100 m backstroke M - Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome - Results

Men's 100 m backstroke - Swimming
Rome 1960 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Rome 1960 Olympics  Rome 1960 Olympic Games - Swimming
Men's 100 m backstroke 1960
Final
David Theile AUS 1.01,9 OR
Frank McKinney USA 1.02,1
Robert Bennett USA 1.02,3
4. Robert Christophe FRA 1.03,2
5. Leonid Barbier URS 1.03,5
6. Wolfgang Wagner GER 1.03,5
7. John Monckton AUS 1.04,1
8. Veiko Siimar URS 1.04,6
Semifinal - Heat 1
1. David Theile AUS 1.03,1 q
2. Robert Christophe FRA 1.03,7 q
3. Robert Bennett USA 1.03,7 q
4. John Monckton AUS 1.03,8 q
5. Veiko Siimar URS 1.04,6 q
6. Kazuo Tomita JPN 1.05,2
7. Stig-Olof Grenner FIN 1.05,2
8. Herman Verbauwen BEL 1.06,2
Semifinal - Heat 2
1. Frank McKinney USA 1.03,8 q
2. Wolfgang Wagner GER 1.03,9 q
3. Leonid Barbier URS 1.04,3 q
4. Jürgen Dietze GER 1.04,7
5. Graham Sykes GBR 1.04,7
6. Pedro Diz Espeleta ARG 1.05,2
7. Jozsef Csikany HUN 1.05,2
8. Giuseppe Avellone ITA 1.06,5
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. John Monckton AUS 1.04,4 q
2. Jozsef Csikany HUN 1.04,5 q
3. Wolfgang Wagner GER 1.04,7 q
4. Kazuo Tomita JPN 1.04,7 q
5. Herman Verbauwen BEL 1.05,0 q
6. Julio Cabrera Balsa ESP 1.06,5
7. Raul Cerqueira POR 1.06,7
8. Dimitrios Kolovos GRE 1.13,8
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Robert Bennett USA 1.02,0 OR
2. Leonid Barbier URS 1.03,5 q
3. Jürgen Dietze GER 1.04,0 q
4. Johannes Jiskoot NED 1.05,9
5. Friedrich Suda AUT 1.06,0
6. Mihovil Dorcic YUG 1.06,0
7. Joram Shnider ISR 1.11,1
8. Ünsal Fikirci TUR 1.15,2
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Robert Christophe FRA 1.04,0 q
2. Graham Sykes GBR 1.04,8 q
3. Robert Wheaton CAN 1.05,7
4. Bengt-Olov Almstedt SWE 1.05,9
5. Alejandro Gaxiola MEX 1.05,9
6. Athos de Oliveira BRA 1.07,9
7. Rudy Muller LUX 1.12,3
Round 1 - Heat 4
1. David Theile AUS 1.03,1 q
2. Veiko Siimar URS 1.04,6 q
3. Giuseppe Avellone ITA 1.05,4 q
4. Haydn Rigby GBR 1.06,2
5. Kazuo Watanabe JPN 1.08,4
6. Lorenzo Cortez PHI 1.08,7
7. Rolf Burggraf SUI 1.11,0
Round 1 - Heat 5
1. Frank McKinney USA 1.02,4 q
2. Pedro Diz Espeleta ARG 1.04,7 q
3. Stig-Olof Grenner FIN 1.04,7 q
4. Claude Raffy FRA 1.05,8
5. Gilberto Elsa ITA 1.05,8
6. Enrique Rabell MEX 1.08,0
7. Janos Konrad HUN 1.19,9
Men's 100 m backstroke - Swimming - Rome 1960 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats, semifinals and final. Normally eight swimmers competed in each heat. The 16 swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the semifinals. From the semifinals the eight swimmers with the best time in the semifinals advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.

Event facts: Men's 100 m backstroke competition was held at the Stadio del Nuoto and 37 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's 100 m backstroke - Rome 1960 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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