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Swimming at the 1960 Roma Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: Roma, Italy
Venue(s): Olympic Swimming Stadium, Roma
Date Started: August 31, 1960
Date Finished: August 31, 1960
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: AUS David Theile
Silver: USA Frank McKinney
Bronze: USA Bob Bennett

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 David Theile 22 Australia AUS 1:03.1 QU
2 Robert Christophe 22 France FRA 1:03.7 QU
3 Bob Bennett 17 United States USA 1:03.7 QU
4 John Monckton 21 Australia AUS 1:03.8 QU
5 Veiko Siimar 18 Soviet Union URS 1:04.6 QU
6 Kazuo Tomita 21 Japan JPN 1:05.2
7 Stig-Olof Grenner 21 Finland FIN 1:05.2
8 Herman Verbauwen 16 Belgium BEL 1:06.2

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Frank McKinney 21 United States USA 1:03.8 QU
2 Wolfgang Wagner 22 Germany GER 1:03.9 QU
3 Leonid Barbiyer 23 Soviet Union URS 1:04.3 QU
4 Jürgen Dietze 17 Germany GER 1:04.7
5 Graham Sykes 23 Great Britain GBR 1:04.7
6 Pedro Diz 16 Argentina ARG 1:05.0
7 József Csikány 17 Hungary HUN 1:05.2
8 Giuseppe Avellone 17 Italy ITA 1:06.5