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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 400 metres


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Updated: 2017-02-09T00:05Z
Events at the
1997 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m men women
200 mmenwomen
400 mmenwomen
800 mmenwomen
1500 mmenwomen
3000 mmenwomen
60 m hurdlesmenwomen
4×400 m relaymenwomen
Field events
High jumpmenwomen
Pole vaultmenwomen
Long jumpmenwomen
Triple jumpmenwomen
Shot putmenwomen
Combined events
Pentathlonwomen
Heptathlonmen

The women's 400 metres event at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 7–9.

Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Jearl Miles Clark
 United States
Sandie Richards
 Jamaica
Helena Fuchsová
 Czech Republic

Results

Heats

First 2 of each heat (Q) and next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.[1]

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11Charity Opara Nigeria52.02Q
23Sandie Richards Jamaica52.26Q, PB
32Grit Breuer Germany52.43Q
43Ionela Târlea Romania52.49Q
53Olga Kotlyarova Russia52.63q
54Jearl Miles Clark United States52.63Q
72Helena Fuchsová Czech Republic52.69Q
83Phylis Smith Great Britain52.74q
91Natasha Kaiser-Brown United States52.86Q
102Olabisi Afolabi Nigeria52.89q
114Hana Benešová Czech Republic52.94Q
122Tatyana Movchan Ukraine52.96q
131Sally Gunnell Great Britain53.05
144Deon Hemmings Jamaica53.22
154Guðrún Arnardóttir Iceland53.41
164Nezha Bidouane Morocco53.54
171Olga Moroz Ukraine53.82
181Marina Filipović Yugoslavia54.18
192Adina Valdez Trinidad and Tobago55.79
202Erum Khanum Pakistan1:04.74
213Angela Camara GuineaDNS
213Ruth Mangue Nve Equatorial GuineaDNS

Semifinals

First 3 of each semifinal (Q) qualified directly for the final.[2]

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11Charity Opara Nigeria51.26Q
22Sandie Richards Jamaica51.53Q, PB
31Jearl Miles Clark United States51.55Q, SB
41Ionela Târlea Romania52.10Q, NR
52Grit Breuer Germany52.16Q
62Helena Fuchsová Czech Republic52.43Q
71Tatyana Movchan Ukraine52.48
81Hana Benešová Czech Republic52.75
92Natasha Kaiser-Brown United States52.82
102Phylis Smith Great Britain52.86
111Olga Kotlyarova Russia53.17
122Olabisi Afolabi Nigeria53.33

Final

[3]

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
1st, gold medalist(s)Jearl Miles Clark United States50.96WL
2nd, silver medalist(s)Sandie Richards Jamaica51.17PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Helena Fuchsová Czech Republic52.04PB
4Ionela Târlea Romania52.06NR
5Charity Opara Nigeria52.19
6Grit Breuer Germany52.22

References

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