Swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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Women's 100 metre butterfly
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue Piscines Bernat Picornell
Date 29 July 1992 (heats & finals)
Competitors 49 from 34 nations
Winning time 58.62 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Qian Hong
 China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Catherine Plewinski
 France
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The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place on 29 July at the Piscines Bernat Picornell in Barcelona, Spain.[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  Kristin Otto (GDR) 59.00 Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Round Name Nationality Time Record
29 July Final A Qian Hong  China 58.62 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 6 4 Wang Xiaohong  China 59.34 Q
2 7 5 Qian Hong  China 59.37 Q
3 6 5 Susie O'Neill  Australia 59.95 Q
4 5 3 Franziska van Almsick  Germany 1:00.02 Q
5 5 5 Catherine Plewinski  France 1:00.03 Q
6 7 4 Crissy Ahmann-Leighton  United States 1:00.10 Q
7 5 4 Summer Sanders  United States 1:00.38 Q
8 6 6 Rie Shito  Japan 1:01.04 Q
9 7 3 Lisa Curry  Australia 1:01.07 q
10 5 6 Inge de Bruijn  Netherlands 1:01.12 q
11 7 2 Kristin Topham  Canada 1:01.20 q
12 7 6 Karin Brienesse  Netherlands 1:01.33 q
13 6 2 Ilaria Tocchini  Italy 1:01.37 q
14 5 7 Therèse Lundin  Sweden 1:01.38 q
15 6 3 Yoko Kando  Japan 1:01.56 q
16 6 7 Jacqueline Delord  France 1:01.78 qSO*
7 8 Olga Kirichenko  Unified Team qSO
18 5 2 Bettina Ustrowski  Germany 1:02.07
19 4 3 Martina Moravcová  Czechoslovakia 1:02.11
20 7 7 Madeleine Campbell  Great Britain 1:02.43
21 4 6 Marianne Kriel  South Africa 1:02.49
22 3 4 Anna Uryniuk  Poland 1:02.50 NR
23 4 7 Diana Ureche  Romania 1:02.72
24 7 1 Malin Strömberg  Sweden 1:02.78
25 5 1 María Peláez  Spain 1:02.79
26 3 2 Bárbara Franco  Spain 1:02.83
27 6 8 Julie Howard  Canada 1:02.89
28 5 8 Samantha Purvis  Great Britain 1:02.94
29 4 2 Timea Toth  Israel 1:03.18
6 1 Nataliya Yakovleva  Unified Team
31 2 4 Joscelin Yeo  Singapore 1:03.82
32 4 4 Marja Pärssinen  Finland 1:03.94
33 4 1 Iuliana Pantelimon  Romania 1:04.07
34 2 3 May Ooi  Singapore 1:04.14
35 3 5 Nataša Meškovska  Independent Olympic Participants 1:04.16
36 3 6 Ana Alegria  Portugal 1:04.18
37 2 2 Praphalsai Minpraphal  Thailand 1:04.28
38 3 3 Berit Puggaard  Denmark 1:04.57
39 2 6 Joana Arantes  Portugal 1:04.59
40 3 7 Gabriela Gaja  Mexico 1:04.84
41 2 5 Blanca Morales  Guatemala 1:05.02
42 2 7 Nguyễn Kiều Oanh  Vietnam 1:05.19
43 4 5 Shelley Cramer  Virgin Islands 1:05.84
44 1 7 Anja Margetić  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:06.26 NR
45 1 5 Sharon Pickering  Fiji 1:06.35
46 1 4 Monica Dahl  Namibia 1:06.58
47 1 3 Ana Joselina Fortin  Honduras 1:07.94
48 1 6 Elsa Freire  Angola 1:10.17
49 1 2 Mariza Gregorio  Mozambique 1:10.27

* Delord and Kirichenko tied for sixteenth place, but the latter elected not to participate in a swimoff, allowing the former to advance to the semifinals by default.

Finals[edit]

[3]

Final B[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 5 Inge de Bruijn  Netherlands 1:01.02
10 6 Karin Brienesse  Netherlands 1:01.20
11 1 Yoko Kando  Japan 1:01.32
12 7 Therèse Lundin  Sweden 1:01.43
13 4 Lisa Curry  Australia 1:01.61
14 3 Kristin Topham  Canada 1:01.91
15 2 Ilaria Tocchini  Italy 1:02.06
16 8 Jacqueline Delord  France 1:03.22

Final A[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Qian Hong  China 58.62 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 Crissy Ahmann-Leighton  United States 58.74
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2 Catherine Plewinski  France 59.01 NR
4 4 Wang Xiaohong  China 59.10
5 3 Susie O'Neill  Australia 59.69 OC
6 1 Summer Sanders  United States 59.82
7 6 Franziska van Almsick  Germany 1:00.70
8 8 Rie Shito  Japan 1:01.16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Butterfly". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Heats" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 379. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Finals" (PDF). Barcelona 1992. LA84 Foundation. p. 379. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

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