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2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 400 metres

The women's 400 metres at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place on 7–8 March 2014.

Contents

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record   Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 49.59 Milan, Italy 7 March 1982
Championship record   Olesya Forsheva (RUS) 50.04 Moscow, Russia 12 March 2006
World Leading   Francena McCorory (USA) 50.85 Albuquerque, United States 23 February 2014
African record   Charity Opara (NGR) 50.73 Stuttgart, Germany 1 February 1998
Asian record   Li Yajun (CHN) 52.27 Beijing, China 24 February 1996
European record   Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 49.59 Milan, Italy 7 March 1982
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
  Christine Amertil (BAH) 50.34 Moscow, Russia 12 March 2006
Oceanian Record   Maree Holland (AUS) 52.17 Budapest, Hungary 4 March 1989
South American record   Aliann Pompey (GUY) 51.83 New York City, United States 26 February 2010

Qualification standardsEdit

Indoor Outdoor
53.15 51.20

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
7 March 2014 10:05 Heats
7 March 2014 20:55 Semifinals
8 March 2014 19:40 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 2 (Q) and next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semi-finals.[1]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Regina George   Nigeria 51.60 Q, SB
2 3 Shaunae Miller   Bahamas 52.10 Q, SB
3 1 Justyna Święty   Poland 52.13 Q, PB
4 1 Patricia Hall   Jamaica 52.19 q
5 2 Kaliese Spencer   Jamaica 52.26 Q
6 4 Francena McCorory   United States 52.37 Q
7 4 Denisa Rosolová   Czech Republic 52.37 Q, SB
DQ 3 Kseniya Ryzhova   Russia 52.47 Q, Doping
8 2 Lisanne de Witte   Netherlands 52.61 Q, PB
9 2 Joanna Atkins   United States 52.61 q
10 1 Margaret Adeoye   United Kingdom 52.69 q, SB
11 4 Esther Cremer   Germany 52.71 q
12 4 Kineke Alexander   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52.80 SB
13 3 Małgorzata Hołub   Poland 53.07
14 2 Shana Cox   United Kingdom 53.10
15 3 Nicky van Leuveren   Netherlands 53.34
16 3 Melissa Caddle   Guyana 54.56
17 4 Samantha Edwards   Antigua and Barbuda 54.74

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: First 3 (Q) qualified for the final.[2]

 
The fourth-placer, Justyna Święty of Poland
Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Francena McCorory   United States 51.35 Q
2 2 Kaliese Spencer   Jamaica 51.58 Q, PB
3 2 Shaunae Miller   Bahamas 51.63 Q, SB
DQ 2 Kseniya Ryzhova   Russia 51.64 Doping
4 1 Patricia Hall   Jamaica 52.82 Q
5 1 Justyna Święty   Poland 52.97 Q
6 1 Joanna Atkins   United States 53.20 Q
7 2 Margaret Adeoye   United Kingdom 53.59
8 2 Esther Cremer   Germany 53.60
1 Denisa Rosolová   Czech Republic DNF
1 Lisanne de Witte   Netherlands DQ R163.2(b)[3]
1 Regina George   Nigeria DNS

FinalEdit

[4]

 
The gold medalist, Francena McCorory
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Francena McCorory   United States 51.12
  Kaliese Spencer   Jamaica 51.54 PB
  Shaunae Miller   Bahamas 52.06
4 Justyna Święty   Poland 52.20
5 Patricia Hall   Jamaica 52.51
6 Joanna Atkins   United States 52.55

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Heats results
  2. ^ Semifinals results
  3. ^ Disqualified for jostling with Denisa Rosolová which led to her falling [1]
  4. ^ Final results