World Record Progression of 4x100 Metres Relay

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
40.82 United States USA USA Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 10 AUG 2012
41.37 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Bruce Stadium, Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
41.53 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 31 JUL 1983
41.60 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Lenin Stadium, Moskva (URS) 01 AUG 1980
41.85 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Potsdam (GDR) 13 JUL 1980
42.09 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 09 JUL 1980
42.09 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Torino (ITA) 04 AUG 1979
42.10 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 10 JUN 1979
42.27 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Potsdam (GDR) 19 AUG 1978
42.50 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 29 MAY 1976
42.51 German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
42.6h German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Berlin (GDR) 24 AUG 1974
42.6h German Democratic Republic GDR GDR Potsdam (GDR) 01 SEP 1973
42.81 Federal Republic of Germany FRG FRG Olympiastadion, München (GER) 10 SEP 1972
42.88 United States USA USA Estadio Olímpico, Ciudad de México (MEX) 20 OCT 1968
43.49 Netherlands NED NED Estadio Olímpico, Ciudad de México (MEX) 19 OCT 1968
43.50 United States USA USA Estadio Olímpico, Ciudad de México (MEX) 19 OCT 1968
43.6h Soviet Union URS URS Ciudad de México (MEX) 27 SEP 1968
43.9h Soviet Union URS URS Leninakan (URS) 16 AUG 1968
43.9h United States USA USA National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 21 OCT 1964
44.3h United States USA USA Moskva (URS) 15 JUL 1961
44.4h United States USA USA Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 07 SEP 1960
44.5h Australia AUS AUS Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 01 DEC 1956
44.9h Germany GER GER Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 01 DEC 1956
44.9h Australia AUS AUS Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 01 DEC 1956
45.1h Germany FRG/GDR GER GER Dresden (GER) 30 SEP 1956
45.2h Soviet Union URS URS Kiev (URS) 27 JUL 1956
45.6h Soviet Union URS URS Moskva (URS) 11 SEP 1955
45.6h Soviet Union URS URS Budapest (HUN) 20 SEP 1953
45.9h Germany GER GER Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 27 JUL 1952
45.9h United States USA USA Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 27 JUL 1952
46.1h Australia AUS AUS Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 27 JUL 1952
46.4h Germany GER GER Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 08 AUG 1936
46.5h Germany GER GER Köln (GER) 21 JUN 1936
46.9h United States USA USA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (USA) 07 AUG 1932
48.8h TSV München 1860 GER GER Nürnberg (GER) 20 JUL 1930
49.0h TSV München 1860 GER GER Frankfurt (GER) 21 JUL 1929
49.0h Eintracht Frankfurt GER GER Mannheim (GER) 30 JUN 1929
48.4h Canada CAN CAN Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 05 AUG 1928
49.8h TSV München 1860 GER GER Berlin (GER) 15 JUL 1928
50.0h Linnets Saint-Maur FRA FRA Paris (FRA) 15 JUL 1928
50.0h Viktoria Magdeburg GER GER Breslau (GER) 07 AUG 1927
49.8h y Great Britain & NI GBR GBR Göteborg (SWE) 29 AUG 1926
50.4h Berliner Sport-Club GER GER Köln (GER) 11 JUL 1926
51.4h Great Britain & NI GBR GBR Paris (FRA) 20 AUG 1922
53.2h Czechoslovakia TCH TCH Paris (FRA) 21 MAY 1922

Legend

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