Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1980 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 4 x 100m Relay event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. A total of 8 teams competed. The final was held on August 1, 1980.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 East Germany (GDR)
Romy Muller
Barbel Wockel
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vera Komisova
Lyudmila Maslakova
Vera Anisimova
Natalya Bochina
 Great Britain (GBR)
Heather Hunte
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Goddard
Sonia Lannaman

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics.

World Record 41.53 East Germany Christina Lathan
East Germany Romy Muller
East Germany Ingrid Auerswald
East Germany Marlies Göhr
Torino (ITA) August 4, 1979
Olympic Record 42.55 East Germany Marlies Oelsner
East Germany Renate Stecher
East Germany Carla Bodendorf
East Germany Bärbel Eckert
Montreal (CAN) July 31, 1976

Final[edit]

  • Held on Friday August 1, 1980


RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Gold medal with cup.svg  East Germany (GDR) Romy Muller
Barbel Wockel
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
41.60
Silver medal with cup.svg  Soviet Union (URS) Vera Komisova
Lyudmila Maslakova
Vera Anisimova
Natalya Bochina
42.10
Bronze medal with cup.svg  Great Britain (GBR) Heather Hunte
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Goddard
Sonia Lannaman
42.43
4.  Bulgaria (BUL) Sofka Popova
Liliana Panaiotova
Maria Shishkova
Galina Encheva
42.67
5.  France (FRA) Veronique Grandrieux
Chantal Réga
Raymonde Naigre
Emma Sulter
42.84
6.  Jamaica (JAM) Leleith Hodges
Jacqueline Rusey
Rose Allwood
Merlene Ottey
43.19
7.  Poland (POL) Lucyna Langer
Elzbieta Stachurska
Zofia Bielczyk
Grażyna Rabsztyn
44.49
 Sweden (SWE) Linda Haglund
Lena Moller
Ann-Louise Skoglund
Helena Pihl
DNF

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