Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place between 20 and 21 October.[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.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Lyn McClements
  Australia
Silver Ellie Daniel
  United States
Bronze Susan Shields
  United States

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Heike Hustede-Nagel   West Germany 1:07.7
2 Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:08.5
3 Jeanne Warren   Canada 1:10.0
4 Yasuko Fujii   Japan 1:10.1
5 Patricia Obregón   Mexico 1:12.4
6 Nam Sang-nam   South Korea 1:16.9

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Ellie Daniel   United States 1:07.2
2 Tatyana Devyatova   Soviet Union 1:07.6
3 Christine Strübing   East Germany 1:09.2
4 Nel Bos   Netherlands 1:09.5
5 Oei Liana   Chinese Taipei 1:11.2
6 Vivienne Smith   Ireland 1:13.1
7 Catherine Grosjean   France 1:14.6

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Lyn McClements   Australia 1:06.1
2 Andrea Gyarmati   Hungary 1:07.4
3 Yvonne Tobis   Israel 1:12.0

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Helga Lindner   East Germany 1:08.0
2 Toni Hewitt   United States 1:08.1
3 Margaret Auton   Great Britain 1:08.5
4 Carmen Gómez   Colombia 1:14.7
5 Ruth Apt   Uruguay 1:15.3
6 Ana Marcial   Puerto Rico 1:17.1

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Susan Shields   United States 1:06.2
2 Sandra Whittleston   New Zealand 1:08.5
3 Gillian Treers   Great Britain 1:10.6
4 Marilyn Corson   Canada 1:10.7
5 Pauline Gray   Australia 1:13.5
6 Adriana Comolli   Argentina 1:16.5

SemifinalsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:06.2
2 Susan Shields   United States 1:06.3
3 Andrea Gyarmati   Hungary 1:06.6
4 Heike Hustede-Nagel   West Germany 1:07.0
5 Toni Hewitt   United States 1:07.9
6 Christine Strübing   East Germany 1:08.2
7 Jeanne Warren   Canada 1:09.7
8 Gillian Treers   Great Britain 1:10.6

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Ellie Daniel   United States 1:06.1
2 Lyn McClements   Australia 1:06.1
3 Helga Lindner   East Germany 1:07.7
4 Tatyana Devyatova   Soviet Union 1:08.4
5 Nel Bos   Netherlands 1:08.5
6 Sandra Whittleston   New Zealand 1:08.7
7 Margaret Auton   Great Britain 1:08.7
8 Yasuko Fujii   Japan 1:09.4

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Lyn McClements   Australia 1:05.5
  Ellie Daniel   United States 1:05.8
  Susan Shields   United States 1:06.2
4 Ada Kok   Netherlands 1:06.2
5 Andrea Gyarmati   Hungary 1:06.8
6 Heike Hustede-Nagel   West Germany 1:06.9
7 Toni Hewitt   United States 1:07.5
8 Helga Lindner   East Germany 1:07.6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 November 2016.