1969 European Athletics Championships – Women's 400 metres

Events at the
1969 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 400 metres at the 1969 European Athletics Championships was held in Athens, Greece, at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium on 16, 17, and 18 September 1969.[1]

Medalists

Gold Nicole Duclos
France
Silver Colette Besson
France
Bronze Maria Sykora
Austria

Results

Final

18 September
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Nicole Duclos France 51.77 WR
Colette Besson France 51.79 WR
Maria Sykora Austria 53.0 NR
4 Hannelore Middecke East Germany 53.1 NR
5 Karin Lundgren Sweden 53.4
6 Donata Govoni Italy 53.6
7 Janet Simpson United Kingdom 53.8
8 Rosemary Stirling United Kingdom 54.6

Semi-finals

17 September

Semi-final 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Colette Besson France 52.2 Q
2 Hannelore Middecke East Germany 53.3 NR Q
3 Janet Simpson United Kingdom 53.6 Q
4 Donata Govoni Italy 53.7 NR Q
5 Taysiya Kovalevskaya Soviet Union 54.1
6 Jennifer Pawsey United Kingdom 54.8
7 Elżbieta Skowrońska Poland 55.3
8 Berit Berthelsen Norway DNS

Semi-final 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maria Sykora Austria 53.2 NR Q
2 Nicole Duclos France 53.2 Q
3 Karin Lundgren Sweden 54.2 Q
4 Rosemary Stirling United Kingdom 54.3 Q
5 Krystyna Hryniewicka Poland 54.7
6 Eliane Jacq France 54.7
7 Uschi Meyer Switzerland 54.9
8 Olga Klein Soviet Union 56.3

Heats

16 September

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Nicole Duclos France 53.2 Q
2 Karin Lundgren Sweden 54.5 Q
3 Donata Govoni Italy 54.6 Q
4 Rosemary Stirling United Kingdom 54.7 Q
5 Anna Dundare Soviet Union 55.2

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Colette Besson France 52.1 CR Q
2 Maria Sykora Austria 53.6 NR Q
3 Janet Simpson United Kingdom 54.1 Q
4 Hannelore Middecke East Germany 54.2 Q
5 Elisabeth Randerz Sweden 55.5
6 Eeva Haimi Finland 55.8

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jennifer Pawsey United Kingdom 54.8 Q
2 Eliane Jacq France 54.9 Q
3 Olga Klein Soviet Union 55.0 Q
4 Krystyna Hryniewicka Poland 55.4 Q
5 Birgitte Jennes Denmark 55.5

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Taysiya Kovalevskaya Soviet Union 55.0 Q
2 Berit Berthelsen Norway 55.2 Q
3 Uschi Meyer Switzerland 55.5 Q
4 Elżbieta Skowrońska Poland 55.6 Q

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 20 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 405–412, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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