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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 9, 1972
Date Finished: September 9, 1972
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the semi-final.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: URS Soviet Union
Bronze: FRG West Germany

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 Soviet Union URS 39.15 QU
2 West Germany FRG 39.17 QU
3 East Germany GDR 39.17 QU
4 Austria AUT 40.49 QU
5 Puerto Rico PUR 41.34
6 Saudi Arabia KSA 43.35

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 France FRA 39.01 QU
2 Czechoslovakia TCH 39.31 QU
3 Nigeria NGR 39.66 QU
4 Venezuela VEN 39.74 QU
5 Cote d'Ivoire CIV 39.81
6 Madagascar MAD 40.58
7 Chinese Taipei TPE 41.78

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 Poland POL 39.11 QU
2 Ghana GHA 39.46 QU
3 Finland FIN 39.54 QU
4 Cuba CUB 39.65 QU
5 Senegal SEN 40.95
6 Thailand THA 41.04

Round One Heat Four

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 United States USA 38.96 QU
2 Italy ITA 39.29 QU
3 Great Britain GBR 39.63 QU
4 Congo (Brazzaville) CGO 39.86 QU
5 Bahamas BAH 40.48
6 Tanzania TAN 41.07
AC Ethiopia ETH DNF
AC Spain ESP DNF