Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre breaststroke

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Women's 100 metre breaststroke
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Athens Olympic Aquatic Centre
Date August 15, 2004 (heats &
semifinals)
August 16, 2004 (final)
Competitors 48 from 43 nations
Winning time 1:06.64 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Luo Xuejuan  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Brooke Hanson  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Leisel Jones  Australia
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The women's 100 metre breaststroke event at the 2004 Olympic Games was contested at the Olympic Aquatic Centre of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece on August 15 and 16.[1]

Chinese swimmer and triple world champion Luo Xuejuan won the gold medal in this event, with an Olympic record time of 1:06.64, missing the world record by 0.27 of a second.[2] Australia's Brooke Hanson took home the silver at 1:07.15, while her teammate and world record holder Leisel Jones, who won silver as a 15-year-old in Sydney (2000), finished behind Hanson for a bronze medal by a hundredth of a second (0.01), with a time of 1:07.16.[3] In 2007, Luo announced her official retirement from swimming, because of heart ailments that had plagued her and had caused fainting spells during her training.[4][5]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Leisel Jones (AUS) 1:06.37 Barcelona, Spain 21 July 2003
Olympic record  Penny Heyns (RSA) 1:07.02 Atlanta, United States 21 July 1996

The following new world and Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
August 15 Semifinal 1 Leisel Jones  Australia 1:06.78 OR
August 16 Final Luo Xuejuan  China 1:06.64 OR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 4 Brooke Hanson  Australia 1:07.35 Q
2 6 4 Leisel Jones  Australia 1:07.69 Q
3 6 5 Tara Kirk  United States 1:07.92 Q
4 4 5 Sarah Poewe  Germany 1:07.97 Q
5 5 5 Amanda Beard  United States 1:08.04 Q
6 5 4 Luo Xuejuan  China 1:09.07 Q
7 5 3 Qi Hui  China 1:09.29 Q
8 4 2 Svitlana Bondarenko  Ukraine 1:09.35 Q
9 6 3 Rhiannon Leier  Canada 1:09.38 Q
10 5 6 Masami Tanaka  Japan 1:09.44 Q
11 6 7 Ágnes Kovács  Hungary 1:09.51 Q
12 6 2 Vipa Bernhardt  Germany 1:09.60 Q
13 4 6 Lauren van Oosten  Canada 1:09.93 Q
14 4 3 Mirna Jukić  Austria 1:09.99 Q
15 6 6 Elena Bogomazova  Russia 1:10.24 Q
16 5 7 Chiara Boggiatto  Italy 1:10.33 Q
17 5 2 Maria Östling  Sweden 1:10.45
18 2 4 Inna Kapishina  Belarus 1:10.66
19 4 7 Majken Thorup  Denmark 1:10.97
20 4 8 Smiljana Marinović  Croatia 1:11.00
21 5 1 Madelon Baans  Netherlands 1:11.10
22 3 2 Marina Kuč  Serbia and Montenegro 1:11.27
23 6 8 Eeva Saarinen  Finland 1:11.39
24 4 1 Diana Gomes  Portugal 1:11.40
6 1 Emma Robinson  Ireland
26 3 3 Ilkay Dikmen  Turkey 1:11.69
27 2 1 Imaday Nuñez Gonzalez  Cuba 1:12.14
28 3 5 Salama Ismail  Egypt 1:12.20
29 3 6 Javiera Salcedo  Argentina 1:12.46
5 8 Aikaterini Sarakatsani  Greece
31 3 8 Jaclyn Pangilinan  Philippines 1:12.47
32 2 6 Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 1:12.53
33 3 7 Nicolette Teo  Singapore 1:12.87
34 3 4 Lee Ji-young  South Korea 1:12.93
35 3 1 Annabelle Carey  New Zealand 1:13.21
36 2 2 Siow Yi Ting  Malaysia 1:13.30
37 2 7 Valeria Silva  Peru 1:13.52
38 2 3 Adriana Marmolejo  Mexico 1:14.35
39 2 5 Yip Tsz Wa  Hong Kong 1:14.53
40 2 8 Íris Edda Heimisdóttir  Iceland 1:15.35
41 1 3 Katerine Moreno  Bolivia 1:18.25
42 1 4 Varduhi Avetisyan  Armenia 1:18.87
43 1 5 Shrone Austin  Seychelles 1:19.02
44 1 6 Nataliya Filina  Azerbaijan 1:20.21
45 1 2 Melissa Ashby  Grenada 1:22.67
46 1 8 Mariam Pauline Keita  Mali 1:30.40
47 1 7 Nayana Shakya  Nepal 1:32.92
48 1 1 Pamela Girimbabazi  Rwanda 1:50.39

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Leisel Jones  Australia 1:06.78 Q, OR
2 5 Sarah Poewe  Germany 1:07.48 Q
3 6 Svitlana Bondarenko  Ukraine 1:08.28 Q
4 3 Luo Xuejuan  China 1:08.57 Q
5 2 Masami Tanaka  Japan 1:09.11
6 7 Vipa Bernhardt  Germany 1:09.72
7 1 Mirna Jukić  Austria 1:10.06
8 8 Chiara Boggiatto  Italy 1:10.84

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 5 Tara Kirk  United States 1:07.60 Q
2 4 Brooke Hanson  Australia 1:07.75 Q
3 3 Amanda Beard  United States 1:07.92 Q
4 6 Qi Hui  China 1:09.06 Q
5 7 Ágnes Kovács  Hungary 1:09.12
6 1 Lauren van Oosten  Canada 1:09.45
7 2 Rhiannon Leier  Canada 1:09.46
8 8 Elena Bogomazova  Russia 1:10.41

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 1 Luo Xuejuan  China 1:06.64 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 Brooke Hanson  Australia 1:07.15
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 Leisel Jones  Australia 1:07.16
4 2 Amanda Beard  United States 1:07.44
5 5 Sarah Poewe  Germany 1:07.53
6 3 Tara Kirk  United States 1:07.59
7 7 Svitlana Bondarenko  Ukraine 1:08.19
8 Qi Hui  China DSQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming schedule". BBC Sport. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 17 June 2007.
  2. ^ "Luo Xuejuan wins women's 100m breaststroke in Athens". People's Daily. 16 August 2004. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  3. ^ Thomas, Stephen (16 August 2004). "Leisel Jones Fails at the Final Hurdle; Once Again Beaten by China's Luo". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Luo Xuejuan Confirms Retirement". Swimming World Magazine. 29 January 2007. Archived from the original on 8 June 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  5. ^ "'Breaststroke Queen' Luo Abdicates". China Internet Information Center. 30 January 2007. Retrieved 23 March 2013.

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