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    4x100m relay

    Hello,

    How should I read "a 4x100m relay" - 'a four times one hundred meter relay" or "four by one hundred meter relay"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: 4x100m relay

    4 by 100

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    Re: 4x100m relay

    The "4x400m relay" is frequently simply referred to as the "4 by 4" (in BrE at least).

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    Re: 4x100m relay

    Thank you!!
    Just one little question - do you say "a hundred" or "one hundred"?

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    Re: 4x100m relay

    It doesn't matter much, but I think you'll find that commentators tend to say four by one hundred to distinguish the race from the longer version.

    Rover

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