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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metres

These are the official results of the Women's 400 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 49 competitors.[1]

Women's 400 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium
Dates26 July 1996 (heats)
27 July 1996 (quarter-finals)
28 July 1996 (semi-finals)
29 July 1996 (final)
Competitors49 from 35 nations
Winning time48.25[original research?]
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Marie-José Pérec
 France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Cathy Freeman
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Falilat Ogunkoya
 Nigeria
← 1992
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Pérec's winning time was and remains the #3 time in history. Freeman's second place time was and remains the #6 time in history. Ogunkoya and Davis also still rank on the all-time top 20. Places 3 through 6 are all the fastest times for those places in history and all of the top six, except Miles set their lifetime personal bests in this race.[2]

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Final classificationEdit

RANK ATHLETE FINAL LANE SEMI QUART HEAT
    Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 48.25 3 49.19 51.00 51.82
    Cathy Freeman (AUS) 48.63 4 50.32 50.43 51.99
    Falilat Ogunkoya (NGR) 49.10 5 49.57 50.65 52.65
4.   Pauline Davis (BAH) 49.28 2 49.85 51.08 51.00
5.   Jearl Miles (USA) 49.55 8 50.21 50.84 51.96
6.   Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 49.77 6 50.36 51.27 52.25
7.   Sandie Richards (JAM) 50.45 7 50.74 51.22 51.79
8.   Grit Breuer (GER) 50.71 1 50.75 50.57 52.20

Non-qualifiersEdit

Eliminated in SemifinalsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Svetlana Goncharenko (RUS) 50.84
  Kim Graham (USA) 51.13
  Maicel Malone (USA) 51.16
  Merlene Frazer (JAM) 51.18
  Bisi Afolabi (NGR) 51.40
  Sandra Myers (ESP) 51.42
  Renee Poetschka (AUS) 51.49
  Juliet Campbell (JAM) 51.65

Eliminated in QuarterfinalsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Hana Benešová (CZE) 51.30
  Olga Kotlyarova (RUS) 51.36
  Donna Fraser (GBR) 51.58
  Helena Fuchsová (CZE) 51.70
  Virna de Angeli (ITA) 51.77
  Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA) 51.98
  Ladonna Antoine (CAN) 52.03
  Anna Kozak (BLR) 52.14
  Phylis Smith (GBR) 52.16
  Diane Francis (SKN) 52.24
  Dora Kyriakou (CYP) 52.26
  Grace-Ann Dinkins (LBR) 52.53
  Patrizia Spuri (ITA) 52.78
  Yana Manuylova (UKR) 52.82
  Naděžda Koštovalová (CZE) 53.21
  Lee Naylor (AUS) 53.75

Eliminated in HeatsEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME
  Zoila Stewart (CRC) 52.66
  Olena Rurak (UKR) 52.92
  Melissa Straker (BAR) 52.92
  Marina Zivkovic (YUG) 53.10
  Grace Birungi (UGA) 53.12
  Svetlana Bodritskaya (KAZ) 53.24
  Ameerah Bello (ISV) 53.40
  Corinne Simasotchi (SUI) 53.69
  Du Xiujie (CHN) 53.95
  Ngozi Mwanamwambwa (ZAM) 54.12
  Melrose Mansaray (SLE) 54.37
  Mercy Addy (GHA) 54.92
  Guilhermina Cruz (ANG) 55.42
  Denise Ouabangui (CAF) 55.74
  Arely Franco (ESA) 1:01:38
  Ahamada Haoulata (COM) 1:03.44
  Ximena Restrepo (COL) DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's 400 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.alltime-athletics.com/w_400ok.htm

External linksEdit