100 m backstroke W - Swimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki - Results

Women's 100 m backstroke - Swimming
Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the Helsinki 1952 Olympics  Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games - Swimming
Women's 100 m backstroke 1952
Final
Joan Harrison RSA 1.14,3
Geertje Wielema NED 1.14,5
Jean Stewart NZL 1.15,8
4. Johanna de Korte NED 1.15,8
5. Barbara Stark USA 1.16,2
6. Gertrud Herrbruck GER 1.18,0
7. Margaret McDowall GBR 1.18,4
Hendrika van der Hurst NED dq
Round 1 - Heat 1
1. Geertje Wielema NED 1.13,8 OR
2. Jean Stewart NZL 1.16,0 q
3. Margaret McDowall GBR 1.18,9 q
4. Barbara Stark USA 1.18,9 q
5. Gerda Olsen DEN 1.20,1
6. Anneli Haaranen FIN 1.21,7
Round 1 - Heat 2
1. Hendrika van der Hurst NED 1.17,0 q
2. Gertrud Herrbruck GER 1.17,8 q
3. Mary Freeman USA 1.19,0
4. Edith Groba Oliveira BRA 1.20,0
5. Lenora Fisher CAN 1.22,9
6. Irena Milnikiel POL 1.25,5
7. Doris Contersweiler SUI 1.26,5
Round 1 - Heat 3
1. Joan Harrison RSA 1.14,7 q
2. Johanna de Korte NED 1.15,8 q
3. Pauline Musgrove GBR 1.19,6
4. Magda Hunyadfi HUN 1.19,6
5. Coralie O'Connor USA 1.19,7
6. Margareta Westesson SWE 1.22,7
7. Erna Herbers GER 1.23,1
Women's 100 m backstroke - Swimming - Helsinki 1952 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 Uimastadion and 20 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's 100 m backstroke - Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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