Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Teams 8
Winning time 48.4
Medalists
Gold medal    Canada
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Germany
  1932»
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between August 4 & August 5.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Country Time Notes
1 Canada 49.3 Q, WR
2 Netherlands 50.4 Q
3 France 51.0 Q
4 Sweden 53.2

Key: Q = Qualified, WR = World record

Heat 2

Rank Country Time Notes
1 United States 49.8 Q
2 Germany 49.8 Q
3 Italy Q
4 Belgium

Key: Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes Competitors
1st Canada 48.4 WR Ethel Smith, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Myrtle Cook, Jane Bell
2nd United States 48.8 Jessie Cross, Loretta McNeil, Betty Robinson, Mary Washburn
3rd Germany 49.0 Anni Holdmann, Leni Junker, Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt
4 France 49.6
5 Netherlands 49.8
6 Italy 53.6

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]