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Swimming at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Hall, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: August 29, 1972
Date Finished: August 29, 1972
Format: Top three in each heat and next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: JPN Nobutaka Taguchi
Silver: USA Tom Bruce
Bronze: USA John Hencken

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Hencken 18 United States USA 1:05.68 QU/WR
2 José Sylvio Fiolo 22 Brazil BRA 1:05.99 QU
3 Tom Bruce 20 United States USA 1:06.05 QU
4 Klaus Katzur 29 East Germany GDR 1:06.82
5 Bill Mahony 22 Canada CAN 1:07.06
6 Bernard Combet 18 France FRA 1:07.76
7 Robert Stoddart 22 Canada CAN 1:08.61
8 Rainer Hradetzky 19 East Germany GDR 1:09.49

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nobutaka Taguchi 21 Japan JPN 1:05.13 QU/WR
2 Walter Kusch 18 West Germany FRG 1:05.78 QU
3 Nikolay Pankin 23 Soviet Union URS 1:06.08 QU
4 Mark Chatfield 19 United States USA 1:06.08 QU
5 David Wilkie 18 Great Britain GBR 1:06.25 QU
6 Viktor Stulikov 18 Soviet Union URS 1:06.66
7 Vladimir Kosinsky 27 Soviet Union URS 1:07.08
8 Roger-Philippe Menu 24 France FRA 1:07.75