Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Venue Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
Date 23 September 1988 (heats & finals)
Competitors 40 from 28 nations
Winning time 59.00 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kristin Otto  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Birte Weigang  East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Qian Hong  China
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Swimming events at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
50 m men women
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 women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place on 23 September at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.[1]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Mary T. Meagher (USA) 57.93 Brown Deer, United States 16 August 1981
Olympic record  Mary T. Meagher (USA) 59.05 Los Angeles, United States 2 August 1984

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nation Time Record
23 September Final A Kristin Otto  East Germany 59.00 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 Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Catherine Plewinski  France 59.34 Q, NR
2 4 Birte Weigang  East Germany 59.97 Q
3 5 Kristin Otto  East Germany 1:00.40 Q
4 4 Qian Hong  China 1:00.66 Q
5 5 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 1:00.94 Q
6 3 Janel Jorgensen  United States 1:00.97 Q
7 4 Wang Xiaohong  China 1:01.18 Q
8 3 Mary T. Meagher  United States 1:01.48 Q
9 5 Svitlana Kopchykova  Soviet Union 1:01.85 q
10 5 Fiona Alessandri  Australia 1:01.90 q
11 3 Neviana Miteva  Bulgaria 1:02.01 q
12 3 Kiyomi Takahashi  Japan 1:02.04 q
13 3 Ilaria Tocchini  Italy 1:02.07 q
14 4 Jacqueline Delord  France 1:02.24 q
15 5 Gabi Reha  West Germany 1:02.27 q
16 4 Takayo Kitano  Japan 1:02.39 q
17 2 María Luisa Fernández  Spain 1:02.47
18 4 Caroline Foot  Great Britain 1:02.76
19 4 Ina Beyermann  West Germany 1:02.85
20 5 Jane Kerr  Canada 1:02.91
21 3 Annabelle Cripps  Great Britain 1:03.34
22 5 Agneta Eriksson  Sweden 1:03.45
23 4 Andrea Nugent  Canada 1:03.69
24 3 Emanuela Viola  Italy 1:03.91
3 Stela Pura  Romania
26 2 Lee Hong-mi  South Korea 1:04.36
27 2 Sandra Neves  Portugal 1:04.60
28 2 Blanca Morales  Guatemala 1:05.02
29 2 Marlene Bruten  Mexico 1:05.37
30 2 Kim Soo-jin  South Korea 1:06.14
31 2 Hung Cee Kay  Hong Kong 1:06.94
32 2 Chang Hui-chien  Chinese Taipei 1:07.36
33 1 Marcela Cuesta  Costa Rica 1:07.66
34 1 Nguyễn Kiều Oanh  Vietnam 1:07.96
35 1 Ana Joselina Fortin  Honduras 1:07.99
36 1 Annemarie Munk  Hong Kong 1:08.35
37 1 Sharon Pickering  Fiji 1:10.51
38 1 Cina Munch  Fiji 1:12.03
39 1 Elsa Freire  Angola 1:12.27
40 1 Barbara Gayle  Guam 1:12.84

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 4 Svitlana Kopchykova  Soviet Union 1:01.48
10 6 Kiyomi Takahashi  Japan 1:01.80
11 7 Jacqueline Delord  France 1:02.45
12 3 Neviana Miteva  Bulgaria 1:02.47
13 5 Fiona Alessandri  Australia 1:02.51
14 8 Takayo Kitano  Japan 1:02.53
15 1 Gabi Reha  West Germany 1:02.63
16 2 Ilaria Tocchini  Italy 1:02.78

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 3 Kristin Otto  East Germany 59.00 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Birte Weigang  East Germany 59.45
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 Hong Qian  China 59.52
4 4 Catherine Plewinski  France 59.58
5 7 Janel Jorgensen  United States 1:00.48
6 2 Conny van Bentum  Netherlands 1:00.62
7 8 Mary T. Meagher  United States 1:00.97
8 1 Wang Xiaohong  China 1:01.15

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