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Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Swimming Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 29, 1952
Date Finished: July 29, 1952
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: RSA Joan Harrison
Silver: NED Geertje Wielema
Bronze: NZL Jean Stewart

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Geertje Wielema 17 Netherlands NED 1:13.8 QU/OR
2 Jean Stewart 21 New Zealand NZL 1:16.0 QU
3 Margaret McDowall 16 Great Britain GBR 1:17.5 QU
4 Barbara Stark 15 United States USA 1:17.9 QU
5 Gerda Olsen 20 Denmark DEN 1:20.1
6 Anneli Haaranen 18 Finland FIN 1:21.7

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ria van der Horst 19 Netherlands NED 1:17.0 QU
2 Gertrud Herrbruck 25 Germany GER 1:17.8 QU
3 Mary Freeman 18 United States USA 1:18.0
4 Edith de Oliveira 23 Brazil BRA 1:20.0
5 Lenora Fisher 15 Canada CAN 1:22.9
6 Irena Milnikiel 18 Poland POL 1:25.5
7 Doris Gontersweiler-Vetterli 18 Switzerland SUI 1:26.5

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Joan Harrison 16 South Africa RSA 1:14.7 QU
2 Joke de Korte 16 Netherlands NED 1:15.8 QU
3 Pauline Musgrave 15 Great Britain GBR 1:19.6
4 Magdolna Hunyadfy 15 Hungary HUN 1:19.6
5 Coralie O'Connor 18 United States USA 1:19.7
6 Margareta Westeson 16 Sweden SWE 1:22.7
7 Erna Herbers 27 Germany GER 1:23.1