Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 100 metre breaststroke

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Women's 100 metre breaststroke
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
DatesSeptember 5, 1973
Competitors24 from 18 nations
Winning time1:13.748
Medalists
gold medal    East Germany
silver medal    Soviet Union
bronze medal    East Germany
1975 →

The women's 100 metre breaststroke competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 5.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and championship records were as follows.

World record  Cathy Carr (USA) 1:13.58 Munich, West Germany 2 September 1973
Competition record N/A N/A N/A N/A

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
5 September Heat Britt-Marie Smedh  Sweden 1:17.030 CR
5 September Heat Lyubov Rusanova  Soviet Union 1:16.762 CR
5 September Heat Renate Vogel  East Germany 1:14.600 CR
5 September Final Renate Vogel  East Germany 1:13.748 CR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

24 swimmers participated in 3 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:[1]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 - Renate Vogel  East Germany 1:14.600 Q, CR
2 3 - Lynn Colella  United States 1:16.670 Q
3 2 - Lyubov Rusanova  Soviet Union 1:16.762 Q, CR
4 2 - Brigitte Schuchardt  East Germany 1:16.877 Q
5 1 - Britt-Marie Smedh  Sweden 1:17.030 Q, CR
6 2 - Petra Nows  West Germany 1:17.271 Q
7 1 - Marcia Morey  United States 1:17.325 Q
8 2 - Christine Jarvis  Great Britain 1:17.995 Q
9 1 - Éva Kiss  Hungary 1:18.136
10 2 - Sylvia Deschamps  Canada 1:18.147
11 3 - O. Luskatova  Soviet Union 1:18.920
12 3 - Judith Hudson  Australia 1:19.210
13 2 - Beverley Whitfield  Australia 1:19.390
14 3 - Marian Stuart  Canada 1:19.570
15 1 - O. Chlupova  Czechoslovakia 1:20.048
16 1 - Cristina Bassani  Brazil 1:20.481
17 3 - Jane Lowe  New Zealand 1:20.770
18 2 - S. Mendonça  Brazil 1:20.819
19 3 - V. Petkovic  Yugoslavia 1:21.170
20 1 - M. Iwashita  Japan 1:21.446
21 1 - Angela López  Puerto Rico 1:21.828
22 3 - Nieves Panadell  Spain 1:21.920
23 1 - U. El Shevawi  Egypt 1:23.503
24 2 - E. Aktulga  Turkey 1:28.048

Final[edit]

The results of the final are below.

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) - Renate Vogel  East Germany 1:13.748 CR, ER[2]
2nd, silver medalist(s) - Lyubov Rusanova  Soviet Union 1:15.428
3rd, bronze medalist(s) - Brigitte Schuchardt  East Germany 1:15.821
4 - Christine Jarvis  Great Britain 1:16.358 NR[2]
5 - Lynn Colella  United States 1:16.758
6 - Britt-Marie Smedh  Sweden 1:16.790
7 - Petra Nows  West Germany 1:16.931
8 - Marcia Morey  United States 1:17.049

References[edit]

  1. ^ "For the Record" (pdf). Swimming World Magazine: 73. October 1973. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b Fox, Norman (September 6, 1973). "Fourth gives record to Miss Jarvis". The Times. London. p. 10.