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Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics

The 1976 Summer Olympics were held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 26 events in swimming were contested. There was a total of 471 participants from 51 countries competing.[1]

Swimming
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Competitors471 from 51 nations
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Contents

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)1314734
2  East Germany (GDR)116219
3  Soviet Union (URS)1359
4  Great Britain (GBR)1113
5  Canada (CAN)0268
6  Netherlands (NED)0022
  West Germany (FRG)0022
8  Australia (AUS)0011
Totals (8 nations)26262678


Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
  Jim Montgomery (USA) 49.99 (WR)   Jack Babashoff (USA) 50.81   Peter Nocke (FRG) 51.31
200 m freestyle
details
  Bruce Furniss (USA) 1:50.29 (WR)   John Naber (USA) 1:50.50   Jim Montgomery (USA) 1:50.58
400 m freestyle
details
  Brian Goodell (USA) 3:51.93 (WR)   Tim Shaw (USA) 3:52.54   Vladimir Raskatov (URS) 3:55.76
1500 m freestyle
details
  Brian Goodell (USA) 15:02.40 (WR)   Bobby Hackett (USA) 15:03.91   Stephen Holland (AUS) 15:04.66
100 m backstroke
details
  John Naber (USA) 55.49 (WR)   Peter Rocca (USA) 56.34   Roland Matthes (GDR) 57.22
200 m backstroke
details
  John Naber (USA) 1:59.19 (WR)   Peter Rocca (USA) 2:00.55   Dan Harrigan (USA) 2:01.35
100 m breaststroke
details
  John Hencken (USA) 1:03.11 (WR)   David Wilkie (GBR) 1:03.43   Arvydas Juozaitis (URS) 1:04.23
200 m breaststroke
details
  David Wilkie (GBR) 2:15.11 (WR)   John Hencken (USA) 2:17.26   Rick Colella (USA) 2:19.20
100 m butterfly
details
  Matt Vogel (USA) 54.35   Joe Bottom (USA) 54.50   Gary Hall, Sr. (USA) 54.65
200 m butterfly
details
  Mike Bruner (USA) 1:59.23 (WR)   Steve Gregg (USA) 1:59.54   Bill Forrester (USA) 1:59.96
400 m individual medley
details
  Rod Strachan (USA) 4:23.68 (WR)   Tim McKee (USA) 4:24.62   Andrey Smirnov (URS) 4:26.90
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
John Naber
Mike Bruner
Bruce Furniss
Jim Montgomery
7:23.22 (WR)   Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Raskatov
Andrei Bogdanov
Sergey Kopliakov
Andrey Krylov
7:27.97   Great Britain (GBR)
Alan McClatchey
Brian Brinkley
Gordon Downie
David Dunne
7:32.11
4 × 100 m medley relay
details
  United States (USA)
John Naber
John Hencken
Matt Vogel
Jim Montgomery
3:42.22 (WR)   Canada (CAN)
Stephen Pickell
Graham Smith
Clay Evans
Gary MacDonald
3:45.94   West Germany (FRG)
Klaus Steinbach
Michael Kraus
Walter Kusch
Peter Nocke
3:47.29

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
  Kornelia Ender (GDR) 55.65 (WR)   Petra Priemer (GDR) 56.49   Enith Brigitha (NED) 56.65
200 m freestyle
details
  Kornelia Ender (GDR) 1:59.26 (WR)   Shirley Babashoff (USA) 2:01.22   Enith Brigitha (NED) 2:01.40
400 m freestyle
details
  Petra Thümer (GDR) 4:09.89 (WR)   Shirley Babashoff (USA) 4:10.46   Shannon Smith (CAN) 4:14.60
800 m freestyle
details
  Petra Thümer (GDR) 8:37.14 (WR)   Shirley Babashoff (USA) 8:37.59   Wendy Weinberg (USA) 8:42.60
100 m backstroke
details
  Ulrike Richter (GDR) 1:01.83 (OR)   Birgit Treiber (GDR) 1:03.41   Nancy Garapick (CAN) 1:03.71
200 m backstroke
details
  Ulrike Richter (GDR) 2:13.43 (OR)   Birgit Treiber (GDR) 2:14.97   Nancy Garapick (CAN) 2:15.60
100 m breaststroke
details
  Hannelore Anke (GDR) 1:11.16   Lyubov Rusanova (URS) 1:13.04   Marina Koshevaya (URS) 1:13.30
200 m breaststroke
details
  Marina Koshevaya (URS) 2:33.35 (WR)   Marina Yurchenya (URS) 2:36.08   Lyubov Rusanova (URS) 2:36.22
100 m butterfly
details
  Kornelia Ender (GDR) 1:00.13 (=WR)   Andrea Pollack (GDR) 1:00.98   Wendy Boglioli (USA) 1:01.17
200 m butterfly
details
  Andrea Pollack (GDR) 2:11.41 (OR)   Ulrike Tauber (GDR) 2:12.50   Rosemarie Gabriel (GDR) 2:12.86
400 m individual medley
details
  Ulrike Tauber (GDR) 4:42.77 (WR)   Cheryl Gibson (CAN) 4:48.10   Becky Smith (CAN) 4:50.48
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
Kim Peyton
Jill Sterkel
Shirley Babashoff
Wendy Boglioli
3:44.82 (WR)   East Germany (GDR)
Petra Priemer
Kornelia Ender
Claudia Hempel
Andrea Pollack
3:45.50   Canada (CAN)
Becky Smith
Gail Amundrud
Barbara Clark
Anne Jardin
3:48.81
4 × 100 m medley relay
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Ulrike Richter
Hannelore Anke
Kornelia Ender
Andrea Pollack
4:07.95 (WR)   United States (USA)
Camille Wright
Shirley Babashoff
Linda Jezek
Lauri Siering
4:14.55   Canada (CAN)
Susan Sloan
Robin Corsiglia
Wendy Hogg
Anne Jardin
4:15.22

Participating nationsEdit

471 swimmers from 51 nations competed.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 19 October 2016.