Swimming at the 1959 Pan American Games – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The women's 100 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 1959 Pan American Games took place on 5 September (preliminaries) and 6 September (final).[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was Leonore Fisher of Canada.[3][4][5][6][7]

Women's 100 metre backstroke at the III Pan American Games
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Venue-
DatesSeptember 5 (preliminaries), September 6 (finals)
Medalists
Gold medal   United States
Silver medal   Canada
Bronze medal   United States
«1955
1963»

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

The first round was held on September 5.[1]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 - Sara Barber   Canada 1:12.7 Q, GR
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FinalEdit

The final was held on September 6.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Carin Cone   United States 1:12.2 GR
  Sara Barber   Canada 1:12.3
  Christine Kluter   United States 1:12.4
4 Lynn Burke   United States 1:13.8
5 Lynn Scott   Canada 1:17.1
6 Dulce Okayama   Brazil 1:22.9
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8 - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "O GLOBO News Archive - September 7, 1959, Morning, Sports, page 6". O GLOBO. Archived from the original on 8 September 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)