Swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women's 100 metre backstroke

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Women's 100 metre backstroke
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
VenueGold Coast Aquatic Centre
Dates6 April (heats, semifinals)
7 April (final)
Competitors26 from 17 nations
Winning time58.63
Medalists
gold medal    Canada
silver medal    Australia
bronze medal    Canada
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The women's 100 metre backstroke event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held on 6 and 7 April at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

Schedule[edit]

The schedule is as follows:[1]

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Date Time Round
Friday 6 April 2018 11:12 Qualifying
20:55 Semifinals
Saturday 7 April 2018 20:03 Final

Records[edit]

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

World record  Kylie Masse (CAN) 58.10 Budapest, Hungary 25 July 2017
Commonwealth record  Kylie Masse (CAN) 58.10 Budapest, Hungary 25 July 2017
Games record  Belinda Hocking (AUS) 59.37 Glasgow, Great Britain 26 July 2014

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
6 April Heat 3 Emily Seebohm  Australia 58.91 GR
6 April Heat 4 Kylie Masse  Canada 58.70 GR
6 April Semifinals Kylie Masse  Canada 58.66 GR
7 April Final Kylie Masse  Canada 58.63 GR

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nation Result Notes
1 4 4 Kylie Masse  Canada 58.70 Q, GR
2 3 4 Emily Seebohm  Australia 58.91 Q, GR
3 4 3 Elizabeth Simmonds  England 1:00.49 Q
4 4 5 Georgia Davies  Wales 1:00.57 Q
5 2 5 Kaylee McKeown  Australia 1:00.65 Q
6 2 4 Taylor Ruck  Canada 1:00.72 Q
7 2 3 Hayley Baker  Australia 1:00.82 Q
8 4 6 Jessica Fullalove  England 1:01.04 Q
9 4 2 Bobbi Gichard  New Zealand 1:01.33 Q
10 3 3 Kathleen Dawson  Scotland 1:01.38 Q
11 3 5 Jade Hannah  Canada 1:01.51 Q
12 3 6 Cassie Wild  Scotland 1:02.29 Q
13 3 7 Naomi Ruele  Botswana 1:02.58 Q
14 2 6 Anna Maine  England 1:02.63 Q
15 4 7 Nathania van Niekerk  South Africa 1:02.81 Q
16 2 7 Danielle Hill  Northern Ireland 1:03.08 Q
17 3 2 Mariella Venter  South Africa 1:03.39
18 3 1 Gemma Atherley  Jersey 1:04.75
19 4 8 Tatiana Tostevin  Guernsey 1:04.90
20 2 8 Caroline Zi Xin Chan  Malaysia 1:05.94
21 4 1 Lushavel Stickland  Samoa 1:06.02
22 3 8 Lauren Hew  Cayman Islands 1:06.41
23 2 1 Sylvia Tanya Atieno Brunlehner  Kenya 1:06.64
24 1 4 Aaliyah Palestrini  Seychelles 1:07.26
25 1 5 Vinoli Kaluarachchi  Sri Lanka 1:07.64
26 1 3 Therese Soukup  Seychelles 1:10.57
27 2 2 Harriet West  Wales DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Rank Heat Lane Name Nation Result Notes
1 2 4 Kylie Masse  Canada 58.66 Q, GR
2 1 4 Emily Seebohm  Australia 58.95 Q
3 1 3 Taylor Ruck  Canada 1:00.06 Q
4 2 3 Kaylee McKeown  Australia 1:00.11 Q
5 1 5 Georgia Davies  Wales 1:00.33 Q
6 2 7 Jade Hannah  Canada 1:00.37 Q
7 2 6 Hayley Baker  Australia 1:00.63 Q
8 1 2 Kathleen Dawson  Scotland 1:00.67 QSO
9 2 5 Elizabeth Simmonds  England 1:00.67 QSO
10 1 7 Cassie Wild  Scotland 1:00.93
11 1 6 Jessica Fullalove  England 1:01.39
12 2 2 Bobbi Gichard  New Zealand 1:01.75
13 1 1 Anna Maine  England 1:02.29
14 1 8 Danielle Hill  Northern Ireland 1:02.62
15 2 1 Naomi Ruele  Botswana 1:03.01
16 2 8 Nathania van Niekerk  South Africa 1:03.06

Swim-off[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1 4 Kathleen Dawson  Scotland 1:01.06 Q
2 5 Elizabeth Simmonds  England 1:01.13

Final[edit]

Rank Lane Name Nation Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 4 Kylie Masse  Canada 58.63 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 Emily Seebohm  Australia 58.66
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3 Taylor Ruck  Canada 58.97
4 6 Kaylee McKeown  Australia 1:00.08
5 2 Georgia Davies  Wales 1:00.17
6 8 Kathleen Dawson  Scotland 1:00.74
7 1 Hayley Baker  Australia 1:00.74
8 7 Jade Hannah  Canada 1:00.83

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming - Daily Schedule". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.