1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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These are the official results of the Women's 4x100 metres event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Their final was held on Sunday September 1, 1991.

Merlene Frazer, at 17 years 248 days, is, as 2017, the youngest World Champion ever.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Semi-Final
31.08.1991 – 18:20h
Final
01.09.1991 – 16:15h

Final[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Med 1.png  Jamaica (JAM) Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
41.94
Med 2.png  Soviet Union (URS) Natalya Kovtun
Galina Malchugina
Yelena Vinogradova
Irina Privalova
42.20
Med 3.png  Germany (GER) Grit Breuer
Katrin Krabbe
Sabine Richter
Heike Daute-Drechsler
42.33
4.  Nigeria (NGR) Beatrice Utondu
Rufina Ubah
Christy Opara-Thompson
Mary Onyali
42.77
5.  France (FRA) Laurence Bily
Maguy Nestoret
Valérie Jean-Charles
Marie-José Pérec
43.34
6.  Cuba (CUB) Eusebia Riquelme
Aliuska López
Julia Duporty
Liliana Allen
43.75
7.  Italy (ITA) Marisa Masullo
Donatella Dal Bianco
Daniela Ferrian
Rossella Tarolo
43.76
8.  Australia (AUS) Monique Dunstan
Kathy Sambell
Melissa Moore
Kerry Johnson
43.79

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-31

Heat 1[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Jamaica (JAM) Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Frazer
42.63
2.  Nigeria (NGR) Beatrice Utondu
Rufina Ubah
Christy Opara-Thompson
Mary Onyali
42.72
3.  Soviet Union (URS) Natalya Kovtun
Galina Malchugina
Yelena Vinogradova
Irina Privalova
42.78
4.  France (FRA) Laurence Bily
Maguy Nestoret
Valérie Jean-Charles
Marie-José Pérec
43.05
5.  Australia (AUS) Monique Dunstan
Kathy Sambell
Melissa Moore
Kerry Johnson
43.34
6.  Great Britain (GBR) Stephanie Douglas
Beverly Kinch
Simmone Jacobs
Paula Dunn-Thomas
43.43
7.  Bulgaria (BUL) Petya Pendareva
Tsvetanka Ilieva
Nadezhda Georgieva
Valya Demireva
44.17

Heat 2[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Germany (GER) Grit Breuer
Katrin Krabbe
Sabine Richter
Heike Daute-Drechsler
41.91
2.  Cuba (CUB) Eusebia Riquelme
Aliuska López
Julia Duporty
Liliana Allen
43.31
3.  Italy (ITA) Marisa Masullo
Donatella Dal Bianco
Daniela Ferrian
Rossella Tarolo
43.71
4.  Finland (FIN) Marja Tennivaara-Salmela
Sisko Markkanen-Hanhijoki
Sanna Hernesniemi-Kyllonen
Minna Painilainen
43.73
5.  Spain (ESP) Patricia Morales
Cristina Castro
María del Carmen García Campero
Sandra Myers
44.08
6.  Japan (JPN) Noriko Masaki
Kazue Kakinuma
Toshie Iwamoto-Kitada
Ayako Nomura
44.85
 United States (USA) Carlette Guidry-White
Esther Jones
Dannette Young-Stone
Evelyn Ashford
DNF

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Championship Statistics Handbook" (Press release). IAAF. Retrieved 2017-08-03.