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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Final

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 5, 1956
Date Finished: December 5, 1956

Gold: GBR Judith Grinham
Silver: USA Carin Cone
Bronze: GBR Margaret Edwards

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Judith Grinham 17 Great Britain GBR 1:12.9 WR
2 Carin Cone 16 United States USA 1:12.9 =WR
3 Margaret Edwards 17 Great Britain GBR 1:13.1
4 Helga Schmidt-Neuber 19 Germany GER 1:13.4
5 Maureen Murphy 17 United States USA 1:14.1
6 Julie Hoyle 18 Great Britain GBR 1:14.3
7 Sara Barber 15 Canada CAN 1:14.3
8 Gerganiya Beckitt 15 Australia AUS 1:14.7