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Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

These are the official results of the women's 4 × 100 metres relay event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. The event was held on the 19th and 20 October 1968. There were a total number of 15 nations competing.[1]

Women's 4 × 100 metres relay
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates19 October & 20 October
Competitors60 from 15 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Margaret Bailes, Barbara Ferrell, Mildrette Netter, Wyomia Tyus  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Violetta Quesada, Miguelina Cobián, Marlene Elejarde, Fulgencia Romay  Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Galina Bukharina, Lyudmila Samotyosova, Vera Popkova, Lyudmila Zharkova  Soviet Union
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ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

  • Held on 20 October 1968
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
    United States (USA) Margaret Bailes
Barbara Ferrell
Mildrette Netter
Wyomia Tyus
42.88
(WR)
    Cuba (CUB) Violetta Quesada
Miguelina Cobián
Marlene Elejarde
Fulgencia Romay
43.36
    Soviet Union (URS) Galina Bukharina
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Zharkova
43.41
4.   Netherlands (NED) W. van Den Berg
Mieke Sterk
Geertruida Hennipman
Cornelia Bakker
43.4
5.   Australia (AUS) Jennifer Lamy
Joyce Bennett
Raelene Boyle
Dianne Burge
43.4
6.   West Germany (FRG) Renate Meyer
Jutta Stock
Rita Jahn
Ingrid Becker
43.7
7.   Great Britain (GBR) Anita Neil
Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Lillian Board
43.8
8.   France (FRA) Michele Alayrangues
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
Silviane Telliez
44.2

SemifinalsEdit

  • Held on 19 October 1968

Heat 1Edit

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.   United States (USA) Margaret Bailes
Barbara Ferrell
Mildrette Netter
Wyomia Tyus
43.4
2.   Australia (AUS) Jennifer Lamy
Joyce Bennett
Raelene Boyle
Dianne Burge
43.7
3.   West Germany (FRG) Renate Meyer
Jutta Stock
Rita Jahn
Ingrid Becker
44.1
4.   France (FRA) Michèle Alayrangues
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
Sylviane Telliez
44.3
5.   Canada (CAN) Deborah Miller
Stephanie Berto
Joan Hendry
Irene Piotrowski
44.7
6.   Nigeria (NGR) Olajumoke Bodunrin
Janet Omorogbe
Mairo Jinadu
Oyeronke Akindele
45.2
7.   Mexico (MEX) Alma Rosa Martínez
Mercedes Román
Enriqueta Basilio
Esperanza Girón
47.0

Heat 2Edit

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.   Netherlands (NED) W. van Den Berg
Mieke Sterk
Geertruida Hennipman
Cornelia Bakker
43.4
2.   Soviet Union (URS) Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
43.6
3.   Great Britain (GBR) Anita Neil
Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Lillian Board
43.9
4.   Cuba (CUB) Marlene Elejarde
Fulgencia Romay
Violetta Quesada
Miguelina Cobián
44.1
5   Hungary (HUN) Etelka Kispál
Margit Nemesházi
Gyorgyi Balogh
Annamária Tóth
44.6
6.   Republic of China (ROC) Chi Cheng
Chui-Mei Yeh
Lin Chun-yu
A-Mei Tien
47.2
7.   Poland (POL) Danuta Straszyńska
Mirosława Sarna
Urszula Jóźwik
Irena Kirszenstein
53.0
8.   Jamaica (JAM) Adlin Mair-Clarke
Carmen Smith
Una Morris
Vilma Charlton
DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games: Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 August 2017.

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