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Swimming at the 1960 Roma Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Roma, Italy
Venue(s): Olympic Swimming Stadium, Roma
Date Started: September 1, 1960
Date Finished: September 1, 1960
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Lynn Burke
Silver: GBR Natalie Steward
Bronze: JPN Satoko Tanaka

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Laura Ranwell 18 South Africa RSA 1:12.0 QU/OR
2 Nadine Delache 19 France FRA 1:12.5 QU
3 Larisa Viktorova 16 Soviet Union URS 1:12.8
4 Sara Barber 19 Canada CAN 1:13.4
5 Gerganiya Beckitt 19 Australia AUS 1:13.7
6 Lynette Cooper 16 Zimbabwe ZIM 1:15.8
7 Anneliese Rockenbach 17 Venezuela VEN 1:18.6
8 Anna Temesvári 17 Hungary HUN 1:21.5

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lynn Burke 17 United States USA 1:09.4 QU/OR
2 Ethel Ward Petersen 18 Denmark DEN 1:12.6
3 Ingrid Schmidt 15 Germany GER 1:13.1
4 Marilyn Wilson 17 Australia AUS 1:13.8
5 Rini Dobber 17 Netherlands NED 1:14.2
6 Liudmyla Klipova 23 Soviet Union URS 1:14.5
7 Doris Gontersweiler-Vetterli 27 Switzerland SUI 1:19.6
8 Simone Theis 19 Luxembourg LUX 1:23.9

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Ria van Velsen 17 Netherlands NED 1:11.1 QU
2 Satoko Tanaka 18 Japan JPN 1:11.5 QU
3 Natalie Steward 17 Great Britain GBR 1:12.0 QU
4 Helga Schmidt-Neuber 23 Germany GER 1:13.3
5 Magda Dávid 18 Hungary HUN 1:15.7
6 Arletta Faidiga 22 Italy ITA 1:18.5
7 Anne Van Parijs 16 Belgium BEL 1:20.4

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Sylvia Lewis 18 Great Britain GBR 1:12.2 QU
2 Rosy Piacentini 22 France FRA 1:12.2 QU
3 Nina Harmer 14 United States USA 1:13.8
4 Kirsten Michaelsen 17 Denmark DEN 1:14.3
5 Dottie Sutcliffe 13 Zimbabwe ZIM 1:15.2
6 Daniela Serpilli 16 Italy ITA 1:20.3
7 Lore Trittner 27 Austria AUT 1:20.8