Swimming at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metre individual medley

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The Women's 400 metre Individual Medley event for the 1976 Summer Olympics was held in Montreal on 24 July.[1] All swimmers in the final would have won the 1972 final in this event. Ulrike Tauber won in a new world record time.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Heat 1

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Becky Smith  Canada 4:52.90 Q, OR
2 Judith Hudson  Australia 5:00.25
3 Anne Adams  Great Britain 5:09.60
4 Ann Bradshaw  Great Britain 5:10.82
5 Allison Smith  Australia 5:17.51
6 Nancy Deano  Philippines 5:34.89

Heat 2

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Donnalee Wennerstrom  United States 4:55.16 Q
2 Sabine Kahle  East Germany 4:56.85 Q
3 Lynne Rowe  New Zealand 5:09.21
4 Nataliya Popova  Soviet Union 5:15.75

Heat 3

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Tauber  East Germany 4:51.24 Q, OR
2 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 4:55.30 Q
3 Monique Rodahl  New Zealand 4:58.47 Q
4 Susan Richardson  Great Britain 5:06.39
5 Jeanne Haney  United States 5:10.53
6 Pierrette Michel  Belgium 5:15.86

Heat 4

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 4:57.39 Q
2 Joann Baker  Canada 4:58.86 Q
3 Susan Hunter  New Zealand 5:03.82
4 Colette Crabbe  Belgium 5:06.87

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Ulrike Tauber  East Germany 4:42.77 WR
2 Cheryl Gibson  Canada 4:48.10
3 Becky Smith  Canada 4:50.48
4 Birgit Treiber  East Germany 4:52.40
5 Sabine Kahle  East Germany 4:53.50
6 Donnalee Wennerstrom  United States 4:55.34
7 Joann Baker  Canada 5:00.19
8 Monique Rodahl  New Zealand 5:00.21

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