Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 100 metres relay
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates August 4 (heats)
August 5 (final)
Competitors  from 8 nations
Teams 8
Winning time 48.4
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Myrtle Cook
Ethel Smith
Bobbie Rosenfeld
Jane Bell
 Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jessie Cross
Loretta McNeil
Betty Robinson
Mary Washburn
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Anni Holdmann
Leni Junker
Rosa Kellner
Leni Schmidt
 Germany
1932 →

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between August 4 & August 5.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1  Canada Ethel Smith, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Myrtle Cook, Jane Bell 49.3 Q, WR
2  Netherlands Lies Aengenendt, Rie Briejèr, Jeanette Grooss, Bets ter Horst 50.4 Q
3  France Georgette Gagneux, Yolande Plancke, Marguerite Radideau, Lucienne Velu 51.0 Q
4  Sweden Maud Sundberg, Inga Gentzel, Emy Pettersson, Ruth Svedberg 53.2

Key: Q = Qualified, WR = World record

Heat 2

Rank Country Athletes Time Notes
1  United States Jessie Cross, Loretta McNeil, Betty Robinson, Mary Washburn 49.8 Q
2  Germany Anni Holdmann, Leni Junker, Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt 49.8 Q
3  Italy Luisa Bonfanti, Giannina Marchini, Derna Polazzo, Vittorina Vivenza Q
4  Belgium Elise Van Truyen, Rose Van Crombrugge, Juliette Segers, Léontine Stevens

Key: Q = Qualified

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes Competitors
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada 48.4 WR Ethel Smith, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Myrtle Cook, Jane Bell
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States 48.8 Jessie Cross, Loretta McNeil, Betty Robinson, Mary Washburn
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Germany 49.0 Anni Holdmann, Leni Junker, Rosa Kellner, Leni Schmidt
4  France 49.6 Georgette Gagneux, Yolande Plancke, Marguerite Radideau, Lucienne Velu
5  Netherlands 49.8 Lies Aengenendt, Rie Briejèr, Jeanette Grooss, Bets ter Horst
6  Italy 53.6 Luisa Bonfanti, Giannina Marchini, Derna Polazzo, Vittorina Vivenza

Key: WR = World record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 August 2017.