Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Women's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 9 September & 10 September
Competitors  from 14 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Dagmar Käsling, Rita Kühne, Helga Seidler, Monika Zehrt  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mable Fergerson, Madeline Manning, Cheryl Toussaint, Kathy Hammond  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Anette Rückes, Inge Bödding, Hildegard Falck, Rita Wilden  West Germany
1976 →

These are the official results of the Women's 4 x 400 metres relay event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. The event was held on the 9th and 10 September 1972. There were a total number of 14 nations competing.[1]

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1972 Summer Olympics.

World Record 3:29.28 East Germany Monika Zehrt
East Germany Rita Kühne
East Germany Ingelore Lohse
East Germany Helga Seidler
Helsinki (FIN) July 27, 1972

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

  • Held on 10 September 1972
RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
Gold medal icon.svg  East Germany (GDR) Dagmar Käsling
Rita Kühne
Helga Seidler
Monika Zehrt
3:22.95
(WR)
Silver medal icon.svg  United States (USA) Mable Fergerson
Madeline Manning
Cheryl Toussaint
Kathy Hammond
3:25.15
Bronze medal icon.svg  West Germany (FRG) Anette Rückes
Inge Bödding
Hildegard Falck
Rita Wilden
3:26.51
4.  France (FRA) Martine Duvivier
Colette Besson
Bernadette Martin
Nicole Duclos
3:27.5
5.  Great Britain (GBR) Verona Bernard
Janet Simpson
Jannette Roscoe
Rosemary Stirling
3:28.7
6.  Australia (AUS) Allison Ross-Edwards
Raelene Boyle
Cheryl Peasley
Charlene Rendina
3:28.8
7.  Finland (FIN) Marika Eklund
Pirjo Wilmi
Tuula Rautanen
Mona-Lisa Strandvall
3:29.4
8.  Soviet Union (URS) Lubov Runtso
Olga Syrovatskaia
Natalya Chistiakova
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
3:31.9

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on 9 September 1972

Heat 1[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  West Germany (FRG) Anette Rückes
Inge Bödding
Hildegard Falck
Rita Wilden
3:29.3
2.  France (FRA) Martine Duvivier
Colette Besson
Bernadette Martin
Nicole Duclos
3:30.0
3.  Soviet Union (URS) Lyubov Runtso
Olga Syrovatskaia
Natalya Chistiakov
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
3:30.2
4.  Finland (FIN) Marika Eklund
Pirjo Wilmi
Tuula Rautanen
Mona-Lisa Strandvall
3:30.8
5  Cuba (CUB) Asuncion Acosta
Marcela Chibás
Beatriz Castillo
Aurelia Pentón
3:32:4
6.  Sweden (SWE) Eva-Charlotte Malmström
Elisabeth Randerz
Ann Larsson
Karin Lundgren
3:32.6
7.  Barbados (BAR) Lorna Forde
Barbara Bishop
Marcia Trotman
Heather Gooding
3:44.5

Heat 2[edit]

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  East Germany (GDR) Dagmar Käsling
Rita Kühne
Helga Seidler
Monika Zehrt
3:28.5
2.  United States (USA) Mable Fergerson
Madeline Manning
Cheryl Toussaint
Kathy Hammond
3:28.6
3.  Australia (AUS) Allison Ross-Edwards
Raelene Boyle
Cheryl Peasley
Charlene Rendina
3:30.0
4.  Great Britain (GBR) Janet Simpson
Verona Bernard
Jannette Roscoe
Rosemary Stirling
3:30.1
5.  Jamaica (JAM) Ruth Williams
Una Morris
Rosie Allwood
Yvonne Saunders
3:31.98
6.  Austria (AUT) Christiane Casapicola-Wildschek
Maria Sykora
Gerlinde Massing
Karoline Käfer
3:42.2
 Poland (POL) Bozena Zientarska
Krystyna Kacperczyk
Elżbieta Katolik
Danuta Piecyk
DSQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 1 September 2017. 

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