1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 400 metres

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Events at the
1991 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 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 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 37 participating athletes, with five qualifying heats and the final held on Tuesday 27 August 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold France Marie-José Pérec
France (FRA)
Silver Germany Grit Breuer
Germany (GER)
Bronze Spain Sandra Myers
Spain (ESP)

Schedule[edit]

Heats
24.08.1991 – 16:00h
Quarterfinals
25.08.1991 – 18:20h
Semifinals
26.08.1991 – 17:55h
Final
27.08.1991 – 19:30h

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.13
Med 2.png  Grit Breuer (GER) 49.42
Med 3.png  Sandra Myers (ESP) 49.78
4.  Olga Vladykina-Bryzgina (URS) 49.82
5.  Jearl Miles (USA) 50.50
6.  Ximena Restrepo (COL) 50.79
7.  Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 51.53
8.  Diane Dixon (USA) 51.73

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Monday 1991-08-26
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.94
2.  Grit Breuer (GER) 50.14
3.  Olga Vladykina-Bryzgina (URS) 50.26
4.  Diane Dixon (USA) 50.75
5.  Lorraine Hanson (GBR) 50.93
6.  Norfalia Carabali (COL) 52.40
7.  Renee Poetschka (AUS) 52.76
8.  Julia Merino (ESP) 53.41


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Sandra Myers (ESP) 50.64
2.  Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 50.68
3.  Jearl Miles-Clark (USA) 50.79
4.  Ximena Restrepo (COL) 50.82
5.  Lyudmila Dzhigalova (URS) 50.85
6.  Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 50.91
7.  Linda Keough (GBR) 50.98
8.  Solvi Olsen-Meinseth (NOR) 53.63

Quarterfinals[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1991-08-25
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Jearl Miles-Clark (USA) 51.88
2.  Sandra Myers (ESP) 52.01
3.  Grit Breuer (GER) 52.16
4.  Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 52.46
5.  Solvi Olsen-Meinseth (NOR) 52.95
6.  Aïssatou Tandian (SEN) 53.06
7.  Cheryl Allen (CAN) 53.21
 Aelita Yurchenko (URS) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Lyudmila Dzhigalova (URS) 50.76
2.  Diane Dixon (USA) 50.84
3.  Linda Keough (GBR) 51.13
4.  Renee Poetschka (AUS) 51.65
5.  Julia Merino (ESP) 51.82
6.  Norfalia Carabali (COL) 52.38
7.  Judit Forgacs (HUN) 53.79
 Charity Opara (NGR) DQ


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 50.61
2.  Ximena Restrepo (COL) 50.66
3.  Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 50.75
4.  Olga Vladykina-Bryzgina (URS) 50.79
5.  Lorraine Hanson (GBR) 51.02
6.  Karin Janke (GER) 53.08
7.  Nancy McLeon (CUB) 53.72
 Martha Grossenbacher (SUI) DNS

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-24
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 51.00
2.  Olga Vladykina-Bryzgina (URS) 51.36
3.  Linda Keough (GBR) 51.51
4.  Solvi Olsen-Meinseth (NOR) 52.84
5.  Cheryl Allen (CAN) 53.17
6.  Huang Yanhong (CHN) 54.51
7.  Lasnet Nkouka (CGO) 57.85


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Sandra Myers (ESP) 52.70
2.  Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 52.81
3.  Nancy McLeon (CUB) 52.87
4.  Norfalia Carabali (COL) 53.31
5.  Aïssatou Tandian (SEN) 53.65
6.  Vaciseva Tavaga (FIJ) 58.82
7.  Obieng Juliana Nzang (GEQ) 1:04.13


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Jearl Miles-Clark (USA) 51.88
2.  Lorraine Hanson (GBR) 52.08
3.  Ximena Restrepo (COL) 52.41
4.  Karin Janke (GER) 53.73
5.  Reawadee Srithoa (THA) 54.94
6.  Zeinabou Jean-Wali (NIG) 1:05.03
 Sharmaine Williams (TCA) DQ
 Suzie Tanefo (CMR) DNS


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Diane Dixon (USA) 52.43
2.  Grit Breuer (GER) 52.56
3.  Aelita Yurchenko (URS) 52.65
4.  Renee Poetschka (AUS) 52.65
5.  Julia Merino (ESP) 53.04
6.  Orit Kolodni (ISR) 54.26
7.  Claudia Acerenza (URU) 55.82
8.  Graciela von Schmeling (PAR) 57.37


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Charity Opara (NGR) 51.07
2.  Lyudmila Dzhigalova (URS) 51.45
3.  Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 53.04
4.  Judit Forgacs (HUN) 53.24
5.  Martha Grossenbacher (SUI) 53.77
6.  Shermaine Ross (GRN) 55.90
7.  Mary-Estelle Kapalu (VAN) 56.47

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