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Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

Men's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
DatesAugust 6 (heats)
August 7 (final)
Winning time3:10.4
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
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place on August 6 & August 7. The United States team easily won the final with a time of 3:10.4.




Rank Country Time (hand) Notes
1 United States 3:10.4
2 France 3:14.8
3 Sweden 3:16.0
4 Finland 3:24.8
Jamaica DNF
Italy DNF

Key: DNF = Did not finish


  •; retrieved 2010-06-23.
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