Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Venue Empire Stadium
Dates July 31 (heats)
August 2 (semifinals and final)
Competitors 33 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Fanny Blankers-Koen
 Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dorothy Manley
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shirley Strickland
 Australia
← 1936
1952 →
Video on YouTube Official Video
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Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 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
Road events
Marathon men
10 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
Decathlon men

The women's 100 metres sprint event at the 1948 Olympic Games took place July 31 and August 2. The final was won by Dutch Fanny Blankers-Koen.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record
Olympic record
 Helen Stephens (USA) 11.5 s Berlin, Germany 4 August 1936

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1).

Date Time
Saturday, 31 July 1948 14:45 Round 1
Monday, 2 August 1948 15:30
16:45
Semifinals
Finals

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

The fastest two runners in each heat advanced to the semifinals.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Fanny Blankers-Koen  Netherlands 12.0
2 Viola Myers  Canada 12.5
3 Betty McKinnon  Australia 12.7
4 Maria Oberbrever-Trosch  Austria

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Shirley Strickland  Australia 12.4 '
2 Birthe Nielsen  Denmark 12.9
3 Noemí Simonetto de Portela  Argentina 13.1
4 Benedita de Oliveira  Brazil 13.2
5 Tilly Decker  Luxembourg

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Grete Lovso Nielsen  Denmark 12.6 '
2 Winifred Jordan  Great Britain 12.7
3 Audrey Patterson  United States 12.8
4 Joyce King  Australia 13.1
5 Betty Kretschmer  Chile

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Cynthia Thompson  Jamaica 12.4 '
2 Daphne Robb-Hasenjager  South Africa 12.4
3 Mabel Walker  United States 12.2
4 Millie Cheater  Canada 12.3

Heat 5

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Doris Batter  Great Britain 12.6 '
2 Kathleen Russell  Jamaica 12.9
3 Lillian Young  United States 13.0
4 Elizabeth Müller  Brazil 13.2 EST

Heat 6

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Dorothy Manley  Great Britain 12.1 '
2 Phyllis Lightbourne-Jones  Bermuda 13.0
3 Marie-Therese Renard  Belgium 13.6

Heat 7

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Olga Sicnerova  Czechoslovakia 12.4 '
2 Bente Bergendorff  Denmark 12.6
3 Helena de Menezes  Brazil 13.2
4 Uner Teoman  Turkey 13.6

Heat 8

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Liliana Tagliaferri  Italy 12.8 '
2 Xenia Stad-de Jong  Netherlands 12.9
3 Phyllis Edness  Bermuda 13.6
4 Grete Pavlousek  Austria 13.6
5 Alma Butia  Yugoslavia 13.6

Heat 9

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Patricia Jones  Canada 12.7 '
2 Gre de Jongh  Netherlands 12.9
3 Jeanine Moussier  France 12.9
4 Liv Paulsen  Norway 12.9

Semifinals[edit]

The fastest two runners in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Fanny Blankers-Koen  Netherlands 12.0
2 Shirley Strickland  Australia 12.4
3 Grete Lovso Nielsen  Denmark 12.7
4 Doris Batter  Great Britain
5 Liliana Tagliaferri  Italy
6 Phyllis Edness  Bermuda

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Dorothy Manley  Great Britain 12.4
2 Patricia Jones  Canada 12.6
3 Daphne Robb-Hasenjager  South Africa 12.7
4 Bente Bergendorff  Denmark
5 Xenia Stad-de Jong  Netherlands
6 Kathleen Russell  Jamaica

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1 Viola Myers  Canada 12.4
2 Cynthia Thompson  Jamaica 12.5
3 Olga Sicnerova  Czechoslovakia 12.5
3 Birthe Nielsen  Denmark 12.5
5 Winifred Jordan  Great Britain
6 Gre de Jongh  Netherlands

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Fanny Blankers-Koen  Netherlands 11.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dorothy Manley  Great Britain 12.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shirley Strickland  Australia 12.2
4 Viola Myers  Canada 12.3 Est
5 Patricia Jones  Canada 12.4 Est
6 Cynthia Thompson  Jamaica 12.6 Est

Key: Est = Time is an estimated

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