Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 15–16 October
Competitors 45 from 27 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Wyomia Tyus  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Edith McGuire  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland
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Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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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
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
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's 100 metres was the shortest of the four women's track races in the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 15 October and 16 October 1964. 45 athletes from 27 nations entered, with 1 not starting in the first round. The first two rounds were held on 15 October, with the semifinals and the final on 16 October.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

The top five runners in each of the 6 heats advanced.

First round, heat 1[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn White  United States 11.2 seconds
2 Daphne Arden  Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Renata Latse  Soviet Union 11.6 seconds
4 Dianne Marie Bowering  Australia 11.8 seconds
5 Rose Hart  Ghana 11.9 seconds
6 Heldt Bartoss  Hungary 11.9 seconds
7 Mona Sulaiman  Philippines 12.0 seconds
Jean Mitchell  Panama Did not start

First round, heat 2[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Edith McGuire  United States 11.4 seconds
2 Barbara Sobotta  Poland 11.8 seconds
3 Christiane Cadic  France 12.0 seconds
4 Renate Meyer  United Team of Germany 12.0 seconds
5 Inge Aigner  Austria 12.0 seconds
6 Marcela Daniel  Panama 12.6 seconds
7 Simin Safa-Mehr  Iran 13.2 seconds

First round, heat 3[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland Unknown
2 Marko Nemeshazi  Hungary 11.7 seconds
3 Daniele Gueneau  France 12.0 seconds
4 Avis McIntosh  New Zealand 12.0 seconds
5 Ulla-Britt Wieslander  Sweden 12.0 seconds
6 Louise Sydranski  Israel 12.1 seconds
7 Erika Pollmann  United Team of Germany Disqualified

First round, heat 4[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Dorothy Hyman  Great Britain 11.6 seconds
2 Doreen Porter  New Zealand 11.7 seconds
3 Galina Popova  Soviet Union 11.8 seconds
4 Clarice Ahanotu  Nigeria 11.9 seconds
5 Irene Muyanga  Uganda 12.0 seconds
6 Johanna Bijleveld  Netherlands 12.3 seconds
7 Delceita Oakley  Panama 12.3 seconds

First round, heat 5[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus  United States 11.3 seconds
2 Halina Gorecka  Poland 11.5 seconds
3 Irene Piotrowski  Canada 11.5 seconds
4 Margaret Burvill  Australia 11.6 seconds
5 Carmen L. Smith  Jamaica 11.7 seconds
6 E. E. Giron Olivares  Mexico 12.2 seconds
7 Kusolwan Soraja  Thailand 12.6 seconds
8 Christiana Boateng  Ghana 12.9 seconds

First round, heat 6[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn Black  Australia 11.5 seconds
2 Miguelina Cobián  Cuba 11.6 seconds
3 Eva Lehocka  Czechoslovakia 11.8 seconds
4 Galina Gaida  Soviet Union 11.9 seconds
5 Heilwig Jacob  United Team of Germany 11.9 seconds
6 Madeleine Cobb  Great Britain 12.0 seconds
7 Maria Formeiro  Argentina 12.2 seconds
8 Song Yang Ja  South Korea 12.7 seconds

Second round[edit]

The top four runners in each of the four heats advanced to the semifinals.

Second round, heat 1[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus  United States 11.2 seconds OR, =WR
2 Dorothy Hyman  Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Galina Popova  Soviet Union 11.5 seconds
4 Irene Piotrowski  Canada 11.6 seconds
5 Barbara Sobotta  Poland 11.8 seconds
6 Avis McIntosh  New Zealand 12.0 seconds
7 Irene Muyanga  Uganda 12.2 seconds
  • = In the Second Round result of the Official Olympic report,[1] Avis McIntosh, of New Zealand, was mentioned as a Dutch athlete which seems an obvious typo.

Second round, heat 2[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Marilyn Black  Australia 11.4 seconds
2 Marilyn White  United States 11.5 seconds
3 Renata Latse  Soviet Union 11.6 seconds
4 Carmen L. Smith  Jamaica 11.7 seconds
5 Heilwig Jacob  United Team of Germany 11.7 seconds
6 Danielle Guéneau  France 11.8 seconds
7 Clarice Ahanotu  Nigeria 11.8 seconds
8 Ulla-Britt Wieslander  Sweden 11.9 seconds

Second round, heat 3[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Edith McGuire  United States 11.4 seconds
2 Halina Gorecka  Poland 11.5 seconds
3 Miguelina Cobián  Cuba 11.5 seconds
4 Marko Nemeshazi  Hungary 11.5 seconds
5 Dianne Marie Bowering  Australia 11.7 seconds
6 Rose Hart  Ghana 11.9 seconds
7 Inge Aigner  Austria 12.0 seconds
8 Renate Meyer  United Team of Germany 12.1 seconds

Second round, heat 4[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland 11.4 seconds
2 Daphne Arden  Great Britain 11.5 seconds
3 Eva Lehocka  Czechoslovakia 11.6 seconds
4 Margaret Burvill  Australia 11.7 seconds
5 Doreen Porter  New Zealand 11.8 seconds
6 Christiane Cadic  France 12.0 seconds
7 Galina Gaida  Soviet Union 12.0 seconds

Semifinals[edit]

The top four runners in each of the two semifinals advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Miguelina Cobián  Cuba 11.6 seconds
2 Marilyn Black  Australia 11.6 seconds
3 Edith McGuire  United States 11.6 seconds
4 Halina Gorecka  Poland 11.7 seconds
5 Galina Popova  Soviet Union 11.8 seconds
6 Daphne Arden  Great Britain 11.8 seconds
7 Eva Lehocka  Czechoslovakia 11.9 seconds
8 Carmen L. Smith  Jamaica 11.9 seconds

Semifinal 2[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus  United States 11.3 seconds
2 Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland 11.4 seconds
3 Marilyn White  United States 11.5 seconds
4 Dorothy Hyman  Great Britain 11.6 seconds
5 Irene Piotrowski  Canada 11.7 seconds
6 Renata Latse  Soviet Union 11.7 seconds
7 Marko Nemeshazi  Hungary 11.7 seconds
8 Margaret Burvill  Australia 11.8 seconds

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Wyomia Tyus  United States 11.4 seconds
2 Edith McGuire  United States 11.6 seconds
3 Ewa Kłobukowska  Poland 11.6 seconds
4 Marilyn White  United States 11.6 seconds
5 Miguelina Cobián  Cuba 11.7 seconds
6 Marilyn Black  Australia 11.7 seconds
7 Halina Górecka  Poland 11.8 seconds
8 Dorothy Hyman  Great Britain 11.9 seconds

References[edit]

  1. ^ THE GAMES OF THE XVIII OLYMPIAD TOKYO 1964 The Official Report of the Organizing Committee. the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad. 1964. p. 89. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  • Official Report