Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1964 Olympic Games took place on October 14 and October 16.[1] This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.

Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueYoyogi National Gymnasium
Date14 October 1964 (heats)
15 October 1964 (semifinals)
16 October 1964 (final)
Competitors31 from 16 nations
Winning time1:04.7 (WR)
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Sharon Stouder  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ada Kok  Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kathy Ellis  United States
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Sharon Stouder
  United States
Silver Ada Kok
  Netherlands
Bronze Kathy Ellis
  United States

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Kathy Ellis   United States 1:07.8 Q, OR
2 Eiko Takahashi   Japan 1:08.4 Q
3 Judy Gegan   Great Britain 1:10.8 Q
4 Adrie Lasterie   Netherlands 1:11.2
5 Linda McGill   Australia 1:11.7
6 Ursel Brunner   United Team of Germany 1:13.6
7 Molly Tay   Malaysia 1:23.0

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Donna de Varona   United States 1:07.5 Q, OR
2 Mary Anne Cotterill   Great Britain 1:09.4 Q
3 Mary Beth Stewart   Canada 1:09.9 Q
4 Kimiko Sato   Japan 1:10.6 Q

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:07.8 Q
2 Eila Pyrhönen   Finland 1:07.9 Q
3 Marianne Humeniuk   Canada 1:09.5 Q
4 Márta Egerváry   Hungary 1:10.3 Q
5 Tetiana Dev'iatova   Soviet Union 1:11.1
6 Jenny Wood   Zimbabwe 1:11.3
7 Ann Lallande   Puerto Rico 1:17.1

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Sharon Stouder   United States 1:07.0 Q, OR
2 Ute Noack   United Team of Germany 1:09.2 Q
3 Valentyna Yakovleva   Soviet Union 1:11.2
4 Helen Kennedy   Canada 1:11.2
5 Hiroko Saito   Japan 1:13.1
6 Gillian de Greenlaw   Australia 1:14.8
7 Margaret Harding   Puerto Rico 1:23.7

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Glenda Phillips   Great Britain 1:10.3 Q
2 Anna Maria Cecchi   Italy 1:10.3 Q
3 Heike Hustede-Nagel   United Team of Germany 1:10.5 Q
4 Silvia Belmar   Mexico 1:12.1
5 María Ballesté   Spain 1:13.1
6 Jan Turner   Australia 1:14.4

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Sharon Stouder   United States 1:05.6 Q, OR
2 Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:05.9 Q
3 Eila Pyrhönen   Finland 1:07.9 Q
4 Marianne Humeniuk   Canada 1:09.2
5 Ute Noack   United Team of Germany 1:09.3
6 Glenda Phillips   Great Britain 1:10.6
7 Márta Egerváry   Hungary 1:10.7
8 Kimiko Sato   Japan 1:11.2

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Kathleen Ellis   United States 1:07.2 Q
2 Donna de Varona   United States 1:07.7 Q
3 Eiko Takahashi   Japan 1:07.8 Q
4 Mary Beth Stewart   Canada 1:08.6 Q
5 Heike Hustede-Nagel   United Team of Germany 1:08.8 Q
6 Mary-Anne Cotterill   Great Britain 1:09.4
7 Anna Maria Cecchi   Italy 1:10.4
8 Judy Gegan   Great Britain 1:10.5

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Sharon Stouder   United States 1:04.7 WR
  Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:05.6
  Kathy Ellis   United States 1:06.0
4 Eila Pyrhönen   Finland 1:07.3
5 Donna de Varona   United States 1:08.0
6 Heike Hustede-Nagel   United Team of Germany 1:08.5
7 Eiko Takahashi   Japan 1:09.1
8 Mary Beth Stewart   Canada 1:10.0

Key: WR = World record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 November 2016.