Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games – 4 × 100 metres relay

The 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1930 Women's World Games was held in Prague at the Letná Stadium, from 7 to 8 September.

4 × 100 metres relay
at the 1930 Women's World Games
VenueLetná Stadium
LocationPrague
Dates
  • September 7 (heats)
  • September 8 (final)
Competitors40 from 10 nations
Winning time49.9
Medalists
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Great Britain
bronze medal    Poland
1934 →

Results

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The heats took place on Sunday 7 September as the last event of the day, with bad weather conditions.[1][2] The top two nations of each heat qualified for the final.

Heat 1

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Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1   United Kingdom Eileen Hiscock, Ethel Scott, Ivy Walker, Daisy Ridgley 49.7 Q
2   Austria Mia Weese, Dolly Wagner, Liesl Perkaus, Veronika Kohlbach 52.6 Q
3   Hungary 54.8

Heat 2

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Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1   Germany Rosa Kellner, Agathe Karrer, Luise Holzer, Lisa Gelius 50.2 Q
2   Poland Alina Hulanicka, Maryla Freiwald, Stanisława Walasiewicz, Felicja Schabińska 50.9 Q
3   Czechoslovakia Anna Krausová, Anna Kuznickova 52.2
4   Italy Maria Bravin, Derna Polazzo

Heat 3

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Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
1   Japan Sumiko Watanabe, Michi Nakanishi, Hatsu Honjo, Kinue Hitomi 52.4 Q
2   France Madeleine Martin, Lucienne Velu, Germaine Jacobs, Margurerite Radideau 53 Q
3   Yugoslavia

The final took place on 8 September 1930.

Rank Nation Athletes Time Notes
    Germany Rosa Kellner, Agathe Karrer, Luise Holzer, Lisa Gelius 49.9
    United Kingdom Eileen Hiscock, Ethel Scott, Ivy Walker, Daisy Ridgley 50.5
    Poland Alina Hulanicka, Maryla Freiwald, Stanisława Walasiewicz, Felicja Schabińska 50.8
4   Japan Sumiko Watanabe, Michi Nakanishi, Hatsu Honjo, Kinue Hitomi 52.0
5   France Madeleine Martin, Lucienne Velu, Germaine Jacobs, Margurerite Radideau 53.0
6   Austria Mia Weese, Dolly Wagner, Liesl Perkhaus, Veronika Kohlbach 53.8

Sources:[3][4][5]

The names in italic are highly likely the runners of these nations, as these sprinters are the nations' main 100 metres athletes at the Games.[6][7]

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References

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  1. "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 29 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. "Ned damessuccessen te Praag". De courant Het nieuws van den dag (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 29 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. "Mej. Schuurman tweemaal tweede te Praag". Eindhovensch dagblad (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "De derde wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. 90 lat polskiej lekkoatletyki 1919 - 2009 (PDF) (in Polish). Warsaw: Polish Athletics Association. 2009. Retrieved 13 June 2024.
  6. "Onze Ned. dames in Praag". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 7 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  7. "Int. vrouwenspelen te Praag". Algemeen Handelsblad (in Dutch). 7 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.