1954 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

Events at the
1954 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
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
10,000 m track walk men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1954 European Athletics Championships was held in Bern, Switzerland, at Stadion Neufeld on 28 and 29 August 1954.[1]

Medalists

Gold Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
Soviet Union
Silver Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
West Germany
Bronze Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
Italy

Results

Final

29 August
Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
Soviet Union Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
45.8 CR
West Germany Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
46.3
Italy Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
46.6 NR
4 United Kingdom Heather Armitage
Jean Desforges
Shirley Hampton
Anne Pashley
46.7
5 Poland Maria Ilwicka
Barbara Lerczak
Celina Jesionowska
Maria Kusion
47.1 NR
6 Czechoslovakia Zlata Ptáčková
Jana Rábová
Anna Kovaříková
Libuše Strejčková
48.5

Heats

28 August

Heat 1

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 Italy Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
46.8 CR NR Q
2 West Germany Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Böhmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
47.1 Q
3 Poland Maria Ilwicka
Barbara Lerczak
Celina Jesionowska
Maria Kusion
47.3 NR Q
4 France Henriette Robert
Yvette Monginou
Monique Jacquet
Denise Laborie
47.4 NR
5 Hungary Olga Gyarmati
Ida Dénes
Ibolya Greminger
Vera Neszmélyi
48.5
6 Switzerland Edith Jakob
Trudy Hänseler
Gretel Bolliger
Sonja Pretot
48.8 NR

Heat 2

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 Soviet Union Vera Krepkina
Rimma Ulitkina
Mariya Itkina
Irina Turova
46.1 CR Q
2 United Kingdom Heather Armitage
Jean Desforges
Shirley Hampton
Anne Pashley
46.7 Q
3 Czechoslovakia Zlata Ptáčková
Jana Rábová
Anna Kovaříková
Libuše Strejčková
48.3 Q
4 Austria Trude Wareka
Elfriede Steurer
Elfriede Geist
Friedrike Harasek
48.3 NR
5 Saar Inge Eckel
Helga Hoffmann
Trudi Schaller
Ursula Finger
48.3 NR

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 44 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 377–384, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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