Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 24–25 July
Competitors 39 from 21 nations
Winning time 11.08
Medalists
Gold medal    West Germany
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    West Germany
«1972 1980»
Athletics at the
1976 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
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

The Women's 100 metres competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada was held at the Olympic Stadium on 24–25 July.

Competition format[edit]

The Women's 100m competition consisted of heats (Round 1), Quarterfinals, Semifinals and a Final. The five fastest competitors from each race in the heats plus the next two fastest overall qualified for the Quarterfinals. The four fastest competitors from each of the Quarterfinal races qualified for the Semifinals, where again the four fastest runners from each heat advanced to the final.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Annegret Richter (FRG) 11.01 Montreal, Canada July 25, 1976
Olympic record  Renate Stecher (GDR) 11.07 Munich, East Germany 2 September 1972

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Qual. rule: first 5 of each heat (Q) plus the two fastest times (q) qualified.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Helten, IngeInge Helten West Germany 11.26 Q
2 Zharkova-Maslakova, LyudmilaLyudmila Zharkova-Maslakova Soviet Union 11.30 Q
3 Allwood, RosieRosie Allwood Jamaica 11.35 Q
4 Bailey, MarjorieMarjorie Bailey Canada 11.46 Q
5 Colyear-Danville, SharonSharon Colyear-Danville Great Britain 11.47 Q
6 Cummings, CarolCarol Cummings Jamaica 11.69 q
7 Forde, LornaLorna Forde Barbados 12.02

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Morehead, BrendaBrenda Morehead United States 11.35 Q
2 Loverock, PattyPatty Loverock Canada 11.47 Q
3 Hodges, LeliethLelieth Hodges Jamaica 11.54 Q
4 García, EsmeraldaEsmeralda García Brazil 11.80 Q
5 Jones, DebbieDebbie Jones Bermuda 11.84 Q
6 Hendricks, RitaRita Hendricks Virgin Islands 13.51

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Boyle, RaeleneRaelene Boyle Australia 11.39 Q
2 Haglund, LindaLinda Haglund Sweden 11.40 Q
3 Jowett, SueSue Jowett New Zealand 11.70 Q
4 Taylor, IsabelIsabel Taylor Cuba 11.73 Q
5 Howe, MargaretMargaret Howe Canada 11.83 Q
6 Ferguson, ShonelShonel Ferguson Bahamas 12.26

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Cheeseborough, ChandraChandra Cheeseborough United States 11.28 Q
2 Anisimova, VeraVera Anisimova Soviet Union 11.37 Q
3 Chivás, SilviaSilvia Chivás Cuba 11.43 Q
4 Poßekel, ElviraElvira Poßekel West Germany 11.48 Q
5 Robertson, DeniseDenise Robertson Australia 11.50 Q
6 Blos, MartinaMartina Blos East Germany 11.70
7 Rieuwpassa, CarolinaCarolina Rieuwpassa Indonesia 11.98

Heat 5[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Oelsner, MarliesMarlies Oelsner East Germany 11.36 Q
2 Lynch, AndreaAndrea Lynch Great Britain 11.40 Q
3 Telliez, SylvianeSylviane Telliez France 11.47 Q
4 Besfamilnaya, NadezhdaNadezhda Besfamilnaya Soviet Union 11.52 Q
5 Alaerts, LeaLea Alaerts Belgium 11.63 Q
6 Estrella, DivinaDivina Estrella Dominican Republic 12.12

Heat 6[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Richter, AnnegretAnnegret Richter West Germany 11.19 Q
2 Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher East Germany 11.21 Q
3 Ashford, EvelynEvelyn Ashford United States 11.25 Q
4 Wells, DebbieDebbie Wells Australia 11.47 Q
5 Valdés, CarmenCarmen Valdés Cuba 11.47 Q
6 Strandvall-Pursiainen, Mona-LisaMona-Lisa Strandvall-Pursiainen Finland 11.62 q
7 Gauthier, AntoinetteAntoinette Gauthier Haiti 13.11

Quarterfinals[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Richter, AnnegretAnnegret Richter West Germany 11.05 Q, OR
2 Oelsner, MarliesMarlies Oelsner East Germany 11.27 Q
3 Allwood, RosieRosie Allwood Jamaica 11.34 Q
4 Loverock, PattyPatty Loverock Canada 11.50 Q
5 Besfamilnaya, NadezhdaNadezhda Besfamilnaya Soviet Union 11.63
6 Telliez, SylvianeSylviane Telliez France 11.64
7 García, EsmeraldaEsmeralda García Brazil 11.77

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Helten, IngeInge Helten West Germany 11.20 Q
2 Cheeseborough, ChandraChandra Cheeseborough United States 11.36 Q
3 Lynch, AndreaAndrea Lynch Great Britain 11.36 Q
4 Haglund, LindaLinda Haglund Sweden 11.48 Q
5 Valdés, CarmenCarmen Valdés Cuba 11.52
6 Robertson-Boyd, DeniseDenise Robertson-Boyd Australia 11.56
7 Cummings, CarolCarol Cummings Jamaica 11.75
8 Jowett, SueSue Jowett New Zealand 11.81

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Ashford, EvelynEvelyn Ashford United States 11.28 Q
2 Boyle, RaeleneRaelene Boyle Australia 11.29 Q
3 Zharkova-Maslakova, LyudmilaLyudmila Zharkova-Maslakova Soviet Union 11.37 Q
4 Chivás, SilviaSilvia Chivás Cuba 11.42 Q
5 Colyear-Danville, SharonSharon Colyear-Danville Great Britain 11.51
6 Poßekel, ElviraElvira Poßekel West Germany 11.58
7 Alaerts, LeaLea Alaerts Belgium 11.71
8 Howe, MargaretMargaret Howe Canada 11.96

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher East Germany 11.22 Q
2 Morehead, BrendaBrenda Morehead United States 11.30 Q
3 Bailey, MarjorieMarjorie Bailey Canada 11.44 Q
4 Anisimova, VeraVera Anisimova Soviet Union 11.47 Q
5 Wells, DebbieDebbie Wells Australia 11.51
6 Hodges, LeliethLelieth Hodges Jamaica 11.58
7 Strandvall-Pursiainen, Mona-LisaMona-Lisa Strandvall-Pursiainen Finland 11.72
8 Taylor, IsabelIsabel Taylor Cuba 11.92

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Richter, AnnegretAnnegret Richter West Germany 11.01 Q
2 Ashford, EvelynEvelyn Ashford United States 11.21 Q
3 Cheeseborough, ChandraChandra Cheeseborough United States 11.26 Q
4 Oelsner, MarliesMarlies Oelsner East Germany 11.29 Q
5 Allwood, RosieRosie Allwood Jamaica 11.32
6 Anisimova, VeraVera Anisimova Soviet Union 11.39
7 Chivás, SilviaSilvia Chivás Cuba 11.43
8 Bailey, MarjorieMarjorie Bailey Canada 11.47

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1 Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher East Germany 11.10 Q
2 Helten, IngeInge Helten West Germany 11.18 Q
3 Boyle, RaeleneRaelene Boyle Australia 11.22 Q
4 Lynch, AndreaAndrea Lynch Great Britain 11.28 Q
5 Zharkova-Maslakova, LyudmilaLyudmila Zharkova-Maslakova Soviet Union 11.34
6 Morehead, BrendaBrenda Morehead United States 11.38
7 Loverock, PattyPatty Loverock Canada 11.40
8 Haglund, LindaLinda Haglund Sweden 11.41

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Time Notes
1st Richter, AnnegretAnnegret Richter West Germany 11.08
2nd Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher East Germany 11.13
3rd Helten, IngeInge Helten West Germany 11.17
4 Boyle, RaeleneRaelene Boyle Australia 11.23
5 Ashford, EvelynEvelyn Ashford United States 11.24
6 Cheeseborough, ChandraChandra Cheeseborough United States 11.31
7 Lynch, AndreaAndrea Lynch Great Britain 11.32
8 Oelsner, MarliesMarlies Oelsner East Germany 11.34

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