1954 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1954 European Athletics Championships was held in Bern, Switzerland, at Stadion Neufeld on 28 and 29 August 1954.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
  Soviet Union
Silver Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
  West Germany
Bronze Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
  Italy

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

29 August

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
    Soviet Union Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
45.8 CR
    West Germany Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
46.3
    Italy Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
46.6 NR
4   Great Britain Heather Armitage
Jean Desforges
Shirley Hampton
Anne Pashley
46.7
5   Poland Maria Ilwicka
Barbara Lerczak
Celina Jesionowska
Maria Kusion
47.1 NR
6   Czechoslovakia Zlata Ptáčková
Jana Rábová
Anna Kovaříková
Libuše Strejčková
48.5

HeatsEdit

28 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   Italy Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
46.8 CR NR Q
2   West Germany Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
47.1 Q
3   Poland Maria Ilwicka
Barbara Lerczak
Celina Jesionowska
Maria Kusion
47.3 NR Q
4   France Henriette Robert
Yvette Monginou
Monique Jacquet
Denise Laborie
47.4 NR
5   Hungary Olga Gyarmati
Ida Dénes
Ibolya Greminger
Vera Neszmélyi
48.5
6    Switzerland Edith Jakob
Trudy Hänseler
Gretel Bolliger
Sonja Pretot
48.8 NR

Heat 2Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   Soviet Union Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
46.1 CR Q
2   Great Britain Heather Armitage
Jean Desforges
Shirley Hampton
Anne Pashley
46.7 Q
3   Czechoslovakia Zlata Ptáčková
Jana Rábová
Anna Kovaříková
Libuše Strejčková
48.3 Q
4   Austria Trude Wareka
Elfriede Steurer
Elfriede Geist
Friedrike Harasek
48.3 NR
5   Saar Inge Eckel
Helga Hoffmann
Trudi Schaller
Ursula Finger
48.3 NR

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 44 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 377–384, retrieved 13 August 2014 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)