Swimming at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1968 Olympic Games took place between 20 and 21 October.[1] This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Lyn McClements
 Australia
Silver Ellie Daniel
 United States
Bronze Susan Shields
 United States

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Heike Hustede-Nagel  West Germany 1:07.7
2 Ada Kok  Netherlands 1:08.5
3 Jeanne Warren  Canada 1:10.0
4 Yasuko Fujii  Japan 1:10.1
5 Patricia Obregón  Mexico 1:12.4
6 Nam Sang-nam  South Korea 1:16.9

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Ellie Daniel  United States 1:07.2
2 Tetiana Dev'iatova  Soviet Union 1:07.6
3 Christine Strübing  East Germany 1:09.2
4 Nel Bos  Netherlands 1:09.5
5 Oei Liana  Chinese Taipei 1:11.2
6 Vivienne Smith  Ireland 1:13.1
7 Catherine Grosjean  France 1:14.6

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Lyn McClements  Australia 1:06.1
2 Andrea Gyarmati  Hungary 1:07.4
3 Yvonne Tobis  Israel 1:12.0

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Helga Lindner  East Germany 1:08.0
2 Toni Hewitt  United States 1:08.1
3 Margaret Auton  Great Britain 1:08.5
4 Carmen Gómez  Colombia 1:14.7
5 Ruth Apt  Uruguay 1:15.3
6 Ana Marcial  Puerto Rico 1:17.1

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Note
1 Susan Shields  United States 1:06.2
2 Sandra Whittleston  New Zealand 1:08.5
3 Gillian Treers  Great Britain 1:10.6
4 Marilyn Corson  Canada 1:10.7
5 Pauline Gray  Australia 1:13.5
6 Adriana Comolli  Argentina 1:16.5

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Lyn McClements  Australia 1:05.5
2 Ellie Daniel  United States 1:05.8
3 Susan Shields  United States 1:06.2
4 Ada Kok  Netherlands 1:06.2
5 Andrea Gyarmati  Hungary 1:06.8
6 Heike Hustede-Nagel  West Germany 1:06.9
7 Toni Hewitt  United States 1:07.5
8 Helga Lindner  East Germany 1:07.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 November 2016.