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

The men's 100 metre freestyle competition at the 1997 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships took place on August 11 at the NISHI Civic Pool.[1] The last champion was Gary Hall, Jr. of US.[2]

Men's 100 metre freestyle
at the 1997 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
VenueNISHI Civic Pool
DatesAugust 11, 1997 (heats &
finals)
Competitors23 from 9 nations
Winning time49.46
Medalists
gold medal    Australia
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    Puerto Rico
← 1995
1999 →

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths being in freestyle.[3]

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Alexander Popov (RUS) 48.21 Monte Carlo, Monaco June 18, 1994
Pan Pacific Championships record   Matt Biondi (USA) 49.17 Tokyo, Japan August 16, 1985

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 11.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Michael Klim   Australia 49.52 QA
2 Ricardo Busquets   Puerto Rico 50.00 QA
3 Neil Walker   United States 50.06 QA
4 Scott Tucker   United States 50.15 QA
5 Stephen Clarke   Canada 50.27 QA
6 Jon Olsen   United States 50.31 QA
7 Brad Schumacher   United States 50.36 QA
8 David Fox   United States 50.45 QA
9 Uğur Taner   United States 50.61 QB
10 Ian van der Wal   Australia 50.72 QB
11 Sion Brinn   Jamaica 50.82 QB
12 Craig Hutchison   Canada 50.87 QB
12 Richard Upton   Australia 50.87 QB
14 John Steel   New Zealand 51.03 QB
15 Trent Bray   New Zealand 51.06 QB
16 Scott Logan   Australia 51.10 QB
17 Shunsuke Ito   Japan 51.13
18 Nicholas Tongue   New Zealand 51.31
19 Yukihiro Matsushita   Japan 51.38
20 Jiang Chengji   China 51.67
20 Nate Dusing   United States 51.67
20 Brendon Dedekind   South Africa 51.67
23 Dustin Hersee   Canada 51.75

B FinalEdit

The B final was held on August 11.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
9 Jon Olsen   United States 49.95
10 Richard Upton   Australia 51.13
11 John Steel   New Zealand 51.18
11 Nicholas Tongue   New Zealand 51.18
13 Trent Bray   New Zealand 51.27
14 Shunsuke Ito   Japan 51.36
15 Yukihiro Matsushita   Japan 51.38
16 Jiang Chengji   China 51.50

A FinalEdit

The A final was held on August 11.[1]

Rank Lane Nationality Time Notes
  Michael Klim   Australia 49.46
  Neil Walker   United States 49.57
  Ricardo Busquets   Puerto Rico 49.94
4 Stephen Clarke   Canada 50.06 NR
5 Scott Tucker   United States 50.17
6 Sion Brinn   Jamaica 50.32
7 Ian van der Wal   Australia 50.71
8 Craig Hutchison   Canada 51.21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Results of the 1997 Pan Pacific". Swim News. September 1997. Retrieved May 5, 2014.
  2. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Pacific Championships history Archived 2014-10-10 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Swimming technical manual Archived July 28, 2011, at the Wayback Machine