Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

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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 Women's 100 metre Backstroke event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on 20 and 21 July 1976.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Tauna Vandeweghe  United States 1:05.00 Q
2 Klavdiya Studennikova  Soviet Union 1:05.56 Q
3 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 1:05.64 Q
4 Antonella Roncelli  Italy 1:06.59
5 Sylvie Testuz  France 1:07.62
6 Paola Ruggieri  Venezuela 1:11.14

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nancy Garapick  Canada 1:03.28 Q
2 Michelle de Vries  Australia 1:06.22 Q
3 Gabriella Verrasztó  Hungary 1:06.27
4 Amanda James  Great Britain 1:07.28
5 Angelika Grieser  West Germany 1:08.08
6 Liliana Cian  Colombia 1:11.62
7 Sansanee Changkasiri  Thailand 1:19.15

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 1:04.34 Q
2 Linda Jezek  United States 1:04.69 Q
3 Karin Bormann  West Germany 1:06.33
4 Renee Magee  United States 1:06.44
5 Joy Beasley  Great Britain 1:06.66
6 Claudia Bellotto  Argentina 1:10.27
7 Raphaelynne Lee  Hong Kong 1:14.66

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Antje Stille  East Germany 1:04.34 Q
2 Enith Brigitha  Netherlands 1:04.98 Q
3 Nadiya Stavko  Soviet Union 1:05.39 Q
4 Glenda Robertson  Australia 1:06.19 Q
5 Monique Rodahl  New Zealand 1:06.73
6 Naoko Miura  Japan 1:08.31
7 Deirdre Sheehan  Ireland 1:11.53

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter  East Germany 1:03.61 Q
2 Wendy Cook-Hogg  Canada 1:04.31 Q
3 Diane Edelijn  Netherlands 1:05.56 Q
4 Yoshimi Nishigawa  Japan 1:05.78 Q
5 Heike John  West Germany 1:06.20 Q
6 Gunilla Lundberg  Sweden 1:07.73
7 Pierrette Michel  Belgium 1:12.73

Semifinals[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter  East Germany 1:02.39 Q
2 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 1:04.21 Q
3 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 1:04.89 Q
4 Klavdiya Studennikova  Soviet Union 1:05.73
5 Linda Jezek  United States 1:06.01
6 Michelle de Vries  Australia 1:06.02
7 Tauna Vandeweghe  United States 1:06.29
8 Glenda Robertson  Australia 1:06.93

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nancy Garapick  Canada 1:03.75 Q
2 Antje Stille  East Germany 1:03.94 Q
3 Wendy Cook-Hogg  Canada 1:04.17 Q
4 Enith Brigitha  Netherlands 1:05.21 Q
5 Nadiya Stavko  Soviet Union 1:05.23 Q
6 Diane Edelijn  Netherlands 1:05.58
7 Heike John  West Germany 1:06.26
8 Yoshimi Nishigawa  Japan 1:06.46

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter  East Germany 1:01.83 OR
2 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 1:03.41
3 Nancy Garapick  Canada 1:03.71
4 Wendy Cook-Hogg  Canada 1:03.93
5 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 1:05.16
6 Nadiya Stavko  Soviet Union 1:05.19
7 Antje Stille  East Germany 1:05.30
8 Diane Edelijn  Netherlands 1:05.53

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Backstroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 

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