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World Athletics Championships 2023: Men's 4x400 Metres Relay - USA Wins 3rd Straight Gold Medal; India Finish 5th Place

United States (USA) wins third straight gold medal in the men’s 4 × 400 metres relay event at the World Athletics Championships after dominating with a gold medal in the 2023 edition in Budapest, Hungary.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 29.08.2023
World Athletics Championships 2023 Mens 4x400 Metres Relay USA Wins 3rd Straight Gold Medal India Finish 5th Place

United States (USA) wins third straight gold medal in the men’s 4 × 400 metres relay event at the World Athletics Championships after dominating with a gold medal in the 2023 edition in Budapest, Hungary.


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men’s 4 × 400 Metres Relay – USA had a strong performance

It was the final day of the exciting World Athletics Championships 2023 (August 27), where the USA were the favourite to win the title, who missed out on only one gold medal since the 2005 edition.  

The race wasn’t any surprise, as USA teammates Quincy Hall, Vernon Norwood, Justin Robinson and Rai Benjamin ran strongly to defend the crown. They set the world-leading record by completing in 2:57.31. 

Team France set up the new national record (2:58.45) to secure the silver medal, while the Great Britain & Northern Ireland team bagged the bronze medal (2:58.71) with their season-best performance.


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men’s 4 × 400 Metres Relay – Team India shined despite no medal

Team Jamaica (2:59.34) and Team India (2:59.92) were the next two teams to finish the relay battle. It was a great experience for team India to earn the fifth spot, while Jamaica missed a podium finish after the last two silver medals.


World Athletics Championships 2023: Men’s 4 × 400 Metres Relay (Final Status)


Rank

Country

Athletes

Time

1

United States

Quincy Hall, Vernon Norwood, Justin Robinson, Rai Benjamin

2:57.31 (WL)

2

France

Ludvy Vaillant, Gilles Biron, David Sombé, Téo Andant

2:58.45 (NR)

3

Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Alex Haydock-Wilson, Charlie Dobson, Lewis Davey, Rio Mitcham

2:58.71 (SB)

4

Jamaica

Rusheen McDonald, Roshawn Clarke, Zandrion Barnes, Antonio Watson

2:59.34 (SB)

5

India

Muhammed Anas, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal Variyathodi [de], Rajesh Ramesh [de]

2:59.92

6

Netherlands

Isayah Boers, Terrence Agard, Ramsey Angela, Isaya Klein Ikkink

3:00.40

7

Italy

Edoardo Scotti, Riccardo Meli, Lorenzo Benati, Davide Re

3:01.23

 

Botswana

Zibane Ngozi, Baboloki Thebe, Laone Ditshetelo, Leungo Scotch

DQ

[NOTE: WL = World Leading (Worldwide best season performance); SB = Season Best (Personal); NR = National Record]

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