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Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

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Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 29, 2000
Date Finished: September 30, 2000

Gold: USA United States
Silver: BRA Brazil
Bronze: CUB Cuba


The US was a strong favorite led by 100 metre champion [Maurice Greene], who would run the anchor. The final was a safe victory for the American who led throughout with solid passes. Greene received the baton in the lead and was not challenged, Brazil almost three metres back. Brazil’s silver was added to the bronze they had won in 1996. Cuba finished third, earning their third medal in the event, after silver in 1968 and bronze in 1992.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 United States USA Gold
2 Brazil BRA Silver
3 Cuba CUB Bronze
4 Jamaica JAM
5 France FRA
6 Japan JPN
7 Italy ITA
8 Poland POL
5 h1 r2/3 Cote d'Ivoire CIV
5 h2 r2/3 Greece GRE
6 h1 r2/3 Canada CAN
6 h2 r2/3 Trinidad and Tobago TTO
7 h1 r2/3 Thailand THA
AC h1 r2/3 Nigeria NGR
AC h2 r2/3 Australia AUS
AC h2 r2/3 Slovenia SLO
3 h1 r1/3 Guatemala GUA
4 h1 r1/3 Bahamas BAH
4 h3 r1/3 Ireland IRL
4 h4 r1/3 Hungary HUN
4 h5 r1/3 Russia RUS
5 h1 r1/3 Cyprus CYP
5 h3 r1/3 Mauritius MRI
5 h4 r1/3 Cameroon CMR
5 h5 r1/3 Venezuela VEN
6 h1 r1/3 Serbia and Montenegro SCG
6 h2 r1/3 Liberia LBR
6 h3 r1/3 Israel ISR
6 h4 r1/3 Oman OMA
6 h5 r1/3 Croatia CRO
7 h1 r1/3 India IND
7 h2 r1/3 Hong Kong HKG
7 h3 r1/3 Saudi Arabia KSA
7 h4 r1/3 Puerto Rico PUR
7 h5 r1/3 Indonesia INA
8 h2 r1/3 Chile CHI
8 h4 r1/3 Uzbekistan UZB
8 h5 r1/3 Barbados BAR
AC h1 r1/3 Great Britain GBR
AC h3 r1/3 Ghana GHA