Swimming at the 1971 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

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Men's 100 metre breaststroke at the VI Pan American Games
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Venue -
Dates August 6 (preliminaries and finals)
Competitors - from - nations
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Brazil

The men's 100 metre backstroke competition of the swimming events at the 1971 Pan American Games took place on 6 August.[1][2] The last Pan American Games champion was José Fiolo of Brazil.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths being in breaststroke.[9]


All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best



The final was held on August 6.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mark Chatfield  United States 1:06.8 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Brian Job  United States 1:07.9
3rd, bronze medalist(s) José Fiolo  Brazil 1:07.9
4 Bill Mahony  Canada 1:08.4
5 Felipe Muñoz  Mexico 1:08.7
6 Mike Whitaker  Canada 1:09.8
7 Gustavo Salcedo  Mexico 1:10.2
8 Osvaldo Barreto  Argentina 1:11.2