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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 4, 1948
Date Finished: August 4, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat and the next four fastest advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: DEN Karen Margrethe Harup
Silver: USA Suzanne Zimmerman
Bronze: AUS Judy-Joy Davies

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ria van der Horst 15 Netherlands NED 1:18.7 QU
2 Ngaire Lane 22 New Zealand NZL 1:18.8 QU
3 Monique Berlioux 22 France FRA 1:18.8 QU
4 Ingegerd Fredin 17 Sweden SWE 1:21.2 QC
5 Kolbrún Ólafsdóttir 15 Iceland ISL 1:25.6

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Karen Margrethe Harup 23 Denmark DEN 1:15.6 QU/OR
2 Suzanne Zimmerman 23 United States USA 1:16.8 QU
3 Helen Yate 27 Great Britain GBR 1:18.3 QU
4 Beryl Marshall Argentina ARG 1:20.9 QC
5 Doris Gontersweiler-Vetterli 14 Switzerland SUI 1:26.2
6 Joyce Court Canada CAN 1:26.8

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Judy-Joy Davies 20 Australia AUS 1:16.4 QU
2 Ilona Novák 23 Hungary HUN 1:17.3 QU
3 Barbara Jensen 18 United States USA 1:18.8 QU
4 Dicky van Ekris 15 Netherlands NED 1:19.3 QC
5 Vera Ellery 21 Great Britain GBR 1:20.9 QC
6 Liliana Gonzalias Argentina ARG 1:26.9

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Greetje Gaillard 21 Netherlands NED 1:18.2 QU
2 Muriel Mellon 20 United States USA 1:18.7 QU
3 Cathie Gibson 17 Great Britain GBR 1:19.7 QU
4 Magda Bruggemann Mexico MEX 1:21.4
5 Bea Ballintijn 25 Norway NOR 1:22.1
6 Edith de Oliveira 19 Brazil BRA 1:22.5
7 Ginette Jany-Sendral 16 France FRA 1:22.7