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400 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s 400 meters from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1964
    GOLD Betty Cuthbert, AUS 52.01
    SILVER Ann Packer, GBR 52.20
    BRONZE Judy Amoore, AUS 53.4

  • 1968
    GOLD Colette Besson, FRA 52.03
    SILVER Lillian Board, GBR 52.12
    BRONZE Natalya Pechonkina, URS 52.25

  • 1972
    GOLD Monika Zehrt, GDR 51.08
    SILVER Rita Walden, FRG 51.21
    BRONZE Kathy Hammond, USA 51.64

  • 1976
    GOLD Irena Szewinska, POL 49.28
    SILVER Christina Brehmer, GDR 50.51
    BRONZE Ellen Streidt, GDR 50.55

  • 1980
    GOLD Marita Koch, GDR 48.88
    SILVER Jarmila Kratochvílová, CZE 49.46
    BRONZE Christina Lathan, GDR 49.66

  • 1984
    GOLD Valerie Brisco-Hooks, USA 48.83
    SILVER Chandra Cheeseborough, USA 49.05
    BRONZE Kathy Cook, GBR 49.43

  • 1988
    GOLD Olga Bryzgina, URS 48.65
    SILVER Petra Müller, GDR 49.45
    BRONZE Olga Nazarova, URS 49.90

  • 1992
    GOLD Marie-José Pérec, FRA 48.83
    SILVER Olga Bryzgina, EUN 49.05
    BRONZE Ximena Restrepo, COL 49.64

  • 1996
    GOLD Marie-José Pérec, FRA 48.25
    SILVER Cathy Freeman, AUS 48.63
    BRONZE Falilat Ogunkoya, NGR 49.10

  • 2000
    GOLD Cathy Freeman, AUS 49.11
    SILVER Lorraine Graham, JAM 49.58
    BRONZE Katharine Merry, GBR 49.72

  • 2004
    GOLD Tonique Williams-Darling, BAH 49.41
    SILVER Ana Guevar, MEX 49.56
    BRONZE Natalya Antyukh, RUS 49.89

  • 2008
    GOLD Christine Ohuruogu, GBR 49.62
    SILVER Shericka Williams, JAM 49.69
    BRONZE Sanya Richards, USA 49.93

  • 2012
    GOLD Sanya Richards-Ross, USA 49.55
    SILVER Christine Ohuruogu, GBR 49.70
    BRONZE Deedee Trotter, USA 49.72


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