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Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games:

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

Gold: KEN Kenya
Silver: GBR Great Britain
Bronze: FRA France

Round One Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 Great Britain GBR 3:01.26 QU
2 Kenya KEN 3:01.27 QU
3 Sweden SWE 3:03.05 QC
4 Canada CAN 3:04.22
5 Yugoslavia YUG 3:05.70
6 Morocco MAR 3:05.92
7 Portugal POR 3:10.00

Round One Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 West Germany FRG 3:03.27 QU
2 Trinidad and Tobago TTO 3:03.48 QU
3 Nigeria NGR 3:04.31
4 Ethiopia ETH 3:08.59
5 Italy ITA 3:09.7
6 Tanzania TAN 3:10.1
7 Senegal SEN 3:11.2
8 Sudan SUD 3:14.5

Round One Heat Three

Rank Team NOC T(A)
1 Poland POL 3:02.52 QU
2 Finland FIN 3:02.97 QU
3 France FRA 3:03.13 QC
4 Jamaica JAM 3:03.83
5 Venezuela VEN 3:06.99
6 Malaysia MAS 3:13.51