Swimming at the 1983 Pan American Games – Men's 100 metre freestyle

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Men's 100 metre freestyle at the IX Pan American Games
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Venue -
Dates August 19 (preliminaries and finals)
Competitors - from - nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Puerto Rico
Bronze medal    Venezuela

The men's 100 metre freestyle competition of the swimming events at the 1983 Pan American Games took place on 19 August.[1] The last Pan American Games champion was David McCagg of US.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

This race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths being in freestyle.[8]

Results[edit]

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified GR Games record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on August 19.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Rowdy Gaines  United States 50.09 Q, GR
- Alberto Mestre  Venezuela 50.95 Q, SA
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Final[edit]

The final was held on August 19.[1]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Rowdy Gaines  United States 50.38
2nd, silver medalist(s) Fernando Cañales  Puerto Rico 50.43 AR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Alberto Mestre  Venezuela 51.09
4 Chris Cavanaugh  United States 51.17
5 Cyro Delgado  Brazil 52.09
6 Jorge Fernandes  Brazil 52.52
7 Dave Churchill  Canada 52.57
8 Antonio Portela  Puerto Rico 52.96

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