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

The women's 100 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1955 Pan American Games took place on 23 March.[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was Sharon Geary of US.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Women's 100 metre freestyle at the II Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesMarch 23 (preliminaries and finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   Canada
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   Canada
«1951
1959»

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths being in freestyle.[9]

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 23.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Helen Stewart   Canada 1:07.7
  Wanda Werner   United States 1:07.7
  Virginia Grant   Canada 1:08.3
4 Liliana Gonzalias   Argentina 1:08.4
5 Gretchen Kluter   United States 1:08.9
6 Shelley Mann   United States 1:09.3
7 Eileen Holt   Argentina 1:09.3
8 Cristina Kujath   Argentina 1:10.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "O GLOBO News Archive - March 24, 1955, Morning, General, page 12". O GLOBO. Archived from the original on 9 September 2013. 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. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Am Games history Archived 2013-09-25 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Swimming technical manual Archived 2011-07-28 at the Wayback Machine