Swimming at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 100 metre breaststroke
|Women's 100 metre breaststroke |
at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships
|Dates||September 5, 1973|
|Competitors||24 from 18 nations|
|1973 FINA |
The women's 100 metre breaststroke competition of the swimming events at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships took place on September 5.
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|
The following records were established during the competition:
|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|
24 swimmers participated in 3 heats, qualified swimmers are listed:
The results of the final are below.
|-||Renate Vogel||East Germany||1:13.748||CR, ER|
|-||Lyubov Rusanova||Soviet Union||1:15.428|
|-||Brigitte Schuchardt||East Germany||1:15.821|
|4||-||Christine Jarvis||Great Britain||1:16.358||NR|
|5||-||Lynn Colella||United States||1:16.758|
|7||-||Petra Nows||West Germany||1:16.931|
|8||-||Marcia Morey||United States||1:17.049|