1971 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

Events at the
1971 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 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 women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk 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 1971 European Athletics Championships was held in Helsinki, Finland, at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 14 and 15 August 1971.[1]

Medalists

Gold Elfgard Schittenhelm
Inge Helten
Annegret Richter
Ingrid Mickler
West Germany
Silver Karin Balzer
Renate Stecher
Petra Vogt
Ellen Stropahl
East Germany
Bronze Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Marina Sidorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
Soviet Union

Results

Final

15 August
Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
West Germany Elfgard Schittenhelm
Inge Helten
Annegret Richter
Ingrid Mickler
43.28 AR
East Germany Karin Balzer
Renate Stecher
Petra Vogt
Ellen Stropahl
43.62
Soviet Union Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Marina Sidorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
44.45
4 Poland Danuta Jędrejek
Barbara Bakulin
Urszula Jóźwik
Helena Fliśnik
44.75
5 Hungary Ilona Bruzsenyák
Margit Markó-Nemesházi
Györgyi Balogh
Katalin Papp
44.78
6 United Kingdom Valerie Peat
Margaret Critchley
Madeleine Cobb
Elizabeth Johns
44.87
7 France Gabrielle Meyer
Michele Beugnet
Nicole Pani
Odette Ducas
45.50
8 Sweden Anneli Olsson
Gun Olsson
Karin Lundgren
Elisabeth Randerz
46.12

Heats

14 August

Heat 1

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 West Germany Elfgard Schittenhelm
Inge Helten
Annegret Richter
Ingrid Mickler
44.37 Q
2 Soviet Union Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Marina Sidorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
44.62 Q
3 Poland Danuta Jędrejek
Barbara Bakulin
Urszula Jóźwik
Helena Fliśnik
44.75 Q
4 Sweden Anneli Olsson
Gun Olsson
Karin Lundgren
Elisabeth Randerz
45.30 NR Q
5 Italy Maddalena Grassano
Alessandra Orselli
Laura Nappi
Cecilia Molinari
45.71

Heat 2

Rank Nation Competitors Time Notes
1 East Germany Karin Balzer
Renate Stecher
Petra Vogt
Ellen Stropahl
44.13 Q
2 Hungary Ilona Bruzsenyák
Margit Markó-Nemesházi
Györgyi Balogh
Katalin Papp
44.87 Q
3 United Kingdom Valerie Peat
Margaret Critchley
Madeleine Cobb
Elizabeth Johns
45.09 Q
4 France Gabrielle Meyer
Michele Beugnet
Nicole Pani
Odette Ducas
45.63 Q
5 Austria Karoline Käfer
Christine Kepplinger
Monika Holzschuster
Helga Kapfer
45.82 NR

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 40 athletes from 10 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 412–420, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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