1966 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1966 European Athletics Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary, at Népstadion on 3 and 4 September 1966.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Elżbieta Bednarek
Danuta Straszyńska
Irena Kirszenstein
Ewa Kłobukowska
  Poland
Silver Renate Meyer
Hannelore Trabert
Karin Frisch
Jutta Stöck
  West Germany
Bronze Vera Popkova
Valentyna Bolshova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Renāte Lāce
  Soviet Union

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

4 September

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
    Poland Elżbieta Bednarek
Danuta Straszyńska
Irena Kirszenstein
Ewa Kłobukowska
44.49 CR
    West Germany Renate Meyer
Hannelore Trabert
Karin Frisch
Jutta Stöck
44.60 NR
    Soviet Union Vera Popkova
Valentyna Bolshova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Renāte Lāce
44.70
4   Hungary Margit Nemesházi
Erzsébet Bartos
Annamária Tóth
Ida Such
45.1
5   East Germany Renate Heldt
Ingrid Tiedtke
Ursula Böhm
Christina Heinich
45.3
6   Great Britain Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Daphne Slater
Jill Hall
45.4
7   Netherlands Truus Hennipman
Martha Klaasen
Wilma van den Berg
Lidy Vonk
45.6
8   France Danièle Guéneau
Sylviane Telliez
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
45.7 NR

HeatsEdit

3 September

Heat 1Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   Poland Elżbieta Bednarek
Danuta Straszyńska
Irena Kirszenstein
Ewa Kłobukowska
44.7 Q
2   East Germany Christina Heinich
Renate Heldt
Ingrid Tiedtke
Ursula Böhm
45.3 Q
3   Hungary Margit Nemesházi
Erzsébet Bartos
Annamária Tóth
Ida Such
45.3 Q
4   Great Britain Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Daphne Slater
Jill Hall
45.6 Q
5   Norway Maj Lena Andersen
Tove Bakkejord
Berit Berthelsen
Kirsten Rothe
45.9 NR

Heat 2Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   West Germany Hannelore Trabert
Jutta Stöck
Renate Meyer
Karin Frisch
44.9 Q
2   Soviet Union Renāte Lāce
Valentyna Bolshova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Vera Popkova
45.0 Q
3   France Danièle Guéneau
Sylviane Telliez
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
45.8 NR Q
4   Netherlands Truus Hennipman
Martha Klaasen
Wilma van den Berg
Lidy Vonk
45.9 Q
5   Czechoslovakia Eva Lehocká
Eva Kucmanová
Vlasta Přikrylová
Alena Hiltscherova
46.0

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 40 athletes from 10 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 397–405, retrieved 13 August 2014