Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 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 200 metre Backstroke event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal. The event took place on July 25, 1976.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Nancy Garapick  Canada 2:16.49 Q, OR
2 Wendy Cook-Hogg  Canada 2:17.30 Q
3 Monique Rodahl  New Zealand 2:19.22
4 Naoko Miura  Japan 2:22.28
5 Gabriella Verrasztó  Hungary 2:23.36
6 Yoshimi Nishigawa  Japan 2:23.49
7 Susan Hunter  New Zealand 2:26.21
8 Sansanee Changkasiri  Thailand 2:48.56

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Antje Stille  East Germany 2:18.07 Q
2 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 2:20.14
3 Miriam Smith  United States 2:22.05
4 Antonella Roncelli  Italy 2:24.45
5 Joy Beasley  Great Britain 2:25.14
6 Angelika Grieser  West Germany 2:25.38
7 Karin Bormann  West Germany 2:26.72
8 Liliana Cian  Colombia 2:37.06

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter  East Germany 2:17.58 Q
2 Klavdiya Studennikova  Soviet Union 2:18.47 Q
3 Maryanne Graham  United States 2:19.07
4 Diane Edelijn  Netherlands 2:22.77
5 Heike John  West Germany 2:25.55
6 Kim Wilkinson  Great Britain 2:26.53
7 Silvia Fontana  Spain 2:31.37
8 Paola Ruggieri  Venezuela 2:34.89

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 2:17.62 Q
2 Melissa Belote  United States 2:17.63 Q
3 Nadiya Stavko  Soviet Union 2:17.67 Q
4 Glenda Robertson  Australia 2:18.62
5 Sharron Davies  Great Britain 2:24.94
6 Michelle de Vries  Australia 2:28.18
7 Claudia Bellotto  Argentina 2:32.60

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Richter  East Germany 2:13.43 OR
2 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 2:14.97
3 Nancy Garapick  Canada 2:15.60
4 Nadiya Stavko  Soviet Union 2:16.28
5 Melissa Belote  United States 2:17.27
6 Antje Stille  East Germany 2:17.55
7 Klavdiya Studennikova  Soviet Union 2:17.74
8 Wendy Cook-Hogg  Canada 2:17.95

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's 200 metres Backstroke". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 

External links[edit]