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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

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 Tetiana Dev'iatova   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

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. Retrieved 18 November 2016.