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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 19, 1968
Date Finished: October 19, 1968
Format: Top five in each heat and next fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: CUB Cuba
Bronze: FRA France

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Cuba CUB 38.7 38.76 QU/OR
2 United States USA 38.8 38.86 QU
3 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 38.9 38.97 QU
4 Bahamas BAH 39.4 39.45 QU
5 Nigeria NGR 39.4 39.47 QU
6 Ghana GHA 39.8 39.87 QC
7 Dominican Republic DOM 41.4 41.48

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Jamaica JAM 38.6 38.65 QU/=WR
2 France FRA 39.0 39.03 QU
3 West Germany FRG 39.1 39.16 QU
4 Great Britain GBR 39.3 39.33 QU
5 Cote d'Ivoire CIV 39.6 39.68 QU
6 Japan JPN 40.0 40.02
7 Mexico MEX 40.0 40.09

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 East Germany GDR 38.9 38.93 QU
2 Soviet Union URS 39.0 39.03 QU
3 Poland POL 40.2 40.27 QU
4 Malaysia MAS 40.6 40.69 QU
5 Italy ITA 41.5 41.59 QU