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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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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