Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 7 (heats & final)
Teams 11
Winning time 47.5
Medalists
Gold medal    Netherlands
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    Canada
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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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 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place on August 7. The Dutch team won with a time of 47.5.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

HEAT 1 1st Canada 47.9 sec 2nd Australia 48.0 sec 3rd France 48.1 sec 4th Brazil 49.0 sec

HEAT 2 1st Great Britain 48.4 sec 2nd Austria 50.0 sec 3rd Chile 51.5 sec 4th Italy DNF

HEAT 3 1st Holland 47.6 sec 2nd Denmark 48.1 sec 3rd USA 48.3 sec

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time (hand) Notes
1 Netherlands 47.5
2 Australia 47.6
3 Canada 47.8
4 Great Britain 48.0
5 Denmark 48.2
6 Austria 49.2

Wind: 0.2 m/s

References[edit]