2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 400 metres

The Women's 400 metres event at the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 5–6.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Natalya Nazarova
  Russia
Olesya Forsheva
  Russia
Tonique Williams-Darling
  Bahamas

ResultsEdit

HeatEdit

First 2 of each heat (Q) and next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Tonique Williams-Darling   Bahamas 51.76 Q, PB
2 2 Fani Chalkia   Greece 51.77 Q, NR
2 4 Natalya Nazarova   Russia 51.77 Q
4 1 Ionela Târlea   Romania 52.00 Q
5 3 Olesya Forsheva   Russia 52.17 Q
6 2 Catherine Murphy   Great Britain 52.18 Q, SB
7 2 Sviatlana Usovich   Belarus 52.19 q
8 1 Helen Karagounis   Great Britain 52.66 q, PB
9 3 Julian Clay   United States 53.04 Q
10 4 Hrisoula Goudenoudi   Greece 53.09 Q
11 4 Grażyna Prokopek   Poland 53.16 q
12 2 Mireille Nguimgo   Cameroon 53.17 q
13 3 Ronetta Smith   Jamaica 53.39
14 1 Androula Sialou   Cyprus 53.62
15 2 Virginia Johnson   United States 53.71
16 1 Sandrine Thiébaud-Kangni   Togo 53.72 SB
17 2 Barbara Petráhn   Hungary 53.78 SB
18 3 Beatrice Dahlgren   Sweden 53.90
19 1 Joanne Cuddihy   Ireland 54.02
20 4 Michelle Burgher   Jamaica 54.18
21 3 Roqaya Al-Gassra   Bahrain 54.24 NR
22 3 Karen Shinkins   Ireland 54.37
23 4 Klodiana Shala   Albania 54.62
24 4 Carmo Tavares   Portugal 54.79

SemifinalsEdit

First 3 of each semifinal (Q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Natalya Nazarova   Russia 50.91 Q
2 1 Olesya Forsheva   Russia 51.53 Q
3 2 Fani Chalkia   Greece 51.68 Q, NR
4 1 Tonique Williams-Darling   Bahamas 51.85 Q
5 1 Ionela Târlea   Romania 51.95 Q
6 1 Sviatlana Usovich   Belarus 52.21
7 2 Julian Clay   United States 52.35 Q, PB
8 1 Helen Karagounis   Great Britain 52.53 PB
9 2 Catherine Murphy   Great Britain 52.59
10 2 Grażyna Prokopek   Poland 52.60
11 1 Hrisoula Goudenoudi   Greece 52.84
12 2 Mireille Nguimgo   Cameroon 53.22

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Natalya Nazarova   Russia 50.19 CR
  Olesya Forsheva   Russia 50.65 PB
  Tonique Williams-Darling   Bahamas 50.87 NR
4 Ionela Târlea   Romania 51.58 SB
5 Julian Clay   United States 52.82
6 Fani Chalkia   Greece 52.90

ReferencesEdit