1983 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 400 metres hurdles

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Women's 400 metres Hurdles event at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 31 participating athletes, with four qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on Wednesday 1983-08-10.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Yekaterina Fesenko-Grun
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Anna Ambrazienė
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze East Germany Ellen Neumann-Fiedler
East Germany (GDR)

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Anna Ambrazienė (URS) 54.02 Moscow, USSR June 11, 1983
Championship Record New event

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Yekaterina Fesenko-Grun (URS) 54.12
Med 2.png  Anna Ambrazienė (URS) 54.15
Med 3.png  Ellen Neumann-Fiedler (GDR) 54.55
4.  Petra Pfaff (GDR) 54.64
5.  Petra Krug (GDR) 54.76
6.  Ann-Louise Skoglund (SWE) 54.80
7.  Susan Morley (GBR) 56.04
8.  Cristieana Cojocaru (ROU) 56.26

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • Held on Tuesday 1983-08-09
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Petra Pfaff (GDR) 55.77
2.  Yekaterina Fesenko-Grun (URS) 55.99
3.  Ann-Louise Skoglund (SWE) 56.01
4.  Susan Morley (GBR) 56.09
5.  Debbie Flintoff-King (AUS) 56.63
6.  Gwen Wall (CAN) 56.68
7.  Judi Brown-King (USA) 57.98
 Hilde Fredriksen (NOR) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Anna Ambrazienė (URS) 55.18
2.  Ellen Neumann-Fiedler (GDR) 55.23
3.  Petra Krug (GDR) 55.98
4.  Cristieana Cojocaru (ROU) 56.71
5.  Sharrieffa Barksdale (USA) 56.81
6.  Nawal El Moutawakil (MAR) 57.10
7.  Anna Filicková (TCH) 57.64
8.  Christine Slythe (CAN) 58.53

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Monday 1983-08-08
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Yekaterina Fesenko-Grun (URS) 56.43
2.  Ann-Louise Skoglund (SWE) 56.80
3.  Gwen Wall (CAN) 57.14
4.  Judi Brown-King (USA) 57.14
5.  Giuseppina Cirulli (ITA) 57.43
6.  Rose Tata-Muya (KEN) 58.09
7.  Guihua Liu (CHN) 59.39
8.  Felicia Candelario (DOM) 1:00.72


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Anna Ambrazienė (URS) 56.30
2.  Susan Morley (GBR) 56.58
3.  Petra Krug (GDR) 56.87
4.  Anna Filicková (TCH) 57.09
5.  Ruth Kyalisima (UGA) 57.58
6.  Helle Sichlau (DEN) 57.90
7.  Tonja Brown (USA) 58.00
8.  Ovrill Dwyer-Brown (JAM) 58.40


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Nawal El Moutawakil (MAR) 56.52
2.  Petra Pfaff (GDR) 56.56
3.  Hilde Fredriksen (NOR) 56.66
4.  Christine Slythe (CAN) 57.40
5.  Sandra Farmer-Patrick (JAM) 57.97
6.  Verona Elder (GBR) 58.74
7.  Tuija Helander-Kuusisto (FIN) 59.43
 Mary Wagner (FRG) DNF


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Debbie Flintoff-King (AUS) 56.47
2.  Cristieana Cojocaru (ROU) 56.49
3.  Ellen Neumann-Fiedler (GDR) 56.58
4.  Sharrieffa Barksdale (USA) 56.60
5.  Gladys Taylor (GBR) 58.25
6.  Andrea Page (CAN) 58.55
7.  Marcela Sevcikova (TCH) 1:00.34

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