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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's 80 metres Hurdles Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 27, 1956
Date Finished: November 27, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty 31 Australia AUS 10.8 10.89 QU/=OR
2 Gisela Köhler-Birkemeyer 24 Germany GER 10.8 10.93 QU/=OR
3 Mariya Golubnichaya 32 Soviet Union URS 11.0 11.12 QU
4 Marthe Lambert 20 France FRA 11.1 11.37
5 Berta Díaz 20 Cuba CUB 11.2 11.42
6 Carole Quinton 20 Great Britain GBR 11.4 11.61

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Galina Bystrova 22 Soviet Union URS 11.0 11.14 QU
2 Norma Thrower 20 Australia AUS 11.0 11.20 QU
3 Gloria Cooke-Wigney 22 Australia AUS 11.1 11.25 QU
4 Zenta Gastl-Kopp 22 Germany GER 11.1 11.30
5 Elaine Winter 24 South Africa RSA 11.3 11.47
6 Fiona Stuart 22 New Zealand NZL 11.3 11.51