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Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Swimming Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 31, 1952
Date Finished: July 31, 1952
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Yoshi Oyakawa
Silver: FRA Gilbert Bozon
Bronze: USA Jack Taylor

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Yoshi Oyakawa 18 United States USA 1:05.7 QU/OR
2 Boris Škanata 25 Yugoslavia YUG 1:07.8 QU
3 Pedro Galvão 18 Argentina ARG 1:07.9 QU
4 Allen Stack 24 United States USA 1:08.0 QU
5 John Brockway 23 Great Britain GBR 1:09.0
6 Fernando Pavan 19 Brazil BRA 1:10.2
7 Lincoln Hurring 20 New Zealand NZL 1:10.2
8 Lucien Zins 29 France FRA 1:10.5

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Gilbert Bozon 17 France FRA 1:06.6 QU
2 Jack Taylor 21 United States USA 1:07.0 QU
3 Lin Meiring 18 South Africa RSA 1:07.6 QU
4 Bert Wardrop 20 Great Britain GBR 1:08.6 QU
5 Viktor Solovyov Soviet Union URS 1:09.6
6 João Gonçalves Filho 17 Brazil BRA 1:09.7
7 Egidio Massaria 26 Italy ITA 1:09.7