Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 200 metre butterfly

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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 Butterfly event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal, Canada. The event took place on July 19, 1976.[1]

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Karen Moe-Thornton  United States 2:14.53 Q, OR
2 Becky Smith  Canada 2:15.79
3 Judith Hudson  Australia 2:18.12
4 Gunilla Andersson  Sweden 2:22.04
5 María Mock  Puerto Rico 2:23.71
6 Rosemary Ribeiro  Brazil 2:23.79

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Tamara Shelofastova  Soviet Union 2:14.39 Q, OR
2 Donnalee Wennerstrom  United States 2:15.56
3 Linda Hanel  Australia 2:17.66
4 Beate Jasch  West Germany 2:19.19
5 Joanne Atkinson  Great Britain 2:21.23
6 Miriam Hopkins  Ireland 2:24.96
7 Þórunn Alfreðsdóttir  Iceland 2:29.22

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Pollack  East Germany 2:11.56 Q, OR
2 Nataliya Popova  Soviet Union 2:14.65 Q
3 Lynne Rowe  New Zealand 2:17.89
4 Yasue Hatsuda  Japan 2:18.03
5 Anne Adams  Great Britain 2:22.62
6 Chantal Grimard  Belgium 2:26.04

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Tauber  East Germany 2:13.50 Q
2 Wendy Quirk  Canada 2:14.30 Q
3 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 2:14.65 Q
4 Donatella Talpo-Schiavon  Italy 2:21.88
5 María París  Costa Rica 2:23.52
6 María Hung  Venezuela 2:23.64
7 Jane Alexander  Great Britain 2:26.61

Heat 5

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Rosemarie Kother-Gabriel  East Germany 2:12.93 Q
2 Camille Wright  United States 2:14.77
3 Michelle Ford  Australia 2:18.24
4 Kuniko Banno  Japan 2:21.68
5 José Damen  Netherlands 2:21.73
6 Rossana Juncos  Argentina 2:28.81

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Andrea Pollack  East Germany 2:11.41 OR
1 Ulrike Tauber  East Germany 2:12.50
1 Rosemarie Kother-Gabriel  East Germany 2:12.86
4 Karen Moe-Thornton  United States 2:12.90
5 Wendy Quirk  Canada 2:13.68
6 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 2:13.91
7 Tamara Shelofastova  Soviet Union 2:14.26
8 Nataliya Popova  Soviet Union 2:14.50

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's 200 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 

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