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Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Stadium, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 12, 1936
Date Finished: August 12, 1936
Format: Top three in each heat and the fastest fourth-place advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Adolph Kiefer
Silver: USA Al Vande Weghe
Bronze: JPN Masaji Kiyokawa

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Adolph Kiefer 18 United States USA 1:06.9 QU/OR
2 Masaji Kiyokawa 23 Japan JPN 1:07.2 QU
3 Hans Schwarz 23 Germany GER 1:11.0 QU
4 Elemér Gombos 21 Hungary HUN 1:12.4
5 Jack Middleton 19 Great Britain GBR 1:15.0
6 Benvenuto Nuñes 23 Brazil BRA 1:16.9

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Taylor Drysdale 22 United States USA 1:09.0 QU
2 Heinz Schlauch 20 Germany GER 1:10.1 QU
3 Draško Vilfan 22 Yugoslavia YUG 1:11.7 QU
4 Stans Scheffer 21 Netherlands NED 1:13.6
5 Árpád Lengyel 20 Hungary HUN 1:15.2
6 Munroe Bourne 26 Canada CAN 1:17.2
7 Antônio Amaral Filho 15 Brazil BRA 1:21.0

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Yasuhiko Kojima 17 Japan JPN 1:09.7 QU
2 Al Vande Weghe 20 United States USA 1:10.6 QU
3 Nils Christiansen 23 Philippines PHI 1:11.5 QU
4 Erwin Simon 27 Germany GER 1:11.7 QC
5 György Erdélyi 13 Hungary HUN 1:14.7
6 Marcel Neumann 21 Luxembourg LUX 1:18.8

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Jack Besford 25 Great Britain GBR 1:12.0 QU
2 Gordon Kerr 18 Canada CAN 1:12.9 QU
3 Björn Borg 16 Sweden SWE 1:15.2 QU
4 Boris Roolaid 19 Estonia EST 1:21.1
5 Emmanouil Mallidis Greece GRE 1:21.5

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Kiichi Yoshida 17 Japan JPN 1:10.0 QU
2 Percy Oliver 17 Australia AUS 1:10.2 QU
3 Piet Metman 20 Netherlands NED 1:13.7 QU
4 Ademar Caballero 17 Brazil BRA 1:17.0
5 Børge Bæth 16 Denmark DEN 1:17.3
6 Alfonso Casasempere 26 Chile CHI 1:21.0