Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre breaststroke

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Women's 100 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 2 August 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 30 from 21 nations
Winning time 1:09.88 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Petra van Staveren  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Anne Ottenbrite  Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Catherine Poirot  France
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Swimming events at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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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
200 m men women
400 m men women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m men women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The final of the women's 100 metre backstroke event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on August 2, 1984.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Ute Geweniger (GDR) 1:08.51 Rome, Italy 25 August 1983
Olympic record  Ute Geweniger (GDR) 1:10.11 Moscow, Soviet Union 24 July 1980

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
2 August Final A Petra van Staveren  Netherlands 1:09.88 OR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rule: The eight fastest swimmers advance to final A (Q), while the next eight to final B (q).[2]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 5 Catherine Poirot  France 1:10.69 Q, NR
2 3 4 Petra van Staveren  Netherlands 1:11.18 Q
3 2 2 Jean Hill  Great Britain 1:11.37 Q
4 4 3 Eva-Marie Håkansson  Sweden 1:11.41 Q
5 4 5 Susan Rapp  United States 1:11.63 Q
6 2 4 Anne Ottenbrite  Canada 1:11.81 Q
7 4 4 Hiroko Nagasaki  Japan 1:11.82 Q
8 1 4 Tracy Caulkins  United States 1:11.99 Q
9 3 2 Ingrid Lempereur  Belgium 1:12.08 q
10 1 3 Ute Hasse  West Germany 1:12.17 q
2 6 Dimity Douglas  Australia q
12 1 5 Lisa Borsholt  Canada 1:12.24 q
13 3 3 Angelika Knipping  West Germany 1:12.41 q
14 2 7 Patricia Brülhart  Switzerland 1:12.44 q
15 4 6 Annelie Holmström  Sweden 1:12.60 q
16 2 3 Carlotta Tagnin  Italy 1:12.70 q
17 1 6 Sandra Bowman  Great Britain 1:12.92
18 3 7 Sharon Kellett  Australia 1:13.43
19 1 2 Petra Hillenius  Netherlands 1:14.09
20 4 2 Liang Weifen  China 1:14.38
21 3 6 Alicia María Boscatto  Argentina 1:14.45
22 4 7 Kaori Iwasaki  Japan 1:14.68
23 4 1 Sara Guido  Mexico 1:14.69
24 1 7 Maarit Vähäsaari-Sihvonen  Finland 1:14.85
25 3 1 Guðrún Ágústsdóttir  Iceland 1:16.70
26 2 1 Rosa María Silva  Uruguay 1:17.11
27 1 1 Chow Lai Yee  Hong Kong 1:17.92
28 4 8 Helen Chow  Malaysia 1:18.99
29 3 8 Isabel Lardizábal  Honduras 1:25.12
30 3 5 Manuela Dalla Valle  Italy DSQ

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 3 Ute Hasse  West Germany 1:11.44 NR
10 4 Ingrid Lempereur  Belgium 1:11.45 NR
11 5 Dimity Douglas  Australia 1:12.00 OC
12 2 Angelika Knipping  West Germany 1:12.03
13 6 Lisa Borsholt  Canada 1:12.41
14 8 Carlotta Tagnin  Italy 1:12.77
15 7 Patricia Brülhart  Switzerland 1:12.89
16 1 Annelie Holmström  Sweden 1:13.27

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Petra van Staveren  Netherlands 1:09.88 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 Anne Ottenbrite  Canada 1:10.69
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 Catherine Poirot  France 1:10.70
4 8 Tracy Caulkins  United States 1:10.88
5 6 Eva-Marie Håkansson  Sweden 1:11.14 NR
6 1 Hiroko Nagasaki  Japan 1:11.33
7 2 Susan Rapp  United States 1:11.45
8 3 Jean Hill  Great Britain 1:11.82

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