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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 5, 1948
Date Finished: August 5, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat and the next two fastest advanced to the final.

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

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Karen Margrethe Harup 23 Denmark DEN 1:15.5 QU/OR
2 Ilona Novák 23 Hungary HUN 1:17.6 QU
3 Muriel Mellon 20 United States USA 1:18.2 QU
4 Dicky van Ekris 15 Netherlands NED 1:18.2 QC
5 Greetje Gaillard 21 Netherlands NED 1:18.4 QC
6 Cathie Gibson 17 Great Britain GBR 1:18.6
7 Ngaire Lane 22 New Zealand NZL 1:19.0
8 Beryl Marshall Argentina ARG 1:20.7

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Suzanne Zimmerman 23 United States USA 1:16.8 QU
2 Judy-Joy Davies 20 Australia AUS 1:17.8 QU
3 Ria van der Horst 15 Netherlands NED 1:18.2 QU
4 Helen Yate 27 Great Britain GBR 1:18.6
5 Barbara Jensen 18 United States USA 1:19.1
6 Monique Berlioux 22 France FRA 1:20.2
7 Vera Ellery 21 Great Britain GBR 1:20.8