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Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

Women's 4 x 400 metres relay
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 31 July & 1 August
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    Great Britain


These are the official results of the Women's 4x400m Relay event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. A total of 11 nations competed. The final was held on August 1, 1980. The event was won by the Soviet Union team of Tatyana Prorochenko, Tatyana Goyshchik, Nina Ziuskova and Irina Nazarova, which beat the East German team by fraction of a second. Great Britain came third, narrowly beating Romania.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Records 2
  • Final 3
  • Semi-Finals 4
    • Heat 1 4.1
    • Heat 2 4.2
  • See also 5
  • References 6

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Prorochenko
Tatyana Goyshchik
Nina Ziuskova
Irina Nazarova
 East Germany (GDR)
Barbara Krug
Gabriele Löwe
Christina Lathan
Marita Koch
 Great Britain (GBR)
Linsey MacDonald
Michelle Probert
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Donna Hartley

Records

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics.

World Record 3:19.23 Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Lathan
Montreal (CAN) July 31, 1976
Olympic Record 3:19.23 Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Lathan
Montreal (CAN) July 31, 1976

Final

  • Held on Friday August 1, 1980

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
 Soviet Union (URS) Tatyana Prorochenko
Tatyana Goyshchik
Nina Ziuskova
Irina Nazarova
3:20.12
 East Germany (GDR) Barbara Krug
Gabriele Löwe
Christina Lathan
Marita Koch
3:20.35
 Great Britain (GBR) Linsey MacDonald
Michelle Probert
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Donna Hartley
3:27.5
4.  Romania (ROM) Iboia Korodi
Niculina Lazarciuc
Maria Samungi
Elena Tarfta
3:27.74
5.  Hungary (HUN) Iren Orosz
• Judit Forgecs
Eva Toth
Ilona Pal
3:27.9
6.  Poland (POL) Grazyna Oliszewska
Elzbieta Katolik
Jolanta Januchta
Malgorzata Dunecka
3:27.9
7.  Belgium (BEL) Lea Alaerts
Regine Berg
Anne Michel
Rosine Wallez
3:31.6
 Bulgaria (BUL) Svobodka Damianova
Rositsa Stamenova
Milena Andonova
Bonka Dimova
DNF

Semi-Finals

  • Held on Thursday July 31, 1980

Heat 1

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  Soviet Union (URS) Olga Mineyeva
Tatyana Goyshchik
Liudmila Chernova
Tatiana Prorochenko
3:25.3
2.  Bulgaria (BUL) Svobodka Damianova
Rositsa Stamenova
Milena Andonova
Bonka Dimova
3:28.7
3.  Great Britain (GBR) Linsey MacDonald
Michelle Probert
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Janine MacGregor
3:29.0
4.  Jamaica (JAM) Ruth Simpson
Jacqueline Pusey
Cathy Rattray
Merlene Ottey
3:31.5
5.  Italy (ITA) Rosanna Lombardo
Agnese Rossamai
Daniela Porcelli
Erika Rossi
3:46.2

Heat 2

RANK NATION ATHLETES TIME
1.  East Germany (GDR) Gabriele Löwe
Barbara Krug
Christina Lathan
Marita Koch
3:28.7
2.  Poland (POL) Grazyna Oliszewska
Jolanta Januchta
Elzbieta Katolik
Malgorzata Dunecka
3:29.7
3.  Hungary (HUN) Iren Orosz
• Judit Forgecs
Iboiya Petrika
Ilona Pal
3:29.7
4.  Romania (ROM) Iboia Korodi
Niculina Lazarciuc
Maria Samungi
Elena Tarfta
3:29.8
5.  Belgium (BEL) Lea Alaerts
Regine Berg
Anne Michel
Rosine Wallez
3:30.7
6.  Nigeria (NGR) Gloria Ayanlaja
Kehinde Vaughan
Asele Woy
Mary Akinyemi
3:36.0

See also

References

  • Final Results
  • Official Report
  • Official Report Volume III, Page 83
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