Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

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Women's 100 metre backstroke
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    South Africa
«1992 2000»
Swimming events at the
1996 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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The finals of the Women's 100 metres Backstroke event for the 1996 Summer Olympics were held in Atlanta, United States, on July 22, 1996.

Results[edit]

Final A[edit]

RANK FINAL A TIME
Gold  Beth Botsford (USA) 1:01.19
Silver  Whitney Hedgepeth (USA) 1:01.47
Bronze  Marianne Kriel (RSA) 1:02.12
4.  Mai Nakamura (JPN) 1:02.33
5.  Chen Yan (CHN) 1:02.50
6.  Antje Buschschulte (GER) 1:02.52
7.  Nicole Stevenson (AUS) 1:02.70
8.  Miki Nakao (JPN) 1:02.78

Final B[edit]

RANK FINAL B TIME
9.  Nina Zhivanevskaya (RUS) 1:02.38
10.  Anke Scholz (GER) 1:02.85
11.  Lydia Lipscombe (NZL) 1:03.30
12.  Olga Kochetkova (RUS) 1:03.52
13.  Helen Slatter (GBR) 1:03.61
14.  Elli Overton (AUS) 1:03.69
15.  Julie Howard (CAN) 1:04.01
16.  Therese Alshammar (SWE) 1:04.15

Qualifying heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Annamária Kiss (HUN) 1:07.38
2.  Gail Rizzo (MLT) 1:07.61
3.  Ximena Escalera (BOL) 1:11.70
4.  Harijesy Razafindramahatra (MAD) 1:13.83


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Lee Ji-Hyun (KOR) 1:03.96
2.  Praphalsai Minpraphal (THA) 1:04.61
3.  Marcela Kubalčíková (CZE) 1:05.48
4.  Yseult Gervy (BEL) 1:05.72
5.  Aikaterini Klepkou (GRE) 1:05.94
6.  Florina Herea (ROU) 1:06.12
 Akiko Thomson (PHI)
8.  Tsai Shu-Min (TPE) 1:11.44


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Nicole Stevenson (AUS) 1:02.50
2.  Chen Yan (CHN) 1:02.62
3.  Antje Buschschulte (GER) 1:02.68
4.  Nina Zhivanevskaya (RUS) 1:02.94
5.  Hélène Ricardo (FRA) 1:04.03
6.  Eva Piñera (ESP) 1:04.41
7.  He Cihong (CHN) 1:05.87
8.  Valeria Álvarez (ARG) 1:06.38


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Marianne Kriel (RSA) 1:02.33
2.  Mai Nakamura (JPN) 1:02.35
3.  Miki Nakao (JPN) 1:02.90
4.  Olga Kochetkova (RUS) 1:03.17
5.  Lydia Lipscombe (NZL) 1:03.61
6.  Therese Alshammar (SWE) 1:03.79
7.  Anu Koivisto (FIN) 1:05.25
8.  Dagmara Komorowicz (POL) 1:06.70


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Whitney Hedgepeth (USA) 1:01.70
2.  Beth Botsford (USA) 1:02.00
3.  Anke Scholz (GER) 1:03.05
4.  Mette Jacobsen (DEN) 1:03.14
5.  Julie Howard (CAN) 1:03.84
6.  Elli Overton (AUS) 1:03.88
7.  Helen Slatter (GBR) 1:03.89
8.  Maria Santos (POR) 1:04.84

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