Athletics at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 19 October & 20 October
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Cuba
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1964 1972»
Athletics at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
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
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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. The event was held on the 19th and 20 October 1968. There were a total number of 14 nations competing.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

  • Held on 20 October 1968
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Gold medal icon.svg  United States (USA) Margaret Bailes
Barbara Ferrell
Mildrette Netter
Wyomia Tyus
42.88
(WR)
Silver medal icon.svg  Cuba (CUB) Violetta Quesada
Miguelina Cobián
Marlene Elejarde
Fulgencia Romay
43.36
Bronze medal icon.svg  Soviet Union (URS) Galina Bukharina
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Zharkova
43.41
4.  Netherlands (NED) W. van Den Berg
Mieke Sterk
Geertruida Hennipman
Cornelia Bakker
43.4
5.  Australia (AUS) Jennifer Lamy
Joyce Bennett
Raelene Boyle
Dianne Burge
43.4
6.  West Germany (FRG) Renate Meyer
Jutta Stock
Rita Jahn
Ingrid Becker
43.7
7.  Great Britain (GBR) Anita Neil
Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Lillian Board
43.8
8.  France (FRA) Michele Alayrangues
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
Silviane Telliez
44.2

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on 19 October 1968

Heat 1[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Netherlands (NED) W. van Den Berg
Mieke Sterk
Geertruida Hennipman
Cornelia Bakker
43.4
2.  Soviet Union (URS) Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
43.6
3.  Great Britain (GBR) Anita Neil
Maureen Tranter
Janet Simpson
Lillian Board
43.9
4.  Cuba (CUB) Marlene Elejarde
Fulgencia Romay
Violetta Quesada
Miguelina Cobián
44.1
5  Hungary (HUN) Eta Kispal
Margit Nemeshazi
Gyorgyi Balogh
Annamária Tóth
44.6
6.  Republic of China (ROC) Chi Cheng
Chui-Mei Yeh
Chun-Yue Lin
A-Mei Tien
47.2
7.  Poland (POL) Danuta Straszynska
Miroslawa Sarna
Urszul Jozwik
Irena Kirszenstein
53.0

Heat 2[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  United States (USA) Margaret Bailes
Barbara Ferrell
Mildrette Netter
Wyomia Tyus
43.4
2.  Australia (AUS) Jennifer Lamy
Joyce Bennett
Raelene Boyle
Dianne Burge
43.7
3.  West Germany (FRG) Renate Meyer
Jutta Stock
Rita Jahn
Ingrid Becker
44.1
4.  France (FRA) Michele Alayrangues
Gabrielle Meyer
Nicole Montandon
Silviane Telliez
44.3
5.  Canada (CAN) Deborah Miller
Stephanie Berto
Joan Hendry
Irene Piotrowski
44.7
6.  Nigeria (NGR) Olajumoke Bodunrin
Janet Omorogbe
Mairo Jinadu
Oyeronke Akindele
45.2
7.  Mexico (MEX) Alma Rosa Martínez
Mercedes Román
Enriqueta Basilio
Esperanza Girón
47.0

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