Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships

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1973 FINA
World Championships

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Diving
Individual
3 m men women
10 m men women
Swimming
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Breaststroke
100 m men women
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m men women
200 m men women
Individual medley
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Synchronised swimming
Solo women
Duet women
Team women
Water polo

These are the results (medal winners) of the swimming competition at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 12 6 7 25
2  United States 11 15 6 32
3  Australia 1 2 2 5
4  Hungary 1 1 1 3
5  Canada 1 0 2 3
5  Italy 1 0 2 3
7  Great Britain 1 0 1 2
7  Sweden 1 0 1 2
9  Soviet Union 0 3 0 3
10  Netherlands 0 1 1 2
11  France 0 1 0 1
12  Japan 0 0 3 3
12  West Germany 0 0 3 3
Total 29 29 29 87

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
 Jim Montgomery (USA) 51.70  Michel Rousseau (FRA) 52.08  Michael Wenden (AUS) 52.22
200 m freestyle
 Jim Montgomery (USA) 1:53.02  Kurt Krumpholz (USA) 1:53.61  Roger Pyttel (GDR) 1:53.97
400 m freestyle
 Rick DeMont (USA) 3:58.18
WR
 Brad Cooper (AUS) 3:58.70  Bengt Gingsjö (SWE) 4:01.27
1500 m freestyle
 Stephen Holland (AUS) 15:31.85
WR
 Rick DeMont (USA) 15:35.44  Brad Cooper (AUS) 15:45.04
100 m backstroke
 Roland Matthes (GDR) 57.47  Mike Stamm (USA) 58.77  Lutz Wanja (GDR) 59.08
200 m backstroke
 Roland Matthes (GDR) 2:01.87
WR
 Zoltán Verrasztó (HUN) 2:05.89  John Naber (USA) 2:06.91
100 m breaststroke
 John Hencken (USA) 1:04.02
WR
 Mikhail Khryukin (URS) 1:04.61  Nobutaka Taguchi (JPN) 1:05.61
200 m breaststroke
 David Wilkie (GBR) 2:19.28
WR
 John Hencken (USA) 2:19.95  Nobutaka Taguchi (JPN) 2:23.11
100 m butterfly
 Bruce Robertson (CAN) 55.69  Joe Bottom (USA) 56.37  Robin Backhaus (USA) 56.42
200 m butterfly
 Robin Backhaus (USA) 2:03.32  Steve Gregg (USA) 2:03.58  Hartmut Flöckner (GDR) 2:03.84
200 m individual medley
 Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 2:08.36  Stan Carper (USA) 2:08.43  David Wilkie (GBR) 2:08.84
400 m individual medley
 András Hargitay (HUN) 4:31.11  Rod Strachan (USA) 4:33.50  Rick Colella (USA) 4:34.68
4×100 m freestyle relay
 United States (USA)
Mel Nash
Joe Bottom
Jim Montgomery
John Murphy
3:27.18  Soviet Union (URS)
Igor Grivennikov
Viktor Aboymov
Vladimir Krivtsov
Vladimir Bure
3:31.36  East Germany (GDR)
Roland Matthes
Roger Pyttel
Peter Bruch
Hartmut Flöckner
3:32.03
4×200 m freestyle relay
 United States (USA)
Kurt Krumpholz
Robin Backhaus
Rick Klatt
Jim Montgomery
7:33.22
WR
 Australia (AUS)
John Kulasalu
Steve Badger
Brad Cooper
Michael Wenden
7:43.65  Germany (GER)
Klaus Steinbach
Werner Lampe
Peter Nocke
Folkert Meeuw
7:43.68
4×100 m medley relay
 United States (USA)
Mike Stamm
John Hencken
Joe Bottom
Jim Montgomery
3:49.49  East Germany (GDR)
Roland Matthes
Jürgen Glas
Hartmut Flöckner
Roger Pyttel
3:53.24  Canada (CAN)
Ian MacKenzie
Peter Hrdlitschka
Bruce Robertson
Brian Phillips
3:56.37

Legend: WR – World record; CR – Championship record

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
 Kornelia Ender (GDR) 57.54
WR
 Shirley Babashoff (USA) 58.87  Enith Brigitha (NED) 58.87
200 m freestyle
 Keena Rothhammer (USA) 2:04.99  Shirley Babashoff (USA) 2:05.33  Andrea Eife (GDR) 2:05.52
400 m freestyle
 Heather Greenwood (USA) 4:20.28  Keena Rothhammer (USA) 4:21.50  Novella Calligaris (ITA) 4:21.79
800 m freestyle
 Novella Calligaris (ITA) 8:52.97
WR
 Jo Harshbarger (USA) 8:55.56  Gudrun Wegner (GDR) 9:01.82
100 m backstroke
 Ulrike Richter (GDR) 1:05.42  Melissa Belote (USA) 1:06.11  Wendy Cook (CAN) 1:06.27
200 m backstroke
 Melissa Belote (USA) 2:20.52  Enith Brigitha (NED) 2:22.15  Andrea Gyarmati (HUN) 2:22.48
100 m breaststroke
 Renate Vogel (GDR) 1:13.74  Lyubov Rusanova (URS) 1:15.42  Brigitte Schuchardt (GDR) 1:15.82
200 m breaststroke
 Renate Vogel (GDR) 2.40.01  Hannelore Anke (GDR) 2:40.49  Lynn Colella (USA) 2:41.71
100 m butterfly
 Kornelia Ender (GDR) 1:02.53  Rosemarie Kother (GDR) 1:02.68  Mayumi Aoki (JPN) 1:03.73
200 m butterfly
 Rosemarie Kother (GDR) 2:13.76
WR
 Roswitha Beier (GDR) 2:16.77  Lynn Colella (USA) 2:19.53
200 m individual medley
 Andrea Hübner (GDR) 2:20.51
WR
 Kornelia Ender (GDR) 2:21.21  Kathy Heddy (USA) 2:23.84
400 m individual medley
 Gudrun Wegner (GDR) 4:57.51
WR
 Angela Franke (GDR) 5:00.37  Novella Calligaris (ITA) 5:02.02
4×100 m freestyle relay
 East Germany (GDR)
Kornelia Ender
Andrea Eife
Andrea Hübner
Sylvia Eichner
3:52.45
WR
 United States (USA)
Kim Peyton
Kathy Heddy
Heather Greenwood
Shirley Babashoff
3:55.52  Germany (GER)
Jutta Weber
Heidemarie Reineck
Gudrun Beckmann
Angela Steinbach
3:58.88
4×100 m medley relay
 East Germany (GDR)
Ulrike Richter
Renate Vogel
Rosemarie Kother
Kornelia Ender
4:16.84
WR
 United States (USA)
Melissa Belote
Marcia Morey
Deena Deardurff
Shirley Babashoff
4:25.80  Germany (GER)
Angelika Grieser
Petra Nows
Gudrun Beckmann
Jutta Weber
4:26.57

Legend: WR – World record; CR – Championship record

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