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

The women's 100 metre butterfly competition of the swimming events at the 1955 Pan American Games took place on 25 March.[1][2] It was the first appearance of this event in the Pan American Games.[3][4][5][6][7]

Women's 100 metre butterfly at the II Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesMarch 25 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   Canada
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   United States
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1959»

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, all in butterfly.[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 25.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Beth Whittall   Canada 1:16.2 GR
  Betty Brey   United States 1:16.5
  Shelley Mann   United States 1:17.7
4 Mary Jane Sears   United States 1:18.2
5 Maria Amicha   Mexico 1:22.7
6 Linda Shler   Canada 1:30.2
7 - - -
8 - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "O GLOBO News Archive - March 26, 1955, Morning, General, page 2". 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.