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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 400 metres Final

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 16, 1968
Date Finished: October 16, 1968

Gold: FRA Colette Besson
Silver: GBR Lillian Board
Bronze: URS Nataliya Pechyonkina-Chistyakova

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A) L
1 Colette Besson 22 France FRA 52.0 52.03 5 =OR
2 Lillian Board 19 Great Britain GBR 52.1 52.12 1
3 Nataliya Pechyonkina-Chistyakova 22 Soviet Union URS 52.2 52.25 8
4 Janet Simpson 24 Great Britain GBR 52.5 52.57 7
5 Aurelia Pentón 27 Cuba CUB 52.7 52.75 2
6 Jarvis Scott 21 United States USA 52.7 52.79 4
7 Helga Henning 30 West Germany FRG 52.8 52.89 3
8 Mirna van der Hoeven-Jansen 20 Netherlands NED 53.0 53.02 6