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Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Olympic Park Swimming and Diving Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 30, 1956
Date Finished: November 30, 1956
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: AUS Dawn Fraser
Silver: AUS Lorraine Crapp
Bronze: AUS Faith Leech

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Dawn Fraser 19 Australia AUS 1:03.0 QU
2 Faith Leech 15 Australia AUS 1:05.2 QU
3 Joan Rosazza 19 United States USA 1:05.9 QU
4 Natalie Myburgh 16 South Africa RSA 1:06.0 QU
5 Valéria Gyenge 23 Hungary HUN 1:06.4
6 Zsuzsa Ördög 16 Hungary HUN 1:06.9
7 Helen Stewart Canada CAN 1:06.9
8 Birgit Klomp 16 Germany GER 1:07.9

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lorraine Crapp 18 Australia AUS 1:03.1 QU
2 Marrion Roe 21 New Zealand NZL 1:05.3 QU
3 Virginia Grant Canada CAN 1:05.5 QU
4 Shelley Mann 19 United States USA 1:05.5 QU
5 Nancy Simons 18 United States USA 1:06.1
6 Kate Jobson 19 Sweden SWE 1:06.1
7 Susan Roberts 17 South Africa RSA 1:06.6
8 Jeanette Myburgh 16 South Africa RSA 1:06.7