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Athletics at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Women's 400 metres Quarter-Finals

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Olympic Park, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 26, 1976
Date Finished: July 26, 1976
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: POL Irena Szewińska-Kirszenstein
Silver: GDR Christina Brehmer-Lathan
Bronze: GDR Ellen Strophal-Streidt

Quarter-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Sheila Ingram 19 United States USA 51.31 3 QU
2 Ellen Strophal-Streidt 23 East Germany GDR 51.33 2 QU
3 Pirjo Wilmi-Häggman 25 Finland FIN 51.35 5 QU
4 Liudmyla Aksenova 29 Soviet Union URS 51.73 1 QU
5 Dagmar Fuhrmann 22 West Germany FRG 52.02 4
6 Judy Canty 25 Australia AUS 52.65 8
7 Lorna Forde 24 Barbados BAR 53.62 6
8 Rachelle Campbell 19 Canada CAN 54.16 7

Quarter-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Nataliya Sokolova 26 Soviet Union URS 51.63 8 QU
2 Christina Brehmer-Lathan 18 East Germany GDR 51.67 5 QU
3 Verna Burnard 19 Australia AUS 51.79 4 QU
4 Rita Jahn-Wilden 28 West Germany FRG 52.41 3 QU
5 Gladys Taylor 23 Great Britain GBR 53.71 7
6 Marika Eklund-Lindholm 28 Finland FIN 54.07 2
7 Joyce Sadowick-Yakubowich 23 Canada CAN 55.02 1

Quarter-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Debra Sapenter 24 United States USA 51.23 4 QU
2 Nadezhda Kolesnikova-Ilyina 27 Soviet Union URS 51.32 3 QU
3 Beth Nail 20 Australia AUS 51.71 5 QU
4 Christiane Casapicola-Wildschek 22 Austria AUT 52.25 7 QU
5 Verona Bernard-Elder 23 Great Britain GBR 52.70 2
6 Rosine Wallez 19 Belgium BEL 53.04 8
7 Silvia Hollmann 21 West Germany FRG 53.77 6
8 Ruth Williams-Simpson 26 Jamaica JAM 53.88 1

Quarter-Finals Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Riitta Salin 25 Finland FIN 51.62 7 QU
2 Rosalyn Bryant 20 United States USA 51.74 6 QU
3 Marita Koch 19 East Germany GDR 51.87 8 QU
4 Irena Szewińska-Kirszenstein 30 Poland POL 52.00 5 QU
5 Donna Murray-Hartley 21 Great Britain GBR 52.29 1
6 Rita Bottiglieri 23 Italy ITA 52.51 4
7 Regina Berg 17 Belgium BEL 53.14 3
8 Marg Stride 21 Canada CAN 53.14 2