1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4x100 metres relay event at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Annecy, France, at Parc des Sports on 2 August.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Gold Angela Williams
Keyon Soley
Myra Combs
Shakedia Jones
  United States
Silver Céline Thélamon
Muriel Hurtis
Nadia Imalouan
Anne Carole Rapp
  France
Bronze Tulia Robinson
Aleen Bailey
Melaine Walker
Lisa Sharpe
  Jamaica

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

2 August

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
    United States Angela Williams
Keyon Soley
Myra Combs
Shakedia Jones
43.52
    France Céline Thélamon
Muriel Hurtis
Nadia Imalouan
Anne Carole Rapp
44.07
    Jamaica Tulia Robinson
Aleen Bailey
Melaine Walker
Lisa Sharpe
44.61
4   United Kingdom Abi Oyepitan
Sarah Wilhelmy
Samantha Davies
Rebecca White
44.65
5   Poland Malgorzata Górecka
Edyta Rela
Monika Giemzo
Anna Pacholak
44.75
6   South Africa Arnella Jacobs
Estie Wittstock
Carika Potgieter
Isabel Roussow
45.67
7   Italy Erica Marchetti
Cornelia Kupa
Maria Chiara Baccini
Silvia Favre
45.94
  Finland Manuela Bosco
Katja Salivaara
Johanna Manninen
Heidi Hannula
DNF

HeatsEdit

2 August

Heat 1Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   United States Angela Williams
Keyon Soley
Myra Combs
Miesha Withers
44.14 Q
2   Finland Manuela Bosco
Katja Salivaara
Johanna Manninen
Heidi Hannula
45.36 Q
3   United Kingdom Abi Oyepitan
Sarah Wilhelmy
Samantha Davies
Melanie Purkiss
45.43 Q
4   Poland Malgorzata Górecka
Edyta Rela
Monika Giemzo
Anna Pacholak
45.56 q
5   Italy Erica Marchetti
Cornelia Kupa
Maria Chiara Baccini
Silvia Favre
45.62 q
6   Bahamas Juanita Ferguson
Tamicka Clarke
Tamara Cherebin
Marcia Dorsett
45.98

Heat 2Edit

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1   France Céline Thélamon
Muriel Hurtis
Nadia Imalouan
Anne Carole Rapp
44.23 Q
2   Jamaica Tulia Robinson
Aleen Bailey
Melaine Walker
Lisa Sharpe
44.85 Q
3   South Africa Arnella Jacobs
Carika Potgieter
Charlene Lawrence
Isabel Roussow
46.29 Q
4   Spain Vanessa Peñalver
Marta Prado
Laura Amo
Concepción Montaner
47.17
  Germany Cathleen Tschirch
Annegret Dietrich
Sina Schielke
Katrin Wilts
DQ IAAF rule 170.14

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 47 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1998 Annecy FRA Jul 28-Aug 2, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 3 Dec 2013, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015