Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 × 100 metres relay event at the 1932 Summer Olympics took place on August 7.[1]

Women's 4 × 100 metres relay
at the Games of the X Olympiad
VenueLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
DatesAugust 7
Competitors24 (individuals) 6 (teams) from 6 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Mary Carew
Evelyn Furtsch
Annette Rogers
Billie von Bremen
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Mildred Fizzell
Lillian Palmer
Mary Frizzell
Hilda Strike
 Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Eileen Hiscock
Gwen Porter
Violet Webb
Nellie Halstead
 Great Britain
← 1928
1936 →

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

As only six teams had entered, the teams requested that they run a straight final, which the officials accepted.

The US team narrowly defeated the Canadians in a close and exciting contest: both teams were credited with a new world record.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Mary Carew
Evelyn Furtsch
Annette Rogers
Billie von Bremen
  United States 47.0 WR
  Mildred Fizzell
Lillian Palmer
Mary Frizzell
Hilda Strike
  Canada 47.0 WR
  Eileen Hiscock
Gwen Porter
Violet Webb
Nellie Halstead
  Great Britain 47.6
4 Jo Dalmolen
Cor Aalten
Bep du Mée
Tollien Schuurman
  Netherlands 47.7
5 Mie Muraoka
Michi Nakanishi
Asa Dogura
Sumiko Watanabe
  Japan 48.9
6 Grete Heublein
Ellen Braumüller
Tilly Fleischer
Marie Dollinger
  Germany 50.0

Key: WR = world record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2017.