1990 European Athletics Championships – Women's 400 metres

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Events at the 1990 European
Athletics 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 women
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
10 km walk 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 event at the 1990 European Championships in Split, Yugoslavia, held at Stadion Poljud on 27, 28, and 29 August 1990.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Grit Breuer
 East Germany
Silver Petra Schersing
 East Germany
Bronze Marie-José Pérec
 France

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

29 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Grit Breuer  East Germany 49.50
2nd Petra Schersing  East Germany 50.51
3rd Marie-José Pérec  France 50.84
4 Annette Hesselbarth  East Germany 51.14
5 Linda Keough  United Kingdom 51.22
6 Lyudmila Dzhigalova  Soviet Union 51.31
7 Marina Shmonina  Soviet Union 51.67
8 Viviane Dorsile  France 52.11

Semi-finals[edit]

28 August

Semi-final 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Grit Breuer  East Germany 50.89 Q
2 Petra Schersing  East Germany 51.05 Q
3 Linda Keough  United Kingdom 51.20 Q
4 Viviane Dorsile  France 52.06 Q
5 Helga Arendt  West Germany 52.16
6 Judit Forgács  Hungary 52.77
7 Martha Grossenbacher  Switzerland 53.57
8 Yelena Ruzina  Soviet Union DNF

Semi-final 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Annette Hesselbarth  East Germany 51.43 Q
2 Marina Shmonina  Soviet Union 51.45 Q
3 Lyudmila Dzhigalova  Soviet Union 51.56 Q
4 Marie-José Pérec  France 51.63 Q
5 Karin Janke  West Germany 51.65
6 Evelyne Elien  France 53.05
7 Lisbeth Andersen  Norway 53.26
8 Angela Piggford  United Kingdom 53.53

Heats[edit]

27 August

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Grit Breuer  East Germany 52.50 Q
2 Marie-José Pérec  France 52.56 Q
3 Linda Keough  United Kingdom 52.60 Q
4 Lisbeth Andersen  Norway 53.01 q
5 Judit Forgács  Hungary 53.06 q
6 Linda Kisabaka  West Germany 53.09
7 Julia Merino  Spain 53.74

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lyudmila Dzhigalova  Soviet Union 52.42 Q
2 Annette Hesselbarth  East Germany 52.72 Q
3 Helga Arendt  West Germany 53.01 Q
4 Lorraine Hanson  United Kingdom 53.57
5 Erzsébet Szabó  Hungary 54.08
6 Gordana Čotrić  Yugoslavia 54.46
7 Regula Scalabrin  Switzerland 54.88

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Marina Shmonina  Soviet Union 52.18 Q
2 Petra Schersing  East Germany 52.44 Q
3 Martha Grossenbacher  Switzerland 52.76 Q
4 Viviane Dorsile  France 52.91 q
5 Angela Piggford  United Kingdom 53.00 q
6 Gretha Tromp  Netherlands 55.64

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yelena Ruzina  Soviet Union 51.64 Q
2 Karin Janke  West Germany 52.83 Q
3 Evelyne Elien  France 52.95 Q
4 Sonja Finell  Finland 53.47
5 Ágnes Kozáry  Hungary 54.13
6 Blanca Lacambra  Spain 54.61

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 26 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]