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

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 29 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
VenuePiscines Bernat Picornell
Date29 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors49 from 34 nations
Winning time58.62 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Qian Hong
 China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Catherine Plewinski
 France
← 1988
1996 →

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   Kristin Otto (GDR) 59.00 Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
29 July Final A Qian Hong   China 58.62 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 Wang Xiaohong   China 59.34 Q
2 7 5 Qian Hong   China 59.37 Q
3 6 5 Susie O'Neill   Australia 59.95 Q
4 5 3 Franziska van Almsick   Germany 1:00.02 Q
5 5 5 Catherine Plewinski   France 1:00.03 Q
6 7 4 Crissy Ahmann-Leighton   United States 1:00.10 Q
7 5 4 Summer Sanders   United States 1:00.38 Q
8 6 6 Rie Shito   Japan 1:01.04 Q
9 7 3 Lisa Curry   Australia 1:01.07 q
10 5 6 Inge de Bruijn   Netherlands 1:01.12 q
11 7 2 Kristin Topham   Canada 1:01.20 q
12 7 6 Karin Brienesse   Netherlands 1:01.33 q
13 6 2 Ilaria Tocchini   Italy 1:01.37 q
14 5 7 Therèse Lundin   Sweden 1:01.38 q
15 6 3 Yoko Kando   Japan 1:01.56 q
16 6 7 Jacqueline Delord   France 1:01.78 qSO*
7 8 Olga Kirichenko   Unified Team qSO
18 5 2 Bettina Ustrowski   Germany 1:02.07
19 4 3 Martina Moravcová   Czechoslovakia 1:02.11
20 7 7 Madeleine Campbell   Great Britain 1:02.43
21 4 6 Marianne Kriel   South Africa 1:02.49
22 3 4 Anna Uryniuk   Poland 1:02.50 NR
23 4 7 Diana Ureche   Romania 1:02.72
24 7 1 Malin Strömberg   Sweden 1:02.78
25 5 1 María Peláez   Spain 1:02.79
26 3 2 Bárbara Franco   Spain 1:02.83
27 6 8 Julie Howard   Canada 1:02.89
28 5 8 Samantha Purvis   Great Britain 1:02.94
29 4 2 Timea Toth   Israel 1:03.18
6 1 Nataliya Yakovleva   Unified Team
31 2 4 Joscelin Yeo   Singapore 1:03.82
32 4 4 Marja Pärssinen   Finland 1:03.94
33 4 1 Iuliana Pantelimon   Romania 1:04.07
34 2 3 May Ooi   Singapore 1:04.14
35 3 5 Nataša Meškovska   Independent Olympic Participants 1:04.16
36 3 6 Ana Alegria   Portugal 1:04.18
37 2 2 Praphalsai Minpraphal   Thailand 1:04.28
38 3 3 Berit Puggaard   Denmark 1:04.57
39 2 6 Joana Arantes   Portugal 1:04.59
40 3 7 Gabriela Gaja   Mexico 1:04.84
41 2 5 Blanca Morales   Guatemala 1:05.02
42 2 7 Nguyễn Kiều Oanh   Vietnam 1:05.19
43 4 5 Shelley Cramer   Virgin Islands 1:05.84
44 1 7 Anja Margetić   Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:06.26 NR
45 1 5 Sharon Pickering   Fiji 1:06.35
46 1 4 Monica Dahl   Namibia 1:06.58
47 1 3 Ana Joselina Fortin   Honduras 1:07.94
48 1 6 Elsa Freire   Angola 1:10.17
49 1 2 Mariza Gregorio   Mozambique 1:10.27

* Delord and Kirichenko tied for sixteenth place, but the latter elected not to participate in a swimoff, allowing the former to advance to the semifinals by default.

FinalsEdit

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Final BEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 5 Inge de Bruijn   Netherlands 1:01.02
10 6 Karin Brienesse   Netherlands 1:01.20
11 1 Yoko Kando   Japan 1:01.32
12 7 Therèse Lundin   Sweden 1:01.43
13 4 Lisa Curry   Australia 1:01.61
14 3 Kristin Topham   Canada 1:01.91
15 2 Ilaria Tocchini   Italy 1:02.06
16 8 Jacqueline Delord   France 1:03.22

Final AEdit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
  5 Qian Hong   China 58.62 OR
  7 Crissy Ahmann-Leighton   United States 58.74
  2 Catherine Plewinski   France 59.01 NR
4 4 Wang Xiaohong   China 59.10
5 3 Susie O'Neill   Australia 59.69 OC
6 1 Summer Sanders   United States 59.82
7 6 Franziska van Almsick   Germany 1:00.70
8 8 Rie Shito   Japan 1:01.16

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 379. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 379. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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