Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 80 metres hurdles

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Women's 80 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Venue Empire Stadium
Dates August 3 (Heats & semifinals)
August 4 (Final)
Competitors 6 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
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
10 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
Decathlon men

The women's 80 metres hurdles event at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games took place August 3 and August 4. The final was won by Dutch Fanny Blankers-Koen.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st Fanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands 11.2 OR
2nd Maureen Gardner Great Britain 11.2 OR
3rd Shirley Strickland Australia 11.4
4 Yvette Monginou France 11.8 Est
5 Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch Austria 11.8 Est
6 Libuše Lomská Czechoslovakia 11.9 Est

Key: Est = Time is an estimate, OR = Olympic record

Wind: 1.9 m/s

References[edit]