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Swimming at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's 100 metres Backstroke Round One

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): Olympic Pool, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 18, 1976
Date Finished: July 18, 1976
Format: Fastest 16 advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: USA John Naber
Silver: USA Peter Rocca
Bronze: GDR Roland Matthes

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Lutz Wanja 20 East Germany GDR 58.38 QU
2 Mark Tonelli 19 Australia AUS 58.53 QU
3 Miloslav Roľko 15 Czechoslovakia TCH 1:00.41
4 Steve Hardy 18 Canada CAN 1:00.69
5 Tadashi Honda 24 Japan JPN 1:01.00
6 Ivan Mikolutsky 16 Soviet Union URS 1:03.86
7 Frank Richardson 14 Nicaragua NCA 1:12.38

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Carlos Berrocal 19 Puerto Rico PUR 58.71 QU
2 Paul Jovanneau 17 Brazil BRA 59.35 QU
3 Steve Pickell 18 Canada CAN 59.65 QU
4 José Urueta 20 Mexico MEX 1:00.85
5 Mikael Brandén 16 Sweden SWE 1:01.05
6 Chiang Jin Choon 19 Malaysia MAS 1:05.86

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Bob Jackson 19 United States USA 58.02 QU
2 Rômulo Arantes Filho 19 Brazil BRA 58.46 QU
3 Jim Carter 19 Great Britain GBR 1:00.39
4 Gary Abraham 17 Great Britain GBR 1:00.61
5 Robert Howard 20 Ireland IRL 1:00.77
6 Mike Scarth 17 Canada CAN 1:01.33
7 António de Melo 16 Portugal POR 1:05.76

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Roland Matthes 25 East Germany GDR 57.98 QU
2 Glenn Patching 18 Australia AUS 59.49 QU
3 Ryszard Żugaj 19 Poland POL 1:00.16 QU
4 Róbert Rudolf 19 Hungary HUN 1:00.58
5 Nenad Miloš 21 Yugoslavia YUG 1:00.70
6 Ramón Volcan 20 Venezuela VEN 1:01.20
7 Lionel Beylot-Bourcelot 18 France FRA 1:01.58

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Mark Kerry 16 Australia AUS 57.99 QU
2 Peter Rocca 18 United States USA 58.12 QU
3 Igor Omelchenk'o 16 Soviet Union URS 59.03 QU
4 Reinhold Becker 17 West Germany FRG 1:00.57
5 Predrag Miloš 21 Yugoslavia YUG 1:01.05
6 Conrado Porta 18 Argentina ARG 1:01.13
7 Gerardo Rosario 23 Philippines PHI 1:02.08

Round One Heat Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Naber 20 United States USA 56.80 QU
2 Zoltán Verrasztó 20 Hungary HUN 59.30 QU
3 Santiago Esteva 24 Spain ESP 59.88 QU
4 Krasimir Stoykov 21 Bulgaria BUL 1:00.24
5 Ignacio Álvarez 19 Mexico MEX 1:00.80
6 Enrico Bisso 20 Italy ITA 1:01.32
7 Thomas Hofer 18 Switzerland SUI 1:01.90