Swimming at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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Swimming events at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Sample picture of the event (unofficial)
Freestyle
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 metre butterfly event at the 1972 Olympic Games took place between August 31 and September 1.[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 Mayumi Aoki
 Japan
Silver Roswitha Beier
 East Germany
Bronze Andrea Gyarmati
 Hungary

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Dana Shrader  United States 1:05.09 Q
2 Edeltraud Koch  West Germany 1:05.29 Q
3 Frieke Buys  Netherlands 1:06.89 Q
4 Margrit Thomet  Switzerland 1:07.28 Q
5 Brenda McGrory  Ireland 1:08.52
6 Donatella Talpo-Schiavon  Italy 1:08.98
7 Susan Smith  Canada 1:09.38
8 Norma Amezcua  Mexico 1:12.23

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Gyarmati  Hungary 1:04.01 OR, Q
2 Roswitha Beier  East Germany 1:04.34 Q
3 Eva Wikner  Sweden 1:06.70 Q
4 Iryna Ustymenko  Soviet Union 1:07.44 Q
5 Aurora Chamorro  Spain 1:08.39
6 Leslie Cliff  Canada 1:09.29
7 Hsu Yue-yun  Chinese Taipei 1:11.67

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Deena Deardurff  United States 1:04.80 Q
2 Rosemarie Kother-Gabriel  East Germany 1:04.83 Q
3 Noriko Asano  Japan 1:04.97 Q
4 Sue Funch  Australia 1:07.51
5 Jean Jeavons  Great Britain 1:07.64
6 Věra Faitlová  Czechoslovakia 1:08.18
7 Tay Chin Joo  Singapore 1:10.92
8 Susana Saxlund  Uruguay 1:11.90

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Mayumi Aoki  Japan 1:04.00 OR, Q
2 Ellie Daniel  United States 1:04.33 Q
3 Gudrun Beckmann  West Germany 1:05.26 Q
4 Heike Nagel  West Germany 1:05.64 Q
5 Marilyn Corson  Canada 1:06.26 Q
6 Judit Turóczy  Hungary 1:09.73
7 Ileana Morales  Venezuela 1:10.37

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Gyarmati  Hungary 1:03.80 Q, OR
2 Roswitha Beier  East Germany 1:04.36 Q
3 Dana Shrader  United States 1:04.54 Q
4 Rosemarie Kother  East Germany 1:04.64
5 Edeltraud Koch  West Germany 1:05.28
6 Frieke Buys  Netherlands 1:06.78
7 Marilyn Corson  Canada 1:06.78
8 Iryna Ustymenko  Soviet Union 1:07.76

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Deena Deardurff  United States 1:03.97 Q
2 Mayumi Aoki  Japan 1:04.11 Q
3 Ellie Daniel  United States 1:04.25 Q
4 Gudrun Beckmann  West Germany 1:04.52 Q
5 Noriko Asano  Japan 1:04.53 Q
6 Heike Hustede  West Germany 1:06.48
7 Margrit Thomet  Switzerland 1:07.12
8 Eva Wikner  Sweden 1:07.53

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Mayumi Aoki  Japan 1:03.34 OR
2 Roswitha Beier  East Germany 1:03.61
3 Andrea Gyarmati  Hungary 1:03.73
4 Deena Deardurff  United States 1:03.95
5 Dana Shrader  United States 1:03.98
6 Ellie Daniel  United States 1:04.08
7 Gudrun Beckmann  West Germany 1:04.15
8 Noriko Asano  Japan 1:04.25

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1972 Munich Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 28 November 2016.