Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Athletics at the
1988 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
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the Women's 4x400m Relay event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There were a total number of sixteen nations competing.

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

World Record 3:15.92 East GermanyGesine Walther
East GermanySabine Busch
East GermanyDagmar Rübsam
East Germany Marita Koch
Erfurt (GDR) June 3, 1984
Olympic Record 3:18.29 United States Lillie Leatherwood
United States Denean Howard
United States Valerie Brisco-Hooks
United States Chandra Cheeseborough
Los Angeles (USA) August 11, 1984

The following World and Olympic record (in minutes) was set during this competition.

Date Event Athlete Time OR WR
October 1, 1988 Final  Tatyana Ledovskaya (URS)
 Olga Nazarova (URS)
 Mariya Pinigina (URS)
 Olga Bryzgina (URS)
3:15.17 OR WR

Final[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1988-10-01
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Med 1.png  Soviet Union (URS) Tatyana Ledovskaya
Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina
Olga Bryzgina
3:15.17
WR
Med 2.png  United States (USA) Denean Howard
Diane Dixon
Valerie Brisco-Hooks
Florence Griffith-Joyner
3:15.51
Med 3.png  East Germany (GDR) Dagmar Neubauer
Kirsten Emmelmann
Sabine Busch
Petra Müller
3:18.29
4.  West Germany (FRG) Ute Thimm
Helga Arendt
Andrea Thomas
Gudrun Abt
3:22.49
5.  Jamaica (JAM) Sandie Richards
Andrea Thomas
Cathy Rattray-Williams
Sharon Powell
3:23.13
6.  Great Britain (GBR) Linda Keough
Jennifer Stoute
Angela Piggford
Sally Gunnell
3:26.89
7.  France (FRA) Fabienne Ficher
Nathalie Simon
Nadine Debois
Evelyn Elien
3:29.37
 Canada (CAN) Charmaine Crooks
Molly Killingbeck
Marita Payne-Wiggins
Jillian Richardson
DNF

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Friday 1988-09-30
RANK NATION HEAT 1 TIME
1.  East Germany (GDR) Grit Breuer
Dagmar Neubauer
Kirsten Emmelmann
Petra Müller
3:27.37
2.  Canada (CAN) Charmaine Crooks
Esmie Lawrence
Marita Payne-Wiggins
Jillian Richardson
3:27.63
3.  West Germany (FRG) Helga Arendt
Michaela Schabinger
Gisela Kinzel
Gudrun Abt
3:27.75
4.  Great Britain (GBR) Linda Keough
Jennifer Stoute
Janet Smith
Sally Gunnell
3:28.52
5.  France (FRA) Fabienne Ficher
Nathalie Simon
Evelyn Elien
Nadine Debois
3:29.95
6.  Nigeria (NGR) Falilat Ogunkoya
Kehinde Vaughan
Airat Bakare
Mary Onyali
3:30.21
7.  India (IND) Mercy Kuttanmath Alapurackal
Vandana Rao
Vandana Shanbagh
Shin Kurisingal Abraham
3:30.21
 Australia (AUS) Debbie Flintoff-King
Maree Holland
Kerry Johnson
Jennifer Laurendet
DNF


RANK NATION HEAT 2 TIME
1.  United States (USA) Lillie Leatherwood
Sherri Howard
Denean Howard
Diane Dixon
3:25.86
2.  Jamaica (JAM) Marcia Tate
Andrea Thomas
Cathy Rattray-Williams
Sharon Powell
3:26.83
3.  Soviet Union (URS) Lyudmila Dzhigalova
Olga Nazarova
Mariya Pinigina
Olga Bryzgina
3:27.14
4.  Brazil (BRA) Tania Miranda
Suzete Montalvao
Soraya Telles
Maria Figueiredo
3:36.81
5.  South Korea (KOR) Yang Kyoung-Hee
Choi Se-Beom
Lim Chun-Ae
Kim Soon-Ja
3:51.09
 Colombia (COL) Olga Escalante
Norfalia Carabali
Amparo Caicedo
Ximena Restrepo
DSQ
 Uganda (UGA) Jane Ajilo
Grace Buzu
Farida Kyakutema
Ruth Kyalisiima
DNS
 Spain (ESP) Blanca Lacambra
Esther Lahoz
Cristina Pérez
Teresa Zuñiga
DNS

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