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Athletics at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games:

Women's 400 metres Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Grand Arena, Central Lenin Stadium Area, Moskva
Date Started: July 27, 1980
Date Finished: July 27, 1980
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: GDR Marita Koch
Silver: TCH Jarmila Kratochvílová
Bronze: GDR Christina Brehmer-Lathan

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Marita Koch 23 East Germany GDR 50.57 1 QU
2 Gabriele Löwe 21 East Germany GDR 50.85 2 QU
3 Pirjo Wilmi-Häggman 29 Finland FIN 51.02 3 QU
4 Nina Ziuskova 28 Soviet Union URS 51.12 8 QU
5 Lyudmila Chernova 25 Soviet Union URS 51.30 7
6 Joslyn Hoyte-Smith 25 Great Britain GBR 51.47 6
7 Małgorzata Dunecka 23 Poland POL 51.93 5
8 Rositsa Stamenova 25 Bulgaria BUL 52.96 4

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) L
1 Christina Brehmer-Lathan 22 East Germany GDR 50.16 6 QU
2 Irina Nazarova 22 Soviet Union URS 50.18 8 QU
3 Jarmila Kratochvílová 29 Czechoslovakia TCH 50.79 5 QU
4 Linsey MacDonald 16 Great Britain GBR 51.60 7 QU
5 Michelle Probert-Scutt 20 Great Britain GBR 51.89 3
6 Ilona Pál 25 Hungary HUN 51.99 4
7 Grażyna Oliszewska 20 Poland POL 52.36 2
8 Irena Szewińska-Kirszenstein 34 Poland POL 53.13 1