1997 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships – Men's 100 metre backstroke

The men's 100 metre backstroke competition at the 1997 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships took place on August 10 at the NISHI Civic Pool.[1] The last champion was Jeff Rouse of US.[2]

Men's 100 metre backstroke
at the 1997 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
VenueNISHI Civic Pool
DatesAugust 10, 1997 (heats &
finals)
Competitors17 from 8 nations
Winning time54.43
Medalists
gold medal    United States
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Canada
← 1995
1999 →

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, all in backstroke.[3]

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan Pacific records were as follows:

World record   Jeff Rouse (USA) 53.86 Barcelona, Spain July 31, 1992
Pan Pacific Championships record   Jeff Rouse (USA) 54.67 Edmonton, Canada August 22, 1991

ResultsEdit

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified CR Championships record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

HeatsEdit

The first round was held on August 10.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Lenny Krayzelburg   United States 54.97 QA
2 Neil Walker   United States 55.42 QA
3 Mark Versfeld   Canada 55.69 QA
4 Brad Bridgewater   United States 56.09 QA
5 Ricardo Busquets   Puerto Rico 56.38 QA
6 Adrian Radley   Australia 56.39 QA
7 Keitaro Konnai   Japan 56.83 QA
8 Wang Wei   China 56.89 QA
9 Takafumi Ohishi   Japan 57.00 QB
10 Dustin Hersee   Canada 57.04 QB
11 Hajime Itoi   Japan 57.15 QB
12 Robert van der Zant   Australia 57.23 QB
12 Ray Hass   Australia 57.24 QB
14 Tate Blahnik   United States 57.29 QB
15 Tane Strickland   New Zealand 58.30 QB
16 Juan Rodela   Mexico 58.62 QB
17 Ross Dunwoody   New Zealand 58.65

B FinalEdit

The B final was held on August 10.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
9 Brad Bridgewater   United States 55.71
10 Dustin Hersee   Canada 57.07
11 Hajime Itoi   Japan 57.20
12 Ray Hass   Australia 57.27
13 Robert van der Zant   Australia 57.58
14 Ross Dunwoody   New Zealand 58.15
15 Tane Strickland   New Zealand 58.67
16 Juan Rodela   Mexico 58.88

A FinalEdit

The A final was held on August 10.[1]

Rank Lane Nationality Time Notes
  Lenny Krayzelburg   United States 54.43 CR
  Neil Walker   United States 55.27
  Mark Versfeld   Canada 55.55
4 Adrian Radley   Australia 56.15
5 Keitaro Konnai   Japan 56.29
6 Wang Wei   China 56.30
7 Ricardo Busquets   Puerto Rico 56.35
8 Takafumi Ohishi   Japan 56.94

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Results of the 1997 Pan Pacific". Swim News. September 1997. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
  2. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Pacific Championships history Archived 2014-10-10 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.