1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 400 metres

The women's 400 metres event at the 1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, at Laurentian University Stadium on 27, 28 and 29 July.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Grit Breuer
  East Germany
Silver Maicel Malone
  United States
Bronze Olga Moroz
  Soviet Union

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

29 July

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Grit Breuer   East Germany 51.24
  Maicel Malone   United States 52.23
  Olga Moroz   Soviet Union 53.20
4 Viktoria Miloserdova   Soviet Union 53.64
5 Manuela Derr   East Germany 53.66
6 Teri Smith   United States 53.80
7 Nadežda Tomšová   Czechoslovakia 54.21
8 Rossana Morabito   Italy 55.20

SemifinalsEdit

28 July

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Teri Smith   United States 53.20 Q
2 Manuela Derr   East Germany 53.43 Q
3 Viktoria Miloserdova   Soviet Union 53.58 q
4 Cheryl Allen   Canada 53.92
5 Daniela Plescan   Romania 54.09
6 Daniela Spasova   Bulgaria 54.63
7 Noemi Batori   Hungary 56.09
Linda Kisabaka   West Germany DNF

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maicel Malone   United States 52.07 Q
2 Olga Moroz   Soviet Union 52.86 Q
3 Nadežda Tomšová   Czechoslovakia 53.14 q
4 Marjana Lužar   Yugoslavia 54.49
5 Emma Langston   United Kingdom 54.62
6 Julia Merino   Spain 55.12
7 Regula Scalabrin    Switzerland 55.18
8 Felicia Amajali   Nigeria 55.99

Semifinal 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Grit Breuer   East Germany 53.11 Q
2 Rossana Morabito   Italy 54.03 Q
3 Suzana Belac   Yugoslavia 54.18
4 Tracy Goddard   United Kingdom 54.63
5 Catherine Chanfreau   France 55.10
6 Mayelin Lemus   Cuba 55.59
7 Sue Andrews   Australia 55.82
Ximena Restrepo   Colombia DQ

HeatsEdit

27 July

Heat 1Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Nadežda Tomšová   Czechoslovakia 54.20 Q
2 Daniela Spasova   Bulgaria 54.21 Q
3 Linda Kisabaka   West Germany 54.88 Q
4 Catherine Chanfreau   France 55.19 q
5 Gro Hege Cleveland   Norway 56.07
6 Anna Cherry   Saint Lucia 57.30
7 Natasha Stenberg   Australia 57.82

Heat 2Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ximena Restrepo   Colombia 53.48 Q
2 Olga Moroz   Soviet Union 54.15 Q
3 Tracy Goddard   United Kingdom 54.63 Q
4 Sue Andrews   Australia 54.84 q
5 Daniela Plescan   Romania 55.42 q
6 Valérie Jaunâtre   France 56.86
7 Christine Duvergé   Mauritius 56.95

Heat 3Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Viktoria Miloserdova   Soviet Union 54.13 Q
2 Regula Scalabrin    Switzerland 55.93 Q
3 Mayelin Lemus   Cuba 56.15 Q
4 Katalin Fogarassy   Hungary 56.35

Heat 4Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Manuela Derr   East Germany 54.13 Q
2 Suzana Belac   Yugoslavia 54.17 Q
3 Rossana Morabito   Italy 54.19 Q
4 Teri Smith   United States 54.23 q
5 Monique Steennis   Netherlands 55.67
6 Ausa Mwendachabe   Zambia 58.50
7 Marie-Cecile Rivetta   Monaco 63.31

Heat 5Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Julia Merino   Spain 54.99 Q
2 Grit Breuer   East Germany 55.12 Q
3 Cheryl Allen   Canada 55.44 Q
4 Nancy McLeón   Cuba 55.47
5 Fatima Yusuf   Nigeria 56.35
6 Jacqueline Sophia   Netherlands Antilles 58.92

Heat 6Edit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maicel Malone   United States 53.79 Q
2 Marjana Lužar   Yugoslavia 54.77 Q
3 Emma Langston   United Kingdom 54.87 Q
4 Noemi Batori   Hungary 54.97 q
5 Felicia Amajali   Nigeria 55.39 q
6 Julieta Kondova   Bulgaria 56.40
7 Kristen Lundgren   Canada 56.48

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 38 athletes from 26 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1988 Sudbury CAN Jul 27-31, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 7 April 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015