World Record Progression of 4x800 Metres Relay

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
7:02.43 Kenya KEN KEN Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 25 AUG 2006
7:03.89 Great Britain & NI GBR GBR London (GBR) 30 AUG 1982
7:08.1h Soviet Union URS URS Podolsk (URS) 12 AUG 1978
7:08.6h Federal Republic of Germany FRG FRG Wiesbaden (GER) 13 AUG 1966
7:15.8h Belgium BEL BEL Bosvoorde (BEL) 08 AUG 1956
7:26.4h ZSKA Moskva URS URS Riga (LAT) 01 AUG 1955
7:26.8h Soviet Army Team URS URS Kiev (URS) 25 JUL 1954
7:27.3h y Fordham USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 21 MAY 1954
7:28.0h ÚDA Praha TCH TCH Stará Boleslav (TCH) 29 JUL 1953
7:29.0h Sweden SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 13 SEP 1946
7:30.4h Germany GER GER Braunschweig (GER) 23 AUG 1941
7:34.5h y California USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 24 MAY 1941
7:35.8h y United States USA USA London (GBR) 15 AUG 1936
7:41.4h y Boston AA USA USA Philadelphia, PA (USA) 06 JUL 1926

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.