Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Dates July 21 (round one and quarterfinals)
July 22 (semifinals and final)
Competitors 56
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Marjorie Jackson
 Australia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger
 South Africa
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shirley Strickland
 Australia
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Athletics at the
1952 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 1952 Olympic Games took place on July 21 and July 22. The final was won by Australian Marjorie Jackson, who equalled the world record set in 1936 by Helen Stephens.[1]

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

The first round was held on July 21. The first two runners of each heat qualified for the second round.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Winsome Cripps  Australia 12.0
2 Tzvetana Berkovska  Bulgaria 12.2
3 Lilian Heinz  Argentina 12.7
4 Ulla Pokki  Finland 12.7
5 Nilima Ghose  India 13.6

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Mae Faggs  United States 12.1
2 Liliana Tagliaferri  Italy 12.6
3 Aranka Szabó-Bartha  Hungary 12.7
4 Elżbieta Bocian  Poland 12.9

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Bertha Brouwer  Netherlands 12.0
2 Irina Turova  Soviet Union 12.0
3 Vittoria Cesarini  Italy 12.3
4 Tang Pai Wah  Singapore 13.8

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Helga Klein  Germany 12.1
2 Heather Armitage  Great Britain 12.3
3 Lilián Buglia  Argentina 12.3
4 Alexandra Sicoe  Romania 12.8
5 Leena Sipilä  Finland 13.4

Heat 5

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Maria Sander  Germany 12.2
2 Anna-Lisa Augustsson  Sweden 12.4
3 Rosella Thorne  Canada 12.5
4 Ilona Tolnai-Rákhely  Hungary 12.6
5 Ayako Yoshikawa  Japan 12.6

Heat 6

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Giuseppina Leone  Italy 12.2
2 Janet Moreau  United States 12.5
3 Neeltje Büch  Netherlands 12.6
4 Jorun Askersrud Tangen  Norway 13.0
5 Sonja Prétôt  Switzerland 14.7

Heat 7

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Catherine Hardy  United States 11.9
2 June Foulds  Great Britain 12.1
3 Alberte de Campou  France 12.2
4 Helena Cardoso de Menezes  Brazil 12.5
5 Ana María Fontán  Argentina 12.9

Heat 8

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Marjorie Jackson  Australia 11.6
2 Yvette Monginou  France 12.3
3 Luella Law  Canada 12.4
4 Thelma Jones  Bermuda 12.5

Heat 9

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty  Australia 12.0
2 Vera Kalashnikova  Soviet Union 12.2
3 Quita Shivas  Great Britain 12.5
4 Emma Konrad  Romania 13.0
5 Mary D'Souza  India 13.1

Heat 10

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Daphne Hasenjager  South Africa 11.9
2 Eleanor McKenzie  Canada 12.2
3 Nell Sjöström  Sweden 12.4
4 Ibolya Tilkovszky  Hungary 12.4
5 Phyllis Jones  Bermuda 13.3

Heat 11

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Francina Blankers-Koen  Netherlands 11.9
2 Marga Petersen  Germany 12.0
3 Denise Laborie  France 12.6
4 Graviola Ewing  Guatemala 13.0

Heat 12

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Edna Maskell  South Africa 11.9
2 Nadezhda Khnykina  Soviet Union 12.0
3 Hyacinth Walters  Jamaica 12.4
4 Elfriede Steurer  Austria 12.7
5 Agneta Hannerz  Sweden 12.8

Second round[edit]

The first three runners from each heat qualified to the semifinals.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Marjorie Jackson  Australia 11.6
2 Marga Petersen  Germany 12.0
3 Bertha Brouwer  Netherlands 12.0
4 Giuseppina Leone  Italy 12.2
5 Heather Armitage  Great Britain 12.3
6 Tzvetana Berkovska  Bulgaria 12.3

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Maria Sander  Germany 12.0
2 Francina Blankers-Koen  Netherlands 12.0
3 Mae Faggs  United States 12.0
4 Irina Turova  Soviet Union 12.1
5 Eleanor McKenzie  Canada 12.1
6 Yvette Monginou  France 12.4

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Daphne Hasenjager  South Africa 12.0
2 Vera Kalashnikova  Soviet Union 12.1
3 Winsome Cripps  Australia 12.1
4 June Foulds  Great Britain 12.3
5 Janet Moreau  United States 12.5
6 Anna-Lisa Augustsson  Sweden 12.5

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Nadezhda Khnykina  Soviet Union 12.0
2 Helga Klein  Germany 12.0
3 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty  Australia 12.0
4 Catherine Hardy  United States 12.1
5 Edna Maskell  South Africa 12.2
6 Liliana Tagliaferri  Italy 12.9

Semifinals[edit]

The first three runners from each heat qualified for the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Marjorie Jackson  Australia 11.5 =WR
2 Winsome Cripps  Australia 12.0
3 Mae Faggs  United States 12.1
4 Nadezhda Khnykina  Soviet Union 12.1
5 Marga Petersen  Germany 12.1

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Daphne Hasenjager  South Africa 11.9
2 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty  Australia 11.9
3 Maria Sander  Germany 12.0
4 Bertha Brouwer  Netherlands 12.1
5 Vera Kalashnikova  Soviet Union 12.1
6 Helga Klein  Germany 12.3

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Marjorie Jackson  Australia 11.5 =WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger  Netherlands 11.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shirley Strickland  Australia 11.9
4 Winsome Cripps  Australia 11.9
5 Maria Sander  Germany 12.0
6 Mae Faggs  United States 12.1

Key: =WR = Equalled World record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Women's 100 metres". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 June 2017.