1950 European Athletics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

Events at the
1950 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
10,000 m track walk men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1950 European Athletics Championships was held in Bruxelles, Belgium, at Stade du Heysel on 23 and 27 August 1950.[1]

Medalists

Gold Vladimir Sukharev
Levan Kalyayev
Levan Sanadze
Nikolay Karakulov
Soviet Union
Silver Étienne Bally
Jacques Perlot
Yves Camus
Jean-Pierre Guillon
France
Bronze Göte Kjellberg
Leif Christersson
Stig Danielsson
Hans Rydén
Sweden

Results

Final

27 August
Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
Soviet Union Vladimir Sukharev
Levan Kalyayev
Levan Sanadze
Nikolay Karakulov
41.5
France Étienne Bally
Jacques Perlot
Yves Camus
Jean-Pierre Guillon
41.8
Sweden Göte Kjellberg
Leif Christersson
Stig Danielsson
Hans Rydén
41.9
4 United Kingdom John Gregory
Alan Grieve
Brian Shenton
Austin Pinnington
41.9
5 Iceland Ásmundur Bjarnason
Guðmundur Lárusson
Finnbjörn Þorvaldsson
Haukur Clausen
41.9
6 Italy Franco Leccese
Gino Riva
Giuseppe Guzzi
Angelo Moretti
43.2

Heats

23 August

Heat 1

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 Soviet Union Vladimir Sukharev
Levan Kalyayev
Levan Sanadze
Nikolay Karakulov
41.7h Q
2 Iceland Ásmundur Bjarnason
Guðmundur Lárusson
Finnbjörn Þorvaldsson
Haukur Clausen
41.7 NR Q
3 United Kingdom John Gregory
Alan Grieve
Brian Shenton
Austin Pinnington
41.9h Q
4 Belgium Hector Gosset
Fernand Linssen
Isidoor Vandewiele
Roland Vercruysse
42.2h

Heat 2

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 France Étienne Bally
Jacques Perlot
Yves Camus
Jean-Pierre Guillon
41.4h Q
2 Italy Franco Leccese
Gino Riva
Giuseppe Guzzi
Angelo Moretti
41.5h Q
3 Sweden Göte Kjellberg
Leif Christersson
Stig Danielsson
Hans Rydén
42.1h Q
4 Norway Erik Bjølseth
Henry Johansen
Knut Moum
Hans Peter Pedersen
42.5h
5 Switzerland Olivier Bernard
Hans Wehrli
Willy Eichenberger
Willy Burgisser
43.7h

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 36 athletes from 9 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 372–377, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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