Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metres

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Women's 200 metres
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 5 (heats and semifinals)
August 6 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
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The women's 200 metres sprint event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place August 5 and August 6. The final was won by Dutch Fanny Blankers-Koen.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Fanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands 25.7
2 Liliane Sprecher Great Britain 26.0
3 Mae Friggs United States 26.0
4 Melania Luz Brazil 26.6 EST
5 Phyllis Edness Bermuda 26.6

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Cynthia Thompson Jamaica 25.6
2 Sylvia Cheeseman Great Britain 25.7
3 Diane Foster Canada 26.1
4 Helena de Menezes Brazil 27.7

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Joyce King Australia 25.9
2 Phyllis Lightbourne-Jones Bermuda 27.0
3 Lucila Pini Brazil 27.6
4 Maria-Therese Renard Belgium 28.5
5 Olga Sicnerova Czechoslovakia 28.5

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Daphne Robb-Hasenjager South Africa 24.4
2 Shirley Strickland Australia 25.1
3 Nell Jackson United States 25.8
4 Donna Gilmore Canada 25.8
5 Alma Butia Yugoslavia 25.8

Heat 5[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Audrey Patterson United States 25.5
2 Margaret Walker Great Britain 25.8
3 Kathleen Russell Jamaica 26.3
4 Ann-Britt Leyman Sweden 26.3
5 Tilly Decker Luxembourg 26.3
6 Betty Kretschmer Chile 26.3

Heat 6[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Betty McKinnon Australia 25.9
2 Rosine Faugouin France 25.9
3 Gre de Jongh Netherlands 26.2
4 Grete Pavlousek Austria 26.2

Heat 7[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Audrey Williamson Great Britain 25.4
2 Nel Karelse Netherlands 26.0
3 Millie Cheater Canada 26.4
4 Annegret Weller-Schneider Chile 26.4

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Fanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands 24.3
2 Audrey Patterson United States 25.0
3 Margaret Walker Great Britain 25.3
4 Cynthia Thompson Jamaica 25.3
5 Rosine Faugouin France 25.3
6 Joyce King Australia 25.3
7 Phyllis Lightbourne-Jones Bermuda 25.3

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Shirley Strickland United States 24.9
2 Audrey Williamson Great Britain 24.9
3 Daphne Robb-Hasenjager South Africa 25.1
4 Sylvia Cheeseman Great Britain 25.1
5 Nel Karelse Netherlands 25.1
6 Liliane Sprecher France 25.1
7 Betty McKinnon Australia 25.1

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Fanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands 24.4 OR
2 Audrey Williamson Great Britain 25.1
3 Audrey Patterson United States 25.2
4 Shirley Strickland Australia 25.3 Est
5 Margaret Walker Great Britain 25.6 Est
6 Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger South Africa 25.7 Est

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

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