Swimming at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's 100 metre butterfly

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Women's 100 metre butterfly at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Scotiabank Aquatics Center
Dates October 15 (preliminaries and finals)
Competitors 23 from 17 nations
Winning score 58.73
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Brazil
Bronze medal    United States
Swimming at the
2011 Pan American Games
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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 women
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
Marathon
10 km men women

The women's 100 metre butterfly competition of the swimming events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on October 15 at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center in the municipality of Zapopan, near Guadalajara, Mexico.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion was Kathleen Hersey of the United States.

The race consisted of two lengths of the pool, both lengths being in the butterfly stroke.[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Sarah Sjöström (SWE) 56.06 Rome, Italy July 27, 2009
Pan American Games record  Kathleen Hersey (USA) 59.21 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 18, 2007

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the A standard (1:03.7) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 4, 2011). NOCs were also permitted to enter one athlete providing they had met the B standard (1:05.6) in the same qualifying period.[2]

Results[edit]

All times are in minutes and seconds.

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best PR Pan American Games record

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on October 15.[3]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 4 Claire Donahue  United States 58.59 QA, GR
2 1 4 Elaine Breeden  United States 59.23 QA
3 2 4 Daynara de Paula  Brazil 1:00.25 QA
4 1 5 Carolina Colorado  Colombia 1:01.06 QA
5 2 3 Rita Medrano  Mexico 1:01.39 QA
6 3 1 Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 1:01.41 QA
7 2 5 Erin Miller  Canada 1:01.58 QA
8 1 3 Erika Torellas  Venezuela 1:01.82 QA
9 1 6 Alana Dillette  Bahamas 1:02.32 QB
10 3 5 Gabriella Silva  Brazil 1:02.86 QB
11 3 6 Elimar Barrios  Venezuela 1:03.25 QB
12 3 2 Cecilia Bertoncello  Argentina 1:03.31 QB
13 1 2 Melisa Mexia  Mexico 1:03.40 QB
14 3 3 Samantha Corea  Canada 1:04.14 QB
15 2 1 Karen Torrez  Bolivia 1:04.28 QB
16 2 2 Debra Rodriguez  Puerto Rico 1:04.29 QB
17 2 7 Marie Meza Peraza  Costa Rica 1:04.78
18 2 6 Barbara Caraballo  Puerto Rico 1:05.23
19 1 7 Yumisleisy Morales  Cuba 1:05.64
20 3 7 Oriele Espinoza  Peru 1:06.16
21 1 1 Julimar Avila  Honduras 1:06.86
22 3 8 Lara Butler  Cayman Islands 1:08.34
23 2 8 Dalia Massiel Torres  Nicaragua 1:08.65

B Final[edit]

The B final was also held on October 15.[4]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
9 7 Samantha Corea  Canada 1:02.38
10 4 Alana Dillette  Bahamas 1:02.51
11 3 Elimar Barrios  Venezuela 1:02.54
12 6 Cecilia Bertoncello  Argentina 1:02.56
13 2 Melisa Mexia  Mexico 1:03.62
14 8 Debra Rodriguez  Puerto Rico 1:03.63
15 1 Karen Torrez  Bolivia 1:03.78
16 5 Lara Butler  Cayman Islands 1:06.97

Final A[edit]

The final was also held on October 15.[4][5]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Claire Donahue  United States 58.73
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Daynara de Paula  Brazil 59.30
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 Elaine Breeden  United States 59.81
4 1 Erin Miller  Canada 1:00.49
5 2 Rita Medrano  Mexico 1:00.75
6 6 Carolina Colorado  Colombia 1:01.11
7 7 Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 1:01.17
8 8 Erika Torellas  Venezuela 1:01.56

References[edit]