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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 26, 1956
Date Finished: November 26, 1956
Format: Wind = -2.30.

Gold: AUS Betty Cuthbert
Silver: GER Christa Stubnick
Bronze: AUS Marlene Mathews-Willard

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) L
1 Betty Cuthbert 18 Australia AUS 11.5 11.82 4
2 Christa Stubnick 22 Germany GER 11.7 11.92 1
3 Marlene Mathews-Willard 22 Australia AUS 11.7 11.94 3
4 Isabelle Daniels 19 United States USA 11.8 11.98 6
5 Giuseppina Leone 21 Italy ITA 11.9 12.07 5
6 Heather Armitage 23 Great Britain GBR 12.0 12.10 2