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Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 2004 Olympic Games was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece on August 14 and 15.[1]

Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueAthens Olympic Aquatic Centre
DateAugust 14, 2004 (heats & semifinals)
August 15, 2004 (final)
Competitors38 from 30 nations
Winning time57.72
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Petria Thomas  Australia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Otylia Jędrzejczak  Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Inge de Bruijn  Netherlands
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Australia's Petria Thomas, who finished fourth in Sydney, won her first individual gold medal in this event, outside the Olympic record time of 57.72 seconds. The silver medal was awarded to Poland's Otylia Jędrzejczak, who trailed behind Thomas by 0.12 of a second, in an outstanding time of 57.84. Defending Olympic champion and world record holder Inge de Bruijn of the Netherlands, on the other hand, took home the bronze at 57.99 seconds.[2][3]

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Inge de Bruijn (NED) 56.61 Sydney, Australia 17 September 2000
Olympic record   Inge de Bruijn (NED) 56.61 Sydney, Australia 17 September 2000

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 4 Petria Thomas   Australia 57.47 Q
2 4 5 Otylia Jędrzejczak   Poland 57.84 Q, NR
3 5 5 Inge de Bruijn   Netherlands 58.47 Q
4 3 4 Martina Moravcová   Slovakia 58.48 Q
5 5 7 Jessicah Schipper   Australia 58.57 Q
6 4 4 Jenny Thompson   United States 58.77 Q
7 5 3 Junko Onishi   Japan 59.22 Q
8 5 6 Malia Metella   France 59.38 Q
3 3 Rachel Komisarz   United States Q
10 4 2 Ambra Migliori   Italy 59.47 Q
11 5 1 Franziska van Almsick   Germany 59.53 Q, WD
12 4 6 Zhou Yafei   China 59.62 Q
13 3 2 Natalya Sutyagina   Russia 59.76 Q
14 3 5 Alena Popchanka   Belarus 59.77 Q
15 2 4 Mette Jacobsen   Denmark 59.81 Q
16 4 3 Anna-Karin Kammerling   Sweden 59.84 Q
17 3 1 Yuko Nakanishi   Japan 1:00.16 Q
18 3 8 Beatrix Boulsevicz   Hungary 1:00.18
19 2 3 Eirini Kavarnou   Greece 1:00.43
20 4 1 Georgina Lee   Great Britain 1:00.45
21 4 8 Chantal Groot   Netherlands 1:00.49
22 5 8 Francesca Segat   Italy 1:00.56
23 2 5 Elizabeth Coster   New Zealand 1:00.61
3 6 Johanna Sjöberg   Sweden
25 4 7 Aurore Mongel   France 1:00.65
26 3 7 Vered Borochovski   Israel 1:00.69
27 2 6 Joscelin Yeo   Singapore 1:00.81
28 5 2 Xu Yanwei   China 1:01.53
29 2 2 Maria Papadopoulou   Cyprus 1:02.01
30 1 6 Kateryna Zubkova   Ukraine 1:02.22
31 2 1 Kolbrún Yr Kristjánsdóttir   Iceland 1:02.33
32 2 8 Sze Hang Yu   Hong Kong 1:02.42
33 2 7 Park Kyung-hwa   South Korea 1:02.52
34 1 4 Cheng Wan-jung   Chinese Taipei 1:02.94
35 1 5 Gülşah Günenç   Turkey 1:04.30
36 1 2 Angela Galea   Malta 1:05.47
37 1 3 Mariya Bugakova   Uzbekistan 1:07.08
38 1 7 Natasha Sara Georgeos   Saint Lucia 1:07.94

SemifinalsEdit

Semifinal 1Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Otylia Jędrzejczak   Poland 58.10 Q
2 5 Martina Moravcová   Slovakia 58.66 Q
3 3 Jenny Thompson   United States 58.91 Q
4 6 Rachel Komisarz   United States 59.34
5 2 Ambra Migliori   Italy 59.53
5 8 Yuko Nakanishi   Japan 59.53
7 1 Mette Jacobsen   Denmark 59.72
8 7 Natalya Sutyagina   Russia 59.79

Semifinal 2Edit

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Inge de Bruijn   Netherlands 57.50 Q
2 4 Petria Thomas   Australia 57.93 Q
3 3 Jessicah Schipper   Australia 58.63 Q
4 1 Alena Popchanka   Belarus 58.97 Q
5 6 Junko Onishi   Japan 59.24 Q
5 2 Malia Metella   France 59.28
7 8 Anna-Karin Kammerling   Sweden 59.33
8 7 Zhou Yafei   China 59.48

FinalEdit

Rank Lane Swimmer Nation Time Notes
  5 Petria Thomas   Australia 57.72
  3 Otylia Jędrzejczak   Poland 57.84
  4 Inge de Bruijn   Netherlands 57.99
4 6 Jessicah Schipper   Australia 58.22
5 7 Jenny Thompson   United States 58.72
6 2 Martina Moravcová   Slovakia 58.96
7 1 Alena Popchanka   Belarus 59.06
8 8 Junko Onishi   Japan 59.83

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Swimming schedule". BBC Sport. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 17 June 2007.
  2. ^ Thomas, Stephen (15 August 2004). "Petria Thomas Takes the 100 Fly, Inky Relegated to the Bronze with Mistimed Finish". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 3 December 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Petria Thomas beats Inge de Bruijn for Gold in the 100 metres butterfly". ABC News Australia. 16 August 2004. Retrieved 20 March 2013.

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