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

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Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Athens Olympic Aquatic Centre
Date August 14, 2004 (heats & semifinals)
August 15, 2004 (final)
Competitors 38 from 30 nations
Winning time 57.72
Medalists
Gold medal    Australia
Silver medal    Poland
Bronze medal    Netherlands
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Swimming events at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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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 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]

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]

Records[edit]

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

No new records were set during this competition.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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
8 3 3 Rachel Komisarz United States 59.38 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
23 3 6 Johanna Sjöberg Sweden 1:00.61
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

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

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 2[edit]

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

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Swimmer Nation Time Notes
1st 5 Petria Thomas Australia 57.72
2nd 3 Otylia Jędrzejczak Poland 57.84
3rd 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

References[edit]

  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. 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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