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Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Butterfly Semi-Finals

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Francisco Márquez Olympic Swimming Pool, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 20, 1968
Date Finished: October 20, 1968
Format: Fastest eight advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Doug Russell
Silver: USA Mark Spitz
Bronze: USA Ross Wales

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Mark Spitz 18 United States USA 57.4 QU
2 Lutz Stoklasa 18 West Germany FRG 58.5 QU
3 John Jackson 22 Great Britain GBR 59.3
4 Avraham Melamed 24 Israel ISR 59.6
5 Werner Freitag 22 West Germany FRG 59.9
6 Bo Westergren 18 Sweden SWE 59.9
7 José Ferraioli 20 Puerto Rico PUR 1:00.9
8 John Thurley 20 Great Britain GBR 1:01.2

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Satoshi Maruya 21 Japan JPN 58.0 QU
2 Vladimir Nemshilov 19 Soviet Union URS 59.0 QU
3 Martyn Woodroffe 18 Great Britain GBR 59.5
4 Tom Arusoo 20 Canada CAN 59.6
5 Ingvar Eriksson 24 Sweden SWE 59.9
6 Antonio Attanasio 18 Italy ITA 1:00.3
7 Ron Jacks 20 Canada CAN 1:00.5

Semi-Finals Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Doug Russell 22 United States USA 55.9 QU/OR
2 Ross Wales 20 United States USA 58.2 QU
3 Yury Suzdaltsev 22 Soviet Union URS 58.9 QU
4 Robert Cusack 17 Australia AUS 59.2 QU
5 Yasuo Takada 18 Japan JPN 59.8
6 Gary Goodner 17 Puerto Rico PUR 1:00.1
7 Angelo Tozzi 19 Italy ITA 1:00.8