4x100m Relays – from statistical point of view

2019 / 05 / 13

Final of both men and women’s 4x100m Relays were held on the second day of the IAAF World Relays.

The race was close and come down to the wire. The winning margin of 0.02 second is the smallest ever at the World Relays for this event. The time difference between first and third, 0.10 seconds, is also the smallest ever for the 4x100m Relay at the World Relays. Furthermore, the time difference between third and fourth, 0.01 seconds, is also the smallest ever.

Brazil was an unexpected winner. In fact, Brazil won the first medal of any kind at 4x100mRelay at the IAAF World Relays. Furthermore, best marks for places were set for third, fourth and fifth were set. 38.15 by GBR, 38.16 by China and 38.31 by France are best marks for these places at the World Relays.

The race was also close on the women’s side. The winning margin of 0.02 second is the smallest ever for Women’s 4x100m Relay in the history of the IAAF World Relays. The time difference between third and fourth was 0.07 second, which is the largest ever difference between third and fourth place at the World Relays.

Germany won a bronze medal with 43.68, which is the slowest ever clocking in the World Relay to win a medal at women’s 4x100m Relay. The winning time of 43.27 by the USA was the slowest winning time for Women’s 4x100m Relay in the IAAF World Relays, but the US became the first two time winner in the women’s 4x100m Relay at the World Relay.

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11 - 12th May 2019