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Swimming at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Hall, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: August 28, 1972
Date Finished: August 28, 1972
Format: Top three in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: GDR Roland Matthes
Silver: USA Mike Stamm
Bronze: USA John Murphy

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Roland Matthes 21 East Germany GDR 58.44 QU
2 Mike Stamm 20 United States USA 58.74 QU
3 Lutz Wanja 16 East Germany GDR 59.83 QU
4 Tadashi Honda 20 Japan JPN 1:00.43 QU
5 Bob Schoutsen 21 Netherlands NED 1:00.48
6 Jean-Paul Berjeau 19 France FRA 1:00.59
7 Ian MacKenzie 18 Canada CAN 1:00.92
8 Mike Richards 21 Great Britain GBR 1:01.27

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Mitch Ivey 23 United States USA 57.99 QU/OR
2 John Murphy 19 United States USA 58.64 QU
3 Igor Grivennikov 20 Soviet Union URS 59.15 QU
4 Jürgen Krüger 17 East Germany GDR 1:00.06 QU
5 Ejvind Pedersen 22 Denmark DEN 1:00.53
6 Erik Fish 20 Canada CAN 1:00.73
7 Clive Rushton 24 Great Britain GBR 1:01.25
8 Nenad Miloš 17 Yugoslavia YUG 1:01.29