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Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 26, 1952
Date Finished: July 26, 1952
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: URS Soviet Union
Bronze: HUN Hungary

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 United States USA 40.3 40.34 QU
2 France FRA 40.8 40.98 QU
3 Poland POL 41.8 42.00 QU
4 Finland FIN 42.0 42.20
5 Canada CAN 42.6 42.73
6 Portugal POR 42.8 43.01
7 Egypt EGY 42.9 43.02

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Great Britain GBR 41.2 41.43 QU
2 Italy ITA 41.5 41.73 QU
3 Cuba CUB 41.9 42.14 QU
4 Ghana GHA 42.1 42.27
5 Australia AUS 42.3 42.38
6 Thailand THA 44.5 44.81

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Hungary HUN 41.0 41.15 QU
2 Czechoslovakia TCH 41.5 41.49 QU
3 Argentina ARG 41.5 41.56 QU
4 Germany GER 41.5 41.63
5 Switzerland SUI 41.6 41.81

Round One Heat Four

Rank Team NOC T(A) T(H)
1 Soviet Union URS 41.45 41.3 QU
2 Nigeria NGR 42.63 42.4 QU
3 Pakistan PAK 42.91 42.8 QU
AC Iceland ISL [43.25] DQ