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Swimming at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Women's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Swimming Hall, Olympic Park, München
Date Started: September 1, 1972
Date Finished: September 1, 1972
Format: Fastest 16 advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA Melissa Belote
Silver: HUN Andrea Gyarmati
Bronze: USA Susie Atwood

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Melissa Belote 15 United States USA 1:06.60 QU
2 Tina Lek'veishvili 18 Soviet Union URS 1:07.84 QU
3 Marianne Vermaat 17 Netherlands NED 1:09.14 QU
4 Susanne Niesner 17 Switzerland SUI 1:09.16
5 Kazu Fujimura 17 Japan JPN 1:09.81
6 Diana Ashton 16 Great Britain GBR 1:10.90

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Wendy Cook-Hogg 15 Canada CAN 1:07.00 QU
2 Sue Lewis 17 Australia AUS 1:08.06 QU
3 Deborah Palmer 15 Australia AUS 1:08.68 QU
4 Annemarie Groen 16 Netherlands NED 1:09.55
5 Susan Hunter 16 New Zealand NZL 1:10.06
6 Kikuyo Ishii 18 Japan JPN 1:10.44
7 Ildikó Szekeres 17 Hungary HUN 1:11.20
8 Felicia Ospitaletche 18 Uruguay URU 1:13.99

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Christine Herbst 15 East Germany GDR 1:07.96 QU
2 Susie Atwood 19 United States USA 1:08.30 QU
3 Debra Cain 16 Australia AUS 1:08.81 QU
4 Sylvie Le Noach 17 France FRA 1:09.25
5 Nataliya Yershova 17 Soviet Union URS 1:09.26
6 Diana Olsson 14 Sweden SWE 1:09.86
7 Christine Fulcher 17 Ireland IRL 1:10.63
8 Diana Sutherland 17 Great Britain GBR 1:12.12

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Andrea Gyarmati 18 Hungary HUN 1:06.56 QU
2 Enith Brigitha 17 Netherlands NED 1:06.71 QU
3 Annegret Kober 15 West Germany FRG 1:08.24 QU
4 Angelika Kraus 22 West Germany FRG 1:08.92 QU
5 Susanne Hilger 14 East Germany GDR 1:09.25
6 Jacqueline Brown 19 Great Britain GBR 1:10.43
7 Ong Mei Lin 20 Malaysia MAS 1:19.39

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Donna-Marie Gurr 17 Canada CAN 1:07.45 QU
2 Karen Moe-Thornton 19 United States USA 1:07.69 QU
3 Silke Pielen 16 West Germany FRG 1:07.70 QU
4 Zdenka Gašparač 23 Yugoslavia YUG 1:09.72
5 Cathy Raftery 14 Canada CAN 1:09.72
6 Patricia López 16 Argentina ARG 1:12.13
7 María Cecilia Vargas 14 Mexico MEX 1:12.91
8 Pat Chan 18 Singapore SIN 1:14.24