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Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Antwerp Swimming Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 22, 1920
Date Finished: August 23, 1920

Gold: USA Warren Kealoha
Silver: USA Ray Kegeris
Bronze: BEL Gérard Blitz

Summary

[Watten Paoa Kealoha] set a world record of 1:14.8 in the second semi-final, breaking the mark of 1:15.6 that had been set by [Otto Fahr] (GER) in 1912. Kealoha then won the final easily, defeating three other Americans and Belgium’s [Gérard Blitz].