Swimming at the 1955 Pan American Games – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The women's 100 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 1955 Pan American Games took place on 24 March.[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was Maureen O'Brien of US.[3][4][5][6][7]

Women's 100 metre backstroke at the II Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesMarch 24 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   Canada
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   United States
«1951
1959»

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, all in backstroke.[8]

ResultsEdit

All times are in minutes and seconds.

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

HeatsEdit

FinalEdit

The final was held on March 24.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Leonore Fischer   Canada 1:16.7 GR
  Coralie O'Connor   United States 1:17.8
  Cynthia Gill   United States 1:17.9
4 Shelley Mann   United States 1:18.2
5 Sara Barber   Canada 1:18.8
6 Isa Teixeira   Brazil 1:20.4
7 Vanna Rocco   Argentina 1:20.6
8 Liliana Gonzalias   Argentina -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "O GLOBO News Archive - March 25, 1955, Morning, General, page 10". O GLOBO. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  2. ^ O GLOBO News Archive
  3. ^ Hickoksports Archived 2012-12-05 at Archive.today
  4. ^ Resultados
  5. ^ All Pan medalists - Male
  6. ^ All Pan medalists - Female
  7. ^ Pan American Games - Swimming and Diving page, from gbrathletics.com; retrieved 2012-04-15.
  8. ^ "Swimming Technical Manual" (PDF). Guadalajara 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011.