Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

The women's 100 metres was the shortest of the four women's track races in the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 15 October and 16 October 1964. 45 athletes from 27 nations entered, with 1 not starting in the first round. The first two rounds were held on 15 October, with the semifinals and the final on 16 October.[1]

Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates15–16 October
Competitors45 from 27 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Wyomia Tyus  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Edith McGuire  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland
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ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

The top five runners in each of the 6 heats advanced.

First round, heat 1Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn White   United States 11.2 seconds
2 Daphne Arden   Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Renāte Lāce   Soviet Union 11.6 seconds
4 Dianne Bowering-Burge   Australia 11.8 seconds
5 Rose Hart   Ghana 11.9 seconds
6 Erzsébet Bartos   Hungary 11.9 seconds
7 Mona Sulaiman   Philippines 12.0 seconds
Jean Mitchell   Panama Did not start

First round, heat 2Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Edith McGuire   United States 11.4 seconds
2 Barbara Sobotta   Poland 11.8 seconds
3 Christiane Cadic   France 12.0 seconds
4 Renate Meyer   United Team of Germany 12.0 seconds
5 Inge Aigner   Austria 12.0 seconds
6 Marcela Daniel   Panama 12.6 seconds
7 Simin Safamehr   Iran 13.2 seconds

First round, heat 3Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Ewa Kłobukowska   Poland Unknown
2 Margit Nemesházi   Hungary 11.7 seconds
3 Daniele Gueneau   France 12.0 seconds
4 Avis McIntosh   New Zealand 12.0 seconds
5 Ulla-Britt Wieslander   Sweden 12.0 seconds
6 Louise Sydranski   Israel 12.1 seconds
7 Erika Pollmann   United Team of Germany Disqualified

First round, heat 4Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Dorothy Hyman   Great Britain 11.6 seconds
2 Doreen Porter   New Zealand 11.7 seconds
3 Galina Popova   Soviet Union 11.8 seconds
4 Clarice Ahanotu   Nigeria 11.9 seconds
5 Irene Muyanga   Uganda 12.0 seconds
6 Johanna Bijleveld   Netherlands 12.3 seconds
7 Delceita Oakley   Panama 12.3 seconds

First round, heat 5Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus   United States 11.3 seconds
2 Halina Gorecka   Poland 11.5 seconds
3 Irene Piotrowski   Canada 11.5 seconds
4 Margaret Burvill   Australia 11.6 seconds
5 Carmen Smith   Jamaica 11.7 seconds
6 Esperanza Girón   Mexico 12.2 seconds
7 Kusolwan Sorut   Thailand 12.6 seconds
8 Christiana Boateng   Ghana 12.9 seconds

First round, heat 6Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn Black   Australia 11.5 seconds
2 Miguelina Cobián   Cuba 11.6 seconds
3 Eva Lehocká   Czechoslovakia 11.8 seconds
4 Galina Gayda   Soviet Union 11.9 seconds
5 Heilwig Jacob   United Team of Germany 11.9 seconds
6 Madeleine Cobb   Great Britain 12.0 seconds
7 Margarita Formeiro   Argentina 12.2 seconds
8 Song Yang-ja   South Korea 12.7 seconds

Second roundEdit

The top four runners in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinals.

Second round, heat 1Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus   United States 11.2 seconds OR, =WR
2 Dorothy Hyman   Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Galina Popova   Soviet Union 11.5 seconds
4 Irene Piotrowski   Canada 11.6 seconds
5 Barbara Sobotta   Poland 11.8 seconds
6 Avis McIntosh   New Zealand 12.0 seconds
7 Irene Muyanga   Uganda 12.2 seconds
  • = In the Second Round result of the Official Olympic report,[2] Avis McIntosh, of New Zealand, was mentioned as a Dutch athlete which seems an obvious typo.

Second round, heat 2Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn Black   Australia 11.4 seconds
2 Marilyn White   United States 11.5 seconds
3 Renāte Lāce   Soviet Union 11.6 seconds
4 Carmen L. Smith   Jamaica 11.7 seconds
5 Heilwig Jacob   United Team of Germany 11.7 seconds
6 Danielle Guéneau   France 11.8 seconds
7 Clarice Ahanotu   Nigeria 11.8 seconds
8 Ulla-Britt Wieslander   Sweden 11.9 seconds

Second round, heat 3Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Edith McGuire   United States 11.4 seconds
2 Halina Gorecka   Poland 11.5 seconds
3 Miguelina Cobián   Cuba 11.5 seconds
4 Marko Nemeshazi   Hungary 11.5 seconds
5 Dianne Marie Bowering   Australia 11.7 seconds
6 Rose Hart   Ghana 11.9 seconds
7 Inge Aigner   Austria 12.0 seconds
8 Renate Meyer   United Team of Germany 12.1 seconds

Second round, heat 4Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Ewa Kłobukowska   Poland 11.4 seconds
2 Daphne Arden   Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Eva Lehocká   Czechoslovakia 11.6 seconds
4 Margaret Burvill   Australia 11.7 seconds
5 Doreen Porter   New Zealand 11.8 seconds
6 Christiane Cadic   France 12.0 seconds
7 Galina Gaida   Soviet Union 12.0 seconds

SemifinalsEdit

The top four runners in each of the two semifinals advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Miguelina Cobián   Cuba 11.6 seconds
2 Marilyn Black   Australia 11.6 seconds
3 Edith McGuire   United States 11.6 seconds
4 Halina Gorecka   Poland 11.7 seconds
5 Galina Popova   Soviet Union 11.8 seconds
6 Daphne Arden   Great Britain 11.8 seconds
7 Eva Lehocká   Czechoslovakia 11.9 seconds
8 Carmen L. Smith   Jamaica 11.9 seconds

Semifinal 2Edit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus   United States 11.3 seconds
2 Ewa Kłobukowska   Poland 11.4 seconds
3 Marilyn White   United States 11.5 seconds
4 Dorothy Hyman   Great Britain 11.6 seconds
5 Irene Piotrowski   Canada 11.7 seconds
6 Renāte Lāce   Soviet Union 11.7 seconds
7 Marko Nemeshazi   Hungary 11.7 seconds
8 Margaret Burvill   Australia 11.8 seconds

FinalEdit

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus   United States 11.4 seconds
2 Edith McGuire   United States 11.6 seconds
3 Ewa Kłobukowska   Poland 11.6 seconds
4 Marilyn White   United States 11.6 seconds
5 Miguelina Cobián   Cuba 11.7 seconds
6 Marilyn Black   Australia 11.7 seconds
7 Halina Górecka   Poland 11.8 seconds
8 Dorothy Hyman   Great Britain 11.9 seconds

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Women's 100 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  2. ^ THE GAMES OF THE XVIII OLYMPIAD TOKYO 1964 The Official Report of the Organizing Committee. the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad. 1964. p. 89. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  • Official Report