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

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Women's 100 metre freestyle
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium
Date 29 July 1984 (heats & final)
Competitors 45 from 30 nations
Winning time 55.92
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Nancy Hogshead  United States
1st, gold medalist(s) Carrie Steinseifer  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Annemarie Verstappen  Netherlands
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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 freestyle event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held in the McDonald's Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on July 29, 1984.[1] The eight fastest times qualified for the final, the next eight for the B-final.

Records[edit]

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

World record  Barbara Krause (GDR) 54.79 Moscow, Soviet Union 21 July 1980
Olympic record  Barbara Krause (GDR) 54.79 Moscow, Soviet Union 21 July 1980

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 6 4 Nancy Hogshead  United States 55.85 Q
2 2 4 Annemarie Verstappen  Netherlands 56.11 Q
3 3 4 Carrie Steinseifer  United States 56.46 Q
4 4 3 Michelle Pearson  Australia 56.75 Q, OC
5 3 5 Susanne Schuster  West Germany 56.85 Q
6 4 4 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 56.94 Q
7 5 4 June Croft  Great Britain 57.12 Q
8 6 5 Angela Russell  Australia 57.30 Q
9 1 5 Iris Zscherpe  West Germany 57.31 q
10 4 5 Pamela Rai  Canada 57.41 q
11 1 3 Sophie Kamoun  France 57.49 q
12 2 3 Silvia Persi  Italy 57.62 q
13 5 5 Nicola Fibbens  Great Britain 57.80 q
14 5 3 Maria Kardum  Sweden 58.22 q
15 6 3 Agneta Eriksson  Sweden 58.43 q
16 2 5 Jane Kerr  Canada 58.46 q
17 1 4 Kaori Yanase  Japan 58.47
18 3 3 Maarit Vähäsaari-Sihvonen  Finland 58.51
19 3 6 Marie-Thérèse Armentero  Switzerland 58.73
20 4 6 Patricia Kohlmann  Mexico 58.76
21 5 6 Chikako Nakamori  Japan 59.00
22 3 7 Ding Jilian  China 59.11
23 2 6 Sofia Dara  Greece 59.25
24 6 2 Grazia Colombo  Italy 59.43
25 1 6 Teresa Rivera  Mexico 59.61
26 6 7 Yan Hong  China 1:00.45
27 6 6 Virginia Sachero  Argentina 1:00.53
28 2 2 Carmel Clark  New Zealand 1:00.63
29 5 2 Shelley Cramer  Virgin Islands 1:00.65
30 4 7 Kim Jin-suk  South Korea 1:00.91
31 4 2 Sandra Crousse  Peru 1:01.02
32 2 7 Kathy Wong  Hong Kong 1:01.03
33 5 7 Carol Ann Heavey  Ireland 1:01.34
34 3 2 Fenella Ng  Hong Kong 1:01.82
35 1 2 Faten Ghattas  Tunisia 1:02.00
36 5 1 Christine Jacob  Philippines 1:02.43
37 2 1 Blanca Morales  Guatemala 1:02.48
38 6 1 Helen Chow  Malaysia 1:02.53
39 1 7 Anna Doig  New Zealand 1:02.72
40 4 1 Sherwite Hafez  Egypt 1:02.78
41 5 8 Karen Slowing-Aceituno  Guatemala 1:03.46
42 3 1 Nevine Hafez  Egypt 1:04.06
43 1 1 Sharon Pickering  Fiji 1:04.25
44 6 8 Daniela Galassi  San Marino 1:06.19
45 4 8 María Lardizábal  Honduras 1:07.80

Finals[edit]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Iris Zscherpe  West Germany 57.19
10 6 Silvia Persi  Italy 57.24
11 2 Nicola Fibbens  Great Britain 57.36
12 5 Pamela Rai  Canada 57.56
13 3 Sophie Kamoun  France 57.81
14 8 Jane Kerr  Canada 57.85
15 1 Agneta Eriksson  Sweden 58.08
16 7 Maria Kardum  Sweden 58.12

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Nancy Hogshead  United States 55.92
3 Carrie Steinseifer  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Annemarie Verstappen  Netherlands 56.08
4 7 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 56.43
5 6 Michelle Pearson  Australia 56.83
6 2 Susanne Schuster  West Germany 56.90
7 1 June Croft  Great Britain 57.11
8 8 Angela Russell  Australia 58.09

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