80 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling ran by women until 1972 in international competitions.

Since the 1972 Summer Olympics, the event has been permanently replaced by the 100 metre hurdles.[1]

Masters athletics

The distance, with different spacing between hurdles is still in use in Masters athletics in the Men's division over 70 years of age, and the Women's division over 40 years of age.[2]

Youth athletics

The distance, with different spacing between hurdles is also in use in the 11- to 12-year-old division, previously called the "Midget" division.[3]

History

Olympic medalists

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1932 Los Angeles
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Babe Didrikson
 United States
Evelyne Hall
 United States
Marjorie Clark
 South Africa
1936 Berlin
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Ondina Valla
 Italy
Anni Steuer
 Germany
Elizabeth Taylor
 Canada
1948 London
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Fanny Blankers-Koen
 Netherlands
Maureen Gardner
 Great Britain
Shirley Strickland
 Australia
1952 Helsinki
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Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
 Australia
Maria Golubnichaya
 Soviet Union
Maria Sander
 Germany
1956 Melbourne
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Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
 Australia
Gisela Köhler
 United Team of Germany
Norma Thrower
 Australia
1960 Rome
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Irina Press
 Soviet Union
Carole Quinton
 Great Britain
Gisela Birkemeyer
 United Team of Germany
1964 Tokyo
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Karin Balzer
 United Team of Germany
Teresa Ciepły
 Poland
Pam Kilborn
 Australia
1968 Mexico City
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Maureen Caird
 Australia
Pam Kilborn
 Australia
Chi Cheng
 Taiwan

See also

References

  1. ^ "Women's 80/100 Meters Hurdles - Del's Athletics Almanac". athletics.hitsites.deaccessdate=24 October 2012. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-22. Retrieved 2013-05-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.legacy.usatf.org/groups/officials/files/resources/track-events/Hurdle-Placement-Heights-Feb2011.pdf