Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 800 metres

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Women's 800 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Venue Centennial Olympic Stadium
Dates 26 July 1996 (heats)
27 July 1996 (semi-finals)
29 July 1996 (final)
Competitors 36 from 31 nations
Winning time 1:57.73
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Svetlana Masterkova
 Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ana Fidelia Quirot
 Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Maria de Lurdes Mutola
 Mozambique
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These are the official results of the Women's 800 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 37 competitors, with one non-starter.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Svetlana Masterkova
 Russia
Silver Ana Fidelia Quirot
 Cuba
Bronze Maria de Lurdes Mutola
 Mozambique

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 1:53.28 Czechoslovakia Jarmila Kratochvílová Munich (FRG) July 26, 1983
Olympic Record 1:53.43 Soviet Union Nadezhda Olizarenko Moscow (URS) July 27, 1980

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE FINAL SEMI HEAT
Med 1.png  Svetlana Masterkova (RUS) 1:57.73 1:57.95 1:59.67
Med 2.png  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:58.11 1:57.99 1:59.98
Med 3.png  Maria de Lurdes Mutola (MOZ) 1:58.71 1:57.62 1:58.98
4.  Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:58.81 1:58.49 1:58.80
5.  Yelena Afanasyeva (RUS) 1:59.57 1:57.77 1:59.18
6.  Patricia Djaté-Taillard (FRA) 1:59.61 1:57.93 1:58.98
7.  Natasha Dukhnova (BLR) 2:00.32 1:58.67 1:59.23
8.  Toni Hodgkinson (NZL) 2:00.54 1:58.25 1:59.35

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE SEMI HEAT
 Dawn Williams (DMA) 1:59.06 1:59.65
 Linda Kisabaka (GER) 1:59.23 1:59.56
 Viviane Dorsile (FRA) 2:00.68 2:00.02
 Stella Jongmans (NED) DNF 2:00.26
 Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:58.29 1:59.71
 Ludmila Formanová (CZE) 1:59.28 1:59.37
 Meredith Rainey (USA) 1:59.36 1:59.96
 Lyubov Tsyoma (RUS) 2:02.50 2:00.18
 Luciana Mendes (BRA) DNQ 2:00.25
 Charmaine Crooks (CAN) DNQ 2:00.27
 Joetta Clark (USA) DNQ 2:00.38
 Suzy Favor-Hamilton (USA) DNQ 2:00.47
 Inez Turner (JAM) DNQ 2:01.48
 Malin Ewerlöf (SWE) DNQ 2:01.61
 Petya Strashilova (BUL) DNQ 2:02.13
 Nouria Mérah-Benida (ALG) DNQ 2:02.44
 Lisa Lightfoot (AUS) DNQ 2:02.88
 Eduarda Coelho (POR) DNQ 2:03.22
 Jian Zhang (CHN) DNQ 2:04.17
 Kutre Dulecha (ETH) DNQ 2:04.80
 Marta Orellana (ARG) DNQ 2:04.99
 Restituta Joseph (TAN) DNQ 2:08.31
 Léontine Tsiba (CGO) DNQ 2:08.58
 Sharette García (BIZ) DNQ 2:13.52
 Yaznee Nasheeda (MDV) DNQ 2:36.85
 Adama Njie (GAM) DNQ DNF
 Ana Amelia Menéndez (ESP) DNQ DNF
 Diane Modahl (GBR) DNQ DNF
 Tina Paulino (MOZ) DNQ DNS

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Games: Women's 800 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 October 2017.

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