Relays

4x100m

Description

Four sprinters, in the same designated lane, each run 100m to complete a lap of the track. During their individual legs they have to carry a baton that must be passed to the next runner within a 20m changeover box that’s situated 10m before and 10m after the start of each subsequent leg. The outgoing runner usually runs at full speed with an arm stretched out behind in order to receive the baton. Failure to adhere to the baton-changing rules results in a team’s disqualification. Slick handovers can compensate for a lack of basic speed – but dropping the baton is a regular occurrence.

The first team across the finish line, baton in hand, wins.

Last Tweet

@AthleticsCanada
More Tweets

AC on Instagram

  • If Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy! Save 25% on our women’s collection until May 11: Shop.Athletics.ca Discount code: ACMOM 
Si maman n'est pas heureuse, personne de l'est! Épargnez 25 % sur collection pour femmes jusqu'au 11 mai: Shop.Athletics.ca Code: ACMOM
  • #Repost @athleticexperience
・・・
Good luck to @ddrouin10 and all the 🇨🇦 athletes taking part at the @drakerelays, @pennrelays & other meets this weekend.
  • @alyshanewman & a number of 🇨🇦 best athletes compete this weekend at @drakerelays @pennrelays & other great meets. 
#Repost @piowa
・・・
Spring-loaded! @drakerelays @dubulldogs @catchdesmoines #capsquarevault #drakerelays #polevault
  • Villanova won the #PennRelays women's DMR title thanks in large part to a strong opening split of 3:21.39 in the 1200m leg from 🇨🇦 Nicole Hutchinson.
  • Swipe ⬅️ to take an inside look at the Athletics Canada/@BiosteelSports High Performance Weight Room at #ACEastHub.
  • #ACTBT to @BrunySurin and @MrDonovanBailey sprinting their way to 4x100-metre relay gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. (📸: Claus Andersen) #throwbackthursday #runnerspace #instarunner #trackandfield #athletics #canada
  • Look up when your favourite Olympians compete at  #ACTF2017 and buy 🎟 now for the 🇨🇦 Champs: Link in our bio
  • 🏔Goodbye Flagstaff from the AC middle distance/distance crew🏔
  • Warning: These tights are not pants… they are TIGHTS! Save 25% now through April 27: Shop.Athletics.ca. Discount code: ACTIGHTS 
Attention : Ces articles ne sont pas des pantalons, mais des COLLANTS! Sauvez 25% jusqu’au 27 avril: Shop.Athletics.ca. Code d’escompte : ACTIGHTS
  • #Repost @teamcanada with @repostapp
・・・
@athleticscanada photographer Claus Andersen suffered a heart attack and simultaneously got the perfect shot of @btheiseneaton winning 🥇 at #WorldIndoors in 2016. Link to full length 📽 in bio. // Subir une crise cardiaque au moment même où l'on prend le cliché de la victoire. C'est ce qui est arrivé à Claus Andersen lorsque Brianne Theisen-Eaton a remporté l'🥇aux Mondiaux en salle de 2016. L'intégrale du 🎬dans la bio 👆.
  • 🎶O 🇨🇦🎶
  • 🥇🥇GOLDEN🥇🥇#iaafworldrelays
  • 🇨🇦🥇#iaafworldrelays 4x200m
  • Team 🇨🇦 takes on the 🌎 #iaafworldrelays
  • Round 2 Tonight. 4x200-metre relay at the #IAAFWorldRelays #Go🇨🇦Go

#Repost @buckkyjr
・・・
Step into battle with these guys. Win lose or draw we got each others back 👊🏾 #WorldRelays
More moments

Visit our E-store

Follow us!