
Éric Pacôme N'DriAhmed DouhouYves SonanIbrahim Méité
2ThailandTHA39.130.196Q
Kongdech NateneeVitsanu SophanichBoonyarit PhuksachatSittichai Suwonprateep
3GuatemalaGUA39.340.181
Mario Rolando BlancoOscar MenesesJosé MenesesJosé Tinoco
4The BahamasBAH39.570.139
Renward WellsDominic DemeritteIram LewisWellington Saunders-Whymms
5CyprusCYP39.750.460
Anthimos RotosAnninos MarkoullidisProdromos KatsantonisGiannis Zisimidis
6YugoslaviaSCG39.990.245
Slobodan SpasićPredrag MomirovićMiloš ŠakićMilan Petaković
7IndiaIND40.230.151
Thirugnan DuraiRajeev Bala KrishnanAjay Raj SinghAnil Kumar Prakash
ACGreat BritainGBR0.175DQ
Allyn CondonJason GardenerMarlon DevonishDwain Chambers

Heat Two (10:08)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1BrazilBRA38.320.153Q
Vicente LenílsonÉdson RibeiroAndré da SilvaCláudio Sousa
2ItalyITA38.840.429Q
Francesco ScuderiAlessandro CavallaroMaurizio CheccucciAndrea Colombo
3NigeriaNGR38.850.175q
Uchenna EmedoluNnamdi Lucky AnusimSunday EmmanuelDeji Aliu
4JamaicaJAM38.970.220q
Donovan PowellDwight ThomasLindel FraterLlewelyn Bredwood
5SloveniaSLO39.250.146q
Matic ŠušteršičMatic OsovnikarBoštjan FridrihUrban Acman
6LiberiaLBR39.770.175
Kouty MawenhSayon CooperAndrew ReyesKoiyan Morlu
7Hong Kong, ChinaHKG40.150.182
William ToHo Kwan LungTang Hon SingChiang Wai Hung
8ChileCHI40.200.161
Diego ValdésRicardo RoachRodrigo RoachJuan Pablo Faúndez

Heat Three (10:16)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1FranceFRA39.000.163Q
Frédéric KrantzDavid PatrosChristophe ChevalJérôme Éyana
2GreeceGRE39.210.236Q
Georgios TheodoridisKostas KenterisAlexios AlexopoulosAngelos Pavlakakis
3CanadaCAN39.260.458q
Brad McCuaigGlenroy GilbertPierre BrowneNicolas Macrozonaris
4IrelandIRL39.260.226
John McAdoreyGary RyanTom ComynsPaul Brizzel
5MauritiusMRI39.550.419
Jonathan ChimierÉric MilazarStéphane BucklandFernando Augustin
6IsraelISR39.760.237
Kfir GolanGideon YablonkaTommy KafriAlex Porkhomovskiy
7Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaKSA39.940.193
Mohamed Al-YamiAta MubarakSalem Mubarak Al-YamiJamal Al-Saffar
ACGhanaGHA0.250DNF
Christian NsiahKenneth AndamAbdul Aziz ZakariLeo Myles-Mills

Heat Four (10:24)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1CubaCUB38.740.414Q
José A. CésarLuis Alberto PérezIván GarcíaFreddy Mayola
2AustraliaAUS38.760.167Q
Matt ShirvingtonPaul Di BellaDarryl WohlsenPatrick Johnson
3Trinidad and TobagoTTO39.120.176q
Nico AlexanderJulieon RaeburnJacey HarperMarc Burns
4HungaryHUN39.520.474
Viktor KovácsGéza PauerLászló Babály, Jr.Miklós Gyulai
5CameroonCMR39.620.165
Alfred MoussambaniSerge Bengono, IIJoseph BatangdonBenjamin Sirimou
6OmanOMA39.820.125
Mohamed Said Al-MaskaryHamoud Abdallah Al-DalhamiMohamed Al-HoutiJahad Abdullah Al-Sheikh
7Puerto RicoPUR40.120.233
Osvaldo NievesRogelio PizarroJorge RichardsonFélix Fernández
8UzbekistanUZB41.200.423
Oleg ZhuravlyovKonstantin ZhuravlyovAnvar KuchmuradovNikolay Yeroshenko

Heat Five (10:32)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1United StatesUSA38.150.216Q
Kenny BrokenburrTim MontgomeryBrian LewisMaurice Greene
2JapanJPN38.520.222Q
Shingo KawabataKoji ItoShingo SuetsuguNobuharu Asahara
3PolandPOL38.740.215q
Marcin NowakMarcin UrbaśPiotr BalcerzakRyszard Pilarczyk
4Russian FederationRUS39.290.152
Dmitry VasilyevAleksandr RyabovAleksandr SmirnovSergey Bychkov
5VenezuelaVEN39.450.214
Juan Alberto MorilloJosé PeñaJosé CarabalíHely Ollarves
6CroatiaCRO39.870.129
Slaven KrajačićDejan VojnovićSiniša ErgotićTihomir Buinjac
7IndonesiaINA40.350.232
Sukari Erwin Heru SusantoYanes RaubabaJohn Muray
8BarbadosBAR40.380.214
Wilan LouisVictor HoustonGabriel BurnettFabian Rollins

Semi-Finals (29 September 2000)

Top three in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Heat One (20:50)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1United StatesUSA37.820.142Q
Jon DrummondBernard Williams, IIIBrian LewisMaurice Greene
2JamaicaJAM38.270.154Q
Lindel FraterDwight ThomasChris WilliamsLlewelyn Bredwood
3FranceFRA38.640.158Q
Frédéric KrantzDavid PatrosChristophe ChevalNeedy Guims
4ItalyITA38.670.146q
Francesco ScuderiAlessandro CavallaroMaurizio CheccucciAndrea Colombo
5Côte d'IvoireCIV38.820.435
Éric Pacôme N'DriAhmed DouhouYves SonanIbrahim Méité
6CanadaCAN38.920.172
Brad McCuaigGlenroy GilbertPierre BrowneAdrian Woodley
7ThailandTHA39.050.150
Kongdech NateneeVitsanu SophanichBoonyarit PhuksachatSittichai Suwonprateep
ACNigeriaNGR0.194DNF
Uchenna EmedoluNnamdi Lucky AnusimSunday EmmanuelDeji Aliu

Heat Two (20:58)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1CubaCUB38.160.481Q
José A. CésarLuis Alberto PérezIván GarcíaFreddy Mayola
2BrazilBRA38.270.394Q
Vicente LenílsonÉdson RibeiroAndré da SilvaClaudinei da Silva
3JapanJPN38.310.481Q
Shingo KawabataKoji ItoShingo SuetsuguNobuharu Asahara
4PolandPOL38.600.224q
Marcin NowakMarcin UrbaśPiotr BalcerzakRyszard Pilarczyk
5GreeceGRE38.800.211
Georgios TheodoridisKostas KenterisAlexios AlexopoulosAngelos Pavlakakis
6Trinidad and TobagoTTO38.920.210
Nico AlexanderJulieon RaeburnMarc BurnsAto Boldon
ACAustraliaAUS38.530.215DQ2
Matt ShirvingtonPaul Di BellaDarryl WohlsenPatrick Johnson
ACSloveniaSLO0.165DQ3
Matic ŠušteršičMatic OsovnikarBoštjan FridrihUrban Acman

Final (30 September 2000 — 20:05)

PosNrTeamNOCTime (A)Reaction Time
1United StatesUSA37.610.126
Jon DrummondBernard Williams, IIIBrian LewisMaurice Greene
2BrazilBRA37.900.188
Vicente LenílsonÉdson RibeiroAndré da SilvaClaudinei da Silva
3CubaCUB38.040.238
José A. CésarLuis Alberto PérezIván GarcíaFreddy Mayola
4JamaicaJAM38.200.315
Lindel FraterDwight ThomasChris WilliamsLlewelyn Bredwood
5FranceFRA38.490.153
Frédéric KrantzDavid PatrosChristophe ChevalNeedy Guims
6JapanJPN38.660.221
Shigeyuki KojimaKoji ItoShingo SuetsuguNobuharu Asahara
7ItalyITA38.670.146
Francesco ScuderiAlessandro CavallaroMaurizio CheccucciAndrea Colombo
8PolandPOL38.960.196
Marcin NowakMarcin UrbaśPiotr BalcerzakRyszard Pilarczyk