1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4x400 metres relay event at the 1988 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, at Laurentian University Stadium on 30 and 31 July.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Manuela Derr
Stefanie Fabert
Anke Wöhlk
Grit Breuer
  East Germany
Silver Keisha Demas
Stephanie Saleem
Kendra Mackey
Teri Smith
  United States
Bronze Tatyana Movchan
Viktoria Miloserdova
Olga Burkanova
Olga Moroz
  Soviet Union

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

31 July

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
    East Germany Manuela Derr
Stefanie Fabert
Anke Wöhlk
Grit Breuer
3:28.39
    United States Keisha Demas
Stephanie Saleem
Kendra Mackey
Teri Smith
3:31.48
    Soviet Union Tatyana Movchan
Viktoria Miloserdova
Olga Burkanova
Olga Moroz
3:31.89
4   Canada Caroline Fortin
Senzeni Steingruber
Karen Layne
Cheryl Allen
3:36.41
5   Yugoslavia Marina Filipović
Marjana Lužar
Slavica Živković
Suzana Belac
3:37.52
6   Romania Aura Cracea
Catalina Gheorghiu
Luminita Avasiloaie
Daniela Plescan
3:38.18
7   Spain María Díez
Gemma Bergasa
Isabel Rodríguez
Julia Merino
3:38.94
8   France Catherine Chanfreau
Patricia Djaté
Valérie Jaunâtre
Elsa Devassoigne
3:39.07

HeatsEdit

30 July

Heat 1Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   East Germany Antje Axmann
Daniele Steinecke
Stefanie Fabert
Anke Wöhlk
3:37.64 Q
2   Canada Caroline Fortin
Kristen Lundgren
Karen Layne
Cheryl Allen
3:38.06 Q
3   France Catherine Chanfreau
Patricia Djaté
Valérie Jaunâtre
Elsa Devassoigne
3:40.69 q
4   Spain María Díez
Gemma Bergasa
Isabel Rodríguez
Julia Merino
3:41.22 q
5   United Kingdom Tracy Allen
Paula Fryer
Tracy Goddard
Emma Langston
3:42.36
6   New Zealand Anna Shattky
Vanessa Jack
Tania Murray
Sonia Barry
4:02.57

Heat 2Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   United States Keisha Demas
Stephanie Saleem
Frenchie Holmes
Teri Smith
3:39.21 Q
2   Romania Aura Cracea
Catalina Gheorghiu
Luminita Avasiloaie
Daniela Plescan
3:39.56 Q
3   Cuba Mayelin Lemus
Lency Montelier
Marlen Estévez
Nancy McLeón
3:43.18
4   Australia Amanda Christie
Sue Andrews
Adrienne Rainbird
Annette Cavanagh
3:47.58
5   Hungary Zsofia Antok
Katalin Fogarassy
Erzsebet Todorán
Kinga Fodor
3:48.71
  Italy Rossana Morabito
Loredana Fontana
Chiara Dalla Giovanna
Monica De Col
DQ

Heat 3Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   Soviet Union Viktoria Miloserdova
Tatyana Movchan
Olga Burkanova
Olga Moroz
3:37.88 Q
2   Yugoslavia Marina Filipović
Marjana Lužar
Slavica Živković
Suzana Belac
3:39.93 Q
3   China Li Shuxiang
Li Liang
Wang Ping
Li Guilian
3:43.27
4   Netherlands Michelle Martinot
Ineke de Jong
Ester Goossens
Monique Steennis
3:45.30
5   West Germany Linda Kisabaka
Ruth Scheppan
Sonja Macher
Amona-Nicola Schneeweis
3:55.49
  Bulgaria Katerina Krasteva
Daniela Spasova
Julieta Kondova
Sofia Sabeva
DQ

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 76 athletes from 18 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