12 MAR 2006 General News

Men's 4x400m Final

The result of men's 4x400m relay was hardly surprising. The United States quartet of Tyree Washington, LaShawn Merritt, Miton Campbell and Wallace Spearmon powered to a commanding 3:03.24 win, more than a second ahead of Poland who clocked a notably brisk 3:04.67.

The Americans, never challenged, won their sixth title in the event, while Poland, the champions in 2001, claimed their second silver. Dmitriy Petrov anchored the Russian squad, the runners-up in 2004, to a surprise third place finish. They reached the line in 3:06.91.

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