Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's 400 metres hurdles
|Women's 400 metres hurdles at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Venue||Telmex Athletics Stadium|
|Dates||October 24 – October 26|
|Competitors||13 from 11 nations|
the 2011 Pan American Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|50 km walk||men|
The women's 400 metres hurdles sprint competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place between the 24 and 26 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium. The defending Pan American Games champion was Sheena Johnson of the United States.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:
|World record||Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS)||52.34||Tula, Russia||August 8, 2003|
|Pan American Games record||Daimi Pernia (CUB)||53.44||Winnipeg, Canada||July 28, 1999|
Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter one athlete regardless if they had met the qualification standard. To enter two entrants both athletes had to have met the minimum standard (60.40) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).
|October 24, 2011||15:50||Semifinals|
|October 26, 2011||18:40||Final|
All times shown are in seconds.
|KEY:||q||Fastest non-qualifiers||Q||Qualified||NR||National record||PB||Personal best||SB||Seasonal best||DQ||Disqualifed|
|1||2||Sharolyn Scott||Costa Rica||57.23||Q, PB|
|2||1||Princesa Oliveros||Colombia||57.55||Q, PB|
|3||2||Mackenzie Hill||United States||57.82||Q|
|4||2||Yolanda Osana||Dominican Republic||57.86||Q|
|5||2||Jailma de Lima||Brazil||58.29||q|
|6||1||Lucy Jaramillo||Ecuador||58.54||Q, PB|
|7||1||Takecia Jameson||United States||58.68||Q|
Held on October 26.
|Yolanda Osana||Dominican Republic||57.08||NR|
|4||Sharolyn Scott||Costa Rica||57.40|
|5||Jailma de Lima||Brazil||57.71|
|6||Takecia Jameson||United States||57.89|
|7||Mackenzie Hill||United States||58.08|
- "Guadalajara 2011 Sessions" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Athlete's Qualification Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Women's 400m Hurdles Round 1 Heat 1/2". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "Women's 400m Hurdles Round 1 Heat 2/2". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "Women's 400m Hurdles Final". Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.[permanent dead link]