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Swimming at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming Stadium, Los Angeles, California
Date Started: August 10, 1932
Date Finished: August 10, 1932
Format: Top two in each heat and the fastest third-place advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: JPN Masaji Kiyokawa
Silver: JPN Toshio Irie
Bronze: JPN Kentaro Kawatsu

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Masaji Kiyokawa 19 Japan JPN 1:08.9 QU
2 Robert Kerber 19 United States USA 1:13.0 QU
3 Robert Halloran Canada CAN 1:14.2
4 Eskil Lundahl 26 Sweden SWE 1:16.4

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Dan Zehr 16 United States USA 1:09.9 QU
2 Ernst Küppers 28 Germany GER 1:10.2 QU
3 Kentaro Kawatsu 17 Japan JPN 1:10.9 QC
4 Willie Francis 21 Great Britain GBR 1:12.9
5 Benvenuto Nuñes 19 Brazil BRA 1:21.0

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Toshio Irie 20 Japan JPN 1:11.3 QU
2 Munroe Bourne 22 Canada CAN 1:14.3 QU
3 Jorge de Paula Brazil BRA 1:29.2
AC Marcel Noual France FRA DQ

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 William Karlsen 22 Norway NOR 1:13.7 QU
2 Gordon Chalmers 21 United States USA 1:17.2 QU
3 Dennis Walker 18 Canada CAN 1:21.0