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Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The women's 100 metre backstroke event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 28 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Women's 100 metre backstroke
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date28 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors46 from 32 nations
Winning time1:00.68 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Krisztina Egerszegi  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tünde Szabó  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lea Loveless  United States
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RecordsEdit

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

World record   Krisztina Egerszegi (HUN) 1:00.31 Athens, Greece 22 August 1991
Olympic record   Rica Reinisch (GDR) 1:00.86 Moscow, Soviet Union 23 July 1980

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
28 July Heat 6 Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 1:00.85 OR
28 July Final A Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 1:00.68 OR

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

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

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 6 4 Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 1:00.85 Q, OR
2 6 5 Lea Loveless   United States 1:01.19 Q
3 4 4 Tünde Szabó   Hungary 1:02.14 Q
4 5 3 Nina Zhivanevskaya   Unified Team 1:02.25 Q
5 5 4 Janie Wagstaff   United States 1:02.29 Q
6 5 5 Nicole Stevenson   Australia 1:02.54 Q
7 6 3 Yoko Koikawa   Japan 1:02.83 Q
8 5 6 Joanne Meehan   Australia 1:02.84 Q
9 6 6 Silvia Poll   Costa Rica 1:02.88 q, NR
10 4 3 Sandra Völker   Germany 1:02.90 q
11 5 2 Anna Simcic   New Zealand 1:03.12 q
12 5 1 Marianne Kriel   South Africa 1:03.20 q
13 6 1 Noriko Inada   Japan 1:03.21 q
14 4 5 Dagmar Hase   Germany 1:03.35 q
15 4 7 Nikki Dryden   Canada 1:03.71 q
16 4 1 He Cihong   China 1:03.83 q
17 6 2 Ellen Elzerman   Netherlands 1:03.96
18 3 2 Akiko Thomson   Philippines 1:04.32 NR
19 4 8 Joanne Deakins   Great Britain 1:04.38
20 6 8 Claudia Stănescu   Romania 1:04.44
21 4 2 Eva Gysling   Switzerland 1:04.50
22 2 7 Jill Brukman   South Africa 1:04.57
23 5 8 Lorenza Vigarani   Italy 1:04.65
24 6 7 Katherine Read   Great Britain 1:04.97
25 3 3 Lara Bianconi   Italy 1:05.02
26 5 7 Natalya Shibayeva   Unified Team 1:05.08
27 3 4 Núria Castelló   Spain 1:05.09
28 4 6 Julie Howard   Canada 1:05.26
29 2 5 Małgorzata Galwas   Poland 1:05.36 NR
30 3 5 Helena Straková   Czechoslovakia 1:05.38
31 3 6 Martina Moravcová   Czechoslovakia 1:05.73
32 2 3 Céline Bonnet   France 1:05.75
2 2 Nathalie Wunderlich   Switzerland
34 3 8 Rita Jean Garay   Puerto Rico 1:05.92 NR
35 2 1 Lee Chang-ha   South Korea 1:06.08
36 3 7 Ana Barros   Portugal 1:06.11
37 3 1 Mariya Kocheva   Bulgaria 1:06.17
38 2 4 Diane Lacombe   France 1:06.31
39 1 5 Anne Lackman   Finland 1:06.48
40 1 1 Darija Alauf   Independent Olympic Participants 1:06.81 NR
41 2 6 Tanja Godina   Slovenia 1:06.97
42 1 4 Sarah-Jane Murphy   Zimbabwe 1:07.47
43 1 6 Storme Moodie   Zimbabwe 1:07.60
44 1 3 Ana Joselina Fortin   Honduras 1:08.24
45 1 2 Rania Elwani   Egypt 1:10.12
1 7 Sharon Pickering   Fiji DNS

FinalsEdit

[3]

Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 7 Dagmar Hase   Germany 1:02.93
10 6 Marianne Kriel   South Africa 1:03.12
11 3 Anna Simcic   New Zealand 1:03.30
12 2 Noriko Inada   Japan 1:03.42
13 8 He Cihong   China 1:03.50
14 1 Nikki Dryden   Canada 1:03.50
15 4 Silvia Poll   Costa Rica 1:03.57
16 5 Sandra Völker   Germany 1:04.52

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  4 Krisztina Egerszegi   Hungary 1:00.68 OR
  3 Tünde Szabó   Hungary 1:01.14
  5 Lea Loveless   United States 1:01.43
4 7 Nicole Stevenson   Australia 1:01.78
5 2 Janie Wagstaff   United States 1:01.81
6 8 Joanne Meehan   Australia 1:02.07
7 6 Nina Zhivanevskaya   Unified Team 1:02.36
8 1 Yoko Koikawa   Japan 1:03.23

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Backstroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Backstroke Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. pp. 375–376. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Backstroke Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 376. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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