Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 1500 metres

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Women's 1500 metres
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 4 September 1972 & 9 September 1972
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    Italy
  1976»
Athletics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 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 women
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 1500 metres event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 4 of September & 9 of September. This was the first time this distance was held for women at the Olympics. Women had not been allowed to compete in any distance since the 800 metres was added in 1960. Women have been compete in the 1500 metres since the 1969 European Athletics Championships.[1]

Heats[edit]

The top four runners in each heat (blue) and the next two fastest (pink), advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ludmila Bragina Soviet Union 4:06.47 WR
2 Glenda Reiser Canada 4:06.71
3 Ilja Keizer Netherlands 4:08.00
4 Jenny Orr Australia 4:08.06
5 Jaroslava Jehličková Czechoslovakia 4:08.39
6 Christa Merten West Germany 4:12.60
7 Joan Allison Great Britain 4:14.89
8 Marijke Moser Switzerland 4:24.94
9 Lee Chiu-Hsia Republic of China 4:37.15

Heat two[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Paola Pigni Italy 4:09.53
2 Vasilena Amzina Bulgaria 4:12.85
3 Berny Boxem Netherlands 4:13.83
4 Francie Kraker United States 4:14.73
5 Thelma Wright Canada 4:15.43
6 Grete Andersen Norway 4:16.00
7 Sára Ligetkutiné Hungary 4:16.08
8 Gerda Ranz West Germany 4:18.60
9 Vera Nikolić Yugoslavia 4:23.36
- Arda Kalpakian Lebanon DNS

Heat three[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Tamara Pangelova Soviet Union 4:10.75
2 Karin Burneleit East Germany 4:10.83
3 Francie Larrieu United States 4:11.18
4 Joyce Smith Great Britain 4:11.27
5 Inger Knutsson Sweden 4:11.32
6 Mary Tracey Ireland 4:16.43
7 Sinikka Tyynelä Finland 4:21.40
8 Emesia Chizunga Malawi 4:41.47
- Magdolna Kulcsár Hungary DNF

Heat four[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Ellen Tittel West Germany 4:12.12
2 Gunhild Hoffmeister East Germany 4:12.80
3 Sheila Carey Great Britain 4:13.01
4 Wenche Sørum Norway 4:14.10
5 Tonka Petrova Bulgaria 4:14.95
6 Anne-Marie Nenzell Sweden 4:16.67
7 Margrit Hess Switzerland 4:19.67
8 Tamara Kazachkova Soviet Union 4:20.15
9 Chereno Maiyo Kenya 4:20.9
- Doris Brown United States DNS

Semifinals[edit]

The top four runners in each heat (blue) and the next two fastest (pink), advanced to the final round.

Heat one[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time
1 Tamara Pangelova Soviet Union 4:07.66
2 Paola Pigni Italy 4:07.83
3 Gunhild Hoffmeister East Germany 4:07.94
4 Ilja Keizer Netherlands 4:08.25
5 Vasilena Amzina Bulgaria 4:09.12
6 Joyce Smith Great Britain 4:09.37
7 Glenda Reiser Canada 4:09.51
8 Francie Kraker United States 4:12.76
9 Inger Knutsson Sweden 4:14.97

Heat two[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ludmila Bragina Soviet Union 4:05.07 WR
2 Karin Burneleit East Germany 4:05.78
3 Ellen Tittel West Germany 4:06.65
4 Sheila Carey Great Britain 4:07.41
5 Berny Boxem Netherlands 4:08.81
6 Jenny Orr Australia 4:08.86
7 Wenche Sørum Norway 4:09.70
8 Francie Larrieu United States 4:15.26
9 Jaroslava Jehličková Czechoslovakia 4:18.16

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ludmila Bragina Soviet Union 4:01.38 WR
2 Gunhild Hoffmeister East Germany 4:02.83
3 Paola Pigni Italy 4:02.85
4 Karin Burneleit East Germany 4:04.11
5 Sheila Carey Great Britain 4:04.81
6 Ilja Keizer Netherlands 4:05.13
7 Tamara Pangelova Soviet Union 4:06.45
8 Jenny Orr Australia 4:12.15
9 Berny Boxem Netherlands 4:13.10
- Ellen Tittel West Germany DNF

Key: WR = world record; OR = Olympic record; DNS = did not start; DNF = did not finish

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