Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Swimming events at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Sample picture of the event (unofficial)
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
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The 1976 Summer Olympics were held in Montréal, Canada, 26 events in swimming were contested. There was a total of 471 participants from 51 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 13 14 7 34
2  East Germany (GDR) 11 6 2 19
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 3 5 9
4  Great Britain (GBR) 1 1 1 3
5  Canada (CAN) 0 2 6 8
6  West Germany (FRG) 0 0 2 2
 Netherlands (NED) 0 0 2 2
8  Australia (AUS) 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Jim Montgomery
United States (USA)
49.99 (WR)  Jack Babashoff
United States (USA)
50.81  Peter Nocke
West Germany (FRG)
51.31
200 m freestyle  Bruce Furniss
United States (USA)
1:50.29 (WR)  John Naber
United States (USA)
1:50.50  Jim Montgomery
United States (USA)
1:50.58
400 m freestyle  Brian Goodell
United States (USA)
3:51.93 (WR)  Tim Shaw
United States (USA)
3:52.54  Vladimir Raskatov
Soviet Union (URS)
3:55.76
1500 m freestyle  Brian Goodell
United States (USA)
15:02.40 (WR)  Bobby Hackett
United States (USA)
15:03.91  Stephen Holland
Australia (AUS)
15:04.66
100 m backstroke  John Naber
United States (USA)
55.49 (WR)  Peter Rocca
United States (USA)
56.34  Roland Matthes
East Germany (GDR)
57.22
200 m backstroke  John Naber
United States (USA)
1:59.19 (WR)  Peter Rocca
United States (USA)
2:00.55  Dan Harrigan
United States (USA)
2:01.35
100 m breaststroke  John Hencken
United States (USA)
1:03.11 (WR)  David Wilkie
Great Britain (GBR)
1:03.43  Arvydas Juozaitis
Soviet Union (URS)
1:04.23
200 m breaststroke  David Wilkie
Great Britain (GBR)
2:15.11 (WR)  John Hencken
United States (USA)
2:17.26  Rick Colella
United States (USA)
2:19.20
100 m butterfly  Matt Vogel
United States (USA)
54.35  Joe Bottom
United States (USA)
54.50  Gary Hall, Sr.
United States (USA)
54.65
200 m butterfly  Mike Bruner
United States (USA)
1:59.23 (WR)  Steve Gregg
United States (USA)
1:59.54  Bill Forrester
United States (USA)
1:59.96
400 m individual medley  Rod Strachan
United States (USA)
4:23.68 (WR)  Tim McKee
United States (USA)
4:24.62  Andrei Smirnov
Soviet Union (URS)
4:26.90
4×200 m freestyle relay  United States (USA)
John Naber
Mike Bruner
Bruce Furniss
Jim Montgomery
7:23.22 (WR)  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Raskatov
Andrei Bogdanov
Sergey Kopliakov
Andrey Krylov
7:27.97  Great Britain (GBR)
Alan McClatchey
Brian Brinkley
Gordon Downie
David Dunne
7:32.11
4×100 m medley relay  United States (USA)
John Naber
John Hencken
Matt Vogel
Jim Montgomery
3:42.22 (WR)  Canada (CAN)
Stephen Pickell
Graham Smith
Clay Evans
Gary MacDonald
3:45.94  West Germany (FRG)
Klaus Steinbach
Michael Kraus
Walter Kusch
Peter Nocke
3:47.29

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Kornelia Ender
East Germany (GDR)
55.65 (WR)  Petra Priemer
East Germany (GDR)
56.49  Enith Brigitha
Netherlands (NED)
56.65
200 m freestyle  Kornelia Ender
East Germany (GDR)
1:59.26 (WR)  Shirley Babashoff
United States (USA)
2:01.22  Enith Brigitha
Netherlands (NED)
2:01.40
400 m freestyle  Petra Thümer
East Germany (GDR)
4:09.89 (WR)  Shirley Babashoff
United States (USA)
4:10.46  Shannon Smith
Canada (CAN)
4:14.60
800 m freestyle  Petra Thümer
East Germany (GDR)
8:37.14 (WR)  Shirley Babashoff
United States (USA)
8:37.59  Wendy Weinberg
United States (USA)
8:42.60
100 m backstroke  Ulrike Richter
East Germany (GDR)
1:01.83 (OR)  Birgit Treiber
East Germany (GDR)
1:03.41  Nancy Garapick
Canada (CAN)
1:03.71
200 m backstroke  Ulrike Richter
East Germany (GDR)
2:13.43 (OR)  Birgit Treiber
East Germany (GDR)
2:14.97  Nancy Garapick
Canada (CAN)
2:15.60
100 m breaststroke  Hannelore Anke
East Germany (GDR)
1:11.16  Lyubov Rusanova
Soviet Union (URS)
1:13.04  Marina Koshevaya
Soviet Union (URS)
1:13.30
200 m breaststroke  Marina Koshevaya
Soviet Union (URS)
2:33.35 (WR)  Marina Yurchenya
Soviet Union (URS)
2:36.08  Lyubov Rusanova
Soviet Union (URS)
2:36.22
100 m butterfly  Kornelia Ender
East Germany (GDR)
1:00.13 (=WR)  Andrea Pollack
East Germany (GDR)
1:00.98  Wendy Boglioli
United States (USA)
1:01.17
200 m butterfly  Andrea Pollack
East Germany (GDR)
2:11.41 (OR)  Ulrike Tauber
East Germany (GDR)
2:12.50  Rosemarie Gabriel
East Germany (GDR)
2:12.86
400 m individual medley  Ulrike Tauber
East Germany (GDR)
4:42.77 (WR)  Cheryl Gibson
Canada (CAN)
4:48.10  Becky Smith
Canada (CAN)
4:50.48
4×100 m freestyle relay  United States (USA)
Kim Peyton
Jill Sterkel
Shirley Babashoff
Wendy Boglioli
3:44.82 (WR)  East Germany (GDR)
Petra Priemer
Kornelia Ender
Claudia Hempel
Andrea Pollack
3:45.50  Canada (CAN)
Becky Smith
Gail Amundrud
Barbara Clark
Anne Jardin
3:48.81
4×100 m medley relay  East Germany (GDR)
Ulrike Richter
Hannelore Anke
Kornelia Ender
Andrea Pollack
4:07.95 (WR)  United States (USA)
Camille Wright
Shirley Babashoff
Linda Jezek
Lauri Siering
4:14.55  Canada (CAN)
Susan Sloan
Robin Corsiglia
Wendy Hogg
Anne Jardin
4:15.22

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