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Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place on 23 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueJamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date23 September 1988 (heats & finals)
Competitors40 from 28 nations
Winning time59.00 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kristin Otto  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Birte Weigang  East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Qian Hong  China
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Mary T. Meagher (USA) 57.93 Brown Deer, United States 16 August 1981
Olympic record   Mary T. Meagher (USA) 59.05 Los Angeles, United States 2 August 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
23 September Final A Kristin Otto   East Germany 59.00 OR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Catherine Plewinski   France 59.34 Q, NR
2 4 Birte Weigang   East Germany 59.97 Q
3 5 Kristin Otto   East Germany 1:00.40 Q
4 4 Qian Hong   China 1:00.66 Q
5 5 Conny van Bentum   Netherlands 1:00.94 Q
6 3 Janel Jorgensen   United States 1:00.97 Q
7 4 Wang Xiaohong   China 1:01.18 Q
8 3 Mary T. Meagher   United States 1:01.48 Q
9 5 Svitlana Kopchykova   Soviet Union 1:01.85 q
10 5 Fiona Alessandri   Australia 1:01.90 q
11 3 Neviana Miteva   Bulgaria 1:02.01 q
12 3 Kiyomi Takahashi   Japan 1:02.04 q
13 3 Ilaria Tocchini   Italy 1:02.07 q
14 4 Jacqueline Delord   France 1:02.24 q
15 5 Gabi Reha   West Germany 1:02.27 q
16 4 Takayo Kitano   Japan 1:02.39 q
17 2 María Luisa Fernández   Spain 1:02.47
18 4 Caroline Foot   Great Britain 1:02.76
19 4 Ina Beyermann   West Germany 1:02.85
20 5 Jane Kerr   Canada 1:02.91
21 3 Annabelle Cripps   Great Britain 1:03.34
22 5 Agneta Eriksson   Sweden 1:03.45
23 4 Andrea Nugent   Canada 1:03.69
24 3 Emanuela Viola   Italy 1:03.91
3 Stela Pura   Romania
26 2 Lee Hong-mi   South Korea 1:04.36
27 2 Sandra Neves   Portugal 1:04.60
28 2 Blanca Morales   Guatemala 1:05.02
29 2 Marlene Bruten   Mexico 1:05.37
30 2 Kim Soo-jin   South Korea 1:06.14
31 2 Hung Cee Kay   Hong Kong 1:06.94
32 2 Chang Hui-chien   Chinese Taipei 1:07.36
33 1 Marcela Cuesta   Costa Rica 1:07.66
34 1 Nguyễn Kiều Oanh   Vietnam 1:07.96
35 1 Ana Joselina Fortin   Honduras 1:07.99
36 1 Annemarie Munk   Hong Kong 1:08.35
37 1 Sharon Pickering   Fiji 1:10.51
38 1 Cina Munch   Fiji 1:12.03
39 1 Elsa Freire   Angola 1:12.27
40 1 Barbara Gayle   Guam 1:12.84

FinalsEdit

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Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Svitlana Kopchykova   Soviet Union 1:01.48
10 6 Kiyomi Takahashi   Japan 1:01.80
11 7 Jacqueline Delord   France 1:02.45
12 3 Neviana Miteva   Bulgaria 1:02.47
13 5 Fiona Alessandri   Australia 1:02.51
14 8 Takayo Kitano   Japan 1:02.53
15 1 Gabi Reha   West Germany 1:02.63
16 2 Ilaria Tocchini   Italy 1:02.78

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  3 Kristin Otto   East Germany 59.00 OR
  5 Birte Weigang   East Germany 59.45
  6 Qian Hong   China 59.52
4 4 Catherine Plewinski   France 59.58
5 7 Janel Jorgensen   United States 1:00.48
6 2 Conny van Bentum   Netherlands 1:00.62
7 8 Mary T. Meagher   United States 1:00.97
8 1 Wang Xiaohong   China 1:01.15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Seoul 1988: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Seoul 1988. LA84 Foundation. pp. 425–426. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Seoul 1988: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Finals" (PDF). Seoul 1988. LA84 Foundation. p. 426. Retrieved 2 April 2017.

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