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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metres


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Updated: 2017-07-11T07:17Z
Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Women's 400 metres event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 49 competitors.

Pérec's winning time was and remains the #3 time in history. Freeman's second place time was and remains the #6 time in history. Ogunkoya and Davis also still rank on the all-time top 20. Places 3 through 6 are all the fastest times for those places in history and all of the top six, except Miles set their lifetime personal bests in this race.[1]

Medalists

GoldMarie-José Pérec
 France
SilverCathy Freeman
 Australia
BronzeFalilat Ogunkoya
 Nigeria

Final classification

RANKATHLETEFINALLANESEMIQUARTHEAT
Med 1.png Marie-José Pérec (FRA)48.25349.1951.0051.82
Med 2.png Cathy Freeman (AUS)48.63450.3250.4351.99
Med 3.png Falilat Ogunkoya (NGR)49.10549.5750.6552.65
4. Pauline Davis (BAH)49.28249.8551.0851.00
5. Jearl Miles (USA)49.55850.2150.8451.96
6. Fatima Yusuf (NGR)49.77650.3651.2752.25
7. Sandie Richards (JAM)50.45750.7451.2251.79
8. Grit Breuer (GER)50.71150.7550.5752.20

Non-qualifiers

Eliminated in Semifinals

RANKNAME ATHLETETIME
 Svetlana Goncharenko (RUS)50.84
 Kim Graham (USA)51.13
 Maicel Malone (USA)51.16
 Merlene Frazer (JAM)51.18
 Bisi Afolabi (NGR)51.40
 Sandra Myers (ESP)51.42
 Renee Poetschka (AUS)51.49
 Juliet Campbell (JAM)51.65

Eliminated in Quarterfinals

RANKNAME ATHLETETIME
 Hana Benešová (CZE)51.30
 Olga Kotlyarova (RUS)51.36
 Donna Fraser (GBR)51.58
 Helena Fuchsová (CZE)51.70
 Virna de Angeli (ITA)51.77
 Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA)51.98
 Ladonna Antoine (CAN)52.03
 Anna Kozak (BLR)52.14
 Phylis Smith (GBR)52.16
 Diane Francis (SKN)52.24
 Dora Kyriakou (CYP)52.26
 Grace-Ann Dinkins (LBR)52.53
 Patrizia Spuri (ITA)52.78
 Yana Manuylova (UKR)52.82
 Naděžda Koštovalová (CZE)53.21
 Lee Naylor (AUS)53.75

Eliminated in Heats

RANKNAME ATHLETETIME
 Zoila Stewart (CRC)52.66
 Olena Rurak (UKR)52.92
 Melissa Straker (BAR)52.92
 Marina Zivkovic (YUG)53.10
 Grace Birungi (UGA)53.12
 Svetlana Bodritskaya (KAZ)53.24
 Ameerah Bello (ISV)53.40
 Corinne Simasotchi (SUI)53.69
 Du Xiujie (CHN)53.95
 Ngozi Mwanamwambwa (ZAM)54.12
 Melrose Mansaray (SLE)54.37
 Mercy Addy (GHA)54.92
 Guilhermina Cruz (ANG)55.42
 Denise Ouabangui (CAF)55.74
 Arely Franco (ESA)1:01:38
 Ahamada Haoulata (COM)1:03.44
 Ximena Restrepo (COL)DNF

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