100 m backstroke W - Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Women's 100 m backstroke - Swimming
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Swimming
Women's 100 m backstroke 1956
Final
Judith Grinham GBR 1.12,9 OR
Carin Cone USA 1.12,9
Margaret Edwards GBR 1.13,1
4. Helga Schmidt GER 1.13,4
5. Maureen Murphy USA 1.14,1
6. Julie Hoyle GBR 1.14,3
7. Sara Barber CAN 1.14,3
8. Gerganyia Beckitt AUS 1.14,7
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Judith Grinham GBR 1.13,1 OR
2. Maria Both ROU 1.15,8
3. Lyudmila Klipova URS 1.16,1
4. Mary Anne Marchino USA 1.16,2
5. Elzbieta Gellner POL 1.16,2
6. Pamela Singleton AUS 1.17,0
7. Lenora Fisher CAN 1.17,5
8. Ginette Jany FRA 1.19,1
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Carin Cone USA 1.13,9 q
2. Gerganyia Beckitt AUS 1.14,8 q
3. Julie Hoyle GBR 1.15,0 q
4. Eva Payor HUN 1.15,3
5. Jean Stewart NZL 1.15,4
6. Moira Abernathy RSA 1.15,4
7. Jocelyn von Giese PHI 1.20,0
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Margaret Edwards GBR 1.13,0 OR
2. Sara Barber CAN 1.14,8 q
3. Helga Schmidt GER 1.14,8 q
4. Maureen Murphy USA 1.14,8 q
5. Patricia Huntingford AUS 1.16,0
6. Philippa Gould NZL 1.17,5
7. Judit Temes HUN 1.17,6
8. Martha Gulltom INA 1.21,7
Women's 100 m backstroke - Swimming - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats and final. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final. The winner of the final was the Olympic Champion.

Event facts: Women's 100 m backstroke competition was held at the Swimming Stadium and 23 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 100 m backstroke - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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