Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 30 July & 31 July
Medalists
Gold medal    East Germany
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1972 1980»
Athletics at the
1976 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 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

These are the official results of the Women's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. The event was held on the 30th and the 31st of July 1976. There were a total number of 10 nations competing.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 East Germany (GDR)
Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Brehmer
 United States (USA)
Debra Sapenter
Sheila Ingram
Pamela Jiles
Rosalyn Bryant
 Soviet Union (URS)
Inta Kļimoviča
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Natalya Sokolova
Nadezhda Ilyina

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1976 Summer Olympics.

World Record 3:22.95 East Germany Dagmar Käsling
East Germany Rita Kühne
East Germany Helga Seidler
East Germany Monika Zehrt
Munich (FRG) September 10, 1972
Olympic Record 3:22.95 East Germany Dagmar Käsling
East Germany Rita Kühne
East Germany Helga Seidler
East Germany Monika Zehrt
Munich (FRG) September 10, 1972

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

  • Held on 31 July 1976
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Gold medal icon.svg  East Germany (GDR) Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Brehmer
3:19.23
(WR)
Silver medal icon.svg  United States (USA) Debra Sapenter
Sheila Ingram
Pamela Jiles
Rosalyn Bryant
3:22.81
Bronze medal icon.svg  Soviet Union (URS) Inta Kļimoviča
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Natalya Sokolova
Nadezhda Ilyina
3:24.24
4.  Australia (AUS) Judith Canty
Verna Burnard
Charlene Rendina
Bethanie Nail
3:25.56
5.  West Germany (FRG) Claudia Steger
Dagmar Fuhrmann
Elke Barth
Rita Wilden
3:25.71
6.  Finland (FIN) Marika Lindholm
Pirjo Haggman
Mona-Lisa Pursiainen
Riitta Salin
3:25.87
7.  Great Britain (GBR) Elizabeth Barnes
Gladys Taylor
Verona Elder
Donna Murray
3:28.01
8.  Canada (CAN) Margaret Stride
Joice Yakubowich
Rachelle Campbell
Yvonne Saunders
3:28.91

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on 30 July 1976

Heat 1[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Soviet Union (URS) Inta Kļimoviča
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Natalya Sokolova
Nadezhda Ilyina
3:24.54
2.  United States (USA) Debra Sapenter
Sheila Ingram
Pamela Jiles
Rosalyn Bryant
3:25.15
3.  Finland (FIN) Pirjo Haggman
Marika Lindholm
Mona-Lisa Pursiainen
Riitta Salin
3:26.30
4.  West Germany (FRG) Claudia Steger
Rita Wilden
Dagmar Fuhrmann
Elke Barth
3:26.31
 Jamaica (JAM) Helen Blake
Carol Cummings
Jacquel Pusey
Ruth Simpson
DSQ

Heat 2[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  East Germany (GDR) Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Brehmer
3:23.38
2.  Australia (AUS) Judith Canty
Verna Burnard
Charlene Rendina
Bethanie Nail
3:25.98
3.  Great Britain (GBR) Elizabeth Barnes
Gladys Taylor
Verona Elder
Donna Murray
3:27.09
4.  Canada (CAN) Margaret Stride
Joice Yakubowich
Rachelle Campbell
Yvonne Saunders
3:28.81
5.  Bulgaria (BUL) Yordanka Ivanova
Svetla Zlateva
Ivanka Bonova
Liliana Tomova
3:31.08

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