Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

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Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
50 m men women
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

The women's 100 backstroke at the 1988 Summer Olympics was held on September 22.

Records[edit]

The existing World and Olympic records at the time of the competition were:

World record  Ina Kleber (GDR) 1:00.59 Moscow, USSR August 24, 1984
Olympic record  Rica Reinisch (GDR) 1:00.86 Moscow, USSR July 23, 1980

Finals[edit]

A Final[edit]

Place Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Kristin Otto East Germany 1:00.89
2 Krisztina Egerszegi Hungary 1:01.56
3 Cornelia Sirch East Germany 1:01.57
4 Betsy Mitchell United States 1:02.71
5 Beth Barr United States 1:02.78
6 Silvia Poll Costa Rica 1:03.34
7 Nicole Livingstone Australia 1:04.15
8 Marion Aizpors West Germany 1:04.19

B Final[edit]

Place Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 Aneta Patrascoiu Romania 1:03.33
10 Svenja Schlicht West Germany 1:03.68
11 Manuela Carosi Italy 1:03.80
12 Lori Melien Canada 1:03.87
13 Lorenza Vigarani Italy 1:03.88
14 Jolanda de Rover Netherlands 1:04.11
15 Sharon Musson New Zealand 1:04.17
16 Katharine Read Great Britain 1:04.27

Preliminary heats[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Kristin Otto East Germany 1:01.45 q-A
2 Cornelia Sirch East Germany 1:01.63 q-A
3 Krisztina Egerszegi Hungary 1:02.09 q-A
4 Beth Barr United States 1:02.63 q-A
5 Betsy Mitchell United States 1:02.85 q-A
6 Silvia Poll Costa Rica 1:03.21 q-A
7 Nicole Livingstone Australia 1:03.26 q-A
8 Marion Aizpors West Germany 1:03.27 q-A
9 Aneta Patrascoiu Romania 1:03.29 q-B
10 Svenja Schlicht West Germany 1:03.72 q-B
11 Lorenza Vigarani Italy 1:03.96 q-B
12 Lorie Melien Canada 1:04.29 q-B
13 Jolanda de Rover Netherlands 1:04.39 q-B
14 Sharon Musson New Zealand 1:04.58 q-B
15 Katharine Read Great Britain 1:04.62 q-B
16 Manuela Carosi Italy 1:04.69 q-B
Swim-offs= 1:05.05 / 1:04.62
17 Karen Lord Australia 1:04.69 Swim-offs= 1:05.05 / 1:04.75
18 Sharon Page Great Britain 1:04.75
19 Bistra Gospodinova Bulgaria 1:04.91
20 Laurence Guillou France 1:05.07
20 Eva Gysling Switzerland 1:05.07
22 Johanna Larsson Sweden 1:05.10
23 Bolin Wang China 1:05.15
24 Satoko Morishita Japan 1:05.38
25 Sylvia Hume New Zealand 1:05.81
26 Tomoko Onogi Japan 1:06.14
27 Michelle Smith Ireland 1:06.22
28 Akiko Thomson Philippines 1:06.51
29 Alleen Convery Ireland 1:06.73
30 Ji-Hee Hong South Korea 1:08.33
31 Ritajean Garay Puerto Rico 1:08.58
32 Chi Wang Chinese Taipei 1:09.56
33 Ana Joselina Fortin Honduras 1:10.10
34 Tricia Duncan Virgin Islands 1:10.37
35 Wing Sze Tsang Hong Kong 1:10.50
36 Sharon Pickering Fiji 1:12.14
37 Angela Birch Fiji 1:13.48
38 Katerine Moreno Bolivia 1:14.42
39 Elsa Frelre Angola 1:15.56
40 Carolina Araujo Mozambique 1:15.86
41 Carla Fernandes Angola 1:21.58

References[edit]