Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres

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Women's 100 metres
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
DatesAugust 1 (heats and semifinals)
August 2 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Stanisława Walasiewicz Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland
Silver medal icon.svg Hilda Strike Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada
Bronze medal icon.svg Wilhelmina von Bremen US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
  1928
1936  

The women's 100 metres sprint event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place between August 1 and August 2 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. [1] The final was won by Pole Stanisława Walasiewicz.

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In 1980, after her shooting death as a bystander at an armed robbery, 1932 race winner Stanisława Walasiewicz was revealed to be intersex, and possibly ineligible to compete under modern gender determination tests. [2] No change has been made to the records for the 1932 women's 100 metres race.

Results

Heats

Heat 1

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Marie Dollinger Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany 12.2Q
2 Billie von Bremen US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.3Q
3 Hilda Strike Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.3Q
4 Gwen Porter Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 12.4
5 Marjorie Clark Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa 12.5

Heat 2

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Stanisława Walasiewicz Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 11.9Q
2 Mary Frizzell Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.1Q
3 Sumiko Watanabe Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 12.2Q
4 Bep du Mée Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12.3

Heat 3

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Tollien Schuurman Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12.2Q
2 Mary Vandervliet Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.3Q
3 Eileen Hiscock Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 12.3Q
4 Eileen Wearne Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 12.5
5 Ethel Harrington US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.7
6 Taka Shibata Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 12.7

Heat 4

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Elizabeth Wilde US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.4Q
2 Cor Aalten Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12.4Q
3 Thelma Kench Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 12.4Q
4 Asa Dogura Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 12.9
5 Ethel Johnson Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 13.9

Semifinals

Semifinal 1

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Hilda Strike Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.4Q
2 Elizabeth Wilde US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.4Q
3 Marie Dollinger Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany 12.4Q
4 Tollien Schuurman Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12.4
5 Sumiko Watanabe Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Unknown
6 Thelma Kench Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Unknown

Semifinal 2

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
1 Stanisława Walasiewicz Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 11.9Q, =WR
2 Billie von Bremen US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.1Q
3 Eileen Hiscock Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 12.3Q
4 Mary Vandervliet Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.3
5 Mary Frizzell Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 12.3
6 Cor Aalten Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 12.4

Final

RankAthleteNationTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Stanisława Walasiewicz Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 11.9 =WR
Silver medal icon.svg Hilda Strike Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 11.9 =WR
Bronze medal icon.svg Wilhelmina von Bremen US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.0
4 Marie Dollinger Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany 12.2
5 Eileen Hiscock Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 12.3
6 Elizabeth Wilde US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 12.3

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References

  1. "Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's 100 metres". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  2. (in English) Associated Press (corporate author) (23 January 1981). "Report Says Stella Walsh; Had Male Sex Organs". The New York Times (23 January 1981). Retrieved 31 May 2006.