Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metre breaststroke

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Swimming events at the
1976 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
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The Men's 100 metre Breaststroke event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on 19 and 20 July.[1]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Duncan Goodhew  Great Britain 1:04.92 Q, OR
2 Nikolay Pankin  Soviet Union 1:05.38 Q
3 Ove Wisløff  Norway 1:06.85
4 Tateki Shinya  Japan 1:07.59
5 Cezary Śmiglak  Poland 1:08.02
6 Mel Zajac  Canada 1:08.52
7 Campari Knoepffler  Nicaragua 1:15.18

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Arvydas Juozaitis  Soviet Union 1:04.78 Q, OR
2 Peter Lang  West Germany 1:05.25 Q
3 Walter Kusch  West Germany 1:05.88 Q
4 Steffen Kriechbaum  Austria 1:08.09
5 Tuomo Kerola  Finland 1:08.22
6 Carlos Nazario  Puerto Rico 1:08.33
7 Henrique Vicêncio  Portugal 1:13.55

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 David Leigh  Great Britain 1:06.12 Q
2 Giorgio Lalle  Italy 1:06.38 Q
3 Anders Norling  Sweden 1:06.52
4 Vladimir Dementyev  Soviet Union 1:06.96
5 Gustavo Lozano  Mexico 1:08.89

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1T David Wilkie  Great Britain 1:05.19 Q
1T Graham Smith  Canada 1:05.19 Q
3 Larry Dowler  United States 1:05.32 Q
4 Sérgio Ribeiro  Brazil 1:06.07 Q
5 Pedro Balcells  Spain 1:07.98
6 Bruce Knowles  Bahamas 1:11.65

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 John Hencken  United States 1:03.88 Q, =WR
2 Nobutaka Taguchi  Japan 1:04.65 Q
3 Chris Woo  United States 1:05.39 Q
4 José Sylvio Fiolo  Brazil 1:06.18 Q
5 Paul Jarvie  Australia 1:06.22 Q
6 Zdravko Divjak  Yugoslavia 1:08.31
7 Glen Sochasky  Venezuela 1:09.93

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 David Wilkie  Great Britain 1:04.29 Q
2 Giorgio Lalle  Italy 1:04.35 Q
3 Duncan Goodhew  Great Britain 1:04.59 Q
4 Chris Woo  United States 1:04.86 Q
5 Larry Dowler  United States 1:05.19
6 Nobutaka Taguchi  Japan 1:05.69
7 José Sylvio Fiolo  Brazil 1:06.38
8 Sérgio Pinto Ribeiro  Brazil 1:06.69

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 John Hencken  United States 1:03.62 Q, WR
2 Graham Smith  Canada 1:03.92 Q
3 Walter Kusch  West Germany 1:04.28 Q
4 Arvydas Juozaitis  Soviet Union 1:04.76 Q
5 Peter Lang  West Germany 1:05.19
6 Nikolay Pankin  Soviet Union 1:05.59
7 David Leigh  Great Britain 1:05.91
8 Paul Jarvie  Australia 1:06.20

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 John Hencken  United States 1:03.11 WR
2 David Wilkie  Great Britain 1:03.43
3 Arvydas Juozaitis  Soviet Union 1:04.23
4 Graham Smith  Canada 1:04.26
5 Giorgio Lalle  Italy 1:04.37
6 Walter Kusch  West Germany 1:04.38
7 Duncan Goodhew  Great Britain 1:04.66
8 Chris Woo  United States 1:05.13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Men's 100 metres Breaststroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 December 2016. 

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