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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 400 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 two in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: KEN Kenya
Bronze: FRG West Germany

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 United States USA 3:00.7 3:00.71 QU/=OR
2 Kenya KEN 3:00.8 3:00.84 QU
3 Italy ITA 3:04.8 3:04.93 QC
4 East Germany GDR 3:06.9 3:07.00
5 Dominican Republic DOM 3:19.4 3:19.42

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Poland POL 3:03.0 3:03.02 QU
2 Great Britain GBR 3:03.6 3:03.67 QU
3 Nigeria NGR 3:05.7 3:05.78
4 Senegal SEN 3:06.9 3:06.94

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 West Germany FRG 3:03.8 3:03.90 QU
2 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 3:04.5 3:04.55 QU
3 France FRA 3:04.6 3:04.69 QC
4 Cuba CUB 3:05.2 3:05.28
5 Venezuela VEN 3:07.6 3:07.65
6 Mexico MEX 3:08.1 3:08.19
7 Canada CAN 3:09.6 3:09,70