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Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Berlin, Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Stadium, Imperial Sports Field, Berlin
Date Started: August 13, 1936
Date Finished: August 13, 1936
Format: Top three in each heat and the fastest fourth-place advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Adolph Kiefer 18 United States USA 1:06.8 QU/OR
2 Al Vande Weghe 20 United States USA 1:08.6 QU
3 Percy Oliver 17 Australia AUS 1:09.4 QU
4 Kiichi Yoshida 17 Japan JPN 1:09.5 QC
5 Nils Christiansen 23 Philippines PHI 1:11.1
6 Erwin Simon 27 Germany GER 1:11.7
7 Hans Schwarz 23 Germany GER 1:11.8
8 Björn Borg 16 Sweden SWE 1:16.3

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Taylor Drysdale 22 United States USA 1:08.6 QU
2 Masaji Kiyokawa 23 Japan JPN 1:09.7 QU
3 Yasuhiko Kojima 17 Japan JPN 1:09.9 QU
4 Heinz Schlauch 20 Germany GER 1:10.8
5 Gordon Kerr 18 Canada CAN 1:11.2
6 Draško Vilfan 22 Yugoslavia YUG 1:13.3
7 Jack Besford 25 Great Britain GBR 1:13.6
8 Piet Metman 20 Netherlands NED 1:14.1