1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
1997 World Championships
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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 women
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
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
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

These are the results of the Women's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens, Greece.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Germany
Anke Feller
Uta Rohlander
Anja Rucker
Grit Breuer
 United States
Maicel Malone-Wallace
Kim Graham
Kim Batten
Jearl Miles-Clark
Michele Collins*
Natasha Kaiser-Brown*
 Jamaica
Inez Turner
Lorraine Graham
Deon Hemmings
Sandie Richards
Nadia Graham-Hutchinson*

* Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 2 fastest times (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Nation Athletes Time Notes
1 1  Germany Anke Feller, Uta Rohlander, Anja Rucker, Grit Breuer 3:24.70 Q, SB
2 1  Czech Republic Naděžda Koštovalová, Hana Benešová, Ludmila Formanová, Helena Dziurova-Fuchsová 3:25.11 Q
3 2  United States Michele Collins, Kim Graham, Natasha Kaiser-Brown, Maicel Malone-Wallace 3:25.37 Q, SB
4 2  Jamaica Nadia Graham-Hutchinson, Lorraine Graham, Inez Turner, Sandie Richards 3:25.53 Q, SB
5 1  Great Britain Allison Curbishley, Michelle Pierre, Michelle Thomas, Donna Fraser 3:25.78 Q
6 2  Russia Tatyana Chebykina, Yuliya Tarasenko, Yekaterina Kulikova, Olga Kotlyarova 3:25.83 Q
7 1  Nigeria Doris Jacob, Olabisi Afolabi, Saidat Onanuga, Falilat Ogunkoya 3:27.94 q
8 2  Italy Danielle Perpoli, Patrizia Spuri, Francesca Carbone, Virna De Angeli 3:30.34 q
9 1  Hungary Annamária Bori, Barbara Petráhn, Alice Kun, Judit Szekeres 3:35.56
10 2  Greece Chrysoula Goudenoudi, Maria Pachatouridou, Christina Panagou, Marina Vasarmidou 3:37.14

Final[edit]

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Germany Anke Feller, Uta Rohlander, Anja Rucker, Grit Breuer 3:20.92 WL
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States Maicel Malone-Wallace, Kim Graham, Kim Batten, Jearl Miles-Clark 3:21.03 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Jamaica Inez Turner, Lorraine Graham, Deon Hemmings, Sandie Richards 3:21.30 NR
4  Russia Tatyana Chebykina, Olga Kotlyarova, Yekaterina Kulikova, Tatyana Alekseyeva 3:21.57 SB
5  Czech Republic Naděžda Koštovalová, Ludmila Formanová, Hana Benešová, Helena Dziurova-Fuchsová 3:23.73
6  Great Britain Allison Curbishley, Michelle Pierre, Michelle Thomas, Donna Fraser 3:26.27
7  Nigeria Olabisi Afolabi, Fatima Yusuf, Doris Jacob, Falilat Ogunkoya 3:30.04
8  Italy Patrizia Spuri, Francesca Carbone, Carla Barbarino, Virna De Angeli 3:30.63

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