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Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The women's 100 metre backstroke event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on 20 and 21 July 1976.[1]

Contents

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Tauna Vandeweghe   United States 1:05.00 Q
2 Klavdiya Studennikova   Soviet Union 1:05.56 Q
3 Cheryl Gibson   Canada 1:05.64 Q
4 Antonella Roncelli   Italy 1:06.59
5 Sylvie Testuz   France 1:07.62
6 Paola Ruggieri   Venezuela 1:11.14

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nancy Garapick   Canada 1:03.28 Q
2 Michelle de Vries   Australia 1:06.22 Q
3 Gabriella Verrasztó   Hungary 1:06.27
4 Amanda James   Great Britain 1:07.28
5 Angelika Grieser   West Germany 1:08.08
6 Liliana Cian   Colombia 1:11.62
7 Sansanee Changkasiri   Thailand 1:19.15

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Birgit Treiber   East Germany 1:04.34 Q
2 Linda Jezek   United States 1:04.69 Q
3 Karin Bormann   West Germany 1:06.33
4 Renee Magee   United States 1:06.44
5 Joy Beasley   Great Britain 1:06.66
6 Claudia Bellotto   Argentina 1:10.27
7 Raphaelynne Lee   Hong Kong 1:14.66

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Antje Stille   East Germany 1:04.34 Q
2 Enith Brigitha   Netherlands 1:04.98 Q
3 Nadiya Stavko   Soviet Union 1:05.39 Q
4 Glenda Robertson   Australia 1:06.19 Q
5 Monique Rodahl   New Zealand 1:06.73
6 Naoko Miura   Japan 1:08.31
7 Deirdre Sheehan   Ireland 1:11.53

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter   East Germany 1:03.61 Q
2 Wendy Cook-Hogg   Canada 1:04.31 Q
3 Diane Edelijn   Netherlands 1:05.56 Q
4 Yoshimi Nishigawa   Japan 1:05.78 Q
5 Heike John   West Germany 1:06.20 Q
6 Gunilla Lundberg   Sweden 1:07.73
7 Pierrette Michel   Belgium 1:12.73

SemifinalsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter   East Germany 1:02.39 Q
2 Birgit Treiber   East Germany 1:04.21 Q
3 Cheryl Gibson   Canada 1:04.89 Q
4 Klavdiya Studennikova   Soviet Union 1:05.73
5 Linda Jezek   United States 1:06.01
6 Michelle de Vries   Australia 1:06.02
7 Tauna Vandeweghe   United States 1:06.29
8 Glenda Robertson   Australia 1:06.93

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nancy Garapick   Canada 1:03.75 Q
2 Antje Stille   East Germany 1:03.94 Q
3 Wendy Cook-Hogg   Canada 1:04.17 Q
4 Enith Brigitha   Netherlands 1:05.21 Q
5 Nadiya Stavko   Soviet Union 1:05.23 Q
6 Diane Edelijn   Netherlands 1:05.58
7 Heike John   West Germany 1:06.26
8 Yoshimi Nishigawa   Japan 1:06.46

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Ulrike Richter   East Germany 1:01.83 OR
  Birgit Treiber   East Germany 1:03.41
  Nancy Garapick   Canada 1:03.71
4 Wendy Cook-Hogg   Canada 1:03.93
5 Cheryl Gibson   Canada 1:05.16
6 Nadiya Stavko   Soviet Union 1:05.19
7 Antje Stille   East Germany 1:05.30
8 Diane Edelijn   Netherlands 1:05.53

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Backstroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

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