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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's 80 metres Hurdles Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 28, 1956
Date Finished: November 28, 1956
Format: Wind = -1.3 m/s.

Gold: AUS Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
Silver: GER Gisela Köhler-Birkemeyer
Bronze: AUS Norma Thrower

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) L
1 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty 31 Australia AUS 10.7 10.96 6 OR
2 Gisela Köhler-Birkemeyer 24 Germany GER 11.9 11.12 2
3 Norma Thrower 20 Australia AUS 11.0 11.25 5
4 Galina Bystrova 22 Soviet Union URS 11.0 11.25 4
5 Mariya Golubnichaya 32 Soviet Union URS 11.3 11.50 3
6 Gloria Cooke-Wigney 22 Australia AUS 11.4 11.60 1