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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

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Events at the
1997 IAAF World Indoor

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The women's 4x400 metres relay event at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on March 8–9.


Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Tatyana Alekseyeva
Natalya Sharova*
Yekaterina Bakhvalova*
 United States
Shanelle Porter
Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Anita Howard
Jearl Miles Clark
Carlette Guidry*
Anja Rücker
Anke Feller
Heike Meißner
Grit Breuer
Anja Knippel*

* Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.



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

12 RussiaTatyana Chebykina, Natalya Sharova, Yekaterina Bakhvalova, Tatyana Alekseyeva3:29.85Q, WL
22 UkraineTatyana Movchan, Aelita Yurchenko, Galyna Misiruk, Olga Moroz3:31.11Q
32 Czech RepublicNaděžda Koštovalová, Ludmila Formanová, Helena Fuchsová, Hana Benešová3:31.11q
41 GermanyAnja Knippel, Anke Feller, Heike Meißner, Anja Rücker3:31.56Q
52 United StatesAnita Howard, Carlette Guidry, Natasha Kaiser-Brown, Jearl Miles Clark3:31.87q
61 Great BritainMichelle Thomas, Jennifer Stoute, Donna Fraser, Sally Gunnell3:35.36Q
71 FranceMarie-Line Scholent, Sandrine Thiébaud, Nicole Delars, Marie-Francoise Opheltes3:35.39



1st, gold medalist(s) RussiaTatyana Chebykina, Svetlana Goncharenko, Olga Kotlyarova, Tatyana Alekseyeva3:26.84WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) United StatesShanelle Porter, Natasha Kaiser-Brown, Anita Howard, Jearl Miles Clark3:27.66AR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) GermanyAnja Rücker, Anke Feller, Heike Meißner, Grit Breuer3:28.39
4 Czech RepublicNaděžda Koštovalová, Ludmila Formanová, Helena Fuchsová, Hana Benešová3:28.47
5 UkraineTatyana Movchan, Aelita Yurchenko, Galyna Misiruk, Olga Moroz3:30.43NR
6 Great BritainPhylis Smith, Sally Gunnell, Michelle Thomas, Donna Fraser3:32.25NR


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