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Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metre freestyle

The women's 400 metre freestyle event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on 20 July.[1]

Women's 400 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Petra Thümer  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Shirley Babashoff  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shannon Smith  Canada
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Contents

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Rebecca Perrott   New Zealand 4:15.71 Q, OR
2 Regina Jäger   East Germany 4:20.05
3 Tracey Wickham   Australia 4:24.44
4 Carine Verbauwen   Belgium 4:26.27
5 María Pérez   Venezuela 4:38.93
6 María París   Costa Rica 4:40.35
7 Vilborg Sverrisdóttir   Iceland 4:48.28

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Brenda Borgh   United States 4:17.20 Q
2 Wendy Quirk   Canada 4:19.69
3 Wendy Lee   Canada 4:20.16
4 Laura Bortolotti   Italy 4:29.71
5 Antonia Real   Spain 4:30.37
6 Fernanda Pérez   Colombia 4:45.73
7 Karen Robertson   Hong Kong 5:03.90

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Annelies Maas   Netherlands 4:17.16 Q
2 Kathy Heddy   United States 4:19.34 Q
3 Susan Barnard   Great Britain 4:30.05
4 Maria Guimarães   Brazil 4:32.63
5 Linda Faber   Netherlands 4:36.98
6 Susana Coppo   Argentina 4:57.41

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Shirley Babashoff   United States 4:16.07 Q
2 Shannon Smith   Canada 4:16.70 Q
3 Sabine Kahle   East Germany 4:19.34 Q
4 Irina Vlasova   Soviet Union 4:21.19
5 Ratchaneewan Bulakul   Thailand 4:32.98
6 Susan Edmondson   Great Britain 4:33.33
7 Diana Hatler   Puerto Rico 4:49.73

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Petra Thümer   East Germany 4:17.20 Q
2 Rosemary Milgate   Australia 4:21.20
3 Jenny Turrall   Australia 4:21.33
4 Allison Calder   New Zealand 4:23.64
5 Eleonora Pandini   Italy 4:34.69
6 Myriam Mizouni   Tunisia 4:43.11
7 Georgina Osorio   Panama 4:49.80

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
  Petra Thümer   East Germany 4:09.89 WR
  Shirley Babashoff   United States 4:10.46
  Shannon Smith   Canada 4:14.60
4 Rebecca Perrott   New Zealand 4:14.76
5 Kathy Heddy   United States 4:15.50
6 Brenda Borgh   United States 4:17.43
7 Annelies Maas   Netherlands 4:17.44
8 Sabine Kahle   East Germany 4:20.42

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's 400 metres Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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