Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games – Women's 100 metres

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The women's 100 metres event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games was held on 6 and 7 August at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [1]

100 metres Sprint race

The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions. The shortest common outdoor running distance, it is one of the most popular and prestigious events in the sport of athletics. It has been contested at the Summer Olympics since 1896 for men and since 1928 for women.

Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games

At the 1978 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A total of 38 events were contested, 23 for men and 15 for women.

Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton) Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta

Commonwealth Stadium, also known as The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium during Eskimos events, is an open-air, all-seater multipurpose stadium located in the McCauley neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It has a seating capacity of 55,819, making it the largest open-air stadium in Canada. It has been used for Canadian football, athletics, soccer, and rugby union, as well as concerts.

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Sonia Lannaman
Flag of England.svg  England
Raelene Boyle
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Denise Boyd
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia

Results

Heats

Held on 6 August

Qualification: First 3 in each heat (Q) and the next 1 fastest (q) qualify for the semifinals.

Wind:
Heat 1: -2.5 m/s, Heat 2: ? m/s, Heat 3: -1.6 m/s, Heat 4: -0.1 m/s, Heat 5: ? m/s

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
13 Beverley Goddard Flag of England.svg  England 11.51Q
22 Leleith Hodges Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.52Q
34 Raelene Boyle Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.53Q
43 Patty Loverock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.57Q
51 Denise Boyd Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.58Q
63 Colleen Beazley Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.60Q
74 Hannah Afriyie Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11.61Q
84 Debbie Jones Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 11.66Q
92 Kim Robertson Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 11.67Q
102 Margot Wells Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 11.69Q
111 Wendy Clarke Flag of England.svg  England 11.73Q
122 Esther Hope Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.74q
141 Marjorie Bailey Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.75Q
145 Sonia Lannaman Flag of England.svg  England 11.75Q
164 Janice Bernard Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.78
175 Angela Bailey Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.79Q
185 Helen Golden Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 11.83Q
195 Wendy Brown Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 11.84
201 Dorothy Scott Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.99
213 June Caddle Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 12.09
223 Jeanette Yawson Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 12.12
234 Esther Otieno Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 12.15
242 Victoria Hancox Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 12.23
253 Carmeta Drummond Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 12.26
265 Candy Ford Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 12.29
275 Nzaeli Kyomo Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 12.35
281 Bernadette Wilson Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 12.36
291 Joanne Gardner Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 12.36
302 Caroline Delancy Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg  Turks and Caicos Islands 12.37
313 Caroline Briggs Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia 12.53
322 Marie-France Mamedy Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius 12.61
331 Georgiana Freeman Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia 12.64
345 Marina Chin Leng Sim Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 12.85
354 Jabou Jawo Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia 12.94
361 Teresa David Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius 13.06
374 Joyce John Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone 13.12
5 Linda McCurry Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland DNS

Semifinals

Held on 6 August

Qualification: First 4 in each semifinal (Q) qualify directly for the final.

Wind:
Heat 1: 0.0 m/s, Heat 2: -0.8 m/s

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11 Denise Boyd Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.37Q
21 Patty Loverock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.47Q
22 Raelene Boyle Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.47Q
41 Sonia Lannaman Flag of England.svg  England 11.49Q
52 Beverley Goddard Flag of England.svg  England 11.52Q
61 Wendy Clarke Flag of England.svg  England 11.56Q
62 Hannah Afriyie Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11.56Q
82 Leleith Hodges Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.58Q
91 Debbie Jones Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 11.62
101 Angela Bailey Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.63
102 Kim Robertson Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 11.63
122 Colleen Beazley Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.66
132 Marjorie Bailey Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.67
142 Helen Golden Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 11.71
151 Margot Wells Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 11.73
161 Esther Hope Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11.82

Final

Held on 7 August

Wind: +2.9 m/s

RankLaneNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg3 Sonia Lannaman Flag of England.svg  England 11.27
Silver medal icon.svg8 Raelene Boyle Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.35
Bronze medal icon.svg7 Denise Boyd Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 11.37
42 Hannah Afriyie Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 11.38
54 Beverley Goddard Flag of England.svg  England 11.40
66 Patty Loverock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 11.40
75 Leleith Hodges Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 11.47
81 Wendy Clarke Flag of England.svg  England 11.48

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References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2018-02-21.