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

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Women's 100 m backstroke 1956
Judith GrinhamGBR1.12,9OR
Carin ConeUSA1.12,9
Margaret EdwardsGBR1.13,1
4. Helga SchmidtGER1.13,4
5. Maureen MurphyUSA1.14,1
6. Julie HoyleGBR1.14,3
7. Sara BarberCAN1.14,3
8. Gerganyia BeckittAUS1.14,7
Round 1
1. Judith GrinhamGBR1.13,1OR
2. Maria BothROU1.15,8
3. Lyudmila KlipovaURS1.16,1
4. Mary Anne MarchinoUSA1.16,2
5. Elzbieta GellnerPOL1.16,2
6. Pamela SingletonAUS1.17,0
7. Lenora FisherCAN1.17,5
8. Ginette JanyFRA1.19,1
Round 1
1. Carin ConeUSA1.13,9q
2. Gerganyia BeckittAUS1.14,8q
3. Julie HoyleGBR1.15,0q
4. Eva PayorHUN1.15,3
5. Jean StewartNZL1.15,4
6. Moira AbernathyRSA1.15,4
7. Jocelyn von GiesePHI1.20,0
Round 1
1. Margaret EdwardsGBR1.13,0OR
2. Sara BarberCAN1.14,8q
3. Helga SchmidtGER1.14,8q
4. Maureen MurphyUSA1.14,8q
5. Patricia HuntingfordAUS1.16,0
6. Philippa GouldNZL1.17,5
7. Judit TemesHUN1.17,6
8. Martha GulltomINA1.21,7

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 Gold Medal winner.

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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