1978 European Athletics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

Events at the
1978 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk 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 1978 European Athletics Championships was held in Praha, then Czechoslovakia, at Stadion Evžena Rošického on 2 and 3 September 1978.[1]

Medalists

Gold Zenon Nowosz
Zenon Licznerski
Leszek Dunecki
Marian Woronin
Poland
Silver Manfred Kokot
Eugen Ray
Olaf Prenzler
Alexander Thieme
East Germany
Bronze Sergey Vladimirtsev
Nikolay Kolesnikov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Vladimir Ignatenko
Soviet Union

Results

Final

3 September
Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
Poland Zenon Nowosz
Zenon Licznerski
Leszek Dunecki
Marian Woronin
38.58 CR
East Germany Manfred Kokot
Eugen Ray
Olaf Prenzler
Alexander Thieme
38.78
Soviet Union Sergey Vladimirtsev
Nikolay Kolesnikov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Vladimir Ignatenko
38.82
4 France Patrick Barré
Pascal Barré
Lucien Sainte-Rose
Hermann Panzo
38.90
5 Italy Giovanni Grazioli
Luciano Caravani
Stefano Curini
Pietro Mennea
39.11
6 United Kingdom Trevor Hoyte
Allan Wells
Cameron Sharp
Steve Green
39.49
7 Switzerland Franco Fähndrich
Urs Gisler
Peter Muster
Hansjörg Ziegler
39.56
8 Belgium Ronald Desruelles
Hans van den Daele
Danny Roelandt
Lambert Micha
39.73

Heats

2 September

Heat 1

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 Poland Zenon Nowosz
Zenon Licznerski
Leszek Dunecki
Marian Woronin
39.20 Q
2 Italy Giovanni Grazioli
Luciano Caravani
Stefano Curini
Pietro Mennea
39.51 Q
3 Switzerland Franco Fähndrich
Urs Gisler
Peter Muster
Hansjörg Ziegler
39.87 Q
4 United Kingdom Trevor Hoyte
Allan Wells
Cameron Sharp
Steve Green
40.08 Q
5 Czechoslovakia Jan Cheben
Otakar Wild
Marián Králik
Luděk Bohman
40.43

Heat 2

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 East Germany Manfred Kokot
Eugen Ray
Olaf Prenzler
Alexander Thieme
39.05 Q
2 Soviet Union Sergey Vladimirtsev
Nikolay Kolesnikov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Vladimir Ignatenko
39.21 Q
3 France Patrick Barré
Pascal Barré
Lucien Sainte-Rose
Hermann Panzo
39.45 Q
4 Belgium Ronald Desruelles
Danny Roelandt
Hans van den Daele
Lambert Micha
40.16 Q
5 Bulgaria Ivaylo Karanyotov
Vladimir Ivanov
Veselin Panov
Petar Petrov
DNF

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 40 athletes from 10 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 427–435, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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